Events

Apr 1 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 2 2022 | 2pm, Apr 2 2022 | 7:30pm

Featuring UK Choristers, Dr. Elizabeth Wilson, conductor

In accordance with University of Kentucky COVID mitigation policies, all audience members are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times while attending this performance to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Singletary Recital Hall
Ticketed. TBD.
Apr 5 2022 | 7:30pm

Saxophone Ensembles

featuring UK Saxophone Quartets and UK Mega-Saxes
Directed by: Miles Osland, Lisa Osland, Nick Foster

In accordance with University of Kentucky COVID mitigation policies, all audience members are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times while attending this performance to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Singletary Recital Hall
Free and open to the public
Apr 7 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 8 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 9 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 10 2022 | 2pm, Apr 10 2022 | 7:30pm

Bright Star, Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Presenting Sponsor - 91.3 WUKY 

April 7 – 10, 2022

Guignol Theatre
General admission: $20, Student tickets: $15
Apr 7 2022 | 7:30pm

UK Lab Band
Directed by Dr. Raleigh Dailey

In accordance with University of Kentucky COVID mitigation policies, all audience members are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times while attending this performance to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Singletary Recital Hall
Free
Apr 8 2022 | 4 - 5pm

RaMell Ross is a poet of image, sound, and language. His award-winning documentary Hale County This Morning, This Evening is rooted in a county established after the Civil War in western Alabama. Ross moved there from Washington, D.C., immersing himself in a slower way of life, experiencing the legacy of the South in the African-American experience, as a Northerner who did not know it firsthand.

Ross lived in Hale County for more than…

Gatton Student Center Cinema
Free
Apr 7 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 8 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 9 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 10 2022 | 2pm, Apr 10 2022 | 7:30pm

Bright Star, Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Presenting Sponsor - 91.3 WUKY 

April 7 – 10, 2022

Guignol Theatre
General admission: $20, Student tickets: $15
Apr 7 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 8 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 9 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 10 2022 | 2pm, Apr 10 2022 | 7:30pm

Bright Star, Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Presenting Sponsor - 91.3 WUKY 

April 7 – 10, 2022

Guignol Theatre
General admission: $20, Student tickets: $15
Apr 10 2022 | 1pm

Under the direction of James Campbell, the UK Percussion Ensemble has won the prestigious Percussive Arts Society Collegiate Percussion Ensemble Contest five times. They have also performed at several Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival, The Bands of America Percussion Ensemble Festival, and alongside international guest artists such as Robin Engelman, Glenn Kotche, Steve Houghton, John…

Singletary Recital Hall
Free and open to the public
Apr 7 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 8 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 9 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 10 2022 | 2pm, Apr 10 2022 | 7:30pm

Bright Star, Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Presenting Sponsor - 91.3 WUKY 

April 7 – 10, 2022

Guignol Theatre
General admission: $20, Student tickets: $15
Apr 10 2022 | 7:30pm

UK Jazz Combos directed by Dr. Raleigh Dailey

In accordance with University of Kentucky COVID mitigation policies, all audience members are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times while attending this performance to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Singletary Recital Hall
Free
Apr 7 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 8 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 9 2022 | 7:30pm, Apr 10 2022 | 2pm, Apr 10 2022 | 7:30pm

Bright Star, Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Presenting Sponsor - 91.3 WUKY 

April 7 – 10, 2022

Guignol Theatre
General admission: $20, Student tickets: $15
Apr 11 2022, Apr 12 2022

Sponsored by the Historic Brass Society
additional sponsorship by Maller Brass, The Baroque Trumpet Shop, Brass for Beginners, and Pickett Brass/Blackburn Trumpets

The 2022 North American Baroque Trumpet Competition and Conference is a two-day event to be held in Lexington, KY. The event consists of concerts, master classes, paper presentations, and a competition.

All clinics and concerts for this event are free and open…

Fine Arts Building
Competitor Registration & Fee Required, Presenter Submissions Required, Clinics & Concerts Free, Open to the Public
Apr 11 2022, Apr 12 2022

Sponsored by the Historic Brass Society
additional sponsorship by Maller Brass, The Baroque Trumpet Shop, Brass for Beginners, and Pickett Brass/Blackburn Trumpets

The 2022 North American Baroque Trumpet Competition and Conference is a two-day event to be held in Lexington, KY. The event consists of concerts, master classes, paper presentations, and a competition.

All clinics and concerts for this event are free and open…

Fine Arts Building
Competitor Registration & Fee Required, Presenter Submissions Required, Clinics & Concerts Free, Open to the Public
Apr 12 - Jul 30 2022

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
Apr 12 - Jul 30 2022

This modest survey of portraits by Guy Mendes documents a network of his friendships and the range of creative practitioners he sought out to spend time with and visit. The photographs are infused with a sense of warmth and trust, exemplifying the statement that Mendes remembers his teacher James Baker Hall telling him: “A portrait is given as much as it is taken.”

In discussing the occasions when he was able to make pictures with…

UK Art Museum
Free