Lecture with Natalia Zuluaga, Curator

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Natalia Zuluaga, currently based in Miami FL, is visiting Kentucky as a Critic-In-Residence, a two-month residency program organized though Great Meadows Foundation in partnership with INhouse.

After majoring in journalism at the University of Central Florida, Zuluaga studied photography, receiving an MFA from Florida International University in 2007. In 2015 she graduated with an MA in Curatorial Studies, from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandaleon- Hudson, NY.

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Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew, John Whittman lecture

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 12:30pm

John Wittmann will present a lecture "Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew" for School of Music students and faculty on Thursday, April 4 at 12:30 in the SCFA Recital Hall. Wittmann is Director of Artist Relations and Education for Yamaha Corporation of America, Band and Orchestra Division. Topics such as examining your own motives, developing key relationships and embracing change are discussed.

Materializing Resistance: Gender, Politics, and Craft

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 5:00pm

Much recent scholarship has stressed the critical potential of craft, frequently utilizing feminist and queer methodologies to address the ways in which craft engages issues of gender. This symposium explores how the politics of craft are framed, preserved, deconstructed, revised, and reimagined today, and how artists deploy the unique properties of their chosen materials to resist gender binaries and hierarchies.

Music and Drama of Madama Butterfly

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 6:30pm

Prior to the opening performance of Madama Butterfly, UKOT musical director and vocal coach Tedrin Blair Lindsay will give a pre-opera lecture on the music and drama of Madama Butterfly

Sponsored by UK Opera Research Alliance and UK Opera Theatre.

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Artist Talk

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Part of the SA/VS Visiting Artist Series

Define // Sean Lyman
This work investigates spaces and objects most often overlooked but serve specific roles in our daily routines. I am fascinated by the clues they can offer to the more complete context of how a space is used by an individual.

Drum and Banjo: African Roots|American Branches

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:30pm

In conjunction with the Lexington Old Time Music Gathering, the Appalachian Center, Niles Center, and the Department of African American and Africana Studies present Drum & Banjo: African Roots/American Branches.

JOAN BRANNON and RANDY WILSON will perform on drum and banjo taking you on a journey from Africa to Appalachia with rhythm, songs and stories – links to our past, tunes and beats that have bound us together on this continent, despite all the forces that would drive us apart.