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February 2019

Open Enrollment for Arts-Based Preschool & Kindergarten

February 9 @ 9:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

FALL 2019 ENROLLMENT BEGINS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019   Linda Reimond Arts-Based Preschool 33 years inspiring children. 33 years encouraging a lifetime love of learning. The Lawrence Arts Center’s Arts-Based Preschool offers a creative approach to early education. The preschool provides social, motor, and creative experiences within an award-winning curriculum. The program includes music, creative movement, sculpture, painting, drama, drawing, and opportunities to work with visiting artists alongside experienced early education specialists. This caring, thoughtful early educational environment nurtures creative…

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March 2019

Print Fair 2019 Call for Vendors

March 7 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 9:00 pm

exhibitions  •  print fair  •  workshops  •  demonstrations  •  presentations A collaboration with the Lawrence Arts Center, Wonder Fair, the University of Kansas Printmaking Department, and the Spencer Museum of Art.   Print Fair Calendar 2019 April 15th Deadline for reservations July 21st Full vendor list announced to the public September 27th Print Fair Set Up 12-4 p.m. & Final Friday Reception 5 - 9 p.m. September 28th Print Fair open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tear down 4 -…

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FREE

2019 Benefit Art Auction Exhibition

March 8 @ 9:00 am - April 12 @ 9:00 pm

  Bid online and in the galleries through midnight on Friday, April 12! Silent auction artwork can be purchased at 200% of the retail value.   Established by artists in 1981 as a way to fund a not-for-profit gallery, the Lawrence Arts Center Annual Benefit Art Auction provides funding for the exhibitions program now occupying five spaces in the Arts Center and enriched by Art Talks, films, and more. Approximately 150 pieces generously donated by artists will be on exhibit…

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$232

School’s Out! Guerilla Art Spring Break Camp

March 11 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 4:00 pm

Katie Alldritt A guerrilla artist is someone who makes temporary art that is installed, performed, or attached in public places with the purpose of affecting the world in a creative or thought-provoking way. Guerrilla art adds to the cultural landscape of an area and creates a sense of community in a neighborhood. This class will introduce students to the methods and ideas behind guerrilla art, and exercise getting ideas out into the world, starting at the Arts Center itself, and…

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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Makers Translations

March 16 @ 10:00 am

Show up, do art. Your words will take shape, literally, in this group art game. Explain an object using only words, trade your description with another artist, and make an object in response! Absurdity encouraged! Our free family programs offer interactive visits through the galleries and arts activities inspired by exhibiting artists. All ages are welcome, so bring your whole family to get creative. No registration required — just come join us!

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$189

FAMILY CLASSES | Family Clay Sculpture with Traci Bunkers

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - May 7 @ 5:30 pm

Together parents and children learn the basics of hand-building with clay to create functional and whimsical pieces. Sculpt, fire, glaze, and embellish fun and fantastical future family heirlooms. Enrollment fee covers one family member and one child.   Traci Bunkers, author of The Art Journal Workshop, Print & Stamp Lab, and Print It!, is a passionate mixed-media & fiber artist who loves rusty things, glitter glue, old books to cut up, and cheap cameras. Making her own books and art…

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$189

FAMILY CLASSES | Family Printmaking with Brandon Keenan

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - May 7 @ 5:30 pm

Parents and children work together to carve blocks, roll ink, and make multiples on fabric and paper. Enrollment fee covers one parent and one child.   Brandon Keenan graduated from the University of Kansas in 2017 with BFAs in Visual Art and History of Art. While his early studies focused mostly on various types of printmaking, during his last year of undergrad he worked mostly with painting and installation. Keenan’s work focuses on memories, questions of their reliability and how…

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Artist INC Live Lawrence 2019 Slide Slam

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Artist INC Live Lawrence 2019 fellows will present their final projects, a Slide Slam talk at the Cider Gallery. This lively presentation format is fast-paced and fun. Come learn about these artists’ work and see the capstone event for this eight-week intensive program. 2019 Artist INC fellows: Morgan Barton Daniel Born Leslie Campbell Katie Curry Nathan Ditzler Amy Fowler Lana Haas Cole Heck Jackie Hedeman Blanca Herrada Miranda Johnson Lora Jost Laura Konecne Cathy Ledeker Maria Martin Kim McDaneld…

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Story Slam: Breaking Free

March 22 @ 7:00 pm

Real stories, live & uncensored. MOVED FROM MARCH 8 TO ACCOMMODATE MAIN STAGE SEATING! Stories told live, MOTH–style, the second Friday of each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Adults, 18+ only. Live music & social hour starts at 7pm. Slam starts at 7:30pm. Cocktails throughout. The Second Friday of every month, September to May (except December).  

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