Events Calendar

Events are free and take place in a variety of locations and formats. The Museum is committed to accessibility for all visitors. Our efforts are ongoing. To request an accommodation for an upcoming event, please contact the Museum in advance at or 785.864.4710.

June 19



12PM – 9PM
Watson Park, 727 Kentucky Street, Lawrence

Black Summer presents events that center Black people and the Black community in Lawrence. To celebrate Juneteenth, join Black Summer for a rib cook-off and cupcake war, jumpers for all to indulge in, spades and basketball tournaments, and an art contest “My Black is…”. This event is free and open to all. Sponsors: United Way of Douglas County, Doulas of Douglas County, Spencer Museum of Art

Sponsored By: Black Summer