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Oct. 31: Halloween at the School of Dance!

Wear your Halloween costume to dance class on Oct. 31! Dance to the spooky beat! The School of Dance encourages all students to wear their Halloween costume to dance class, Wednesday, October 31. Students are still required to wear the appropriate dance shoes/legwear and arrive with hair properly styled. While not expected, sharing candy with … Continued


Artist INC Has Returned! Professional Development for Artists in Every Medium

We are pleased to announce the return of Artist INC!  Enabled by a grant awarded by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, the program will offer its third Lawrence session beginning in January 2019! Artist INC assists artists at all stages of their career through building creative and financial strategies. Business and budgeting advice for … Continued


Oct. 23: Hip Hop Master Class with Amirah Sackett

The Lied Center of Kansas and the School of Dance welcome Amirah Sackett to Lawrence! Internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and teacher Amirah Sackett will host a Master Class for School of Dance Hip Hop students on October 23 before performing at the Lied Center of Kansas. This Master Class is provided by the Lied … Continued


Spotlight on Color Play: Meet Ernesto Hodison and Patrick Blindauer!

Two cities. Two arts centers. Two early childhood community partners. One show. Color Play.   Meet Ernesto Hodison and Patrick Blindauer, performers for Color Play, a performance for very young children at the Lawrence Arts Center and the Center of Creative Arts! Ernesto Hodison is a musician and vocalist who is naturally drawn to pretty much everything unusual, unique, … Continued


Oct. 19: Performance & Artist Talk Potluck with Maura Garcia

Studio 720 | 6:30-7:30 pm 6:15-6:25 pm | Food Drop Off 6:30 pm | Performance followed by Artist Talk and Potluck Join artist Maura Garcia for an evening of dance and conversation over shared food! Bring a covered dish of your choice to Studio 720 and meet Maura before enjoying an excerpt of Maura’s newest … Continued



Free State Festival Live Performance: The Middle Tell

Free State Festival is quickly approaching, bringing a feast of independent film screenings, psychedelic visual arts exhibitions, a chorus of musical acts, and a taste of tequila. Adding a new dimension to this year’s offerings, Lawrence Arts Center’s 2018-2019 Printmaking Artist in Residence, Johanna Winters, will present The Middle Tell, a narrative work conducted through … Continued


Spotlight on Color Play: Meet Leah Towle and Alicia Revé Like!

Two cities. Two arts centers. Two early childhood community partners. One show. Color Play.   Meet Leah Towle and Alicia Revé Like, performers for Color Play, a performance for very young children at the Lawrence Arts Center and the Center of Creative Arts! Leah Towle is a teaching artist, director, performer, and costume designer. She loves inventing games and … Continued


2018 Free State Festival | KPR

Week of September 9, 2018: Film, music, art, and ideas! It’s a sneak peek at this year’s Free State Festival, with founder Marlo Angel and co-director Ben Ahlvers of the Lawrence Arts Center. We’ll also hear from musical guest Fantastic Negrito, from an interview on “Speed of Sound” on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange.  The … Continued