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Join us at Art in the Park

Lawrence Arts Center Preschool will have a children’s activity table at Art in the Park from 10 am-2 pm on Sunday, May 1st.  Art in the Park is located at South Park (1141 Massachusetts St.)  We look forward to seeing you there!

Digital Arts Playground for High School Students

Have you ever wanted to learn how technology works and how you can bend it to your will?!!? Digital Arts Playground may be the class for you.  Work with a variety of technology to create your own art pieces, exploring mediums such as light painting, digital animations, paintings that play music, Makey Makey coding boards, … [more]

Try your hand at papermaking!

In this one day workshop on Saturday May 7th, we’ll explore the process of making paper by hand. Learn the basic techniques of Western papermaking. Participants will pull sheets of paper and learn how to create variations of such as: natural inclusions, pulp painting, and double couching. We’ll use a variety of tricks and techniques, making … [more]

Rings, Rings, Rings!

Metalsmith a variety of rings in a week in this studio based summer class for Middle and High School students.  Rings, Rings, Rings! is taught by practicing jeweler Marysa Sacerdote and covers several processes of both design and execution.  Wire, formed, or cast, there are a variety of different ways to make a ring and … [more]

Featured Artist : Andrew Cho

Andrew Cho is one of our Youth and Adult Art Instructors at the Lawrence Arts Center. In addition to teaching a wide range of classes to students of all ages, he is also an emerging artist who is starting to gain national recognition for his work. He recently won a People’s Choice Award for his … [more]

Summer ARTspace Camps Start Soon!

ARTspace camps for 1st through 5th graders start June 6! Every week, students explore a different theme through Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Dance, creating their own art pieces and having fun with other students.  From lobby sized game boards that students create and play on in Game Life (June 6-10) to giant pop-up books … [more]

Thank You, Lawrence, for a successful Benefit Art Auction!

We’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who made this weekend’s Benefit Art Auction a success! We far exceeded our goals for art sales, ticket sales and our Visiting and Resident Artist Fund thanks to the generosity of our artists, buyers, attendees, staff, this year’s featured artists Kris Kuksi and our wonderful sponsors … [more]

Preschool Art Exhibit part 2

Saturday evening, while the 2016 Art Auction was in full swing, preschool faculty transformed the main gallery into a child centered art exhibit.  It truly is the most colorful show of the year.  All the art is displayed at a child’s eye level.  Each and every child has a piece on display in the gallery! … [more]

Third Grade Arts Day 2016

This year’s Third Grade Arts Day, on April 18th and 19th, was a smashing success! Third graders from schools all over Lawrence took off their shoes, came into LAC’s dance & performance studios and experienced four different styles of dance:  Ballet with dance director Hanan Misko, Creative Movement with dance education resident Ellie Goudie-Averill, Musical … [more]

Summer Youth Theatre to celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th Birthday!

Happy Birthday, Will! Join the Lawrence Arts Center this June & July as we celebrate the birthday of the Bard.  Summer Youth Theatre will present two of his greatest works!  Join in the fun by auditioning or attending the shows. Much Ado About Nothing, presented June 16, 17, 18 at 7:30pm & 19 at 3pm … [more]