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Teen Center Art Show Program!

Pictured above, teens from the Boys & Girls Club participate in a ceramics studio at the Lawrence Art Center after school.   In 2018, the Teen Center Art Show Program was piloted by the Lawrence Arts Center in partnership with the Center for Great Futures, and we are excited to partner again! Since last year, … Continued


Here Begins Nutcracker Season!

We are pleased to announce The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet 2019! Click here to view the cast list.   We look forward to a magical Lawrence Nutcracker season! See below for access to up-to-date cast documents, a link to the Nutcracker enrollment page, and list of dates to pay special attention to. Important Cast Documents:   2019 Nutcracker … Continued


Public Art in the Building – Door Windows by Patrick Dooley

You’ve taken classes, attended meetings, and participated in countless events in our studios, but have you ever wondered where the words on our windows came from? Well, look no further! We have some building history to share with you. When our current home at 940 New Hampshire St. was built in 2001, a public call … Continued



Woodstock Programming Survey is here! We want to hear from you.

From the incredible talk with photographers Henry Diltz and Baron Wolman to the Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation film screening, we’ve had a great time celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock with you! Centered around the group photography exhibition, “Back to the Garden,” the supplementary talks, live music, and movies led to engaging … Continued


VIDEO: The Band That Fell to Earth KC, A Tribute to David Bowie

Put on your red shoes, because the music of David Bowie is coming to the Arts Center on September 21. Check out this video promo for the Band That Fell to Earth KC and get your tickets to the show!  Powered by 13 of Kansas City’s most prominent rock, blues, jazz and folk musicians, The … Continued




School of Dance September Newsletter

The fall semester is in full swing and energy is rising in the studios. There is a buzz of excitement in the air as we prepare for our seasonal performances: The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet as well as Madeline’s Rescue. Read about auditions for the Nutcracker and a free dance performance at the Arts Center – … Continued