Events Calendar

All events are free and open to everyone unless otherwise noted. See individual listings for events that require registration.

May 24

Activity

Art Cart At Large Pollinators

10AM – 12PM
THE PANORAMA, NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, DYCHE HALL, 1345 JAYHAWK BLVD

Join Spencer staff for an Art Cart at Large at KU Natural History Museum’s Discovery Day. We’ll explore pollination and pollinators in both art and science.

Sponsored By: Natural History Museum, Spencer Museum of Art

June 12

Activity

Teen Zone: Art of Pride

2PM – 4PM
LAWRENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 707 VERMONT ST

Join Spencer staff as we celebrate Pride Month and create a communal work of art to be displayed at the Lawrence Public Library.

Sponsored By: Lawrence Public Library, Spencer Museum of Art

June 23

Activity

Art Cart Fiber Family Portraits

1PM – 4PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, LARRY AND BARBARA MARSHALL FAMILY BALCONY, 404

The Art Cart is a drop-in activity station where children and grown-ups enjoy hands-on art projects together, taking inspiration from original works of art on view. Learn how quilts can honor ancestors and create a fiber portrait of someone close to you.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

June 29

Activity

Final Friday: Art in Motion

6PM – 9PM
WATKINS MUSEUM OF HISTORY, 1047 MASSACHUSETTS ST

Join us at the Watkins Museum of History during Final Fridays for art activities related to the opening of Rolling Revolution, an exhibition about bicycles in Lawrence history.

Sponsored By: Watkins Museum of History

July 09

Activity

Exploratorium: Unplugged Art

2PM – 3PM
LAWRENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 707 VERMONT ST

Enjoy a chance to slow down and create works of art inspired by music. An Exploratorium program for 7-11 year olds at the Lawrence Public Library.

Sponsored By: Lawrence Public Library, Spencer Museum of Art

July 25

Activity

Kidsapalooza: Unplugged Art

2PM – 3PM
LAWRENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 707 VERMONT ST

Join Spencer Museum of Art staff as we unplug and create art inspired by music and the outdoors at this Kidsapalooza program for 5- and 6-year-olds at the Lawrence Public Library.

Sponsored By: Lawrence Public Library, Spencer Museum of Art

July 28

Activity

Art Cart Abstract Assemblages

1PM – 4PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, 20/21 GALLERY, 405

The Art Cart is a drop-in activity station where children and grown-ups enjoy hands-on art projects together, taking inspiration from original works of art on view. Explore contemporary sculpture and create a three-dimensional work of art with mixed media.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

August 25

Activity

Art Cart Kansas Prairie Collage

1PM – 4PM
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, SAM AND CONNIE PERKINS CENTRAL COURT, 317

The Art Cart is a drop-in activity station where children and grown-ups enjoy hands-on art projects together, taking inspiration from original works of art on view. Explore photographs of Kansas farmland and create a multimedia collage of the Kansas Prairie.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art