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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.

UK Artist/Professor Garrett Hansen Wins South Arts Fellowship With Work on Gun Culture

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 8:00am
Artist Garrett Hansen, assistant professor of photography at UK School of Art and Visual Studies, was named the 2018 South Arts State Fellowship winner for Kentucky. The fellowships recognize one artist in each of nine Southern states whose work reflects the best of the visual arts in the South.

UK String Quartets Invited to Perform at Prestigious French Festival

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:00am
The Niles and Verdi String Quartets will perform a concert of 20th century music for string quartet at the second annual Festival de Paques in Deauville, France.

Lecture to Explore Creating More Inclusive Music Education Spaces

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 8:00am
Joyce McCall, visiting professor of music education at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, will deliver "Minding Cultural Distances Between Self and Others in Our Music Spaces," a speech presented by UK Division of Music Education and Music Therapy. The free public talk will begin 6 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Niles Gallery.

OLLI and the Arts Concert and Art Exhibit This Saturday

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 8:00am
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UK will host the annual OLLI and the Arts Concert and Art Exhibit on Saturday, April 21, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

UK Theatre Wraps Up Golden Year With 'New Works'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:00am
“New Works Now” will wrap up the golden anniversary season for the UK Department of Theatre and Dance. The show, featuring the work of student playwrights, directors, choreographers and scenic designers, will run April 19-22, in the Guignol Theatre.

UK Symphony Orchestra and Friends Conclude 2017-2018 Season With Bernstein at 100 Celebration

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 8:00am
UK Symphony Orchestra will conclude its 2017-18 season with an all-Leonard Bernstein concert celebrating the 100th birthday of the composer, conductor, educator, musician, cultural ambassador and humanitarian. The concert, which will also feature UK Choirs, UK Jazz Ensemble, UK School of Music faculty and guest conductor James Burton, of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, will begin 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Singletary Center.

Lend Your Voice to Rape and Abuse Survivors by Creating Square for the Monument Quilt

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:00am
UK School of Arts and Visual Studies will be the first group in Kentucky to participate in the Monument Quilt — a project that brings individuals and communities together to help them grieve and heal from rape and abuse. The public, survivors and allies alike, is invited to create a quilt square April 19-20, in the atrium of the Art and Visuals Studies Building.

Photo Curator Karen Irvine to Deliver May Lecture

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 8:00am
Finishing out this year’s Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series, UK Art Museum will present a free public lecture by Karen Irvine, chief curator and deputy director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago, beginning 4 p.m. today, at the Singletary Center Recital Hall.

UK Theatre and Dance Students Tackle Inanimate to Real World Issues in 'New Works Now'

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 7:00am
From issues surrounding women’s roles in society, sexual identity and ethnicity to a toy’s struggle with the real world, one of the new dances or plays from students in UK Department of Theatre and Dance’s “New Works Now” is likely to speak to you. See where 50 years of risk-taking expression and creative process has taken UK’s theatre program April 19-22, at the Guignol Theatre.

Honors Students Come Together Through Shared Passion for Dancing

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 8:00am
Students in UK's Lewis Honors College created Kentucky Karana, a Bollywood-fusion dance team.

Everything is Science: University of Kentucky Hosts City-Wide Science Festival

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 8:00am
A group of professors and students at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, along with community partners like Keeneland and AllTech are working together to introduce the Lexington community to the science around us. Everything is Science is a science festival that will be held at different locations all throughout the city, with concurrent events happening Thursday, April 26th through Saturday, April 28th.