Visual Arts

In Conversation: Laura Hendrickson, National Quilt Museum

Date: 
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

Join National Quilt Museum Registrar and Collections Manager Laura Hendrickson for a conversation about contemporary quilting and gain insights into National Quilt Museum exhibitions and programming. 

Based in Paducah, Ky, the National Quilt Museum first opened its doors 30 years ago and serves tens of thousands of patrons every year through on-site and traveling exhibitions of contemporary quilters. 

Artist Discussion: Jay Bolotin & The Book of Only Enoch

Date: 
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join acclaimed interdisciplinary artist Jay Bolotin for a conversation about his current animated film, based on his 2011-2014 print portfolio of 20 woodcut and relief etchings. 

The Book of Only Enoch is the story of a sensitive Jewish boy from Kentucky and his journey of self-awareness and spiritual clarity. Created using countless drawings and sets made by the artist, the film possesses the magic realism of Bolotin’s 2019 film, The Silence of Professor Tösla, a collaboration with writer Ilan Stavans, that has won prizes at festivals around the world.  

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

SA/VS Online Open House

Date: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Meet School of Art & Visual Studies' faculty to learn more about how to make your mark in the creative world.

Are you a #CreativeType? Join us for a brief presentation about UK's School of Art & Visual Studies' BA/BFA and BS degrees, scholarship opportunities, and view images of our facilities. There will be a Q&A to answer all of your questions about your creative future!

We have state of the art facilities and world class faculty to help guide your creative journey towards a rewarding career in art, design and digital media.

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School of Art & Visual Studies - Online Open House

Date: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Are you a #CreativeType? Join us for a brief presentation about UK's School of Art & Visual Studies' BA/BFA and BS degrees, scholarship opportunities, and view images of our facilities. There will be a Q&A to answer all of your questions about your creative future!

We have state of the art facilities and world class faculty to help guide your creative journey towards a rewarding career in art, design and digital media.

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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.

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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