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January 2019
SOCIETY MEMBERS

IS/IS/CP EVENT: Jen Unekis. 2019 Benefit Art Auction Featured Artist

January 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres and be the first to view this award-winning artist’s newest paintings! RSVP by January 4, 2019 to Alex Olson at alex@lawrenceartscenter.org or 785.843.2787. And SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 Benefit Art Auction on April 13, 2019, at 5:30 pm

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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Wearables

January 12, 2019 @ 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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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Storied Snapshots

January 23, 2019 @ 3:00 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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February 2019
MEMBERS

ALL MEMBER EVENT: 2019 Souper Bowl Private Preview

February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Be first in line to purchase ceramic bowls handmade by artists and students, on sale from $10 up. Proceeds benefit visual arts education at the Lawrence Arts Center! Not a member? Become one today and join us!  

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Langston Hughes Awards 2019

February 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate Langston Hughes’ birthday with a reading reception for Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award winners, complete with birthday cake and live music at the Lawrence Arts Center! Co-sponsored by The Raven Book Store and the Lawrence Arts Center, the award honors the work of Hughes, who spent his childhood in Lawrence, Kansas. Each year, the award is given to two writers to encourage and support Douglas County residents who continue in Hughes’ tradition of portraying life experience through poetry and…

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Souper Bowl Saturday!

February 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Lawrence Arts Center’s annual Souper Bowl Saturday is on its way again! We are gearing up for the event by making lots of beautiful ceramic bowls for you to choose from. This community event raises funds through the sale of handmade bowls and donated soups and bread. The bowls, $10 and up, come with complimentary soup and bread and the proceeds benefit the Arts Center's visual arts education programs. We are thankful for all of our artists, makers, and…

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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Abstract Atmospheres

February 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Show up, do art. Discover how artist Jen Unekis creates a sense of atmosphere and environment using color, shape, and line, and collaborate with design elements to build a world of your own. 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…

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FREE FAMILY ART EXPERIENCES | Color Journals

February 23, 2019 @ 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
SOCIETY MEMBERS

IS/IS/CP Member Event: 2019 Benefit Art Auction Preview Party

March 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Society members for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and preview works on sale to benefit the Lawrence Arts Center's exhibition program. Bid on silent and live auction works – you can even buy out silent auction works at 200% of the retail value to guarantee you get the pieces you love! Become a member at the Imagination Society, Inspiration Society, or Creative Placemaker level and join us!

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