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Mona Cliff Mural

9th Street Project Updates!

East 9th Street Mural by Mona Cliff, 1045 Pennsylvania St.                       Like the talented creatives they are, many East 9th Street artists have seamlessly transitioned their projects to digital, physically distant, and community supportive endeavors. Here’s an update on what they’ve been up to, and how … [more]


City of Lawrence Strategic Planning

Lawrence is a unique city where the arts are for everyone. Make sure this continues by attending a public strategic planning session. Let our leaders know what you want for the future of Lawrence. Arts & culture are part of a visionary plan for the future! How to give input: Schedule a Lawrence Listens Team … [more]



Reads: East Ninth Call For Youth Art, Rebuilding East 9th Street

9th Street Project – Upcoming Events!

Projects are rolling and events are popping up! Here is what is coming up this week: Friday October 25th 5-9PM | Stephen Johnson – Opening Reception for 9th Street Rhythms @ Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St. Also check out this great article about his exhibition by the Daily Kansan! Tuesday October 29th 6-8PM … [more]


Abstract playground equipment

Artist focuses on the rhythms of the street | UDK

By Rick Hellman on October 23, 2019 Stephen T. Johnson’s large, colorful mosaics decorate public transportation systems in New York and Los Angeles and many public buildings in between. His books of illustrations and wordplay have been published by major publishers. Click to read more…



Reads: East Ninth Call For Youth Art, Rebuilding East 9th Street

9th Street – Youth Corps Application

The voices of young people are important to the Rebuilding East Ninth Together Project and the East Lawrence Neighborhood! The goal of the Youth Corps is to support young artists in East Lawrence in learning and creating, providing life skills and public art experience to carry into adulthood. Youth Corps artists can make art individually, … [more]


East Ninth Project – Upcoming Events!

Keep in the loop with East Ninth projects and get involved!   Tuesday October 1st Yarn It Forward Soup and Stitch Learn to crochet or do other yarn craft, or help others to learn. All that plus dinner! Tuesdays through October, 6-8 pm at the Sunrise Project, 1501 Learnard.   Friday October 4th  “Generational Knowledge” … [more]


East Ninth – Final Six Artists Chosen!

This past weekend our second round of jurors met to hear presentations from the finalists from the Pathways group of applicants. After a long day of deliberation, they chose six final projects to fill out the total 15 projects that will be completed with this ArtPlace grant.   PROJECTS The six newly selected community-based projects are, in no … [more]


9th Street – Pathways Proposals due Friday!

The Rebuilding East Ninth Street project is moving along! If you haven’t already heard, our first round of proposals have been selected. We had a reception and presentation last Thursday for the community to hear about the projects and talk with the participating artists. Click here to see more information about the projects. There was … [more]