Kansas Tourism

Lawrence Arts Center Selected as Sunflower Summer Venue

A family interacts with art in the Lawrence Arts Center gallery.

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Lawrence Arts Center is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 Kansas Tourism Sunflower Summer program.

The Sunflower Summer Program benefits Kansas families with school-aged children. It encourages them to explore and fall in love with Kansas. The program gives affordable access to tourism attractions across the state and supports the Kansas tourism economy.

“We are thrilled to be a venue for the 2024 Kansas Sunflower Summer program,” said Lawrence Arts Center CEO, Margaret Weisbrod Morris. “This opportunity allows us to welcome Kansas families to explore the Arts Center’s summer lineup of contemporary art exhibitions here in the heart of Downtown Lawrence.” 

Kansas Tourism, a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce, aims to inspire travel to and throughout Kansas to maximize the positive impacts that tourism has on our state and local communities.

“Kansas Tourism is excited to have Lawrence Arts Center as a part of the Sunflower Summer program,” said Kansas Tourism Director, Bridgette Jobe. “This program is an amazing benefit for the residents of Kansas, and we are looking forward to growing the program in the 2024 season. Lawrence Arts Center is an important part of making this the best season yet for the program.”

Eligible Kansas families can download the Sunflower Summer app to claim tickets to participating venues and discover more about the program at SunflowerSummer.org. The 2024 season will run from May 24 to Aug. 11.

For more information, contact:

Amanda Roberts, Chief Communications Officer


The Lawrence Arts Center ensures art is for everyone through education, exhibitions and performances. We believe everyone is an artist, and everyone benefits from art! Engaging with art in any form sets off a chain reaction that supports a stronger local and regional community.

Sunflower Summer is a program operated by Kansas Tourism, a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce. The program aims to help Kansas families affordably explore the Sunflower State. The official Sunflower Summer mobile app is available on Apple and Android. Find more information at SunflowerSummer.org.