Exhibition

World Voice Day

Date: 
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 9:00am to 5:30pm

World Voice Day (WVD), an international celebration of the voice, is held annually on April 16th.

Human communication is essential to the health and well-being of the individual throughout their lifetime. Voice creates mood, melody and intent of our spoken words. Please join us for an exciting, interdisciplinary day of discovery and celebration of the voice on Friday, April 16, 2021, presented in a virtual format. Our day will include a wide range of presentations, experiential workshops, performances and more.

Sew What: Materials & Methods

Date: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:30pm

Join us for a conversation about recycling, heavy metal music, and site-specific installation, with exhibiting artists, Bruce Burris, Elana Herzog, and Ben Venom.  

They each add something unique to the venerable tradition of collage and assemblage. Moderated by director Stuart Horodner.  

This conversation will take place on Zoom. 

MFA Show 2021

Date: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 8:30am to Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 11:00pm

Marika Christofides, Chelsea Clarke, Charles Dillon Ward, Jonathan Forrence, Amalia Galdona Broche, Frank Geiser, Sophia Louise Goodpasture, Melanie Landsittel, Jessica Page, and Hannah Smith

This is America* Wrap-Up Tour

Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join Director/Curator Stuart Horodner for a look at the current exhibition, "This is America*", with thoughts about American citizenry, protest, and the relevance of history in these challenging times. Reservations required to ensure social distancing; face masks required at event. Please call or email Lyndi at 859-257-8164 or lyndi.vandeursen@uky.edu to make your reservation.

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.

Virtual Family Day: Boxes and Belongings

Date: 
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

This hour-long Zoom session will take participants on a virtual tour of the Art Museum, focusing on artwork that uses boxes, containers, and frames and talking about how artists use these simple shapes to tell stories and prompt us to look closer. Have paper and a writing utensil or other art supplies ready for a drawing activity! Kids of all ages are welcome to participate with parent or guardian permission.

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This is America*: Solidarity

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a conversation about how togetherness informs creative work and socio-political engagement, with exhibiting artists Amber Boardman, Joseph Peragine, and Tad Savinar. Moderated by director Stuart Horodner. This conversation will take place on Zoom; pre-registration is required.

Zoom is a free service, but if you are a new user, we recommend that you download it to your device prior to the event. 

PROTAGONY: $100 for Truth

Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:00am to Friday, December 4, 2020 - 9:00pm

While the Bolivar Art Gallery has temporarily closed its doors to visitors and converted its galleries to classroom space, we remain committed to our mission to engage students and the public in contemporary themes and issues meaningfully impacting artistic and curatorial practices.

Home As Situation

Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:00am to Friday, December 4, 2020 - 9:00pm

While the Bolivar Art Gallery has temporarily closed its doors to visitors and converted its galleries to classroom space, we remain committed to our mission to engage students and the public in contemporary themes and issues meaningfully impacting artistic and curatorial practices.

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