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Watercolor Demo Derby with Louis Copt

Watercolor Demo Derby with Louis Copt is Saturday, February 27 10am-4pm. Artist Louis Copt shares his expertise and specialized techniques with students interested in taking their watercolor skills to the next level in a fun, intensive painting workshop. Enroll today:

Best of Lawrence Voting Ends Feb. 29

Lawrence Arts Center is on the ballot for Best Gallery in’s Best of Lawrence Poll and our flagship interdisciplinary art event, The Free State Festival, is up for Best Event. Voting ends February 29, so hurry and cast your votes here:

Meet Lindsay Pichaske

Pichaske’s work is exhibited throughout the country, including SOFA Chicago, Duane Reed Gallery in St, Louis, Foster/White Gallery in Seattle, and Flashpoint Gallery in Washington, DC. In 2013, Pichaske received an “Emerging Artist” Award from the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Most recently, she is the recipient of the Maryland State Arts … [more]

2016 Ceramics Symposium at The Lawrence Arts Center – Enroll Now!

Every two years, the Lawrence Arts Center hosts six nationally recognized ceramicists in a symposium on topics central to the contemporary ceramics art world. This rare opportunity offers a chance to interact and observe ceramic artists working in the top of the field. Over the course of two days, this select group of artists are … [more]

New Documentary by Laurie Anderson on the Big Screen

Perfect for animal lovers, cinephiles & Laurie Anderson fans, the Lawrence Arts Center is proud to partner with the Spencer Museum of Art to present this spellbinding new film on March 2 – 6:30pm. This spellbinding documentary centers around Anderson’s beloved terrier companion, creating a hypnotic collage out of the raw materials of life and art, … [more]

Nine Forty LIVE: Nicholas St. James

Nicholas St. James made a theatrical debut on the MainStage with his album release concert on Monday, February 22. Even Exhibitions Director Ben Ahlvers got in on the act.

Elementary School’s Out Day: Comic Relief

Congratulations to all our aspiring Comic artists from last Friday’s School’s Out workshop. Next up for 1st-5th graders is I-Spy, a two day spy extravaganza that culminates in a spy movie. School’s Out this Thursday and Friday–let’s sneak, sleuth, code, and create. Enroll here:  

City of Lawrence Brings Spring to the Preschool

Friends from City of Lawrence, Kansas – Municipal Government came by today to recycle  the Christmas trees our preschoolers have enjoyed this winter… spring must be almost here!

Kingdom Time Lapse

Lindsay Pichaske’s Kingdom Exhibit reigns in our Middle Gallery, but only until March 19th.  Stop by and visit before it disappears.  

Naturally Exhibition Installation

The Naturally Exhibit went up quickly, and comes down just as fast on March 19th!  Be sure to catch it before it goes!