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Early Ed Talks: Amanda Pintore

About our guest blogger… Rudi Monson’s daughter is currently in her second year of preschool at the Lawrence Arts Center. Her older daughter spent three years in the Arts Center’s Early Childhood Education program, including kindergarten. Rudi holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary/Middle School Education from the University of Kansas, and a master’s in Curriculum … Continued



Featured Classes: Introduction to Digital Photo and Darkroom Photography

Lawrence Arts Center Teaching Artist Ann Dean was honored with the Best of Lawrence: Artist Working in Photography or Digital Images title in 2018. Recently, Ann has been announced as a returning finalist in the 2019 Best of Lawrence Awards!  At the Lawrence Arts Center, we feel lucky to host Ann as a committed studio … Continued


Early Ed Talks: Amanda Clark

About our guest blogger… Rudi Monson’s daughter is currently in her second year of preschool at the Lawrence Arts Center. Her older daughter spent three years in the Arts Center’s Early Childhood Education program, including kindergarten. Rudi holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary/Middle School Education from the University of Kansas, and a master’s in Curriculum … Continued


Performing Arts this May: Dreaming About SYT

Hello and Happy May! We had our Summer Youth Theatre auditions and are delighted to share our cast lists with you.   We are wrapping up our winter/spring season with our Story Slam series on Friday, May 10th with the finale, Grand Slam! Live music begins at 7 pm and the slam starts at 7:30 pm. Never … Continued


Coming Up This Month in the School of Dance!

May 10-16 | Last Week of Classes A friendly reminder that the final week of Winter-Spring dance classes is May 10-17. Our Winter-Spring semester culminates in our End of Year Showcase on May 17-18 on the Main Stage Theater at the Lawrence Arts Center. May 17 – 18 | School of Dance End of Year … Continued


Summer Dance Classes and Camps Enrollment is Now Open!

Get ready for summer at the School of Dance! Classes At the Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance, we provide an extensive program of dance classes and camps for movers of all ages! From little movers to adults, from Chinese Classical Dance to Irish Step, we offer classes for everyone! Check out our summer course … Continued


May Postcards from Adult Visual Arts

above: images from Printmaking Artist in Residence, Johanna Winters show ENDLNG, opening Friday, May 31st. Early Enrollment Discount  Picnic blankets, fireworks, front yard poppies… the bright red hues of summer are on our mind. As visual artists, we love a cadmium, a crimson, a vermilion, and a madder. This summer, Adult Visual Arts has created … Continued


Youth Visual Arts Education May Newsletter

above: the 2019 USD 497 Exhibition, on view through May 10th   Enroll Now for Our Summer Discount! Sure, summer doesn’t officially start until June 20th, but as artists we rarely follow the rules, and around here summer classes start the week of June 2nd. To satisfy our impatience for popsicle/firefly/lawn sprinkler season, we’re offering … Continued


Last Week of Winter-Spring Classes

FINAL WEEK OF WINTER-SPRING CLASSES A friendly reminder that the final week of Winter-Spring dance classes is May 10-17. Our Winter-Spring semester culminates in our End of Year Showcase on May 17-18 on the Main Stage Theater at the Lawrence Arts Center. DRESS REHEARSALS FOR END OF YEAR SHOWCASES Dress rehearsals occur during class time … Continued