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Arts Center CEO up for Election to Americans for the Arts Education Council

Americans for the Arts’ mission is to ensure that every American has access to the transformative power of the arts. Advisory Councils advise staff on programs and services that build a deeper connection to the field and the network membership. This year, the Arts Center’s very own CEO, Margaret Weisbrod Morris, is up for election to … [more]


2019 Winter/ Spring Catalog Out Now

  Want to keep up on everything Lawrence Arts Center, from gallery events like A Cat-temporary Exhibition: Indifferent Affection to Youth and Adult Classes in Visual Arts, Dance, Performance, and Early Childhood Education? Look no further! Our 2019 Winter/ Spring catalog (cat-alog?) will be hitting mailboxes in early November and is available now online! Browse … [more]



Goodnight Moon Auditions!

Calling all actors, singers, and dancers, middle school to adult, to audition for Goodnight Moon. This production is a new musical adaptation of the classic children’s book. Auditions will take place in the Main Stage Theatre on Saturday, November 10th from 11 am-2 pm. Those auditioning will present their audition material and then participate in a group … [more]


Joelle Ford Sculpture

Local artist’s upcoming show features found-art sculptures | UDK

By Lacey Gregory on October 23, 2018 University of Kansas alumna Joelle Ford is a Lawrence-based visual artist who specializes in found-art sculptures. She has been creating art since she was a child. Her upcoming show, titled “Kansas Collections II,” will be available for free viewing Oct. 26 to Dec. 21 at the Lawrence Arts Center. … [more]



Free Screenprinting Workshop with Visiting Artist Danielle Wycoff

Danielle Wyckoff: perception–reflection–reception–return–   Rethink: I Am a Veteran is a storytelling project written and designed by women artists to share the experiences of female veterans. Personal confrontation with issues of abuse, family life, and sexuality will be addressed in this original theatre production. ­­ Scene design will be created by project-based resident Danielle Wyckoff. Combining her background … [more]


Q&A with “Reefer Madness: The Musical” Director Jason Smith

Are you ready for an edgy, fun, adult-themed musical right before Halloween? The Lawrence Arts Center has just the ticket! Reefer Madness: The Musical! runs October 25 – 27 and Director Jason Smith believes this is just the thought-provoking entertainment you need in your life. Amidst his hectic rehearsal schedule of artistically corralling dancing brownies and … [more]


Mandy Enfield Named ArtPlace Project Facilitator

The East Lawrence Neighborhood Association and the Lawrence Arts Center are pleased to announce that Mandy Enfield has been named ArtPlace Project Facilitator. In her role as Project Facilitator, Mandy will provide the primary project management for the completion of the Ninth Street Art Project. She will act as the facilitator for all meetings for … [more]


Performance Opportunity: Student Choreography Showcase

Nov. 20, 6pm, Studio 206 – register by Nov. 5! The Student Choreography Showcase is an event for dance students to showcase self-choreographed dance work in a supportive and encouraging environment. The Choreography Showcase is intended for dancers and choreographers 3rd Grade-Adult, and is held in Dance Studio 206 on November 20 at 6pm. Student … [more]