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We Are Now Hiring a Development Director

Are you passionate about the arts, have fundraising experience, and ready to work in a fast-paced, creative environment? We are now accepting applications for the position of Development Director! Development Director The Lawrence Arts Center is seeking a Development Director to lead the strategy, cultivation and implementation of the fundraising activity and donor relations. Working … Continued

Thank you for making the 2018 Benefit Art Auction a success!

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2018 Benefit Art Auction a success. Together, generous sponsors, a dedicated staff and board of directors, talented artists and the art buyers who appreciate their work were able to raise funds to support the Exhibitions Program that will bring over 20 exhibitions to the Lawrence community in … Continued

It was a SOUPER Saturday!

We hope your beautiful new handmade bowls have found a spot in your home. We hit our goal! All funds raised will go toward supporting materials, equipment and financial aid in the Visual Arts Programs at the Lawrence Arts Center.  Special thanks to Dillons and Great Harvest Bread Co. for feeding 350 hungry bowl shoppers! … Continued

Art Heals with Molly Krause

  “I believe in salvation through art; in fact, art may be the only thing to save us. Making my unknown known is how I think of creativity and I’ve personally shown my unknown in a variety of ways at different stages of my life: dance, the culinary arts, and writing. Figuring out how to … Continued

Video: Art Heals Testimonial – Sadie

You’ve seen actress Sadie Barbee in the Summer Youth Theatre production of Avenue Q, Mary Baker’s Black Box Cabaret, and the recent holiday show, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. She also works behind the scenes in the performing arts department, helping in everything from technical theatre to the youth performance company, Play 12. But what you … Continued

Video: Art Heals Testimonial

When parent Charlotte Tritch visited the arts based preschool, she found a place of creativity and acceptance. Hear her story in this new video!   We hope you consider the Lawrence Arts Center in your year-end, tax-deductible giving. Help us improve the health of our community through the healing power of the arts! Click here … Continued

Gift Alert: Wine Tasting Tickets Make a Great Date Night!

When it comes to holiday giving, we believe the best gift is a future gift. Treat your sweetheart to a night out at the Lawrence Arts Center Wine Tasting. Try wines from around the world, courtesy of Ad Astra Selections, and enjoy small bites from Culinaria. With City Wine Market conveniently located around the corner, … Continued

Video: Medical Professional Finds Value in Art Classes

“Different forms of art add a whole new dimension to people… people may be able to find a way to express something in themselves they can’t do in any other way.” – Susan Stahl When Occupational Therapist Susan Stahl took a drawing class at the Arts Center, she developed skills to create her own exercises … Continued

Tickets on sale now for 2018 Wine Tasting

This event will sell out fast! Don’t miss your chance to participate in the premier event of the new year. All proceeds benefit the Lawrence Arts Center financial aid fund, social service outreach, and creative youth development. Our financial aid fund helps keep the arts accessible to all community members. Learn more and get your … Continued