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Lora Jost | Sound the Climate Alarm

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

In Lora Jost's exhibit of drawings and mosaics, cardinals honk and chickadees sing razor wire. Death chases a prairie chicken with a blaring saxophone. Animals drawn from memory reveal the loss we find when we are without them. Origami cranes, an international symbol for peace, fly over walls and meander through chain link fences. And … [more]

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Lindy Chambers | Hidden From View

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Lindy Chambers’ work bridges realism and the abstract, the perfect foil for her subject matter. She represents trash monochromatically unimportant to the inhabitants of her work but still an integral part of the composition. It is inevitable that a world hidden from view would suffer from vast misconceptions. This exhibition of large paintings addresses life … [more]

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Final Friday LIVE: Virtual Gallery Tour & Author Talk

Grab a beer and put your boots on the coffee table because this Final Friday the reception is at your house! Exhibitions Director Ben Ahlvers will take you on a LIVE virtual tour of two brand new exhibitions - Lora Jost's "Sound the Climate Alarm" and Lindy Chambers' "Hidden From View." You'll see up-close looks … [more]

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Sound the Climate Alarm Tour with Lora Jost

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Join artist Lora Jost for a personal tour of her exhibit “Sound the Climate Alarm.” Lora will walk guests through the gallery and talk about her inspiration and the processes behind her newest artwork. Tours are limited in capacity to allow for social distancing and masks are required. Saturday, December 5  |  4pm This is … [more]

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Michael McCaffrey. Family Album

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Michael McCaffrey received a B.F.A. from the University of Kansas in 2006 before receiving an M.F.A. in painting from Indiana University. In the winter of 2016, Michael was awarded a two-week residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. Michael exhibits both regionally and nationally. Currently, he is a Visiting Assistant Professor in … [more]

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Angie Pickman. Night, the Beloved

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence

Angie Pickman is a nationally recognized artist who combines traditional paper cutting with collage to create intricately detailed works of art and animations. Her work is inspired by her love of nature and the tranquility of the terrain of rural Kansas. She has been featured in Martha Stewart Living and Midwest Living magazines, and her … [more]

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Souper Bowl 2021

Lawrence Arts Center

We are calling an audible this year and pulling the soup from our Souper Bowl, but there will still be plenty of opportunities to celebrate a win! Rather than sharing a meal during this year's Souper Bowl, we are mixing things up with a Buy a Bowl, Fill a Bowl event. Soup (or other non-perishable) … [more]

Annual Benefit Art Auction Exhibition | Featured Artist Michael McCaffrey

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

 BID NOW! Established by artists in 1981 as a way to fund a not-for-profit gallery, the auction provides funding for the exhibitions program now occupying several spaces in the Arts Center and is enriched by art talks, films, and more. This annual event gives an opportunity for the public to support exhibitions at the Lawrence … [more]

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2021 Benefit Art Auction Virtual Closing Celebration!

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence

We're closing out bidding for the 2021 Benefit Art Auction on April 10 from 8:00- 8:30 pm with a LIVE virtual event on our YouTube channel and all that's needed is YOU in the audience! Make sure to have your phone handy (and get registered to bid) in order to continue to bid on your favorite artworks … [more]