Ribbon cutting to celebrate bus shelter art

July 12, 2023

Lawrence Transit invites the community to a ribbon-cutting event celebrating the six Indigenous artists who created 10 new works of art featured on bus stops across Lawrence.

Location: Haskell LIGHT, 137 Pawnee Ave, Lawrence, KS
Date: Sunday, July 16
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Order of events
1:00 p.m.: Gather for food at Haskell LIGHT – Monteau’s Indian Tacos
1:15 p.m.: Remarks
2:00 p.m.: Ribbon cutting at Bus Stop 63
2:15 p.m.: Photos at bus stop

Lawrence Transit would like to congratulate the artists:

Aubrey Anne Bell
Zoe Bell
Iris Cliff
Mona Cliff / HanukGahNee
Tokeya Waci U (Comes Dancing First) Richardson
Odessa Star Comes Out

Many thanks to the Indigenous Community Center (ICC), project partner for this round of bus stop beautification. The ICC led the artist outreach and selection process and has been integral to the realization of this project.

This project was made possible through funding from the Douglas County Community Foundation via the 2021 DCCF LiveWell Community Wellness Grant.

Accessibility notes
This event will take place in the Haskell LIGHT building and at Bus Stop 63. Both entrances of Haskell LIGHT are accessible. The front entrance is near two accessible parking spaces and the back entrance near the parking lot is accessible by ramp. Most of the event will take place indoors with seating and refreshments provided. There is an accessible path from the back door of Haskell Light to the bus stop. Parking is available in the lot at the corner of Barker Ave and Indian Ave.