Thank you, Lawrence, for making the 2018 Free State Festival such a success!
We loved seeing the familiar faces of pass-holders, meeting new people, experiencing unique venues, and witnessing filmmakers, actors, visual artists, musicians, panelists, and community members coming together day after day.
We appreciate every single audience member, cheerleader, artist, moderator, community partner, local business, sponsoring organization, volunteer, staff member, and media outlet who participated in this year’s programming. A festival is a reflection of its community and this week made us proud to be right here in Lawrence, Kansas sharing art & ideas with you.
We can’t wait to do it all again with you next year!
Thank you sponsors & partners:
Lawrence Journal-World • National Endowment for the Arts • the City of Lawrence • Unmistakably Lawrence • KU School of the Arts • Kansas Public Radio • Mainline Printing • Crown Distributors • the Raven Bookstore • The Commons at KU • The Pitch • KJHK • Mullis Creative • Prairie Fire Entertainment • Haskell Indian Nations University • Van Go • Centro Hispano • La Parilla • The Burger Stand • Crystal’s Spot • Alchemy Coffee & Bake House • Lawrence Public Library • The Watkins Museum of History • Transformations • The Bottleneck • Dulce Vida Tequila • KU Department of Film & Media Studies • the Lied Center • the Hall Center for the Humanities • KU William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications • Downtown Lawrence Inc. • KU School of Public Affairs and Administration • Fashioned Events • Ingeñuity • Rev it Up Hot Rod Hullabaloo • Kansas Historical Society • Spotlight Cinema Networks