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September 2017

Frogman’s Print Workshop Exhibition @ Sarah’s Fabrics Gallery

September 28 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

For nearly four decades, Frogman’s, one of the most highly regarded and influential printmaking workshops in the world, has tirelessly promoted contemporary and experimental printmaking, inspired countless students, and fostered an impassioned print community. This exhibition is a selection of works from the Frogman’s collection, curated by Owner and Director, Jeremy Menard. Gallery Hours by Appointment  //  Susan 7852183385  //  Teressa 7852181208 upstairs from Sarah's Fabrics at 927 1/2 Massachusetts Frogman's began humbly back in 1979 when Professor Lloyd Menard…

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October 2017

I Am Accumulation. Work curated by Hang12 and Michael Benedetti @ Yantra

October 19 @ 9:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm

HANG12 has partnered with artist Michael Benedetti to curate a show that integrates emerging and established printmaking work. Benedetti’s own work will be displayed adjacently. Print Week Gallery Crawl Oct 19th, 5–8pm Final Friday Reception Oct 27, 5-9pm About Hang 12: HANG12 provides students with the opportunity to plan, curate, and host youth exhibitions in Downtown Lawrence every Final Friday. Working with area businesses and creative professionals, youth curators from across Lawrence learn professional soft skills at the same time…

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12×12. National Juried Exhibition

October 27 @ 8:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm

This juried exhibition celebrates contemporary art by both established and emerging artists. Works on 12" x 12" paper include drawing, painting on paper, hand-pulled prints, photography, digital pieces displayed as prints, photographic prints.  Selected works will be hung with magnets. Kyle Batson Carrie Beall Michael Benedetti Jennifer Bennett Walker Bill Bowerman Heath Budig Anne Burton Julie Campbell Masy Chighizola John Clayton Justin Corbin Geraldine Craig Laurie Culling Dan Dakotas Michael Darough Valerie Dillon Joel Dugan Juana Estrada Mark Farris Betsy…

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Tom Bartel. Solo Exhibition

October 27 @ 8:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm

Final Friday Reception  |  October 27  |  5-9pm The figure has been a potent symbol and charged subject since antiquity, and continues to be an appropriate vehicle to ask some of life’s most challenging questions. Bartel believes creating images of or depictions about ourselves can be attributed to a primal need to ensure survival or to simply tell important stories about what it means to be human.  His work takes cues from a "shotgun blast" of influences ranging from antiquity…

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Matt Kish. Only the Dead…

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - December 22 @ 5:00 pm

Matt Kish is a self-taught artist, and a librarian. He has been drawing since before he could read, and has never stopped. He has published Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page (Tin House Books, 2011) and illustrated Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, The Alligators of Abraham by Robert Kloss, The Desert Places by Amber Sparks & Robert Kloss, and The Revelator by Robert Kloss. His art has also appeared in the magazines The Chicagoan, Salt Hill Journal, The Turnip Truck(s), and the Japanese art and literature journal Monkey. Last…

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November 2017

MONDAY NIGHT MIXERS: Hip Hop Nutcracker

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

WITH RAULY DUENAS Bring your hustle and re-imagine the Nutcracker’s party scene with a hip hop twist. Enroll as a couple (or bring a friend!). Open to all skill levels. Drinks and supplies provided. Must be 21 or older. Price is cost per couple. Sign up for all mixers and get the member discount! $60 ($54) CLICK TO ENROLL! location: On the Main Stage

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2017 Bizarre Bazaar

November 24 @ 5:00 pm - November 25 @ 5:00 pm

Over 100 artists! Friday, November 24 from 5 to 9 Saturday, November 25 from 9 to 5 This popular Lawrence tradition features original and unusual hand-crafter specialty items for all occasions, including ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber art, candles, soap, paper mache, mixed media, painting, photography, UpCycled Art, and much, much more. Food, live entertainment, and free admission make this a fun family event!  Come support local artists and experience the original works of a show unlike any other. Twitter:  @bizbazart

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - December 2 @ 6:00 pm

Cast List!   Thursday, November 30 | 7PM Friday, December 1 | 7PM Saturday, December 2 | 3PM & 6PM Directed by Becky Ford O’Keefe $15 Adults/$12 Seniors/$10 Students In this hilarious Christmas tale based on the best-selling book of the same name, the annual Christmas pageant is taken over by the Herdman kids—probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head…

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December 2017

The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - December 17 @ 3:00 pm

December 8 & 9 | 7pm December 10 | 3pm December 15 | 7pm December 16 | 2pm & 7pm December 17 | 3pm Featuring the Lawrence Ballet Theatre and Free State Liberation Orchestra (with mandolins). Music conducted and arranged by Jeff Dearinger. Artistic Direction and Choreography by Hanan Misko, Dance School Director. Additional Choreography by Cynthia Crews, Artistic Director of Lawrence Ballet Theatre. $25 adults $18 seniors $10 students Experience the sensation and charm of the Lawrence Arts Center’s Nutcracker…

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