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Art Heals with Molly Krause

  “I believe in salvation through art; in fact, art may be the only thing to save us. Making my unknown known is how I think of creativity and I’ve personally shown my unknown in a variety of ways at different stages of my life: dance, the culinary arts, and writing. Figuring out how to … Continued


Video: Art Heals Testimonial – Sadie

You’ve seen actress Sadie Barbee in the Summer Youth Theatre production of Avenue Q, Mary Baker’s Black Box Cabaret, and the recent holiday show, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. She also works behind the scenes in the performing arts department, helping in everything from technical theatre to the youth performance company, Play 12. But what you … Continued


Video: Art Heals Testimonial

When parent Charlotte Tritch visited the arts based preschool, she found a place of creativity and acceptance. Hear her story in this new video!   We hope you consider the Lawrence Arts Center in your year-end, tax-deductible giving. Help us improve the health of our community through the healing power of the arts! Click here … Continued



Gift Alert: Wine Tasting Tickets Make a Great Date Night!

When it comes to holiday giving, we believe the best gift is a future gift. Treat your sweetheart to a night out at the Lawrence Arts Center Wine Tasting. Try wines from around the world, courtesy of Ad Astra Selections, and enjoy small bites from Culinaria. With City Wine Market conveniently located around the corner, … Continued


Video: Medical Professional Finds Value in Art Classes

“Different forms of art add a whole new dimension to people… people may be able to find a way to express something in themselves they can’t do in any other way.” – Susan Stahl When Occupational Therapist Susan Stahl took a drawing class at the Arts Center, she developed skills to create her own exercises … Continued


Tickets on sale now for 2018 Wine Tasting

This event will sell out fast! Don’t miss your chance to participate in the premier event of the new year. All proceeds benefit the Lawrence Arts Center financial aid fund, social service outreach, and creative youth development. Our financial aid fund helps keep the arts accessible to all community members. Learn more and get your … Continued


Arts & Health: Annual Fund Drive 2017

Become a Member Make a Gift As 2017 comes to an end, we ask you to consider a year-end, tax-deductible gift to the Lawrence Arts Center, a gift that will improve the health of our entire community, from preschoolers through senior citizens. When you give to the Lawrence Arts Center, you can feel confident that … Continued


Black Hills visits the Preschool!

In the midst of painting pumpkin cut-outs, decorating masks, building structures, playing dress up, and of course, lots of playdough, the preschoolers found a visitor! Monique Pope, from Black Hills Energy, joined in on the fun. Black Hills Energy is committed to improving life with energy. In addition to producing, marketing and delivering the vital electricity, coal, … Continued


Jedel Challenge Exceeds Match!

We are excited to announce the results of the Jedel Challenge Grant for our financial aid program. In 2016-2017, the Lawrence Arts Center gave out over $152,000 in financial aid to children, families, and adults in need so that they could participate in our arts education programs. We predict even greater community need for arts … Continued