Local creators working on video series, research, fashion shows, performances and more — including a song to accompany the planting of fruit trees around the Lawrence library — have been chosen to receive grants that will help progress their art.
A ribbon-cutting will be held Friday to celebrate a new sculpture at Cosmos Indian Store & Cafe, with free henna art offered to community members who attend.
F-Mart Asian Market will celebrate the completion of a new mural on the side of its building, called “Cloudy With A Chance of Boba,” with a ribbon-cutting on Saturday.
KU design professor Ryan Clifford works at the intersection of design and social impact. As the faculty lead for Ampersand RadLab, a new student-run project focused on community engagement, he’s helping young adults harness the power of visual art as a force for good.
Applications for three community arts programs are now open, the City of Lawrence announced this week.
In a new short film, “The Beauty Within,” graduates of Van Go testify to the support and healing they found as young artists in the program.
This Final Friday, the Cider Gallery will host an exhibit from youth-led curatorial group Hang12, alongside new works by artist Rick Wright. An exhibit at SeedCo Studios will feature the work of several Lawrence artists, including the current Lawrence Arts Center artists-in-residence.
A forum Saturday will ask the six candidates for Lawrence City Commission to answer questions about how they value local arts and cultural organizations and businesses.
The Lawrence Art Guild’s Art in the Park returned to South Park on Saturday. Festivities resume from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Jacob Burmood, the artist who created “Paradoxical Synapse,” will be in attendance for a Final Friday public unveiling of the sculpture at 8th and Vermont streets.
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