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At Home Learning Starts NOW!

Public school may be delayed until September, but at-home learning doesn’t have to wait… Elementary kids will love our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) Art a la Carte Summer Supply kits. Young makers will keep busy, stay safe, and have fun with a variety of creative projects that can fit into any schedule. … [more]

Box City Tokyo

As we head into our final week of summer classes here at the Lawrence Arts Center, we just wanted to thank everyone who stuck with us through virtual learning and into totally new protocol due to COVID-19 for our limited on-site programming. We appreciate your willingness to work through these trials with us and your … [more]

Youth Watercolor with Miss Katie Alldritt

Miss Katie Alldritt is usually making magic with our elementary-age artists, but this summer she taught a middle/high school watercolor class on-site. Katie’s students got a deep dive into the fundamentals of watercolor, created their own palettes, and painted some lovely flowers.

Cardboard Arcade Comes to Life

Creativity and imagination abounded during Cardboard Arcade last week! The kids started off by watching Caine’s Arcade to get an idea of how they could transform simple cardboard into something amazing. They went on to brainstorm what their arcade game might be, what they would name it, and how they could bring it to life. … [more]

Lawrence Arts Center Facility Disinfected Continually Using State-of-the-Art Technology

During our building closure, facility maintenance staff have installed a new cleaning system to provide fast and safe sanitizing with no toxins! This technology keeps our building clean and healthy while leaving only water and oxygen behind. How it works: Oxygen from the air is safely turned into ozone, then infused into ordinary cold tap water. Ozone is attracted to … [more]

Join Tequa Creek to ensure Art Kits are available to everyone!

Since mid-March, Arts Center staff and instructors have tested their creativity beyond measure. Classes have gone virtual and programming looks different, but we’ve stayed connected. One way we’ve adapted is by making Art Kits available for at-home learning, and enrollments and participation are steady. To continue our mission of making art available to everyone, we … [more]

The Kids are Back for Youth Visual Arts Camps!

We have enjoyed working with the kiddos via Zoom immensely, but it sure is nice to see some young artists in the building! Since June 15 we have been holding on-site camps with limited numbers to maintain health and safety protocols. Below you can see the artists deep in the creative process and diligently wearing … [more]

Youth Use Their Phones as Cameras with Instructor Ann Dean

Ann Dean’s Virtual Phonography students produced some beautiful photographs during their virtual youth workshop last week! Check out their work in the gallery below and see what’s coming up next for middle and high schoolers this summer.  

Boxes labeled “sculpture engineers” sit stacked in a hallway.

Youth Education Update

A quick update from your friends in Youth Education! Virtual art camps are underway via Zoom, and plans are in place for those to continue as we move into summer. This has been a new challenge, and we are so thankful for the young artists who are joining us on this crazy ride! On June … [more]

A pet adoption poster featuring an ink drawing of a dog.

A Summer of Creativity Launches With Pet Week!

June and July are packed with adventures in youth art education! From weekly art kits, to virtual collaborations and socially distanced in-person experiences, there is so much to make, discover and create this summer. The fun kicked off this week with Pet Week. Elementary-aged students were joined online by very special visitors from the Lawrence … [more]