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Arts council puts arts, cultural development to work in two Eastern Kentucky workshops

(Photo from KAC)   By Lori Meadows Special to KyForward   The Kentucky Arts Council will present two separate forums in May, one for community groups and one for individual artists, through its “Putting arts and cultural development to work” series in Eastern Kentucky.   These events will offer participants the opportunity to hear from local, state and national leaders on...

Conference on using arts, culture as economic drivers in Eastern Kentucky is coming soon

Staff report   A conference on integrating arts and culture into existing community plans takes place Oct. 29-31 at Somerset’s Center for Rural Development.   The three-day event is sponsored by the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design and hosted by The Central Appalachian Institute for Research and Development from Pikeville.   The CIRD conference in Appalachian Eastern...