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William McCann: Kentucky Crafted Market stage should feature more than just professional musicians

The Kentucky Crafted Market — March 15-17, Kentucky Horse Park, Altech Arena, Lexington — is a wonderful opportunity for the state’s many talented craftspeople — whether dulcimer makers, quilters or woodworkers, etc. — and Kentucky Proud farmers to have the spotlight and make the money and contacts that allow them to succeed. Additionally, this year the Market is going to...

Many opportunities for fun March 16-17 at Kentucky Crafted Market’s Hands-On Activities area

Create your own sculpture, get up close and personal with musical instruments, learn about the color wheel and be an amateur archaeologist. These are a few of the exciting opportunities available in The Kentucky Crafted Market’s Hands-On Activities area March 16-17 at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena. 

Although The Market annually showcases dozens of the state’s finest visual and...

Diverse musical acts highlight Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted Market March 16-17

Visitors to the Kentucky Arts Council’s two-day Kentucky Crafted Market will be treated to the sounds of 13 of the best and most diverse musical acts in Kentucky. The Kentucky Stage adds a music festival atmosphere to the annual event that features dozens of Kentucky Crafted artists during The Market’s public hours March 16-17 at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in Lexington. Each performing...

State Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted Market set for March 15-17 at Horse Park’s Alltech Arena

The Kentucky Crafted Market, the Kentucky Arts Council’s showcase event featuring the best art and craft in the Commonwealth, will be back in Lexington, March 15-17 at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena. “This is the first time we’ve hosted The Market at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, and we’re looking forward to taking advantage of every feature of this unique venue,”...

Arts Council announces August 15 deadline for applications for Kentucky Crafted Program

Louisville artist Lynn Dunbar achieved a unique distinction earlier this year when she was selected to be the artist for the officially licensed Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks posters. Dunbar earned that commission through her affiliation with the Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted program. Kentucky Crafted is an adjudicated arts marketing program that provides assistance to Kentucky visual...

More than 80 years of Kentucky history in pictures on display at 
the Kentucky Crafted Market

Showing Kentucky’s history through photographs is the goal of the Kentucky Documentary Photographic Project (KDPP), and work from that initiative will be on exhibit during The Kentucky Crafted Market, March 2-4 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Photos in the exhibit document three separate time periods in Kentucky’s history – 1935-43, 1975-77 and a more contemporary project that...

Kentucky Crafted Market’s Kentucky Stage to host 19 musical acts during three-day event March 2-4

Visitors to the Kentucky Arts Council’s three-day Kentucky Crafted Market will be treated to the sounds of 19 of the best and most diverse musical acts in Kentucky. The Kentucky Stage adds a music festival atmosphere to the annual event that features nearly 200 Kentucky Crafted artists during The Market’s public hours March 2-4 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. The 19 music acts,...

Kentucky Crafted Market hands-on activities area offers visitors chance to make and share art

Make your own instrument, add your unique touch to a collaborative collage and learn the art of paper sculpture. These and other fun projects are available in The Kentucky Crafted Market’s Hands-On Activities area, March 3-4 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Although The Market annually showcases dozens of the state’s finest visual and craft artists, the Hands-On Activities area...