Where We Started, Where We Are
Working in partnership with the City, the Lawrence Arts Center launched in the historic Carnegie Library Building and quickly held its first arts center exhibit.
After remodeling the facility, the Lawrence Arts Center’s 1978 curriculum included 41 classes, up from just 9 classes when the center first opened.
Lawrence Arts Center presents the Seem-To-Be-Players, a theatre group for young people.
The Lawrence Arts Center was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, helping us grant access to workshops and classes for those in need of financial assistance.
The Seem-To-Be-Players become a professional acting group.
The inaugural Cultural Arts Fair for parents, teachers, and youth leaders was held on Oct. 13, and Ann Evans, arts director at the time, received the Lawrence Cultural Enhancement award for “major contributions to city enhancement and cultural exchange.”
Lawrence Arts Center receives the Kansas Governor’s Arts Award.
Various years, with each getting an image and content. Years on left, with their content and whatnot on the right.
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