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UK Art Historian Curates Mail Art Exhibit for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 8:00am
UK contemporary art historian Miriam Kienle is the guest curator behind the exhibition “Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art from the Archives of American Art,” which will feature postcards, letters and packages that tested the limits of what could be posted.

UK Professor Named to Popular Music Education Board

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 8:00am
Assistant Professor Martina Vasil, recognized as “the vanguard of progressive music teacher education in the U.S.,” was appointed to the board of the Association for Popular Music Education

UK English Professor Hosts Writing and Creativity Workshop for Girls of Color

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 8:00am
The girls' work will be on display at a public reception 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington.

UK Saxophone Student’s Research Published in DownBeat

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 6:00pm
The undergraduate research of UK saxophone performance student Kirby Davis, of Greenville, Kentucky, has been published in the August 2018 issue of DownBeat magazine.

UK Art Museum to Host Screening, Discussion Celebrating 200th Anniversary of 'Frankenstein'

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 8:00am
Join UK Art Museum Director Stuart Horodner for a free public video screening of various "Frankenstein" film sequences and a discussion of the Mary Shelley novel in celebration of the book’s 200th anniversary beginning 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 27.

September Song: UK Theatre Grad Appearing in HBO's 'Sharp Objects,' Hulu's 'Casual'

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 8:00am
Lauran September, a 2005 UK theatre graduate can be seen this summer in two recurring roles on the HBO limited series “Sharp Objects,” opposite Academy Award-nominee Amy Adams, and in Hulu’s acclaimed series “Casual.”

UK’s Yuha Jung Named to Association of Arts Administration Educators Board

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 8:00am
Yuha Jung, assistant professor of arts administration, was elected to the board of directors of the Association of Arts Administration Educators. Jung joins the board officially this month.

Extension Art Exhibit Enhances History, Community in Williamsburg

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 8:00am
A free art exhibit organized by UK Extension in Williamsburg is proving to be a big success.

Look Out 'Cause Here Comes 'Grand Night'

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 7:00am
Kick off your summer with one of Central Kentucky’s most beloved arts traditions — “It’s a Grand Night for Singing!” Join UK Opera Theatre for a program showcasing the best vocalists in the region performing Billboard and Broadway’s most beloved hits June 8-17, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

Exhibitions at UK Art Museum Bear 'Witness' to Range of Emotions

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 8:00am
Two new free public exhibitions at the UK Art Museum explore aspects of the human form, drawing on sources that are historical, political, literary and cultural. “REUBEN KADISH: Witness” and “Frankensteinian” will be on display through July 22.

UK Student Artists Take Honors at University Open

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 8:00am
Ali Deane and Megan Douthitt, in the UK School of Arts and Visual Studies, took honors at the 2018 University Open presented by LexArts and on display through June 23 at ArtsPlace Gallery.

Opera Impresario to Receive Kentucky’s Medallion for Intellectual Achievement

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 7:00am
On May 8, UK Libraries will recognize the 2018 recipient of the UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement, Everett McCorvey. The nationally recognized opera educator, vocalist and conductor will be presented with his medallion at the UK Libraries Spring Gala, at William T. Young Library. Created in 1990, the honor recognizes high intellectual achievement by a Kentuckian who has made a contribution of lasting value to the Commonwealth.

Paint a Perfect Summer With UK Fine Arts Institute

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 5:00am
UK Fine Arts Institute will offer an array of classes and workshops this summer that explore creativity through different aspects of art from metal working and ceramics to drawing and photography. Registration for the first of two summer sessions is open now with classes beginning as early as May 14.

UK Music Presents Modern Band, Orff Schulwerk and Dalcroze Summer Music Education Programs

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:00am
UK School of Music will host several summer programs to educate music educators and music therapists, as well as dancers and actors, how to integrate creative and student-centered practices into their work. Individuals interested in this training can choose from sessions in Modern Band, Orff Schulwerk and Dalcroze.

Some of UK’s Youngest Artists Win Awards at Foundations Show

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 8:00am
The 2018 Foundations Show celebrated work of the newest art students on campus and showcased work by more than 150 students from UK School of Art and Visual Studies. It also recognized the best work from this group with more than $10,000 in scholarships.

See Skitty Kitties’ Spin on UK Theatre and Dance Season

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 8:00am
Skitty Kitties will pay homage to UK Department of Theatre and Dance's 50th anniversary season with “The V Little Wolves Accelerate Now.” The new improv troupe's closing performance for the year will begin 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the Briggs Theatre.