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HANG12 Looking for New Members

Get your arts career started early! HANG12, a youth curatorial board that produces monthly Final Friday shows in local galleries, is seeking new members. HANG12 has been active for fourteen months and put on fourteen shows in this span of time at places including Phoenix Gallery, Seedco, Cider Dogwalk Gallery, the Lawrence Public Library, and others.This … Continued


Summer Camps Under Way!

Our Summer ARTspace camps started on a roll with Game Life.  Sixty kids played their  hearts out, but also designed their own board games, made giant dice,  installed jumbo checkers, painted huge tic-tac-toe pieces, and made the coolest game of Guess Who you’ve ever seen.  The games are installed in the lobby and will be … Continued


KPR Sponsors Free State Festival’s “An Evening With Maria Bamford”

Kansas Public Radio | Click for article By Staff on June 14, 2016 KPR is proud to sponsor “An Evening With Maria Bamford (link is external),” during the Free State Festival on Monday, June 20, 7:30 p.m., at Liberty Hall in Lawrence. Join Maria for a stand-up performance followed by a short film screening and … Continued


PREVIEW: Free State Festival

KC Metropolis | Click for article By Alex Anderson on June 14, 2016 This year’s Free State festival promises a schedule of events that epitomize those qualities that foreground Lawrence’s strengths as a community. It is an exceptional place where its residents are honored to call home, and visitors leave gratified, for its extant embrace … Continued


The Science of Cooking

A child’s natural curiosity is a perfect way to take advantage of a learning opportunity through cooking!  There are many benefits to cooking with children, increased math, reading and science comprehension, communication and self esteem is improved, it’s fun and it teaches life long skills.  We still have a few spots available in our newly … Continued


Lawrence Dance Intensives: Summer Ballet 2016

Week two of the Summer Ballet Intensive, in partnership with the KU Department of Dance, is now underway! Dancers have been enjoying Ballet, Pointe, Enrichment, and Variations classes in the morning and Modern, Jazz and other specialty classes in the afternoon.  Classes are followed by rehearsal for new dance pieces being made by visiting artist … Continued



Featured Artist: Amanda Maciuba

Printmaking Artist-in-Residence Amanda Maciuba’s exhibit Impermanent Lines is on display in the middle gallery through June 18. The beautiful exhibit represents a year of work here at the Arts Center and inspired by Amanda’s travels through the Kansas terrain, in areas such as the Baker Wetlands, the Tallgrass Prairie Natural Reserve and the Flint Hills. Impermanent Lines explores how purposeful … Continued


It’s Not Too Late . . .

  Week 1 in Preschool classes and the Kindergarten camps are coming to an end, and oh what fun we have had! !.      Come join the fun!    


SYT Artist Profile: Jeannie Harper

Jeannie Harper servers as the costume designer for 2016 Summer Youth Theatre productions, Beauty & the Beast and Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Movie. ARTIST PROFILE – JEANNIE HARPER Jeannie Harper is a 2013 graduate of Emporia State University.  Her primary focus is on costume design and construction.  She has done costume work for “The Nervous … Continued