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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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Youth Workshop: Editing & Presenting Your Artwork in Online Portfolios

Lawrence Arts Center

Put your best foot forward as you apply to schools and scholarships with a portfolio that is well edited and ready for presentation. In this workshop, we will spend time learning fundamental digital editing techniques to refine photographed artworks for use within an online portfolio. Students are encouraged to bring two to three digital images … [more]

FREE Guided Workshops: Franken-Faces & Spooky Spines

Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas

All Ages Free Education Events & Happenings Art for All: Create, Collaborate, Connect FREE community events, open to all ages and interests. Join us monthly for alternating guided and self-guided activities that bring together our community for art-making experiences.  YOUTH: Franken-faces! Transform your family and friends into squiggle monster paintings and then trace the lines … [more]

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GUEST PRODUCTION: Larry Carter Music presents John Prine Fest

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

A benefit concert for the Lawrence Arts Center featuring a variety of musicians playing songs by John Prine! Smoke Damage • Megan Luttrell • Max Paley Bob Freeman • Melvin Litton & Dan Mermreck Larry Carter & Jeannie Zandi • Jay Keim Folk in the Flow • Maria Anthony The Tuesday Concert series is a … [more]

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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Americana Chamber Orchestra

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage and Virtual 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

A concert organized by KU Conductor-Composer, Tristan McGehee. This program explores music by American composers, both contemporary and timeless classics. Featured works include Copland's Appalachian Spring, Barber's Adagio for Strings, and more! https://vimeo.com/event/1365412

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FREE Self-Guided Activity Windswept Weather — Haiku!

Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas

All Ages Free Education Events & Happenings Art for All: Create, Collaborate, Connect FREE community events, open to all ages and interests. Join us monthly for alternating guided and self-guided activities that bring together our community for art-making experiences.  Write and illustrate your poetic vision to contribute to a community art installation.   Visit our … [more]

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Youth Workshop: Portfolio Panel with KU & the Kansas City Art Institute

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

Gain firsthand insight about what makes a strong portfolio stand out with representatives from the University of Kansas Department of Visual Art and the Kansas City Art Institute. A moderated panel conversation will provide information and opportunities for questions about what schools are looking for when considering portfolios for admissions and scholarships. The panel conversation … [more]

Story Slam | Inside Out

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

FREE | Encouraged Donation $10 Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Live music and social hour starting at 7 pm — slam starts at 7:30 pm. Adults, 18+ only https://vimeo.com/event/1377078

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