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Valentine’s Caregiver & Child Dance

Lawrence Public Library KS

We’re holding a special Valentine’s Dance with our friends from the Lawrence Public Library! Come learn some dances, hear some music, and make a special craft just for this occasion! Held at Lawrence Public Library Auditorium Free, Caregiver and Child Ages 6 & Up


Story Slam | Wanna Bet?

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

Real stories, live and uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme each month. Never the same story (or evening!) twice. $10 Suggested Donation Adults, 18+ only. Free livestream link here:

Lawrence Love Letters

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

Lawrence Love Letters is a performance and storytelling project centered on stories of love in our community that asks the following questions, "What does love look like? What does love sound like? What does love smell like? What does love feel like? What does love taste like?" We will explore these questions in a performance … [more]

In-Person Scholarship Audition: Summer 2022 Ballet Senior Intensive

Lawrence Arts Center

Grades 6-12, Equivalent to Ballet Vb-VII Join us this summer for a remarkable dance experience in downtown Lawrence, KS. Held at the Lawrence Arts Center, this program offers dancers opportunities for artistic growth through world-class instruction by accomplished faculty, guest artists, and choreographers. Based on a diverse & well-balanced curriculum, this program strives to develop … [more]

Good Morning Indian Country

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence, KS

Wednesday Mornings, 9-10:30 am March 2, 9, 23, 30 & April 6, 13 Livestream Join us for Good Morning Indian Country, a six-episode, live-streamed morning talk show at the Lawrence Arts Center, featuring some of Indian Country’s finest in business, health, and education. Aimed at increasing visibility and representation of Indigenous issues, this show will … [more]

Threads, Weaving the Tapestry of Lawrence Freedom

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

Join Ric Averill in creating a family history of who founded or found Lawrence. Lawrence’s good, bad, and sometimes ugly relationship to abolition and the founding of our Free State is explored as we play out stories from prehistory to the here and now. Sound ambitious? Alternately comically absurd and deadly serious, actors will breathe … [more]

St. Patrick’s Day Céilí Party!

Lawrence Public Library KS

In Irish, the word “céilí” (KAY-LEE) means party! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by enjoying a free Irish Step Dance performance and participating in traditional Irish group dances led by Annie Stark at the Lawrence Public Library. Performance will last approximately 30 minutes with group activities to follow.  This event is free and open to the … [more]


2022 Benefit Art Auction Exhibition

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

FEATURED ARTIST JT DANIELS The annual Benefit Art Auction serves as the primary funding source for the Exhibitions Program at the Lawrence Arts Center. The galleries exhibit diverse artists in all media, ranging from local preschool children to internationally known artists. For the past 42 years, it has been a priority to keep exhibits free … [more]


School of Dance presents The Sleeping Beauty

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

Based on the classic French fairytale by Charles Perrault and set to the beautiful musical score by Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty ballet returns to the Arts Center main stage. Join us as Princess Aurora is cursed by an evil fairy and doomed to sleep for a hundred years. Safeguarded by the Lilac Fairy, the princess … [more]