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Health and Safety Guidelines for Phased Reopening

Before coming to the Lawrence Arts Center please complete the following COVID-19 self-screening.   1. In the last 14 days, have you been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with, or is suspected to have COVID-19?   2. Is your temperature 100°F (38°C) or higher?   3. Are you experiencing two or … [more]


Get your Holiday Cards Here!

The 6th Annual Holiday Card sale is on! Hand-crafted holiday cards, created by Friends and Members of the John Talleur Printmaking Studio, are now available for sale at the Front Desk of the Lawrence Arts Center. Purchase them online to pick them up, or have them shipped to you! All prices include sales tax. A portion … [more]



New Purification Process Increases Air Quality Inside the Arts Center

These days, needlepoint is no longer simply a class at the Lawrence Arts Center! In our ongoing effort to boost safety within our physical building, we are happy to announce that we have added needlepoint bipolar ionization (NPBI) to our building systems. NPBI is an air purification method that utilizes ionization to reduce airborne particles, … [more]


Adult Arts: Enroll in Winter and Spring Session classes!

Our brand new catalog is out! Check out our exciting course offerings that comprise virtual, on-site, and hybrid classes that get you out and about in our beautiful city. Choose your medium and enroll today. Our instructors are here to help you stay connected and stay creative! Member enrollment begins November 22nd. Open enrollment begins … [more]


Youth Ed’s Mr. Neal Accepts Teaching Position at Bishop Seabury Academy

We are proud to announce (though heartbroken to know) that Director of Youth Education Neal Barbour has accepted a teaching position at Bishop Seabury Academy. While he will officially be departing the Lawrence Arts Center in mid-December, his legacy in Youth Education will remain, and he will always be a member of our family. Neal … [more]



Opportunities for Dancers to Keep Moving Through the End of the Year

Winter/Spring Enrollment Coming Soon – Interim Dance Classes Bridge the Gap Winter and Spring classes are just around the corner. Until then, the School of Dance has you covered and will keep you moving and grooving now through the end of the year! Interim classes will begin December 1 with Inter/Advanced Ballet (for students level … [more]



Adult Arts Featured Teacher: Lora Jost

We would like to give a special shout out to our drawing teacher Lora Jost, whose Sound the Climate Alarm exhibit is showing in the middle gallery from October 30-December 21. Jost’s art is experiential–drawing upon socially urgent themes, incorporating textures and mosaic patterns, and blending elements of nature with dash of fantasy. For a … [more]


Welcome to our LIVE KITTY CAM!

Our new exhibit, Kitty City, features adoptable felines from the Lawrence Humane Society in a captivating cosmopolitan setting. The colorful buildings and cloudscapes were designed by the Exhibitions team of Ben Ahlvers and Jeremy Rockwell to create an environment of playful antics, quiet repose and mesmerizing window watching. And now you can see the playful … [more]