Category Archives: Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Tim Close

University of Kentucky staff and Art Museum at the University of Kentucky supporters met the first of three candidates for executive director of the museum this week. Tim Close, whose last job was director and CEO of the Museum of … Continue reading

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Art Museum at the University of Kentucky presents three director finalists, starting Wednesday

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky has narrowed its search for a new director down to three candidates who will be in town for on-campus visits, including public forums, over the next three weeks. The candidates are vying … Continue reading

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Photographer’s exhibit at UK examines human-wildlife encounters real and re-enacted

Photographer Amy Stein is a city girl. Primarily, she has lived in Washington, D.C., and New York, where encounters between humans and wildlife usually involve squirrels. So when she went to the country to work on a project about women … Continue reading

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2010: the year in Central Kentucky arts

Lexington’s 2010 year in arts could not have been weirder if you took the city and plopped it in the middle of Florida. Between some major changes at area arts institutions and the unprecedented wave of local and national arts … Continue reading

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UK museum artist on NPR Sunday

Sarah Hoskins, whose photographs of African-American hamlets around the Lexington area were the final exhibit in this year’s Robert C. May Photography Endowment Lecture Series at The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, is scheduled to be profiled today on National … Continue reading

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Slide show: Sarah Hoskins’ Homeplace

Click the play button to hear Sarah Hoskins talk about her work in Central Kentucky and see a slide show of her images. Equine photography brought Sarah ­Hoskins to Lexington. African-American hamlets around the city and in Central ­Kentucky made … Continue reading

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Buring arts questions for 2010 and beyond

Here we stand, little souls on the precipice of a new year and a whole new decade. And as we stand here watching the first streams of light break over the horizon, we wonder: “What will happen in Central Kentucky … Continue reading

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Photographer still sees Appalachia as ‘exotic’

Mike Smith was on a Tuesday morning mission to show a friend some peacocks on a farm along East Tennessee’s Holston River. He also knew he had a photo opportunity. “I’d been there before and I knew it was gorgeous,” … Continue reading

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Podcast & Pics: Jahi Chikwendiu

I know I am not the only person at the Lexington Herald-Leader who knew Jahi Chikwendiu was a remarkable talent the moment I met him. So his award winning career at The Washington Post comes as no surprise, nor does … Continue reading

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