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Kiss Today Goodbye!

It has been an incredible seven years at the Lawrence Arts Center – from the day I walked the door in November 2010, I have been able to enjoy the creative spirit, passion, energy, and love that pulses from every pore of this wonderful organization.   As many of you know, it simply pure joy to … Continued


Robert Gosnell to Guest Choreograph for Lawrence Ballet Theatre

The School of Dance is excited to announce Robert Gosnell as a Guest Choreographer for Lawrence Ballet Theatre’s 2017-18 season! Welcome, Robert! Click here to learn more about the Lawrence Ballet Theatre   Robert Gosnell began his training with the High Point Ballet in his home state of North Carolina, where he also continued to … Continued


Dance Shoppe Pop Up

Sunday, Aug 20, 3:00-5:30pm, Dance Studios Looking to buy new dance attire items in Lawrence? Don’t miss the Dance Shoppe of Kansas City’s pop-up event! Meet with sale representatives from Dance Shoppe, get fit for your new leotard and order your new leos, jazz pants, tap shoes, dance tights, and more! If you have questions … Continued


Haiku Canoe – Round 2!

The Kaw River Canoe Workshop with Tom Huang is in full swing again this summer! This workshop is one of the highlights of our summer education offerings. Students construct canoes out of CNC milled plywood, locally harvested bamboo, and recycled plastic bags, and then take them for a paddle down the Kaw River. Building these … Continued


Video: Anson the Ornery – Deluge

In anticipation of the Final Friday exhibit opening of Deluge on July 28, we sat down with artist Anson the Ornery to learn more about the inspiration for this multi-sensory installation. Enjoy a sneak peek behind the scenes of the our latest exhibition in the front gallery.


Bangles and Cuffs workshop with Carly Kimbrough

Are you looking for your next statement piece of jewelry? Have you been eyeing a beautiful cuff in the shop window downtown? Why not make it yourself! In this one day workshop you will learn how to fabricate sterling silver bangle bracelets and a cuff bracelet. Basic jewelry knowledge is helpful, but not necessary. This … Continued


After-school and weekend adventures await! Enroll now for fall.

We’re gearing up for an amazing fall, jam-packed with creativity, art, and adventure! We have all kinds of after-school and weekend adventures ready for you and your family, including:   Treasure Trunk Theatre   |   Amanda Pintore Students will open a treasure trunk that sparks inspired interactive adventures. Students will use their voices, bodies, … Continued



Assists Dance Scholarships for Young Men

Apply for Assists Dance Scholarships for Young Men! We are thrilled to be continuing with these scholarships which provide funding for young men with a strong interest in dance. For more information and how to apply, please visit the link below. https://lawrenceartscenter.org/2016/07/assists-dance-scholarships-for-young-men/