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March 2019



March 27 @ 3:00 pm

Show up, do art. Our galleries will be overflowing with work in all mediums, from a phenomenal array of artists, for our annual Benefit Art Auction Exhibition. Join us for an afternoon of “I Spy” challenges, Arts Center style! Our free family programs offer 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!


FINAL FRIDAY: 2019 Benefit Art Auction Exhibition

March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Approximately 180 pieces generously donated by artists fill our three gallery spaces in the 2019 Benefit Art Auction Exhibition. Proceeds from the sale of all artwork supports the Exhibitions program at the Lawrence Arts Center. Bid online or in the galleries during Final Friday!


April 2019

INSIGHT Art Talk: Benefit Art Auction Exhibition Selected Artists

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Benefit Art Auction artists Matt Burke, Judith G. Levy, Angie Pickman and Rick Stein will talk about their work in this year's exhibition. Meet the artists, browse the galleries, and bid on original art on a beautiful spring evening! INSIGHT Art Talks are free, open to the public and made possible by support from Truity Credit Union.



2019 Benefit Art Auction

April 13 @ 5:30 pm

Fine art and fun times to support a good cause!   All artwork can be bid on in the galleries and online during the month-long exhibition leading up to the live auction party. Silent auction art can be purchased outright at any time for 200% of retail value. Established by artists in 1981 as a way to fund a not-for-profit gallery, the Lawrence Arts Center Annual Benefit Art Auction provides funding for the exhibitions program now occupying five spaces in the…

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2019 Vanguard Awards

April 26 @ 6:15 pm

Vanguard Award:  A prize of $1200 is awarded to each of the top 2D and top 3D high school artists included in the USD 497 show, whose work demonstrates the highest overall quality, originality, and skill. The prize intended to support the student’s continued study in the visual arts. Trailblazer Award: A prize of $600 is awarded to a 2D and 3D student whose work is of high quality and demonstrates an exceptional level of experimentation, innovation, and skill.  The prize is intended to…


September 2019

Print Week 2019

September 23 @ 9:00 am - September 28 @ 9:00 pm

exhibitions  •  print fair  •  workshops  •  demonstrations  •  presentations   A collaboration with the Lawrence Arts Center, Wonder Fair, the University of Kansas Printmaking Department, and the Spencer Museum of Art.


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