The walls of Eleanor Woodyard’s study suddenly seem very, very bare. More than 180 colorfully adorned visitors from across the globe that once smiled, frowned and grimaced at Woodyard and her late husband have taken up residency elsewhere — a place they’ll undoubtedly be able to make more friends.
What does it mean to live in a nest, a home or interior? The Lawrence Percolator has teamed up with two community housing organizations to answer through art.
Michael Krueger teaches art at Kansas University, has exhibited and lectured internationally and had work featured in art publications in major U.S. cities. But no one’s ever written about his bizarre, palm-sized (and some pinkie-sized) cutout “drawings of little note” — no one’s ever really seen them.
Theatre Lawrence's new building big enough for everyone — and then some
There are a lot of words that could describe Theatre Lawrence’s new $7.2 million building at 4660 Bauer Farm Drive: beautiful, impressive, exciting. But there’s one that does it best: Big.
One of my favorite memories of the years I lived in the Southmoreland Neighborhood in Kansas City occurred during a late-night walk near the Kansas City Art Institute.
Lawrence’s long-running sketch comedy and musical show hosted by incorrigible European playboy Victor Continental will soon be coming to an end.
Eleanor Woodyard talks about some of the 180 masks she and her late husband collected and that she's donating to Theatre Lawrence.
The Spencer Museum of Art's new curator of global indigenous art will lead a lunch-hour tour on Friday of her inaugural exhibit. “Too often, ideas about ‘natives’ are linked to outdated stereotypes, which can make these communities seem frozen in a particular time and place,” she says. “The reality is that their traditions have undergone as many transformations in form, medium, meaning and aesthetics as European or Asian art has.”
On Friday, June 7, authors Melissa Miles McCarter and Margaret Kramer will present their work and experiences at a book reading hosted by The Raven Bookstore.
For everyone who isn’t buying Lied Center season tickets this year, tickets to individual shows go on sale this week. The Lied is kicking off its 20th anniversary season public ticket sales Monday morning with a radio celebration and special offers.
Lawrence author Tom Mach earned recognition in this year’s International Book Awards for his novel, “Angels at Sunset.”
After 5-year-old Caden White died from cancer in 2009, his father, Darin, created a sculpture in his memory. The artist is now sharing that highly personal piece of art with the community. White is one of eight artists taking part in this year's Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.
Because a photograph can only be a one-dimensional representation of a subject, many photographs tend to look flat and lack dimension and depth. A creative visual device to overcome this problem is to incorporate elements in your scene that fill empty space or add content around your subject.
Drawing from the codification of meaning and emotion by the media, Geo Sipp’s work seeks to reevaluate the visual narrative to which we have become conditioned.
The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced the lineup for its 2013-2014 Humanities Lecture Series. All lectures are free and open to the public.
Wonder Fair this month is displaying works by last year’s Wonder Fair Print Invitational winner, and issuing a call for artists for this year’s Invitational.
Performance art seeks to capture attention of folks on the fringe
Some people are interested in history. Some are drawn to art. To engage the rest, artist Gregory Thomas believes, publicly destroying a larger-than-life item in a giant ball of flames usually does the trick. Meet the Quantrill's raid commemoration idea known as the Phoenix Festival.