COVID-19 Cancellations and Postponements

Due to mounting concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the College of Fine Arts has postponed or canceled all of its events and community programming through the end of the spring semester.

This includes:

  • The UK Art Museum and the Singletary Center for the Arts are currently closed to the public.
  • Events held at the Singletary Center originally scheduled through June 1 have been canceled or postponed.
  • Fine Arts Institute Spring, Summer I, and Summer II Sessions  have been canceled.
  • UK Theatre and Dance Studio season for the remainder of the semester has been canceled.
  • UK Theatre & Dance Summer Intensives - both Musical Theatre Intensive and Dance Intensive - have been canceled.
  • School of Music's Modern Band Workshop scheduled for March 21-22 has been canceled.
  • School of Music's Orff Schulwerk summer session scheduled for June 22 - July 3 has been canceled. Coordinator Martina Vasil is currently working on offering a for-credit online summer class to cover Orff special topics remotely.
  • School of Music's Dalcroze Eurhythmics summer session scheduled for July 13 - 24 has been canceled.
  • School of Art and Visual Studies Foundations Show originally scheduled March 27 – April 2 will be postponed and presented virtually.
  • UK Opera Theatre's The Crucible and all associated events originally scheduled for April 3 – 5 will be postponed until fall 2020.
  • Department of Theatre and Dance has postponed A Midsummer Night’s Dream, originally scheduled for April 23 – 25, until fall 2020.
  • UK Symphony Orchestra concert scheduled for March 27 has been canceled.
  • Big Band Blast originally scheduled for March 28 has been canceled.
  • Dr. Lori Hetzel’s Anniversary concert, After Dark, and UK Choristers and Chorale spring concert have been postponed.

This decision was made in part due to the University of Kentucky’s shift to alternative and online instruction and recommendations across our community to avoid large gatherings of people to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Distance learning has a significant impact on our ability to rehearse for operas, productions, and other ensemble works. The college is working to reschedule as many events as possible. Updates will be posted to the website as details are finalized.

Those who have already purchased tickets to postponed or canceled events in the Singletary Center or Guignol Theatre will be issued refunds. Patrons do not need to contact the Singletary Center Ticket Office at this time.

Refund processes for other programs, sessions, and intensives are currently being finalized. Please contact respective coordinators for updates and more information.

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