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Louisville’s Speed Art Museum to open Tales of the Turf exhibit celebrating Kentucky’s horses Nov. 15

The Speed Art Museum will open the first exhibition to examine Kentucky’s relationship to the horse through art Nov. 15. Tales from the Turf: The Kentucky Horse, 1825 – 1950 will feature paintings, sculpture, photographs, drawings, prints, and manuscripts to tell the story of the horse in the Bluegrass State. The exhibition will reflect all the ways that images of the horse have represented the...

Living Arts and Science Center dedicates new wooden garden sculpture by artist Kiptoo Taurus

The Living Arts and Science Center (LASC) added a new sculpture to their garden titled “Mutation of the Happiness Gene” by artist Kiptoo Taurus. Kiptoo is known for his large wooden sculptures, carved mostly with a chainsaw, that stand in places like Ashland, Home of Henry Clay and the Lyric theatre. The Lexington Fayette Urban County Government provided partial funding for the completion...

Inaugural NorthSide Festival comes to Loudoun House on April 27 to honor folk artist LaVon Williams

The Lexington Art League has announced the NorthSide Festival, a new community arts festival, will be held on April 27 in honor of long-time northside resident and prominent folk artist LaVon Williams. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 209 Castlewood Dr. in Lexington, home of the Loudoun House and the Lexington Art League. The NorthSide Festival welcomes its neighbors and...

Find those one-of-a-kind gifts at WKCTC’s Paducah School of Art and Design Holiday Art Sale Dec. 2-3

West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) invites the public to its seventh annual Holiday Art Sale in the college’s Clemens Fine Arts Center Gallery December 2-3. The Holiday Art Sale will be open in the gallery Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Providing the opportunity to purchase unique...

UK Community Iron Pour expands to two Saturdays to make room for growing audience

  Demonstrating the most dramatic part of the metal-casting process, historically UK’s iron pours attract a national audience of artists, students and art enthusiasts alike, with past attendees coming from as far as New Mexico to take part in the event. (UKNow photo)   The heat will rise on campus again this month as the University of Kentucky School for Art and Visual Studies hosts...