Rent Our Beautiful Facility!
The Lawrence Arts Center is available for rental. Our 40,000 square foot facility is the perfect location for a range of events. Whether you are planning a wedding reception, corporate retreat, community meeting, or fundraising event, find yourself inside the Lawrence Arts Center! We also have space for film screenings, piano and dance recitals, studio and rehearsal space. Our professional technical and event support staff are available to help you manage all aspects of your event. Located in the heart of Downtown Lawrence, the Arts Center is a truly unique and vibrant space. Ample parking is available directly across the street in a covered parking garage.
- non-profit organizations
- business meetings
- theater groups
- wedding receptions
- fundraising events
- film screenings
Cash bar catering license. Alcohol can be served at the Arts Center. Restrictions and sales tax apply. Please ask for more details.
All areas are accessible to persons with disabilities.
For more information regarding availability, please fill out a Rental Request Form below. For general information about building use, please review the Building Use Policy.
Upcoming Guest Events
April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Three straight poetry readings cap Saturday’s programming for the Paper Plains Literary Festival. First, three … [more]
May 2 @ 7:00 pm
EDGY! FUN! ENTERTAINING! Point B Dance is excited to celebrate its 12th anniversary Dance Carnival. … [more]Buy Tickets
August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Renowned author Russell Banks discusses his novel “Cloudsplitter,” a Pulitzer Prize finalist, about fiery abolitionist John … [more]