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Art: Art Show, Community Event
American Lines & Lyrics: A Black History Month Exhibit
This exhibit is a meditative experience. No "pomp & circumstance, " just ordinary people taking in wisdom of the ages. Everyone is invited to experience our impromptu "Salt & Light" vigil for unity, which simply means come and bring friends to take part...
Scott County Public Library
Georgetown, KY

Sun 2/26/17 - Mon 3/13/17
Art: Art Show
Glories of the Garden Annual Art Exhibit
The Arboretum's annual "Glories of the Garden" art show starts Monday February 13th and continues through Friday March 3rd. The exhibit can be viewed weekdays only in the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Visitor Center is ...
The Arboretum (State Botanical Garden of Kentucky)
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17 - Fri 3/3/17 at 8:30am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Photography
Andrea Modica: Best Friends
Photographer Andrea Modica is known for the evocative narratives she creates in work such as "Best Friends", which explores the deep bonds between high school students in America and Italy. The winner of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship a...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Thu 3/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 3/3/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 3/4/17 - Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Thu 3/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Photography
Face Value: Photographs by Doris Ulmann and Andy Warhol
Separated by a half century, Doris Ulmann (1882-1934) and Andy Warhol (1928-1987) had profound aesthetic and philosophical differences, yet shared surprising common ground. Face Value brings together portraits of skilled laborers, musicians, fashion design...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Thu 3/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 3/3/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 3/4/17 - Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Thu 3/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Installations
Mike McKay: Singularities
UK College of Design professor Mike McKay has fabricated an elaborate arcade-like wooden structure with metallic painted surfaces to create a perceptual experience inside the Art Museum.
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Thu 3/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 3/3/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 3/4/17 - Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Thu 3/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Photography, Painting, Gallery, Museum, Nature, Prints
Creeks: Paintings and Photographs by Four Kentucky Artists
The City Gallery at the Downtown Arts Center is exhibiting the works of Betty Beshoar, Ed Lawrence, Dean Hill, and Karen Spears Springate from February 10th-April 2nd. Gallery Hop for the show will be March 17th 5-8pm.
Downtown Arts Center
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17 at 11am till 8pm, 11am till 5pm
Tue 2/28/17 at 11am till 8pm, 11am till 5pm
Wed 3/1/17 at 11am till 8pm, 11am till 5pm
Thu 3/2/17 at 11am till 8pm, 11am till 5pm
Fri 3/3/17 at 11am till 8pm, 11am till 5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Martial Arts
Dressed to Kill: Japanese Arms & Armor
This exhibition introduces Japanese samurai culture and arts from the 16th–19th centuries. The 130 warrior-related objects are selected from the collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum and Gary Grose, a local collector. In addition to 11 full suits of arm...
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cincinnati, OH

Sun 2/26/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 3/1/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 3/2/17 at 11am-5pm
Fri 3/3/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Embodied
The Museum’s permanent collection includes many “bodies,” appearing in photographs, sculpture, and paintings. They can be humorous, enigmatic, realistic, and abstract. William Welsh’s grand painting Burlesque Queen (the artist’s original title, discovered...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17
Tue 2/28/17
Wed 3/1/17
Thu 3/2/17
Fri 3/3/17
Art: Art Show, Museum
Picturing American Indian Cultures: The Art Of Kentucky’s Frederick Weygold
This comprehensive exhibition features highlights from the Speed’s Native American Indian collection, along with paintings, drawings and photographs by Louisville artist and ethnographer Frederick Weygold. Although Weygold’s work as an illustrator, photogr...
Speed Art Museum
Louisville, KY

Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Sat 3/4/17 at 10am
Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Sat 3/11/17 at 10am
Sun 3/12/17 at 12pm
Art: Art Show
Still Lifes
This selection of still lifes from the permanent collection reveals the vitality and diversity of the genre and includes works by Ay-O, Cole Carothers, Mary Ann Currier, Hattie Hutchcraft Hill, David Hockney, Konrad Klapheck, William Scott, and others.
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17
Tue 2/28/17
Wed 3/1/17
Thu 3/2/17
Fri 3/3/17
Art: Art Show
Still Lifes
This selection of still lifes from the permanent collection reveals the vitality and diversity of the genre and includes works by Ay-O, Cole Carothers, Mary Ann Currier, Hattie Hutchcraft Hill, David Hockney, Konrad Klapheck, William Scott, and others.
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17
Tue 2/28/17
Wed 3/1/17
Thu 3/2/17
Fri 3/3/17
Art: Art Show
The Gaines Challenge Fund
In 1981, avid horseman, collector, and philanthropist John Gaines issued a $250,000 challenge grant—to be matched by donors and the University—to buy works for the newly created UK Art Museum. The resulting funds enabled the purchase of seventy-three paint...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17
Tue 2/28/17
Wed 3/1/17
Thu 3/2/17
Fri 3/3/17
Art: Art Show
The Gaines Challenge Fund
In 1981, avid horseman, collector, and philanthropist John Gaines issued a $250,000 challenge grant—to be matched by donors and the University—to buy works for the newly created UK Art Museum. The resulting funds enabled the purchase of seventy-three paint...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 2/26/17
Tue 2/28/17
Wed 3/1/17
Thu 3/2/17
Fri 3/3/17
Art: Museum, Photography
The Poetry of Place: William Clift, Linda Connor, and Michael Kenna
A sense of mystery prevails in the scenes William Clift, Linda Connor and Michael Kenna capture. Featuring lyrical interpretations rather than documentary fragments, their black-and-white photographs reveal moments steeped in history. This exhibition bring...
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cincinnati, OH

Sun 2/26/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 3/1/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 3/2/17 at 11am-5pm
Fri 3/3/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Museum, Art Show
Transcending Reality: The Woodcuts of Kosaka Gajin
The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Howard and Caroline Porter Collection is the largest repository of the woodcuts of Kosaka Gajin outside the family in Tokyo, Japan. This exhibition celebrates his prints capturing the beauty of Japan’s landscape and architectura...
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cincinnati, OH

Sun 2/26/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 3/1/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 3/2/17 at 11am-5pm
Fri 3/3/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Folk Art/Crafts
Maker Monday
Build, invent, and create with a variety of materials. Registration required.
Lexington Public Library – Eastside Branch
Lexington, KY

Mon 2/27/17 at 4pm
Mon 3/27/17 at 4pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery
The Places We Live
Featuring the work of Meredith Knapp Brickell, Maria Lind Blevins, Wes Janz, Marc Menjivar, Rod Northcutt, Sean Starowitz and Michael Strand. The Places We Live is an exhibition of artists working in social engagement, an art practice where artists co-crea...
Transylvania University – Morlan Gallery
Lexington, KY

Mon 2/27/17 - Fri 3/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 3/5/17 at 2pm-4pm
Mon 3/6/17 - Wed 3/8/17 at 12pm-5pm
Thu 3/9/17 at 12pm-8pm
Fri 3/10/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Class/Workshop
Poetry for Beginners
This class addresses how to become a poet and what it means. We will write and read contemporary poetry, give constructive feedback to one another, and develop a poet’s notebook. As beginning poets, we do not focus on publishing. Rather, we focus on gettin...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Mon 2/27/17 at 5:45pm-7:15pm
Mon 3/6/17 at 5:45pm-7:15pm
Mon 3/13/17 at 5:45pm-7:15pm
Art: Class/Workshop
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing Group
Join a lively, diverse group of genre writers looking to improve and expand their abilities in this form of fiction. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere.
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Mon 2/27/17 at 5:30pm-7pm
Art: Class/Workshop
Writing Kids' Books
Find focus, gain confidence, and learn about writing for kids! This workshop with Marcia Thornton Jones is designed to help you finish your mid-grade or young adult novel by exploring plot development through discussion, peer-sharing, writing exercises, an...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Mon 2/27/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 3/6/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 3/13/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 3/20/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 3/27/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
    

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