Bringing Art to the Community and Community to the Arts    
411 W King Street. Lancaster, PA
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Bob Ross Night!

Model Session every Monday and Saturday

Inkalu is a growing network of independent party artists. We walk you through a work of art step-by-step so you can walk away with a completed piece! Check the calendar for the next event.

No skill required, 21+can BYOB with ID.

Free parking at

20 N Charlotte St.  

Every day except Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Please do not park in the Wacker/Thistle Finch lot or numbered spaces, they are privately rented.

The 20/10 Variety Show!

Every Tuesday 9-12

A weekly event that welcomes all kinds of performances and talents such as, musicians, poets, comedians, dancers, actors and so much more. 20 slots with 10 minutes per performance. BYOB and a $5 cover. Don't hesitate to come out and sign up...every Tuesday! Time to blast off into a night of awesome local talent!

No skill required, 21+can BYOB with ID.

Art Lessons for All Levels!

Learn to draw and paint with instructor Aaron Shiflet. 

Students will explore graphite, charcoal, oils acrylics and wet media.  Open to all levels, curriculum based on individual student's pace and level of skill.  Day, evening, and weekend time slots available.   $25/hr.
Instructor Aaron Shiflet will teach his method of drawing and painting from life via direct observation of still life, landscape, and some figure subjects. Students will learn techniques for drawing with several different media as well as techniques for composition, proportion, rendering light and shadow, surface textures, and material quality.
Basic materials provided, students are welcome to bring materials to explore. Please register via our contact form, or call Aaron: 717-318-9285.

Lancaster Art Studios

Shared and Private Studios and Arts Venue


First Saturday Art Market

​Every First Saturday art/craft vendors from around the region will take over Lancaster Art Studios from Noon-5pm!  

We host over 20 vendors on the first floor, free to the public! Please do not park in the lot behind the building or any diagonal spaces along the side of the building, you can be towed.

Vendor space is $20, follow the ticket link to sign up. Our focus is on fine art, but we welcome any hand-made, art/pieces/supplies/sundries.
Hand made pieces and art only please!

Open drawing/painting  group that meets twice weekly to draw or paint from one of our live art models. We have a growing list of models to provide for great variety and a growing group of attendees to provide for good conversation. We have easels, drawing horses, tables, and desks; all you need to bring are art materials.  We meet every Monday from 6pm - 9pm for $10 and Saturday 10am-Noon for $5.
As always, 21+can BYOB with ID.

Friday Paint Parties

Hosted by Inkalu

Third Saturdays  6-8:30
All materials provided for $30.
Couples collaboration (two people one canvas) $40.

On a tight budget? Sign up for an assistant ticket for a greatly discounted class. Just help set up an hour before and clean up after.
Advanced ticket sales only please! Please follow the ticket link button!
We will literally be playing vintage Joy Of Painting episodes, while our instructors pause to expain in detail Bob's almighty methods and madness.
Ages 15 plus. We are using oil paints and solvents, please dress for a mess.
No skill required, 21+can BYOB with ID.