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August 2019


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…


September 2019


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,…




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.



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!

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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.…



PRINT WEEK | Slide Slam: Invisible Ink

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grab a drink and let’s talk about ink! Invisible Ink gathers 15 artists to discuss unspoken conversations, uncommon views, unnoticed and overlooked topics in print media. For Invisible Ink, we widen the definition of printmaking to include ways in which ink is used in other capacities; the written word, documentation, and beyond. Each artist will present in a simple, succinct format: 20 images x 20 seconds.



PRINT WEEK | Eerie Ink Print Tour

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Eerie Ink Print

Take a walking tour of downtown Lawrence and learn about the rich history that exists right at our doorsteps! From controversial broadsides to haunted presses, Lawrence, Kansas is swimming in local print-related history and activism. Take a walk, let’s talk. A collaboration with the Watkins Museum of History and Wonder Fair! 1-hour tours: 7 pm & 8:30 pm Space is limited to 20 participants for each tour. Please gather in the Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby 5 minutes before scheduled event start time.



INSIGHT Art Talk: Amy Cousins

September 26 @ 7:00 pm
Amy Cousins Picture

Amy Cousins is an interdisciplinary artist from Houston, Texas who currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She holds an MFA in Printmaking from the Tyler School of Art and a BFA in Printmaking from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work has been exhibited nationally at venues including Washington Printmaker’s Gallery, Silver Spring, Maryland; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; Moore College of Art, Philadelphia; Visual Arts Center at Boise State University, Idaho; Peephole Cinema, San Francisco; and IS Projects, Fort Lauderdale. In…



PRINT WEEK | Screen Printing Radical Posters Workshop with Amy Cousins

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a screen printing workshop with artist Amy Cousins! Participants will create one of a kind poster artworks that highlight radical histories and activism specific to Lawrence and Kansas. We will pull key language, images, and figures from underrepresented histories such as queer rights and visibility, indigenous rights, and environmental justice. Participants will not need any prior knowledge of printmaking, and will each get a piece of paper to play with and combine imagery. They will leave with…

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