You don’t have to be a Lawrence student or part of the university's faculty and staff to enjoy world-class events hosted on campus.   

Enjoy renowned musicians and thought-provoking speakers, art exhibitions, theatre productions, and NCAA Division III teams, as well as the Conservatory of Music's award-winning music ensembles and opera productions. Here’s a bonus—many events are free to the public! 

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Music & Arts 

With the world-class Lawrence Conservatory of Music, plus engaging arts and theatre programs, creativity shines on the Lawrence University campus. From our renowned Performing Artists Series and award-winning music ensembles and opera productions to stunning theatre productions and groundbreaking art exhibits in the Wriston Art Gallery, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a week that doesn’t showcase the creativity of our community.

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Join us for Convocations

Lawrence hosts three Convocations each year: Matriculation Convocation in September, Winter Convocation in January, and Honors Convocation in May. All highlight our intellectual, creative community.  

Dr. Eddie Moore Jr.

Expand Your Mind 

Fine Arts. Science. Economics. International Studies. These are just a few topics that our annual lecture series explore, all of which feature Lawrence faculty-scholars or guest speakers from around the world.

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Ready the Ship! 

Support our 20 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s athletics teams—plus our Division I fencing teams. 

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