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November 2016

Winter /Spring Open Enrollment

November 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2017 @ 9:00 pm

The Lawrence Arts Center offers sequential educational programming for preschoolers through adults in visual and performing arts. We invite beginners and adventurers of all ages who wish to learn an art form. Click here for class listings! We invite beginners and adventurers of all ages who wish to learn an art form! Early enrollment is a benefit of membership! Members also receive 10% off on classes—click here to learn how to   become a member. Become a member when you enroll and…

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March 2017

2017 Benefit Art Auction Exhibition

March 10 @ 8:00 am - April 8 @ 9:00 pm

EXHIBITION: March 10 - April 8 RECEPTIONS: Friday, March 10th, 7-9pm    |    March 31st, 5-9pm Live Auction April 8  CLICK FOR MORE Established by artists in 1981 as a way to fund a not-for-profit gallery, the Lawrence Arts Center Annual Art Auction provides funding for the exhibitions program now occupying five spaces in the ARts Center and enriched by Art Talks, films, and more. Approximately 150 pieces generously donated by artists will be on exhibit for four weeks…

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$150.00

ARTIST INC Live Lawrence 2017

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - May 16 @ 6:00 pm

Session: March 28 thru May 16 Tuesdays  | 6 to 9 PM Artist INC is a cutting edge training program that empowers artists to take control of their careers and create opportunities they’ve only imagined by addressing the specific business needs and challenges artists of all disciplines face every day. Now in its seventh year, the Artist INC workshop has been completed by more than 300 Kansas City artists, and is launching its second session in Lawrence this year. Artists…

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Peter and the Wolf

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - April 1 @ 7:00 pm

By Sergei Prokofiev Choreography by Eleanor Goudie-Averill Featuring The KU Symphony Orchestra March 31  |  7pm April 1  |  3 & 7pm Eleanor Goudie-Averill’s choreography brings this classic introduction to the Orchestra to life with dance and organic sets by Neil Goss. Featuring the KU Symphony Orchestra under the Baton of Raffaele Cipriano and Jennifer Bennett as Narrator. The Lawrence Arts Center’s annual production introduces audiences to ballet, modern dance, theatre and design. $25 adult, $18 senior, $10 youth (plus taxes &…

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April 2017
$125

Artist Books: From Idea to Form

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

How does a book reflect a distinct way of thinking about a subject? How does the page become a dynamic landscape of visual and conceptual ideas? What does thinking through a subject in sequential format look like? In this workshop we will explore these questions and a few more. We will take a simple approach to the design of the page as the catalyst for exploration and development of the subject. The first part of the workshop will be devoted…

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KU World Percussion Ensembles

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

KU's percussion ensembles collaborate on a night of folkloric and contemporary music from around the world. Vibrant music of Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Cuba, Turkey, Egypt, Senegal, Guinea, Ghana, and America collide in this annual joint concert.

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2017 Benefit Art Auction

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

EXHIBITION: March 10 - April 8 RECEPTIONS: Friday, March 10th, 7-9pm    |    March 31st, 5-9pm Established by artists in 1981 as a way to fund a not-for-profit gallery, the Lawrence Arts Center Annual Art Auction provides funding for the exhibitions program now occupying five spaces in the Arts Center and enriched by Art Talks, films, and more.  Approximately 150 pieces generously donated by artists will be on exhibit for four weeks to be auctioned during the April 8…

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Lawrence Arts Center Annual Preschool Exhibit

April 9 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 9:00 pm

This exhibit features works from preschool students at the Lawrence Arts Center. Illuminating the roots of imagination through fearless creativity, this exhibit offers a rare and inspiring glimpse of the origin of ingenuity and inspiration. Arts Center preschoolers have the opportunity to work with professional artists, actors, dancers, and musicians; attend performances; and create in the studios. Creative confidence and innovative skills are clear in the work of these very young students.

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Free State Story Slam

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Real stories, live & uncensored. Extraordinary, witty, suspenseful: whatever yarns you have, spin them. This is a don’t-miss occasion to hear and share whoppers, MOTH–style, the second Friday of each month (excluding December). Raconteurs step up to the mic to bring laughs, tears, surprise, amazement, and the occasional awkward moment. All are welcome, bring a tale to tell on the theme for the evening, or just come to listen. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Adults, 18+ only. Live…

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