Events Calendar

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

July 17

Activity

Exploratorium: Recycled Art!

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

Give bottle caps, cardboard, milk jugs, and more a second life! Join Spencer Museum of Art staff for this inventive program. An Exploratorium program for 7-11 year olds at the Lawrence Public Library.

Sponsored By: Lawrence Public Library, Spencer Museum of Art

July 19

Activity

Kidsapalooza: Recycled Art!

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

Join Spencer Museum of Art staff as we turn trash to treasure! A Kidsapalooza program for 5 and 6 year olds at the Lawrence Public Library.

Sponsored By: Lawrence Public Library, Spencer Museum of Art

July 22

Activity

Art Cart Mudscapes and Rock Art

10AM – 1PM

Get inspired by the Kaw River for this special Art Cart and create your own mudscapes and rock art. This program takes place at the 8th Street boat ramp in North Lawrence. In conjunction with the Living River Project Festival.

Sponsored By: Kansas Riverkings Museum, Spencer Museum of Art

August 19

Activity

Art Cart Paper Story Quilts

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

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. Explore how artists use symbols to tell stories in the quilt exhibition “Narratives of the Soul” and create your own personal paper story quilt.

August 21

Activity

Hawk Week: Create Your Space

3:30PM – 5:30PM
DAISY HILL COMMONS, 1620 ENGEL RD

Whether you are moving into a new space in the residence halls or just readying yourself for new opportunities, you can find your place through art. KU students are invited to collect posters and postcards from the Spencer Museum of Art. There will also be KU trivia and prizes.

Sponsored By: Student Advisory Board, KU Housing, Spencer Museum of Art

August 24

Activity

Hawk Week: Art Journal Workshop

12PM – 3PM

Join the Spencer Museum of Art in creating your own art journal using different materials and images from the Spencer Museum’s collection and the 2017 Common Work of Art. Open to all KU students. Materials will be provided.