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Now That’s a Tablecloth: Students cover 54 tables at annual Governor’s Derby Celebration

This Derby ‘blanket’ from students at New Haven Elementary in Union takes us through the American Revolution to space exploration to NASCAR. (Photo from KAC)   Students in 54 Kentucky classrooms painted Derby-themed canvases that will adorn picnic tables May 3 as part of the annual Governor’s Derby Celebration.   The blankets, distributed to schools by the Kentucky Arts...

Now That's a Tablecloth: Students cover 54 tables at annual Governor's Derby Celebration

This Derby ‘blanket’ from students at New Haven Elementary in Union takes us through the American Revolution to space exploration to NASCAR. (Photo from KAC)   Students in 54 Kentucky classrooms painted Derby-themed canvases that will adorn picnic tables May 3 as part of the annual Governor’s Derby Celebration.   The blankets, distributed to schools by the Kentucky Arts...

Schools are being invited for the sixth year to paint canvases, or ‘Derby blankets,’ by KAC

This derby blanket was made by Bremen Elementary School students for the 2013 celebration. (Photo from Facebook)   The Kentucky Arts Council invites schools to participate in the Governor’s Derby Celebration by painting canvases to be used as unique art installations at the annual event.   Picnic tables on the Old State Capitol grounds are fitted with horse heads and tails, and the...

Schools are being invited for the sixth year to paint canvases, or 'Derby blankets,' by KAC

This derby blanket was made by Bremen Elementary School students for the 2013 celebration. (Photo from Facebook)   The Kentucky Arts Council invites schools to participate in the Governor’s Derby Celebration by painting canvases to be used as unique art installations at the annual event.   Picnic tables on the Old State Capitol grounds are fitted with horse heads and tails, and the...

Governor’s Derby celebration made colorful by ‘Derby Blankets’ created by thirty schools

Quilt created by Memorial Elementary School in Hart County (Photo from KAC)   Artwork created by students at 30 Kentucky schools will be featured as unique art installations on the grounds of the Old State Capitol during the Governor’s Derby Celebration, May 4 in downtown Frankfort.   Students created the works for the Kentucky Arts Council’s “Derby Blankets” project...

Governor's Derby celebration made colorful by 'Derby Blankets' created by 30 schools

Quilt created by Memorial Elementary School in Hart County (Photo from KAC)   Artwork created by students at 30 Kentucky schools will be featured as unique art installations on the grounds of the Old State Capitol during the Governor’s Derby Celebration, May 4 in downtown Frankfort.   Students created the works for the Kentucky Arts Council’s “Derby Blankets” project...