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Lawrence, Kansas

  • Lawrence Arts Center

    Lawrence Arts CenterThe Lawrence Arts Center serves the community and region by providing an extensive calendar of exhibitions, performances and classes. Housed in spacious, new quarters, the Arts Center is the hub of ar...
    Lawrence Arts Center
  • Lied Center at the University of Kansas

    Lied Center at the University of KansasThe University of Kansas' $14.3 million performing arts center will enthrall you with Broadway favorites, magical family entertainment, breathtaking dance and elegant music. Ranked by International Ar...
    Lied Center at the University of Kansas
  • Lawrence Arts

    Lawrence ArtsLawrence is proud of its artists, arts institutions, galleries, and alternative art spaces. During the 1990s, Lawrence ranked 12th in percentage of artists in the workforce, according to the National ...
    Lawrence Arts
  • Stan Herd Earth Art

    Stan Herd Earth ArtThe Medicine Wheel earth art was designed by a Haskell art instructor and Haskell students and built by internationally known crop-artist, Stan Herd (also a Lawrencian). Crop art is a way of planting ...
    Stan Herd Earth Art

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Depot and Visitors Center

During its post-Civil War rebuilding, one of Lawrence's main goals was to establish itself as the railroad hub of the Midwest. In 1882, Union Pacific spent $40,000 buying lots in North Lawrence and announced that it would build a new passenger depot. The 1889

Lawrence, KS Railroad History

KU Natural History Museum

Established in 1866, this museum is nationally recognized for its public exhibits and collections as well as research and graduate education. The museum's exhibits are housed in Dyche Hall, on the main campus of the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Dyche Hall is listed on the

Lawrence, KS Museums

Stan Herd Earth Art

The Medicine Wheel earth art was designed by a Haskell art instructor and Haskell students and built by internationally known crop-artist, Stan Herd (also a Lawrencian). Crop art is a way of planting and growing crops to create a visual image, in this case the medicine wheel. Although a bird'

Lawrence, KS Arts

Carnegie Building

The Carnegie Building was built in 1904 as one of Andrew Carnegie's philanthropic contributions to the growth of cultural opportunities for rural communities. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building had housed the Lawrence Arts Center until 2002

Lawrence, KS Carnegie Libraries

Prairie Park Nature Center

This center hosts a vast system of trails, a bird watching area and prairie observatory. The main building houses nine permanent exhibits plus a classroom, gift shop and meeting room. The park encompasses 71 acres and contains approximately eight acres of virgin, never plowed prairie with nearly 180

Lawrence, KS Learning Centers

Things to do near Lawrence, KS

Melvern Lake Fishing Report

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the bes...

Evangelical Covenant Church

The Evangelical Covenant Church is listed on the State Historic Register. ...