Whatever you like to watch, listen to or experience, you'll find it on the Lawrence campus. Our events are always open to the public and nearly all of them are free.

The complete listing of campus events can be found on the Lawrence University Calendar.

We hope to see you on campus soon!

Major Calendar Events

The Performing Arts At Lawrence

    Artist Series

  • Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 • 8 p.m. • Jonathan Biss, piano
  • Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Sasha Cooke, mezzo soprano
  • Friday, March 30, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Colin Currie, percussion
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Joshua Roman, cello, with JACK Quartet

    Jazz Series

  • Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. • Lizz Wright
  • Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. • Storms/Nocturnes with LU Jazz Ensemble
  • Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Joe Lovano Classic Quartet
  • Friday, May 11, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Vijay Iyer Sextet

 

Dance Series

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 8:00 p.m. • Wriston Art Gallery • 2125 Stanley Street by Dahlia Nayar
  • Monday, February 19, 2018, 5:00 p.m. • Esch Studio, Warch Campus Center • Stephany Nugent
  • Friday, April 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m. • Esch Studio, Warch Campus Center • bkSOUL

 

Wriston Art Center Galleries

  • Fall Term Exhibitions • September 29 to November 19, 2017 • Mirth & Melancholy: The Circus in Modern Art
  • Winter Term Exhibitions • January 12 to March 9, 2018 • Recent Acquisitions in Photography
  • Spring Term Exhibitions • March 29 to May 6, 2018 • Art of the Book
  • 2018 Senior Art Show • May 25 to July 1, 2018
  • Wriston Summer Exhibition Series • July 13 to August 19, 2018

 

Entrepreneurial Musician Series

  • Sunday, October 1, 2017 • How I Stopped Asking to Have a Career in Music? by Sarah Robinson

 

Convocation Series

Convocations are held in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. They are free and open to the public.

Matriculation Convocation

  • President Mark Burstein • "What Do We Stand For" • Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:10 a.m
  • Colman McCarthy  • "Is Peace Possible?" • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:10 a.m.
  • Jad Abumrad• "Gut Churn” • Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:10 a.m.
  • Ainissa Ramirez • "Technology's Unexpected Consequences" • Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:10 a.m.

Honors Convocation

  • Kenneth Bozeman • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:10 a.m. “Voice, the Muscle of the Soul: Finding Yourself Through Finding Your Voice”

 

Theater Arts

  • The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney • October 26, 27, 28 @ 8 p.m. & October 28 @ 3 p.m.

 

Fall Festival

  • Oct. 13 – 15, 2017

 

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