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Art on Demand Launches!

We hosted our first Art on Demand experience here at the Lawrence Arts Center this week! Students and staff from Project SEARCH through Lawrence Public Schools came to the Arts Center to take a tour and screenprint t-shirts. The students each created a square to put on to the t-shirts and crafted a beautiful, collaborative … [more]


Upcoming School’s Out: Art is Love & Pop Up Gallery

When school is out, art is in! We base our School’s Out Workshops on our summer programming model, mixing performance and visual arts together to take a deep dive into a fun and engaging theme. Students participate in creative, project-based learning in both disciplines to create wondrous works of art in a lively and social … [more]


Middle School Classes: Start the New Year off Right!

Whether your middle schooler can’t wait to get behind a camera or if metalsmithing is more their game, now is the time to sign up for an art class in 2020! In Filmmaking, young cinephiles will focus on storytelling and editing basics to create short videos on Tuesdays with filmmaker Christie Dobson. In Metals, students will stamp, … [more]


Elementary Classes: Get Creative in 2020!

Looking for creative opportunities for your elementary aged kids in the new year? We got you covered! From clay to digital art, we have lots of great classes in store for 2020 including: Creative Prints, Mixed Media Mania, Clay Many Ways, and Photoshop: Digital Painting. New classes start the week of January 6th, 2020. Enroll by … [more]


Anime artwork created by students displayed on a wall

We have Anime-zing news!

Due to popular demand we have added a section of Anime-zing to our winter programming. Woohoo! Create your own anime, kawaii, and cartoon characters with graphite, Copic markers, color pencil, and a variety of 2D materials. Work at your own pace with insight and instruction from Ms. Katie Alldritt. This class begins on 1/9/20 and … [more]


Yellow, pink and blue shapes with dots, lines and squiggly lines

School’s Out & Radical 80s Art is in!

When school is out, art is in! We base our School’s Out Workshops on our summer programming model, mixing performance and visual arts together to take a deep dive into a fun and engaging theme. Students participate in creative, project-based learning in both disciplines to create wondrous works of art in a lively and social … [more]


Two Students Participating In Our Coloring Outside The Lines Workshop

Back By Popular Demand: Creative classes for 2 to 8 year olds

We are very excited to announce that we have added two additional Coloring Outside the Lines classes to our fall program. If you have a 2 or 3 year old and would like to take our 4 week adult/child art exploration class, enroll now before it’s too late! Classes start November 15th and run through December … [more]


Start Up Students Working Next To Each Other Creating On A Long Sheet of Paper

stARTup has started up!

For the last three years, the Lawrence Arts Center has been running a program for high school students that connects professional skills to studio practices. StARTup is a program for high school artists looking to take their art to a professional level. They work on studio practices to make pieces missing from their portfolio and … [more]


Lawrence Arts Center students creating in class

New Youth Classes Begin Soon!

Brand new youth classes begin October 21st! Middle schoolers can sign up now for More Metals and Sketchbook Studio, because who doesn’t love wearable art and filling up an empty sketchbook? Elementary-age students can enroll in Clay Tourist and Jewelry  In Clay Tourist, students will take their ceramic talents to the next level by hand-building both functional … [more]


Group picture of students on School's out day

Upcoming School’s Out Workshops

If you’re looking for something for your kids to do on their upcoming days off school, we are offering some tantalizing options: Candy Creations for Elementary (1st-5th) and Two Day Moviemaking for Middle School (6th-8th). Candy Creations is a Wonka-esque two day candy extravaganza from 9 am – 4 pm. Students will invent new candy … [more]