Lecture

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. 

Interconnected, A Design Lecture Series

Date: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 7:00pm

Kaleena Sales is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Tennessee State University, an HBCU (Historically Black College and University), in Nashville, TN. She is endlessly interested in the intersection of Black culture and aesthetics and believes that identities and experiences have an invaluable role in helping to diversify the ways in which designers solve problems. As a member of the AIGA Design Educators Community Steering Committee, Kaleena has advocated for a more inclusive view of design history through her Beyond the Bauhaus series.

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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Eat/Art: Jeanne Silverthorne – Crates with Skeletons

Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:00pm

Take a break from your day and join us to look at and discuss artwork over 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 Crates with Skeletons, a sculpture by Jeanne Silverthorne, currently featured in the UK Art Museum exhibition, Jeanne Silverthorne: More Flesh and Bone

Jeanne Silverthorne: More Flesh and Bone

Date: 
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Exhibiting artist Jeanne Silverthorne discusses the ideas and processes that inform her realistic sculptures in cast rubber, with 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. 

Mobilizing the Arts in a Crisis: The WPA's Lessons For Today

Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 7:00pm

The Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences series Crises and Creating Social Change examines the Works Progress Administration "back to work" programs for artists during the Great Depression, notably the Federal Theatre Project and Federal Music Project.

Join Professors of Theater Herman Farrell and Nancy Jones, Professor of History David Hamilton, Emily Moses from the Kentucky Arts Council, and Professor Emeritus of Musicology Ron Pen as they explore ways in which these programs could be models for our response to COVID and economic crises.

Interconnected, A Design Lecture Series - Black Voices in Design, Britt Davis

Date: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 7:00pm

Eastern Kentucky University, Murray State University, Northern Kentucky University, Western Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky, and University of Louisville, in partnership with AIGA Louisville, AIGA Cincinnati and AIGA Nashville, are proud to announce Interconnected: a new, state-wide design lecture series for the 2020-21 academic year. This year’s focus — Black Voices in Design — aims to diversify and decolonize our pedagogical practices and design curricula.

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