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Welcome to the Lawrence Arts Center! This 40,000 square-foot facility built in 2002 was funded through a public/private partnership between the City of Lawrence and a group of dedicated community donors who understood the social and civic value of the arts. The City and the community split the cost of the building’s construction, and the community gifted their half of the building to the City upon its completion, making this facility a City-owned asset.

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Exterior of the Lawrence Arts Center

 

HOURS

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Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm

Friday-Sunday 9am-7pm

Sunday Gallery Hours 1:30-7pm

 

ACCESSIBILITY

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The Lawrence Arts Center is committed to making its facilities, programming, and website accessible to all. Patrons are encouraged to inquire at the front desk if they require accommodation, auxiliary aid, or service.

 

TOUR & FIELD TRIPS

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Self-guided tour booklets are available at the front desk. We are also happy to make arrangements for guided tours for classroom groups and individuals. Please contact us for more information.

We are closed on the following holidays:
Labor Day: September 7th
Thanksgiving: November 26th & 27th
Winter Vacation: Closed at noon December 22nd – January 1st

ABOUT THE PUBLIC ART

Red Dancer/Jan Gaumnitz  •  Word Windows/Patrick Dooley  • Front Plaza Stone Work/Karl Ramberg


 

GALLERIES CLASSES THEATER