Final Fridays


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May Final Friday and Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Map

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April 24th Map of Final Friday Venues

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March 27th Final Friday Events

Final Friday March 27th, 2015 Event Contact: Molly Murphy, Submit an event by the 15th of each month: Artist Name or Exhibition Title ...

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October Final Friday preview: Day of the Dead celebrations, solar-powered flutes and 'A Series of Fortunate Events'

On the docket for this month's Final Friday: Day of the Dead celebrations, solar-powered flutes and "eye candy a go-go," among other happenings. And a ...

June Final Friday Preview: A fundraiser for Pet World, and the debut of a new community photo studio

With the Free State Festival in full swing, this month's Final Friday events come in a little under the radar.

April Final Friday preview: Art Emergency, See/Saw Film Festival and Lawrence Inside Out

This month's Final Friday happenings include an Art Emergency, See/Saw Film Festival and the official unveiling of the citywide Lawrence Inside Out project.

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Final Friday Preview: Marla Jackson to celebrate mother in Percolator quilt show

Over the years, quilter and historian Marla Jackson’s mother has been a strong influence in her life — and in her work. She’s represented, at least figuratively, in all 10 quilts that make up Jackson’s new exhibition at the Lawrence Percolator that opens Friday.

February Final Friday preview: Artist Roger Shimomura to talk, sell work at Makerspace

For one night only during this month's Friday Friday, celebrated artist Roger Shimomura will offer approximately 35 other prints at a solo show at Lawrence Creates Makerspace, 512 E. Ninth St.

January Final Friday preview: Sweet treats, graffiti influences and free massages

Final Fridays returns post-holidays with an eclectic mix of events. From love-centric art to ceramics to free massages, this Final Friday has something for everyone.

Library to give away copies of 'The Handmaid's Tale' during Final Friday

Lawrence Public Library will be handing out free copies of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” at various locations downtown during Final Friday.

Lawrence Creates Makerspace to host first-ever winter chautauqua

With a new year approaching fast, the Lawrence Creates Makerspace is bringing back an old tradition this weekend.

July Final Friday preview: Sock sculptures, women authors and Lawrence artists 'Inside Out'

Among the items on this month's Final Friday roster: sock sculptures, literary readings and a look at art from the 'Inside Out.'

May Final Friday Preview: Spotlighting art through the ages

There’s yesterday and today on display at this month’s Final Fridays.

April Final Friday Preview: Kansas beauty captured in photos

It’s finally spring, a time of rebirth and renewal, and a time to reacquaint ourselves with the natural world, which for many of us, means mowing, weeding and gardening.

March Final Friday Preview: The art of questioning

The artists at this month’s Final Fridays are full of questions, questions about self, questions about space and place, and questions about the power of symbols.

February Final Friday Preview: Sublime, heroic and timely works on display

The art at this month’s Final Fridays is nothing less than sublime, for that was the inspiration for the art on display at Phoenix Gallery Underground, 825 Massachusetts St.

January Final Friday Preview: New year, new venues

The new year brings a number of new venues for Final Friday art lovers.

Percolator looking for love-themed artwork

The deadline to submit to the "Make More Love" exhibit has been extended to Sunday, Jan. 26.

December Final Friday Preview: Drink up this month's events

While some of the traditional Final Friday venues will be closed this week, such as the Lawrence Arts Center and the Lawrence Art Party, there are still plenty of opportunities to see excellent works by some of our city’s most talented individuals — and you might have to have a drink or two in the process.

Mysterious, legendary creatures fill Percolator

Local artists Matthew Lord and Kent Smith have teamed up for a new exhibit dedicated to the field of cryptozoology, or mysterious creatures not proven to exist.

November Final Friday Preview: Bizarre Bazaar full of great gift ideas

As in previous years, this month’s Final Friday offers plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping — outside the box store.

Lawrence Arts Center stages 'Sweeney Todd'

Ric Averill has been thinking a lot about heritage recently. The longtime performing arts artistic director at the Lawrence Arts Center draws back the curtain on his latest project Friday, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” By John R. Phythyon Jr.