Calling all Ceramicists: the Lawrence Arts Center is Seeking a Ceramics Studio Intern! Our Ceramics studio internship is an unpaid position that offers a unique opportunity to work with our community of accomplished ceramics instructors, staff members, and our annual Ceramics Artist-in-Residence. We are looking for someone who wants to gain additional experience in helping … [more]
Month: June 2019
above: Package design for CS Luxem Even if you haven’t met our new instructor in Visual Arts, Nicholas Stahl, there is a good chance that you’ve seen his work around Lawrence. Local musician, blogger, and graphic designer extrodinaire Nicholas Stahl will join the Lawrence Arts Center Adult Visual Arts program on July 11 for Posters … [more]
Hello and Happy July! We are only halfway through our fantastic Summer Youth Theatre season. Our theme this summer is Claim Your Power and we invite you to stop by this month and see what we’ve been up to! First up in July is SYT Novice: The Myth of Perseus with performances on one day only … [more]
By Kathy Hanks on June 24, 2019 Nate Ditzler’s artwork is influenced by wherever he currently calls home. For the past year, Ditzler has been the ceramic artist-in-residence at the Lawrence Arts Center. Before coming to Kansas he lived in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he was an artist-in-residence at the Armory Art Center. When … [more]
Lawrence Arts Center School of Theatre and Music teaching artists, Kayla Sandusky (left) and Leah Towle (right), have been accepted into the KS/MO Kennedy Center Partners in Education’s training program. The goal of this program is to train a cohort of locally-based Kennedy Center trained teaching artists. These teaching artists will serve as a resource for K-12 … [more]
An Iliad Sunday, July 7 | 3-4:30 pm Join us for a one-man show, performed by Summer Youth Theatre guest artist, Daniel Bird Tobin! Poetry, humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War, and the modern world collide in this retelling of Homer’s classic, captivating theatrical experience. The setting is simple: the empty … [more]
By Rochelle Valverde on June 17, 2019 Lawrence Arts Center leaders are requesting special tax revenue to help the center purchase a downtown property to create an outdoor space for public art. As part of its meeting Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission will consider a request from the Arts Center to move forward with a … [more]
The Summer Youth Theatre production of Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr. is practically perfect in every way! Enjoy this photo gallery of final dress rehearsal and be sure to join us this weekend to see a performance. Click here to buy tickets!
Congratulations to the cast, crew, families, sponsors and staff for making this weekend’s Summer Youth Theatre production of Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS a smashing success! If you attended a performance, we want to hear from you. Fill out this brief survey and help us grow.
This past weekend our second round of jurors met to hear presentations from the finalists from the Pathways group of applicants. After a long day of deliberation, they chose six final projects to fill out the total 15 projects that will be completed with this ArtPlace grant. PROJECTS The six newly selected community-based projects are, in no … [more]