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Instructor John Hulsey Featured in International Instructional TV Series

Move over, Bob Ross, Watercolor Instructor/ Professional Artist John Hulsey was visited by the Australian TV Series, Colour in Your Life, last August. The instructional art series has been televised in thirteen countries, and in this episode, John was featured in an oil painting demonstration. You can learn more about the series and view the video … Continued


Jan. 19: New-to-Studio Meet & Greet, Biannual Attire Swap!

New-to-Studio Meeting 10am-12pm, Dance Studios – New to our studios? We want to meet you! Come say hello to School of Dance staff and let us answer any questions you may have about our program. We are glad to meet you! Biannual Attire Swap (FREE event!) 10am-12pm, Main Lobby – Don’t forget to stop by the … Continued


It’s Not Too Late! Adult Visual Arts Classes Still Enrolling!

Winter has been a flurry of activity around the LAC studios with a blizzard of classes in Visual Arts beginning this week. Don’t let the avalanche intimidate; it’s not too late to enroll in upcoming sessions! Have an opening in your New Year schedule? Check out these later week sessions, enrolling now: 1st Time Potter: … Continued


Show Up, Do Art: Free Family Art Experiences for 2019

Opening this Friday, artist Tara Moorman’s exhibition Letters to my Ancestors features a family tree of watercolor portraiture. Dense with pattern and detail, the work reveals the richness of both period clothing and family history. Moorman explains the history of the project: When my mother, Patty Nation Fisher, of Erie, Kansas passed away, I inherited a large … Continued


New Year, New Skills! Resolutions in Adult Visual Arts.

Ring in the New Year! Jewelry by Teaching Artist Carly Kimbrough   The new year offers a great opportunity to learn a new skill or renew artistic practice. Many of winter/spring session classes begin the week of January 6th. Browse our catalog for returning classes and new offerings in printmaking, ceramics, metals, fiber arts, writing, book … Continued


AUDITIONS 2019 Summer Youth Theatre

Welcome to our 2019 Summer Youth Theatre Audition Page!  Read below for audition information, grade guidelines, and date specifics.   How does the SYT program work by grade? 4th graders can choose between participating in the 1st-4th grade camps or the 4th-6th program.  Click HERE for more information about our PreK-K & 1st-4th Grade camps. … Continued


Gift a Class and Make it a Local Handmade Holiday!

Teaching Artist and screenprint instructor Alicia Kelly’s holiday card   Looking for that perfect last minute local gift, but would rather not leave the warmth and safety of a flickering Netflix marathon? Why compromise? Enrollment in a Winter/Spring class at the Lawrence Arts Center makes the perfect surprise, and with online and phone registration options, … Continued


A Day in the Life of a Nutcracker

You might think the life of a Nutcracker is an easy one. Nights filled with adoring fans ….   and days filled with relaxing activities…   But the role certainly has its ups and downs…   So, yesterday, when I felt I just might be starting to crack, I took a few deep breaths and … Continued