Art Museum - General

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.

Curator Tour

Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 6:30pm

Curator Tour
Friday, September 20
6:30 – 7 pm
Free and Open to the Public

Curator Janie Welker leads a tour of  the exhibition, Interwoven, discussing the works of Joan Snyder, Judy Ledgerwood, and Crystal Gregory.

Image credit:  Joan Snyder, Still, 2011, oil, acrylic, paper maché, twigs, glass beads, cheesecloth, silk, burlap, and rosebuds on linen. Courtesy of the artist.  

Y'Art Sale

Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00am

Y'Art Sale
Saturday, September 21
8 am – 2 pm
Various locations

Y’Art Sale is a shopper-friendly Lexington event that features artists and art patrons selling their unique items for a good cause, US! Come check out collectibles, home décor, books, furniture, art supplies, and artworks. A percentage of the day’s sales benefits the Art Museum and supports our free admission policy. 

Below is a list of participants and a map:

Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: Laura Letinsky

Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 4:00pm

R.C. May Photography Lecture Series: Laura Letinsky
4 – 5 pm
Bill Gatton Student Center, Worsham Cinema
FREE and Open to the public

Exhibiting artist Laura Letinsky discusses her spare and evocative still lifes, and how photography can help access feelings about intimacy and domesticity. 

An exhibition of Letinsky's  photographs, Laura Letinsky: Recent Work will be on view at the Art Museum
September 14 - December 8, 2019
 

Artist Talk

Date: 
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Artist Talk
Saturday, September 14, 2 – 3 pm

Exhibiting artist Bethany Collins discusses her text-based works, and issues of race and representation, with Museum Director Stuart Horodner.

Public Opening Reception

Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7:00pm

Opening Reception
7-8:30 pm
We welcome the public to a reception celebrating our new exhibitions, including Interwoven: Joan Snyder, Judy Ledgerwood, and Crystal Gregory; Bethany Collins: Benediction; and Encounters. Light refreshments. Free and open to everyone.

Members Preview Party

Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 5:30pm

Members Preview Party
5:30-6:30 pm
Remarks at 6:30 pm

Museum members enjoy a private preview of our new exhibitions, including Interwoven: Joan Snyder, Judy Ledgerwood, and Crystal Gregory; Bethany Collins: Benediction; and Encounters

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