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Adult Arts: Classes start next week, enroll today!

Classes start next week, and slots are filling up fast! But don’t fret, there is still time to enroll. If you’re looking for something new and different, check out this stellar lineup! Sunday, January 10th Open Model with Jeff Ridgway, In-Person Monday, January 11th Ceramic Jewelry with Kyla Strid, Virtual Intro to Digital Photography with … [more]


CEK and Auto-Owners Insurance Support Kits for Kids

In an effort to reach young people safely and creatively during the pandemic, the Arts Center has created a variety of all-supplies-included Art Kits in the areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), early childhood and dance. And while these kits have been available for purchase throughout the summer and fall, they will now … [more]




Winter/Spring Catalog Features Work Lifting the Underrepresented

The cover of the Lawrence Art Center’s Winter/Spring catalog was both a moment and a lifetime in the making. Lawrence artist Blanca Herrada said the idea for “United in Revolution” came to her after attending the Women’s March on Washington in 2017. Herrada said she was among a group of women of color who came … [more]



Adult Arts: Get in Line for our Drawing and Painting classes!

Early enrollment for our winter session classes ends December 20th. Don’t miss out, and get a $10 discount when you enroll now! We have drawing and painting courses to fit all types of learners at the Lawrence Arts Center. Check out the classes that are on our holiday list, give the gift of art, and … [more]


Silkscreen Demonstration Rescheduled for January 9

Due to weather conditions on Dayon Royster’s travel route, the December 12 Free Virtual Silkscreen Demonstration has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 9th at 2:30pm. If you have already registered for the event, your registration will automatically carry over to the new date. If you haven’t signed up, register here! We apologize for any inconvenience … [more]


A Hoppy Holiday Video Playlist

From grasshoppers to mechanical dolls, let the Nutcracker fun begin with an all new short film featuring everyone’s favorite arthropods, The Lawrence Grasshopper, a trio of videos by the Lawrence Ballet Theatre and bonus highlights from The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet 2019! Enjoy this YouTube playlist and have a Hoppy Holiday from your Arts Center family! … [more]


Menorah livestream spreads light across Lawrence | LJW

Staff report on December 10, 2020 Thursday night, on the first evening of Hanukkah, the University of Kansas’ Chabad Center for Jewish Life hosted a menorah lighting outside the Lawrence Arts Center. Community members were encouraged to join the event via a virtual “Light Up Lawrence” livestream event. Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel, director of the Chabad … [more]