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Gift an Art Experience

The holidays are here and gift giving is on everyone’s minds.  We all love the shiny and new, and this year consider giving an experience that is unique, fun, and engaging.  We are now enrolling for Winter and Spring classes and have a multitude of art experiences for students of all ages.  Our after school … [more]

Win Bill Gates Money for a Good Cause

Donate to the Lawrence Arts Center on Facebook starting on Giving Tuesday! The Bill Gates’ Gates Foundation will match up to $1,000 per nonprofit from November 29- December 31. Double your giving power and help the Arts Center meet and surpass this match by participating in Giving Tuesday on Facebook! CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE … [more]

“Let the Playing Commence”

We are posting this article which is a tribute to Bev Bos.  Bev was a major inspiration for our preschool and a true pioneer in the field of Early Childhood Education.  I was fortunate to have spent time with Bev on many occasions at her school and at workshops.  She was truly a gift to … [more]

Play12 presents “The Filler Episode: OVERLOAD”

Join youth performance company, Play12 as they present a culminating fall semester performance of original work.  The Filler Episode:  OVERLOAD is a play that explores youth’s connections and disconnections to technology, barriers and beyond.  Join us for an evening of scenes, poetry, movement, music and interactive performance. The Filler Episode:  OVERLOAD Thursday, December 1st at 7:30pm … [more]

Thanksgiving Week Schedule: What’s on & What’s Not This Holiday Week

The Lawrence Arts Center wishes you a very happy Thanksgiving! We like celebrations here, and we know you do too. Because of this, we plan our program schedules ahead to make sure everyone has time to make the most of the holidays. Take time to celebrate, recharge and renew this Thanksgiving. We’ll see you back here in no time…. … [more]

Lawrence Arts Center Visiting Artists in the Spotlight

Every year, the Lawrence Arts Center features dozens of visiting artists who come to speak, exhibit, demo, teach, and preform for our community.  We always follow their careers with interest and love to share their continuing accomplishments! One of our 2016 Ceramics Symposium demonstrating artists Roberto Lugo was named a 2016 USA Barr Fellow in … [more]

Featured Artist: Yuri Zupancic

Born in 1980, Yuri Zupancic is an artist from Kansas living and working in Paris, France.  Largely self-taught, he creates and exhibits paintings, sculptures, video art, installations, and hybrids of these mediums.  Represented by Galerie KO21 in Paris, Yuri’s works have also been exhibited at galleries, museums, art fairs, and unconventional spaces in London, Berlin, … [more]

Play: The Foundation of Children’s Learning

Lisa Murphy, aka the Ooey Gooey Lady, has energized countless audiences with her engaging, challenging, and entertaining presentations on the fundamentals of early childhood education. Her message? Return to what we instinctively know to be true about how children learn best. In her newly revised book, Lisa Murphy on Play, she outlines “The Seven Things” … [more]

School of Dance 2017 Winter-Spring Enrollment Information

Be first in line!  Member enrollment for 2017 Winter-Spring dance classes is now open. Be sure to enroll as soon as possible! Current enrollment in a Fall 2016 dance class does not guarentee a space in next semester’s classes. To ensure you or your child has a spot in a desired dance class, please enroll … [more]