Arts on the Prairie offers an intensive experience meant to challenge and inspire artists, creatives, and educators. A variety of disciplines are offered and workshops are appropriate for high school students and above. They are presented through demonstrations, individual instruction, and group presentations. Instructors are experts in the field – experienced teachers with national recognition. Supplies will be provided for all workshops, however, you are welcome to bring familiar tools that may be used – If any questions, please contact the Sandzen Gallery.


The workshop schedule will follow the approximate itinerary:

Sunday: Check in between 4 – 4:30 pm at the Sandzen Gallery. A meal will be served at 5pm, followed by a tour of the Red Barn Studio in Lindsborg.

Monday: A breakfast will be served between 8 – 9 am, then participants go to their respective workshops at 9 am. Continue until noon, break for lunch, and resume from 1:30 to 5 pm. In the evening a unique meal/experience will be offered that is quintessential Smoky Valley.

Tuesday: Repeat a similar timeline with different meals and experiences.

Wednesday: Repeat a similar timeline with different meals and experiences.

Thursday: Repeat a similar timeline with different meals and experiences.


For Educators, a certificate of course completion is available. Please notify the Sandzen Gallery staff to receive one. Teachers interested in receiving certificate renewal credits for AOP workshops should consult with their school administrators.

AOP provides excellent meals and there will be vegetarian options, but we cannot promise to accommodate special dietary needs like lactose or gluten intolerance in our daily menus.

For information on Lindsborg lodging, restaurants, galleries, etc., check out or contact the Sandzen Gallery.