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Nick Gadbois | The Way West

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Nick Gadbois grew up around Minneapolis and became fascinated with prairie America and the west on family vacations. The wide open spaces and sense of adventure had a lasting effect on him. In 2015, Gadbois moved to Kansas City where he has exhibited in a number of art galleries. Hearing stories about the Flint Hills, … [more]

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Elena Masrour | We’re Not in Tehran Anymore

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Elena Masrour’s work is inspired by the proliferation of religious propaganda over the last half-century in her home country, Iran, and the social changes following the Revolution. She represents a generation of Iranian people who aspire to be modern when religious leaders continue to weaponize the rules of God to maintain control. This body of … [more]

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GUEST PRODUCTION – Lawrence Opera Theatre Presents: An Opera Gala

Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas

Welcome to the 2022 season. After a 10 year absence, Lawrence Opera Theatre is excited to return to the Lawrence Arts Center with an evening of music from some of the best known operas and musicals. Join us on musical adventures and travel to Paris, Italy, Spain, France, Russia, England and even the world of OZ, … [more]

$15 – $20

GUEST PRODUCTION – Lawrence Opera Theatre Presents: Night of Living Composers

10th & Mass Studios 1000 Mass St, Lawrence, KS

Ask most people to name any famous composer and they will probably say Mozart or Beethoven – but new music is written every day, by brilliant living composers all over the world. How has the role of the composer evolved over time? The life of a composer now is more varied than ever. Composing music … [more]

$15 – $20

INSIGHT Art Talk | Nick Gadbois

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Join us for an INSIGHT Art Talk with artist, Nick Gadbois as he talks about his current exhibition, The Way West. A series of oil paintings that start in the MidWest and make their way west on Route 66. The son of a commercial illustrator, Nick Gadbois was introduced to surrealism and pop art as … [more]

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School of Dance Meet and Greet + Attire Swap

Lawrence Arts Center

Stop by the swap! Bring your loved-and-laundered dance attire (leos, shoes, jazz pants, etc) and swap for the next size, level, or a little newer! This event is donation-based and is facilitated by the School of Dance Staff, so please be aware that we cannot guarantee item availability. Gently used items must be dropped off … [more]

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Dance Shoppe Pop Up

Lawrence Arts Center

Looking to buy new dance attire items in Lawrence? Don’t miss Dance Shoppe of Kansas City‘s pop-up sale event. Meet with sales representatives from Dance Shoppe and get fit for your new dance attire, including new leotards, jazz pants, dance shoes, tights, and more! Health and Safety Guidelines will be enforced during the event. If … [more]

Meet the New Artists-in-Residence

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Visit with our new artists-in-residence to see their studios, view works in progress, and discuss art, life and their professional experiences. Members of the Adult Education team will also offer free demos in the print and clay studios and be available to talk about fall classes. Taro Takizawa | Printmaking Artist-in-Residence Taro Takizawa is an … [more]

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Virtual School of Dance Parent Info Meeting

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence, KS

Join us as we begin the fall semester. Hanan Misko, Dance Program Director, and Dance Program Coordinator, Claire Buss, will be presenting an orientation for the caregivers of new & returning dance students. Zoom meeting details will be posted to this page on the day of the event as well as sent via email to … [more]

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