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Free State Fest in Seattle

Free State Festival Director Marlo Angell attended the Seattle International Film Festival last week to attend the Film Festival Alliance’s Regional Roundtable. The Film Festival Alliance (FFA) fosters collaboration between mission-driven film festivals around the world and the Free State Festival is honored to be a current member of this organization. This weekend’s series of … [more]

We Are Now Hiring a Development Director

Are you passionate about the arts, have fundraising experience, and ready to work in a fast-paced, creative environment? We are now accepting applications for the position of Development Director! Development Director The Lawrence Arts Center is seeking a Development Director to lead the strategy, cultivation and implementation of the fundraising activity and donor relations. Working … [more]

Meet Our New Arts Institute Instructor Catherine Meihaus

Catherine Meihaus moved to Lawrence in 2008 to study Visual Art Education and Cello Performance at the University of Kansas. She spent five years teaching elementary art for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Catherine recently received her Masters in Visual Art Education from the University of Kansas and has been working at South Middle School … [more]

Kelly Galloway Kindergarten small groups make for big results!

At the Lawrence Arts Center, kindergarten students get individualized attention. With one teacher for every six students, we’ve created a supportive classroom climate where children show kindness to each other, allowing students to truly blossom. With individual attention and instruction we learn:                 •  Confidence       … [more]

Spotlight on New Instructor David Titterington

David Titterington studied oil painting with Robert Julius Brawley at the University of Kansas. He spent five years in Japan researching the 88-temple Shikoku pilgrimage and painting sacred sites. David currently teaches Art at Haskell Indian Nations University and is excited to join the Lawrence Arts Center faculty this summer with his new class, Drawn … [more]

Announcing the 2018/19 Artists in Residence

The Lawrence Arts Center is thrilled to announce the Ceramics and Printmaking Artists in Residence for 2018-2019. This year, the Arts Center received a record number of applications for these two yearlong positions. The two artists selected represent the best of an overwhelmingly strong pool of candidates. The 2018-2019 Ceramics Artist in Residence for the … [more]

Kelly Galloway Kindergarten is a magical place for learning!

We cook every week because we are learning:                 •  Reading, science, and math with hands-on experiences                 •  Life skills and responsibility                 •  Healthy habits and choices           … [more]

Ceramics Studio Classes for 4-6 Year Olds

Kick off your little one’s summer with our Ceramics Studio class taught by instructor Hollie Rice June 4-7! In this two hour class, 4-6 year-old artists will use their imaginations to make playful objects with the tactile medium of clay. “For me, creating things is as essential to my survival as breathing. Often, I discover my sense … [more]

June 1: Deadline to Register for the Lawrence Dance Intensives!

A collaboration between the Lawrence Arts Center and the University of Kansas Department of Theatre and Dance, this two-week ballet intensive provides dancers with world-class instruction by accomplished faculty, guest artists, and choreographers in the KU dance studios. Full Intensive: Mon-Fri, June 4-15, 9AM-4PM, 2 wks Deadline to register: June 1 Tuition: $625 / Course … [more]

HANG12 is Hiring!

HANG12 is the Lawrence Arts Center’s high school curatorial group. Since its inception three years ago, HANG12 has hung over 40 shows in downtown Lawrence galleries. The group has ten current members but is looking to expand. The eight positions that are open range from Graphic Designer to Communications to Social Media to Materials Engineer. … [more]