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Toby’s book about forgotten former horse of the year Noor set for Keeneland Library series

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The Keeneland Library Lecture Series continues Tuesday, June 2, when Milton C. Toby talks about his book Noor: A Champion Thoroughbred’s Unlikely Journey from California to Kentucky.   The lecture, free and open to the public, begins at 6:30 p.m. …

Lexington artist Shirley Jeter to demonstrate watercolor painting at Artisan Center June 6

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  On Saturday, June 6, watercolor artist Shirley Jeter, of Lexington, will demonstrate her painting techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.   Jeter has a bachelor’s degree in art from the University …

37th annual Historic Preservation Awards reward projects, service, grassroots advocacy

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K. Norman Berry, of Louisville, will be honored with the 2015 Memorial Award during the 37th annual presentation of the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the Governor’s Mansion. The awards …

LexArts and Global Lex welcome submissions by local artists for gallery’s grand opening

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LexArts and Global Lex request submissions of original art for the grand opening and inaugural exhibit at the Lexington Global Engagement Center. This exhibit aims to celebrate as many cultures as possible by highlighting artists living here in Lexington who …

Fayette County’s inaugural art show
at UK spotlights high school talent

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Artwork in a variety of media is on display this week for the inaugural Fayette County Public Schools High School Art Show, hanging at the Barnhart Gallery in the Reynolds Building of the University of Kentucky (349 Scott St.; use …

‘Just think of a wonderful thought’: UK’s
ACE to present ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ May 22 – 24

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  Faith, trust and just a hint of pixie dust! The University of Kentucky Academy for Creative Excellence is proud to present its spring musical, “Peter Pan Jr.” from Musical Theatre International. The musical, based on the Disney film and …

Fourth Fridays return with the LAL’s new exhibit ‘FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual’

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  The Lexington Art League announces the return of its art-centric event series, Fourth Fridays, in celebration of its summer exhibition “FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual.” The Fourth Fridays premiere May 22 from 6 – 9 p.m. as the …

Kentucky Arts Council receives $708,500 from National Endowment for the Arts

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The Kentucky Arts Council has been awarded $708,500 from the National Endowment for the Arts in the federal agency’s latest round of state partnership agreement grants.   State partnership agreement funding is awarded annually to state-level arts agencies nationwide. The …

Spring Forward concert series at UK Hospital features Kentucky Arts Council performers

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  Kentucky Arts Council musicians representing the genres of jazz, Bluegrass, classical piano and more will give live performances at the UK Chandler Hospital during the UK Arts in HealthCare program’s Spring Forward concert series.   Performances will begin at …

CKYO to present 67th season finale concert
on May 17, say goodbye to departing seniors

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Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras concludes its 67th Season with a performance on Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Singletary Center for the Arts. The performance features CKYO’s two most advanced classical orchestras—the Symphony and …