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Submit a Proposal for the Theatre & Dance for the Very Young Virtual Conference

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence, KS

Submitting a Proposal  The Theatre and Dance for the Very Young Virtual Conference is open to a variety of proposal topics and styles focusing on Theatre and Dance for the Very Young performances, the early childhood classroom, and any research pertaining to the very young experience. We welcome applications from artists, educators, performers, directors, visual … [more]

FREE

Music Man, Concert Version

South Park 1198 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS

In partnership with the Lawrence City Band, the Lawrence Arts Center presents The Music Man, Concert Version with a full 17-piece orchestra.  Enjoy this classic production, performed by a full cast of students, community members, and professionals.  This special concert version centers on familiar show tunes with lots of heart.  Don’t miss a production that … [more]

FREE

Youth Workshop: Editing & Presenting Your Artwork in Online Portfolios

Lawrence Arts Center

Put your best foot forward as you apply to schools and scholarships with a portfolio that is well edited and ready for presentation. In this workshop, we will spend time learning fundamental digital editing techniques to refine photographed artworks for use within an online portfolio. Students are encouraged to bring two to three digital images … [more]

Ghosting Lawrence: A Theatrical Tour of Downtown Haunts

Downtown Lawrence

Join yarn-spinning Ric Averill through haunted downtown, assisted by spirits dancing, playing, and singing their way through the rich, eerie history of Lawrence. Based on authenticated hauntings, hear tales of a town transported, burned, scarred, Phoenixed, uplifted and yet still beseiged by ghosts from Quantrill’s Raid through the mid-1900s. October 21,  22, 23, 24, 27, … [more]

$25

FREE Guided Workshops: Franken-Faces & Spooky Spines

Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas

All Ages Free Education Events & Happenings Art for All: Create, Collaborate, Connect FREE community events, open to all ages and interests. Join us monthly for alternating guided and self-guided activities that bring together our community for art-making experiences.  YOUTH: Franken-faces! Transform your family and friends into squiggle monster paintings and then trace the lines … [more]

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Documenting Our Invisible History: A Photo Essay

Lawrence Arts Center Lower Lobby 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

A group of ten students, led by instructor Ann Dean, toured the eastern and downtown areas of Lawrence searching for our invisible history and capturing images to exhibit as documentation of some of Lawrence’s hidden past. The students photographed buildings, objects, and places that are significant to the people who built our community. Whether it … [more]

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FREE Self-Guided Activity Windswept Weather — Haiku!

Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas

All Ages Free Education Events & Happenings Art for All: Create, Collaborate, Connect FREE community events, open to all ages and interests. Join us monthly for alternating guided and self-guided activities that bring together our community for art-making experiences.  Write and illustrate your poetic vision to contribute to a community art installation.   Visit our … [more]

FREE

Tristian Griffin Dance Company presents ALINEA

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

ALINEA is back by popular demand! Initially premiering at the Lawrence Arts Center in March 2021, ALINEA uncovers the origin of human thought in its purest state. Facing and overcoming barriers, the characters of ALINEA explore degrees of friction while testing the theory: What can be learned by returning to the beginning of an idea?  … [more]

$25

Youth Workshop: Portfolio Panel with KU & the Kansas City Art Institute

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

Gain firsthand insight about what makes a strong portfolio stand out with representatives from the University of Kansas Department of Visual Art and the Kansas City Art Institute. A moderated panel conversation will provide information and opportunities for questions about what schools are looking for when considering portfolios for admissions and scholarships. The panel conversation … [more]