Events

Aug 23 2022 - Jan 14 2023

The re:museum exhibition centers our permanent collection and the UK Art Museum itself through artworks, educational prompts, and other incisive displays. The artworks on view in re:museum draw from our Digital Learning Gallery, an online resource established through a UK Arts Extension Outreach Grant that connects art lovers from across the Commonwealth to our collection. re:museum offers visitors an opportunity to view objects up close and…

UK Art Museum
Free
Aug 23 2022 - Jan 14 2023

Louis Zoellar Bickett (1950–2017) was known for his rigorous practice of collecting and cataloging items from his daily life to form a vast archive whose purpose was to chronicle life in real time. Accumulated photographs, receipts, articles of clothing, books, toys, furniture, and bodily fluids were preserved, tagged, and situated throughout Bickett’s home and studio. They collectively formed a portrait of the artist and his consistent…

UK Art Museum
Free
Aug 23 2022 - Jan 14 2023

Marlene McCarty is known for her drawings that examine aspects of sexuality, articulation of power, and social formation. Using graphite, ballpoint pen, and occasionally watercolor, she has made composite portraits of teenage female murderers, as well as humans interacting with other primates. Informed by research, media images, and historical data, her works are often unsettling and explicit, deriving their power from the combination of…

UK Art Museum
Free
Aug 23 2022 - Jan 7 2023

Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) was one of the twentieth century’s most significant artists, working in media including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and performance. His inclusive practice spanned six decades, during which he combined traditional art materials with ordinary objects from the urban and beachfront environments in which he lived. He cultivated new techniques that served his conceptual and aesthetic goals, and…

UK Art Museum
Free
Nov 28 2022 | 7:30pm

UK Philharmonia Concert
Sean Radermacher, conductor
Merih Erdem Ozden, conductor

Featuring the music of Beethoven, Gershwin, Grieg, Nedbal, and Wagner and Howard Shore's Lord of the Rings.

SCFA Recital Hall. Free admission. 

 

Singletary Recital Hall
FREE ADMISSION
Nov 30 2022 | 5pm

Encounters

University of Kentucky Undergrad Opera Workshop presents scenes from the operas of Weill, Strauss, Donizetti and Mozart.

Schmidt Vocal Arts Center
Free
Nov 30 2022 | 7:30pm

This concert will highlight our world music groups, including the UK Bluegrass and Old-Time Ensemble and the UK Balinese Gamelan Angklung Langen Kerti Ensemble. Special features include the debut arrangement of Jean Ritchie's "Blue Diamond Mines" for gamelan angklung and contemporary works by Alvin Lucier and John Cage/Lou Harrison that are inspired by gamelan. 

Singletary Recital Hall
Free
Dec 1 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 2 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Guignol Theatre 

The comedic, satirical play, The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, is a scathing attack on pretension and hypocrisy. It was originally staged in 1777 in London’s Drury Lane Theatre. In this play, gossip and scandal, fueled by sexual intrigue, dominate the high society and aristocracy…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Dec 1 2022 | 7:30pm

Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 7:30pm

BARBER VIOLIN CONCERTO & SCHUBERT SYMPHONY NO. 9 “THE GREAT”

Singletary Center for the Arts
Lexington, Kentucky

University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra
John Nardolillo, conductor
Sean Radermacher, DMA'23, conductor
JuRang Kim, DMA’22, violin

Program:
Florence Price: The Oak (Kentucky Premiere)
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto…

Singletary Concert Hall
$10 Adult / $4 Student (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)
Dec 2 - 10 2022

Annual Carey Ellis show and Exhibition of works from our digital media design seniors

Opening reception: December 2, 5 - 8pm

Image: Abby Green was awarded first place in the 2020 Carey Ellis Bachelor of Science awards.
Bolivar Art Gallery
Free
Dec 1 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 2 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Guignol Theatre 

The comedic, satirical play, The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, is a scathing attack on pretension and hypocrisy. It was originally staged in 1777 in London’s Drury Lane Theatre. In this play, gossip and scandal, fueled by sexual intrigue, dominate the high society and aristocracy…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Dec 1 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 2 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Guignol Theatre 

The comedic, satirical play, The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, is a scathing attack on pretension and hypocrisy. It was originally staged in 1777 in London’s Drury Lane Theatre. In this play, gossip and scandal, fueled by sexual intrigue, dominate the high society and aristocracy…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 3pm

The University of Kentucky Choirs presents the 25nd annual “Collage: A Holiday Spectacular,” Dec. 3 and 4th, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall.  

“Collage” is a fast-paced and visually exciting concert featuring more than 500 celebrated vocalists and musicians from the UK School of Music and the Lexington Singers Children’s Choir coming together to perform…

Singletary Concert Hall
$34 Adults / $17 Students (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)
Dec 1 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 2 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 2pm

UK Department of Theatre + Dance presents
The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Guignol Theatre 

The comedic, satirical play, The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, is a scathing attack on pretension and hypocrisy. It was originally staged in 1777 in London’s Drury Lane Theatre. In this play, gossip and scandal, fueled by sexual intrigue, dominate the high society and aristocracy…

Guignol Theatre
ADULT: $15.00, STUDENT: $10.00
Dec 3 2022 | 2pm, Dec 3 2022 | 7:30pm, Dec 4 2022 | 3pm

The University of Kentucky Choirs presents the 25nd annual “Collage: A Holiday Spectacular,” Dec. 3 and 4th, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall.  

“Collage” is a fast-paced and visually exciting concert featuring more than 500 celebrated vocalists and musicians from the UK School of Music and the Lexington Singers Children’s Choir coming together to perform…

Singletary Concert Hall
$34 Adults / $17 Students (all tickets subject to additional processing fees)