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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: ArtPlace Project Facilitator

We are now accepting applications for an ArtPlace Project Facilitator The ArtPlace Project Facilitator is a contract position that will provide the primary project management for the completion of the Ninth Street Art Project, according to the outline presented by the Lawrence Arts Center to ArtPlace. The four-part project is outlined as: Listening, Research, Pathways Toward … Continued


Announcing The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet!

Click here to view the Nutcracker Cast List! Download the rehearsal schedule (09/21/18) Enrollment & Fees To accept your Nutcracker role(s), ALL CAST MEMBERS must register in person through the Front Desk by September 29th. The course code to enroll through the Front Desk is FA-DYNKB. There is a $145 participation fee for youth cast … Continued


Spotlight on Color Play: Meet Clarissa Corkins and Jen Theby Quinn!

Two cities. Two arts centers. Two early childhood community partners. One show. Color Play.   Meet Clarissa Corkins, Production Coordinator, and Jen Theby-Quinn, performer for Color Play, a performance for very young children at the Lawrence Arts Center and the Center of Creative Arts! Clarissa Corkins is a videographer, coordinator, snack provider, organizer, supporter, and any other title needed … Continued


Enrolling Now: Open Studio With Louis

Did you know that in addition to our adult classes, structured as technical intensives, we offer open studio options? Open studios, in print, ceramics, and painting, allow space for students to further develop personal work and expanded self-direction. Today we’re spotlighting Open Studio with Louis. Led by painter and longtime Kansan Louis Copt, this nine-week … Continued



Oct. 31: Halloween at the School of Dance!

Wear your Halloween costume to dance class on Oct. 31! Dance to the spooky beat! The School of Dance encourages all students to wear their Halloween costume to dance class, Wednesday, October 31. Students are still required to wear the appropriate dance shoes/legwear and arrive with hair properly styled. While not expected, sharing candy with … Continued


Artist INC Has Returned! Professional Development for Artists in Every Medium

We are pleased to announce the return of Artist INC!  Enabled by a grant awarded by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, the program will offer its third Lawrence session beginning in January 2019! Artist INC assists artists at all stages of their career through building creative and financial strategies. Business and budgeting advice for … Continued


Oct. 23: Hip Hop Master Class with Amirah Sackett

The Lied Center of Kansas and the School of Dance welcome Amirah Sackett to Lawrence! Internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and teacher Amirah Sackett will host a Master Class for School of Dance Hip Hop students on October 23 before performing at the Lied Center of Kansas. This Master Class is provided by the Lied … Continued


Spotlight on Color Play: Meet Ernesto Hodison and Patrick Blindauer!

Two cities. Two arts centers. Two early childhood community partners. One show. Color Play.   Meet Ernesto Hodison and Patrick Blindauer, performers for Color Play, a performance for very young children at the Lawrence Arts Center and the Center of Creative Arts! Ernesto Hodison is a musician and vocalist who is naturally drawn to pretty much everything unusual, unique, … Continued


Oct. 19: Performance & Artist Talk Potluck with Maura Garcia

Studio 720 | 6:00-7:30 pm 6:00 pm | Potluck 6:30 pm | Artist Talk & Performance Join artist Maura Garcia for an evening of dance and conversation over shared food! Bring a covered dish of your choice to Studio 720 and meet Maura before enjoying an excerpt of Maura’s newest choreography, followed by an artist … Continued