The Lawrence Arts Center has received a $50,000 grant from U.S. Bank to fund and expand its HANG12 program for the next three school years. HANG12 is a curatorial board of high school students in Lawrence who create monthly gallery shows for Final Friday exhibitions. The grant will allow the program to expand from 16 to … Continued
By Kathy Hanks on July 22, 2019 Using an X-Acto knife, Ben Ahlvers very slowly cut through the packaging tape to open the tube of photographs that arrived Monday for a new exhibit at the Lawrence Arts Center. “It’s a little like surgery,” said Ahlvers, the exhibition program director at the center. He was being … Continued
WELCOME ALL DANCERS Cultivating the art of dance within the Lawrence community for over thirty years, with the vision to make dance 100% accessible to all, the School of Dance takes a multi-disciplinary approach to dance training, performance and outreach. We hope you will join us this fall to experience the artistry, joy and community … Continued
Congratulations to all who auditioned for our fall production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka! We can’t wait to open the chocolate factory with all of you music makers and dreamers of dreams… Click here to view the cast list!
Summer Youth Theatre presents The Odyssey: by Thespis and the Peloponnesian Midwest Regional Third Place Chorus July 18-20. Enjoy this photo gallery from dress rehearsal and get your tickets now for this hilarious and educational show! For more photos, visit us on facebook.
Humanities Kansas has just announced a $10,000 award to the Lawrence Arts Center in support of “Back to the Garden: Photographs of the 1969 Woodstock Festival,” a photo exhibit and public programs marking the 50thanniversary of Woodstock. Curated by Exhibitions Program Director Ben Ahlvers, “Back to the Garden” runs from August 9 through September 14 … Continued
The fall catalogue is now available at the link below and features a gorgeous cover with artwork by faculty member Kent Smith! Peek inside and get a jump start on a packed season of art experiences. Hard copies of the catalogue will hit Lawrence mailboxes and the Arts Center front desk very soon! Member enrollment … Continued
Sunday, Aug 11, 2:30-4:30pm, Studio 206 Looking to buy new dance attire items in Lawrence? Don’t miss Dance Shoppe of Kansas City‘s pop-up sale event in our dance studios! Meet with sale representatives from Dance Shoppe and get fit for your new dance attire, including new leotards, jazz pants, dance shoes, tights, and more! If … Continued
Thank you to the community members who wrote letters on our behalf, the incredible Summer Youth Theatre students who spoke so beautifully at the July 9th City Commission meeting, and to the city commissioners and staff who found a way to restore funding to our financial aid fund in next year’s budget. We are very … Continued
Welcome Amy Hope, School of Dance Coordinator, to the School of Dance! The Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance is excited to welcome Amy Hope, School of Dance Coordinator! Meet Amy by reading more here! New Feature! Convenient Online Enrollment with New Dance Bundle Discount! In response to your feedback, we are excited to announce a … Continued