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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]


I Heart Local Music Presents: The Historic Spaces Project

We are proud to be part of the virtual debut of I Heart Local Music’s concert series in historic Lawrence locations on Tuesday, July 28, 5pm on Facebook Live. See virtual performances by musicians CS Luxem, Alex Kimball Williams, Ryan Manuel and Elexa Dawson here at the Arts Center, the Watkins Museum of History, the … [more]


Thanks to YOU for our Auction Success!

The 40th Benefit Art Auction was far from typical, but the gratitude we feel to everyone involved during this strange year is immense and has left us extremely hopeful for the future.  The preview party on March 12 went off without a hitch, but then the galleries fell dark and we had to press pause … [more]


Adult Arts: Summer Workshops

In addition to our new Summer Sampler Series, we are also offering several short one- and two-day workshops! If you are short on time, you can still get your art fix with your favorite teachers. We hope to hold these classes in person, while implementing health and safety measures. We will be limiting the class … [more]


Food Drive for the Ballard Center!

The Lawrence Arts Center is proud to share information about our Food Drive for the Elizabeth Ballard Community Services and Early Childhood Center. Read below to learn more about our continued partnership with the Ballard Center and how you can get involved!     Our Partnership In 2019-2020, our programs in Performing Arts and Theatre … [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]