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KU Faculty Exhibit Opens for Final Fridays

Our Final Friday Reception on July 29, 5-9pm will feature work from the talented visual art professors at the University of Kansas School of the Arts. The Visual Art Faculty Exhibition provides a unique opportunity to view many accomplished artists’ work in one space. With interests that span a broad range of media and disciplines, these internationally … Continued


Pokémon Lures Set for SYT’s Into the Woods

If you’ve been around the building lately, you might have encountered an influx of art loving pocket monsters checking out the galleries, dabbling with paintbrushes in the classrooms and attending dress rehearsals. Students, visitors and staff have had such a great time catching the little guys in action, we’ve decided to open the floodgates and set out Pokémon … Continued


Haiku Canoe – Week 4

Adventurous souls many hands make light work kids at heart build boats. The frames for the boats begin to take shape in week 4.


Announcing Auditions for The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

Announcing Auditions for The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet Calling all dancers ages 6-26 years and adults of all experience levels to audition for The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet. Based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Lawrence, Kansas during the Civil War era, this newly envisioned ballet production tells the story of how Drosselmeyer … Continued


Carmine Ballere 2016-17 Scholarship

About the Carmine Ballere Scholarship Established in 1997, this scholarship is awarded to those students who have demonstrated excellence in dance and a commitment to their craft. Encouraging the study of ballet and supporting a life-long devotion to dance, this scholarship covers the cost of four ballet and pointe classes per week and all production … Continued


Into the Woods Caps Off an Amazing SYT Season

The Summer Youth Theatre production of this riveting Stephen Sondheim musical will transport you through your favorite fairytales enacted by a large cast of talented Lawrence youth with exceptionally strong vocals and performance skills. With mesmerizing costumes designed by Landon Noll, stunning sets by Tammy Keiser, professional musical direction by Patti Ahern this production by director Ellen Anthony Moore is the … Continued


A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Movie

Experience Shakespeare in a way you haven’t seen before in this Summer Youth Theatre production of one of the most popular plays by The Bard! This unique multimedia approach to classical material brings interweaves filmed sketches by young cast members in addition to live performance and a fun set full of surprises. Performances are June … Continued


Haiku Canoe – Week 3

Canoes on the Kaw Good times and JOY are coming Happy Birthday Tom! Canoe building instructor Tom Huang works with Lila Gotto to glue one of the decks we will use to support the canoe frame during the building process.


Music Frame – Thank You’s

While Linda was in Dearborn Michigan last year at the Henry Ford Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards Winner immersion experience she saw something she knew that we had to have.  It took a year to collect the pieces, make the frame, and put it together, but it’s finally done and it is FUN. A great BIG … Continued


Featured Artist: Christy Wittmer

Ceramics Artist-in-Residence Christy Wittmer, has an MFA from the University of Cincinnati and has completed residencies at the Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China and the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada. She was recently awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant award to spend close to a year in China’s “Porcelain Capital,” documenting innovations in traditional and contemporary ceramic … Continued