Art Museum - General

Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: Elinor Carucci

Date: 
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Elinor Carucci lives an examined life. As a teenager in Israel, she began photographing her mother, father and grandparents with intimacy and openness about the human body that reflects the culture in which she was raised.

Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: Todd Hido 

Date: 
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Photographer Todd Hido is best known for the evocative images he captured while driving through neighborhoods at night, photographing homes whose glowing windows suggest untold stories, but reveal little. For more than twenty-five years, he has returned literally and metaphorically to memories and experiences of growing up in Kent, Ohio, exploring suburban isolation and finding romance in the mundane.

In Conversation: How 'Bout Them Cats

Date: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm

You're invited to listen in and contribute to a conversation with UK Art Museum Curator Janie Welker alongside Education Coordinator Dan Solberg as they discuss works from the exhibition How 'Bout Them Cats, which Welker curated. 
 

In Conversation: Patrick Smith

Date: 
Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Exhibiting artist Patrick Smith discusses his realistic portraits of friends in Lexington with Director Stuart Horodner. They examine Smith's art in relationship to historical portraiture by Victor Hammer, an Austrian artist working in the dangerous context of Europe in the 1930s. 

This is America*: Hope

Date: 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a conversation about how optimism informs creative work and socio-political engagement, with exhibiting artists Daniel Bozhkov, Jessica Wohl, and Michael Wong, moderated by director Stuart Horodner. This conversation will take place on Zoom.

Jessica Wohl, Good Luck, 2016, found fabrics, bed sheets, shirts, pillow cases, suit coat, dresses, tank tops, tulle, and machine quilting. Courtesy of the artist.

Eat/Art: Victor Hammer

Date: 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Take a break from your day and join us to look at and discuss artwork over the lunch hour. Eat/Art is the UK Art Museum's series of mealtime dialogues about art from our collection and exhibitions. 
 
This week we will be looking at Portrait of Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff by Victor Hammer along with other pieces by the artist from the UK Art Museum's collection and their pairings with Patrick Smith's portraits, which comprise the current Face Off exhibition. 

Museum Closed

Date: 
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 10:00am to Friday, November 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

The Art Museum will be CLOSED the following dates:

  • Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27: Thanksgiving
  • December 13, 2020 - January 4, 2021: Winter Holidays and New Years

The Art Museum will be OPEN on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Learn more about visiting the Art Museum.

Museum Closed

Date: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 10:00am to Monday, January 4, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Art Museum will be CLOSED the following dates:

  • Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27: Thanksgiving
  • December 13, 2020 - January 4, 2021: Winter Holidays and New Years

The Art Museum will be OPEN on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Learn more about visiting the Art Museum.

Holiday Sale in the Museum Shop

Date: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The Art Museum’s Shop will be open for special hours and a holiday sale. Receive 20% off everything Including books, scarves, and new custom masks, stickers, and postcards! Stop by for last minute gifts! The Museum will also be open for guests to see our exhibitions before the holiday break. Reservations requested but not required; guests will be able to sign in at the Museum.

Members Only Tour

Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Director Stuart Horodner will guide members through several new exhibitions, including This is America* and Jeanne Silverthorne: More Flesh and Bone. Space is limited to maintain social distance requirements and reservations are required. Contact Lyndi Van Deursen at Lyndi.vandeursen@uky.edu or 859-257-8164 to make your reservation.

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