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Art for adults at the Lawrence Arts Center!

You’re Invited to our Welcome Back to {ART} School event! Saturday, September 8 @ 12–2PM: Let us show you around the Lawrence Arts Center studios, help you find the perfect class, and provide guidance on applying for financial aid and scholarships! Not already a member? We can help you sign up so you can start using … [more]


Youth art classes for fall: we’re so excited!

September 2018 Hello Friends, Breathe. You made it! The heat is diminishing. The kids are back at school. The uncertainty (also read as adventure) of summer is over.  So, now what? After running over 100 classes this summer that change each week and offer a multitude of surprises, I know I’m more than ready to … [more]


Calling All Youth Makers! Scholarships Available for stARTup and Inventor Grrls.

School is back in session and for the Lawrence Arts Center, that means we’re in planning mode for our after-school arts programming. Some of us are knitting sweaters, others are dreaming about pumpkin lattes, but all of us are looking forward to weathering the chill outside in the comfort of our studios. This week we’re … [more]


Spotlight on Color Play: Meet Rachel Allai and Syrhea Conaway!

Two cities. Two arts centers. Two early childhood community partners. One show. Color Play.   Meet Rachel Allai and Syrhea Conaway, the musicians for Color Play, a performance for very young children at the Lawrence Arts Center and the Center of Creative Arts! Rachel Allai (LAC) is a tree-whispering, bird-loving violinist who loves to travel and be … [more]


Reefer Madness, the Musical CAST LIST

Click for Cast List   Thank you to all who auditioned! We are so excited to get started with this terrific cast! We will have our first read/sing-through on Sunday, September 9, 2-5 pm in the Lawrence Arts Center Black Box.  


New Class Offering: Stone Setting

Ready to take your metalsmithing to the next level? Local jeweler Rachael Sudlow is offering Stone Setting this fall at the Lawrence Arts Center. Adorn your metalwork through a variety of stone setting techniques including cabochon, prong, flush, and basket settings. Both beginner and developing jewelers with soldering experience are welcome to expand their skill … [more]



Join Us For The Fantastical Dangerous Journey of Q!

The Lawrence Arts Center is delighted to welcome the Rebel Playhouse, a New York theater company currently in residence at the Lawrence Arts Center. Rebel Playhouse will be workshopping the new musical, The Fantastical Dangerous Journey of Q, written by Lawrence Arts Center Artistic Director of Performing Arts Emeritus Ric Averill with music by Dax Dupuy. … [more]


Explore Metals this Fall With Carly Kimbrough!

Carly Kimbrough is a Kansas City-based metalsmith specializing in personal, contemporary adaptations of Art Deco and Art Nouveau design. Carly received her BFA from the University of Kansas in design, continuing her work as an art educator and professional jeweler. Her work can currently be found among the oddities at the Kansas City shop Oracle … [more]


NYC Guest Artists Host Musical Theatre Audition Workshop

NYC Guest Artists to Host Musical Theatre Audition Workshop 2 pm – 5 pm on Saturday, September 1 3-hour workshop, up to 20 participants $30 suggested donation What It Includes:  Audition Best Practices led by Rebel Playhouse Artistic Director Sarah Sutliff Music Preparation led by Certified Steinway Teacher & Rebel Playhouse Resident Musical Director Christina Bottley … [more]