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Adult Visual Arts: Private Lessons with your Favorite Teachers

Private lessons are a great way to keep you flexing those art muscles, and they are affordable too! Most lessons are $36/hour of instruction, and you can schedule them on your own time. Students age 14 and up are welcome unless otherwise noted. Check out our instructors and the mediums offered: Teacher Virtual or In-person … [more]


Virtual Phoneography Class With a Kit

If your kids are looking to level up their photos, look no further! Ann Dean’s ever popular Virtual Phonography class with a kit is back for fall! Students will learn the basics of photography and how to get the most out of their cell phone camera. Explore and share your world virtually through the camera … [more]


Adult Education: Fall Writing Classes

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Writing classes are rad, And so are you… When you enroll in these virtual classes! Write your own escape with Jackie Hedeman Wednesdays, September 9, 2020 – October 14, 2020 7:00PM – 8:00PM What does it mean to create a world? In this fiction writing class for all levels, we’ll … [more]


Zoom meeting representing multiple musical productions.

SYT Senior Virtual Variety Show Video

Because the show must go on, our Summer Youth Theatre Senior performers collaborated an entire month on a show-stopping variety show (literally) that YOU can now watch from home! So much work went into this production from rehearsals, to improvisation, to flying feats of technology, that we know you will appreciate the fruits of these … [more]


Adult Arts: Summer Sampler Series

Come unleash your inner artist or simply try something new with our Summer Sampler Series! Classes include jewelry, ceramics, drawing, writing, and fiber arts. With our new health and safety measures in place, we hope to hold these classes in person. To make things as safe as possible we are limiting class sizes and will … [more]


The Lawrence Arts Center the heART of the city

Dear Lawrence: June Stories and KPR Quarantine Stories

Dear Lawrence, Last month we asked ourselves what freedom means. A small group of artists at the Lawrence Arts Center went to work to create a circle, in which each person created a work, and then passed it to the next to inspire a new piece. “There may never be harder days for those who … [more]


A tote bag and t-shirt feature a screen printed graphic.

Adult Arts: Tees, Totes, Baskets, Vases, and Planters, Oh My!

Pre-ordered T-shirts and tote bags will be available for pickup starting July 6th! They turned out beautifully and feature our new summer logo designed by local artist Alicia Kelly. If you missed the order deadline, do not fret. We’ve got you covered! We have a limited supply of extra T-shirts and tote bags available for … [more]


Incredible Images from Ann Dean’s Students

Friday wrapped up another great week of virtual photography instruction with Ann Dean. Ann’s students in Digital Photo spent the week making some incredible images. Check out some of their work in the gallery below!  


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]