• “Rhythm in the Bluestem” by Chris Wolf Edmonds

    The Friends of the Lied commissioned a new piece from Chris Wolf Edmonds. Her inspiring artwork entitled “Rhythm in the Bluestem” is displayed in the Lied Center stairwell and featured on the 2019–20 program cover. Note from the artist Living in Kansas at the eastern edge of the Tallgrass Prairie

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  • Aspects of Nature by Rita Blitt

    Donated by artist. Sculpted bronze. 1991.

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  • Rendall Garden Photos by John Clayton

    Macro photographs of the Susan and Doug Rendall garden by John Clayton printed on brushed metal sheet.

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  • Secret Garden, by Ron Rencher

    Given by the KU Senior class of 1994, IHO the Lied Center opening in 1993

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  • The Planet, Birth & Life by Jeff Weinberg

    Few events are more dramatic than the stages in the life of a planet. What comes into being, and eventually dies, is not a world but only its dispositions. We should observe everything including that which we cannot see, or know, or understand.

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  • The Susan and Doug Rendall Garden

    The beauty of the sculpture is perfectly complemented by the lush flowers and plants surrounding it. The sustainable pollinator garden was designed by Susan Rendall, and planted and cared for by she and her husband, Doug Rendall, both master gardeners. Every detail of the garden, designated as a monarch waystation,

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  • “BLOOM” by Jan Gaumnitz

    The Lied Center commissioned a new piece of visual art for the 25th Anniversary—a physical landmark to memorialize the significant milestone. Local artist Jan Gaumnitz conceptualized and created the nearly 20-foot-tall sculpture that now resides in the circle drive at the main entrance of the Lied Center. Note from the

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