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Ghosts of Segregation | Photographs by Richard Frishman

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

In Ghosts of Segregation, photographer Richard Frishman explores the lingering presence of segregation, slavery and institutional racism hidden in everyday American architecture. From the New Orleans Slave Exchange and “colored entrances” at movie theatres to the abandoned Negro Nursing School in Houston, Frishman’s photographs show how our surroundings bear witness to history, reminding us where … [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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Save the Date for the 2022 Benefit Art Auction!

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

Established by artists in 1981 as a way to fund a not-for-profit gallery, the Benefit Art Auction highlights the best in local, regional, and national contemporary art. The auction presents an ideal opportunity for the public to learn about and support local, regional, and national artists at the top of their field. Artists generously donate their … [more]