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August 2019

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Disegno: On the Importance of Drawing

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - October 5 @ 9:00 pm

KU Graduates Group Show Nazanin Amiri Meers, Jessica Belangee, Ruben Castillo, Myles Dunigan, Kyle Goddard, Eugene Sarmiento, Erick Morales Scholz, Renee Springer Curated by Nazanin Amiri Meers This group show, ranging from quick sketches to large-scale multimedia pieces, attempts to explore the role of drawing in the works of artists in various media. Participating artists graduated from the University of Kansas during the past three years and come from a range of disciplines such as metals, printmaking, painting, and fiber…

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September 2019

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Amy Cousins | A Shimmer and a Shout

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - October 19 @ 9:00 pm

The sculptures and installations in Amy Cousins' exhibit are based on her research into rare protest ephemera, out-of-print feminist newspapers, and accounts of radical queer histories past and present. She’s inspired by the ingenuity, playfulness, and spirit of celebration that has historically been wielded by queer people to combat oppression. IMAGE Amy Cousins, Can’t Stop Dancing, 12-color lithograph, 26” x 21,” 2018

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Artemio Rodriguez | Tradición y Modernidad En El Grabado

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - October 19 @ 9:00 pm

Artemio Rodriguez: Tradition and Modernity in Printmaking As a printmaker who works primarily in black and white, Rodríguez’s signature style emphasizes simplicity and clarity. European medieval woodcuts and the great Mexican print artists such as Jose Guadalupe Posada have been influential in Rodríguez’s printmaking career. In 2002 he founded La Mano Press, an artist-run center dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of printmaking, in Los Angeles California. This exhibition is in partnership with the Tonantzin Society. Opening reception September 27,…

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$9.00

GUEST PRODUCTION | “AB” Documentary Film Screening

September 20 @ 7:00 pm

Enjoy the first-ever Lawrence screening of the only documentary about local painter and KU art professor Albert Bloch. Bloch was the lone American of the revolutionary German art movement Der Blaue Reider that included artists Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc. After Bloch left Germany in 1921, he retreated to Lawrence Kansas, hidden from the commercial art community until his death in 1961. Bloch’s work was rediscovered after his widow, Anna Bloch, unveiled his paintings to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in 1984. Since…

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$12.50

The Last Word is Hope: A Bipolar Biography

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - September 21 @ 8:00 pm

The Last Word is Hope examines the relationship between art and mental illness, and one artist's struggle between his passion for theatre and the challenges created by his bipolar disorder diagnosis.

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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES: Roll into Print Week

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’re kicking off 2019 Print Week with an exploration of relief printmaking. Open to printmakers of all ages! Learn how to create your own repeatable images using common materials.

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$25

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

September 21 @ 7:30 pm

Powered by up to 13 of Kansas City’s most prominent rock, blues, jazz, and folk musicians, the band will perform two sets chronicling David Bowie’s famed career, and feature Lawrence-based guest vocalists. This full-scale 940 LIVE! production will provide a connection between the cities’ vibrant music scenes. A portion of ticket sales will benefit Douglas County food bank, Just Food. All Ages, 13+ PLEASE NOTE: Ticket price includes convenience fees and sales tax! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaDJoq7mruw

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Print Week 2019

September 23 @ 9:00 am - September 28 @ 9:00 pm
Print Week Slide

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.

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$15

PRINT WEEK | Ink & Drink

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get inky and kick off Lawrence Print Week with us! Drink a pint (or two) and print tote bags designed by Lawrence Arts Center Artist-In-Residence Dayon Royster. $15 at the door gets you a tote bag and one drink. (You must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. For those under 21, we will have soda available.) Print League KC and KU Print Club will be there to celebrate the opening of this week-long, city-wide celebration of all things print.…

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