Program areas at Partnerships for Lawrence
Summer art camp - provides visual arts and performing arts instruction to ages 6-12 monday-friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Before and after camp care from 7:30 am until 6:00 pm is available for an additional cost. 50% of campers receive a full need-based scholarship and all campers receive a free lunch. All campers participate in an end of the week performance for their families and the public. This program is supported by individual donors and family foundations.art classes to all ages and ability levels. Art mediums included ceramics/pottery wheel, drawing, painting, jewelry making, stained glass, kid's crafts and more. All materials are included in the class. Artists are contracted to help market their own classes, and receive 70% of fees, with Partnerships for Lawrence retaining 30% and covering all supply costs.other programs include art exhibitions, group art projects, Lawrence arts and culture team, and community work days to repair and renovate the theater. Initiatives include planning and overseeing Partnerships with community agencies, businesses and the city to install public art in Lawrence, Indiana.
Cultural campus - afl, in conjunction with the city of Lawrence, was awarded a $5,851,969 grant from lilly endowment, Inc. to create a cultural campus at fort benjamin harrison in Lawrence, Indiana. The grant was awarded in december 2018 and the funds were received in march 2019. Afl is the management agent and will receive $75,000 per year to oversee enhancements and applicable reporting to the city of Lawrence and lilly endowment, Inc. after the cultural campus renovations, the improvements will be maintained by the city of Lawrence parks department.