Live the Art Life!
With numerous opportunities for volunteering, gallery-going, and festival-attending, there’s no shortage of ways to live art in the everyday in Lawrence. To be up close to the action, consider reaching out to locations such as the Lied Center, Theatre Lawrence, or Van-Go, a program that involves at risk teens and youth with public art, about volunteer positions that can make supporting the arts a regular part of your life. Downtown Lawrence also provides a wealth of arts locations to browse, shop, craft at, and enjoy such as the Phoenix Gallery, Sunfire Ceramics, Made on Mass, and more. The newly renovated Spencer Museum of Art, a free admission museum filled with enthralling pieces of art from classical to modern and frequent arts events to attend.
For art enjoyment from the comfort of home, try the latest modern adult coloring trend and benefit from the relaxation and mental stimulation the arts bring with this Jayhawk adult coloring page from the KU Alumni Association.
The benefits of exploring the arts later in life are nearly as numerous and varied as the opportunities available to do so. Enrich your retirement through one or many of these avenues, and tap into the diverse experiences awaiting you!