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The Art of Being Black: Kentucky artists present visual commentary on race in new Art Center exhibit

Jan. 12 marked the opening of an innovative new exhibit in Danville at Art Center of the Bluegrass. The Art of Being Black: Conversation and Experience – presented by PNC Bank – tackles the big issue of race through the lens of conversations, memories, and stories of African Americans in Kentucky. A virtual exhibit opening and gallery talk will be held on Jan. 21. The Art Center convened an advisory...

Art Center of the Bluegrass plans winter exhibition celebrating Black experience; debut set for January

The Art Center of the Bluegrass is laying the groundwork for a new show that will debut in January of 2021. “The Art of Being Black: Conversation and Experience – presented by PNC Bank” will be a multi-faceted exploration of the Black experience, featuring exhibits, events, and opportunities for community engagement. Executive Director Niki Kinkade said that the show supports the Art Center’s...