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November 2018

Open enrollment begins at 9am!

November 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Arts education programming at the Lawrence Arts Center encourages students of all ages and experience levels to experiment, explore, and deepen understanding of art while making lasting connections with their teachers and each other. Classes fit a variety of schedules, experience levels, and interests, and financial aid is available for those who demonstrate financial need.

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January 2019

FREE

FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Wearables

January 12 @ 10:00 am

Show up, do art. Use fashion to communicate time period and identity. Alter your ego through wearable constructions inspired by historical art and contemporary artists. Our free family programs take place every second Saturday and fourth Wednesday of each month, offering 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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February 2019

FREE

FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Storied Snapshots

February 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Show up, do art. Exhibition walkthrough featuring watercolor and photographic works by Tara Moorman. Art can act as a record keeper of both chronological and emotional histories. Join us in writing exercises that connect story to composition through collaborative poetry.  Our free family programs take place every second Saturday and fourth Wednesday of each month, offering interactive visits through the galleries and arts activities inspired by exhibiting artists. All ages are welcome, so bring your whole family to get creative.…

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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Color Journals

February 23 @ 10:00 am

Show up, do art. Color is dramatically present in our daily experience. Building simple journals, collect and record your interactions with the color around you, and experiment with new color sensations. Our free family programs take place every second Saturday and fourth Wednesday of each month, offering 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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March 2019

FREE

Art Madness!

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Art Madness aims to be a celebration of Lawrence Arts Center student and instructor success. Join us on Saturday, March 2nd, when we'll be turning the Arts Center into a one-night gallery extravaganza featuring the work of students of all ages and Arts Center faculty. We invite family and friends to share in Art Madness for a night of art revelry!

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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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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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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | I Spy: Gallery Edition

March 27 @ 3:00 pm

Show up, do art. Our galleries will be overflowing with work in all mediums, from a phenomenal array of artists, for our annual Benefit Art Auction Exhibition. Join us for an afternoon of “I Spy” challenges, Arts Center style! 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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April 2019

FREE

Sixth Annual Poetry Fair

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The reading begins promptly at 2 p.m. Each poet has four minutes. Intermission: 3:45 to 4:15 for book signings, etc. A short reception follows the reading at 6 p.m. Elizabeth (Beth) Schultz Denise Low-Weso Arlin Buyert Kevin Rabas Greg Field Simone Savannah Brian Daldorph Antonio Sanchez-Dey Taylor Stucky Huascar Medina Korbin Jones Maryfrances Wagner ---Intermission --- Annette Billings Duane Johnson Shaq Tom Diane Wahto Gary Lechliter Tatyana Younger Dan Pohl Julie Unruh Jermaine Thompson Robert Dean Beth Gulley Roy Stucky…

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