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Free State Festival:

The Free State Festival brings the very best in independent film, music, art, and ideas to the Lawrence Cultural District each June.  The 2018 Free State Festival will run from September 18th-23th.

Ninth Street Workshop

East Ninth Project:

The East Ninth Project brings local and regional artists, architects, and designers together to renovate nine blocks of Ninth Street, running east from Massachusetts to Delaware, creating a safe and sustainable artistic streetscape for the Lawrence community to enjoy.  This project would not be possible without the support of the City of Lawrence and ArtPlace America. Click here for the latest update on the project.


Ceramics Symposium

Every other year, the Lawrence Arts Center hosts two days of talks and demonstrations by internationally-known ceramics artists.  The next symposium will take place in 2018.


Print Week

Every other year, the Lawrence Arts Center celebrates Lawrence’s printmaking traditions with a week of talks, demonstrations, exhibits, and print sales.  The next print week will take place in 2019.