Art Museum - General

Eat/Art

Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

Eat/Art
12 – 12:40 pm

40 years of art in 40 minutes. We present a significant artwork from the Museum’s collection and discuss its importance in our four decade-long history. In November we will focus on gifts from Robert C. May. Light lunch served; reservations are required. Contact Kate Sprengnether at ksprengnether@uky.edu or 859-257-6218 to make your reservation.

Eat/Art

Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00pm

Eat/Art
12 – 12:40 pm

40 years of art in 40 minutes. We present a significant artwork from the Museum’s collection and discuss its importance in our four decade-long history. In October we will focus on objects from the Proskauers, including Green Sea by Milton Avery.  Light lunch served; reservations are required. Contact Kate Sprengnether at ksprengnether@uky.edu or 859-257-6218 to make your reservation.

Artist Discussion

Date: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 2:00pm

Artist Discussion
2 – 3 pm
Exhibiting artists Crystal Gregory and Judy Ledgerwood discuss their engagement with feminism and formal concerns with curator Janie Welker.

image credit: Crystal Gregory, Portrait Series: Together, 2019, handwoven lace cast into concrete. Courtesy of the artist.  

Writing Workshop 3: Mistaken Identities

Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lexington-based writer Randi Ewing leads three independent but connected workshops that use current Museum exhibitions as writing prompts.

Art is not always what it seems, and narrators cannot always be trusted. What first looks like one thing can be revealed to be another. Using the various forgeries, restrikes and misattributions in the Mistaken Identities exhibition, Randi Ewing leads participants in an exploration of various narrators.

Writing Workshop 2: Illumination

Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lexington-based writer Randi Ewing leads three independent but connected workshops that use current Museum exhibitions as writing prompts.

Randi Ewing examines the ways that writers, like artists, foreground certain details and background others. Participants use the Illumination installation to generate new work of heightened focus and tension.

Writing Workshop 1: The Good Earth

Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lexington-based writer Randi Ewing leads three independent but connected workshops that use current Museum exhibitions as writing prompts.

The Good Earth installation lends structure to prompts that examine the possible places that stories and poems can take root.

Ewing has taught creative writing at Washington University in St. Louis, Eastern Kentucky University, and the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. Her fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Little Star, and Joyland. Writers of all levels and genres welcome.

The Conservation of Paintings: Historical and Technical Discoveries

Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 2
7:00-8:30 pm

Barry Bauman, Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation and founder of Conservation Ventures, will discuss the areas of study required for conservation work and reveal some of the historical and technical discoveries he’s made in his more than three decades of practice.

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