Events

Oct 6 2022 | 6 - 7pm

In conjunction with her exhibition, Thicker than Water, artist Marlene McCarty talks about image-making and evolution with author/UK English professor Erik Reece and Museum Director Stuart Horodner.

Marlene McCarty is known for her drawings that examine aspects of sexuality, articulation of power, and social formation. Her exhibition, Thicker Than Water, includes a monumental drawing that shows male and…

Singletary Recital Hall
Free
Oct 13 2022 | 6:30 - 8pm

This panel is organized in conjunction with our exhibitions featuring Charles Williams, James "Son Ford" Thomas, and David Farris. For the most part, these artists were/are self-taught, with little or no formal training, or they come to artmaking from another discipline.

How are such artists understood, critically assessed, and contextualized in artworld frameworks? How does race, sexual identity, and other factors further…

Singletary Recital Hall
Free
Oct 22 2022 | 12 - 2pm

Family Day: Heads Up! 
12 – 2 pm 

Using exhibiting artist James “Son Ford” Thomas’s ceramic busts as inspiration, we will explore similar sculptural forms and techniques. We’ll provide the materials; you bring family members and a playful spirit! Space is limited so reserve today

Kids of all ages are welcome to participate with parent or guardian accompaniment.

Family Day: Heads Up! will be open by…

UK Art Museum
Free, registration required.
Nov 3 2022 | 7 - 8pm

Musician/artist David Farris presents a mix of live and recorded sound in conjunction with the Mortal Coil exhibition.  

UK Art Museum
Free
Nov 4 2022 | 4pm

With the sensibility of a poet and a scientist’s dedication to knowledge, Esther Horvath creates visual stories to reveal the realities of climate change, particularly in the Arctic where scientists predict ice caps could melt completely by 2035. “The only thing that I can really hope is that people will listen,” she says. “That the changes are happening now. This is in our hands now, if we can protect it, or if it is destroyed.” 

Gatton Student Center Cinema
Free