Events

Feb 25 2023 | 7 - 10pm

Presented by the UK Art Museum

In 2020, we postponed our fundraiser because of the pandemic. We are thrilled to announce the return of An Inspired Evening, focusing on our commitment to the art of the Commonwealth, and recognizing the numerous Kentucky artists we have exhibited and collected in our forty-three-year history. 

Curator Janie Welker will be our honoree, in appreciation of the exhibitions,…

Singletary Center
$125
Mar 24 2023 | 4pm

Between 1983 and 1989, Baldwin Lee traveled through the South, photographing in predominantly Black and generally poor neighborhoods. When he entered a town, he would ask police which areas to avoid, and then head there. He worked with a bulky camera on a tripod that made his purpose obvious and asked permission to make images—10,000 in six years. Almost forty years after he began the series, his work has been newly assessed and published in…

Gatton Student Center Cinema
Free
Mar 26 2023 | 2 - 4pm

In conjunction with Site of a Dangerous Leap, curator Janie Welker discusses her career at the UK Art Museum with director Stuart Horodner and education coordinator Dan Solberg. 

She shares images and memories of working with artists and donors, exhibitions, lectures, and events.

Gatton Student Center Cinema
FREE
Apr 15 2023 | 12 - 2pm

Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe’s Site of a Dangerous Leap, Now Overgrown collages a postcard from the Grand Canyon onto a photograph of the same location. We will use this piece as inspiration to explore similar collaging techniques. We’ll provide the materials; you bring family members and a playful spirit! Space is limited so reserve today.   

UK Art Museum
FREE. Registration required.
Apr 26 2023 | 6 - 7pm

Join education coordinator Dan Solberg for an interactive tour of the latest iteration of re:museum. We’ll discuss the exhibition’s approach to utilizing the Museum’s collection and use this framing to further explore works on view.  

UK Art Museum
FREE