Category Archives: fundraising

LexArts sets campaign record, aims much higher

  LexArts set a new record in its 2012 Campaign for the Arts, raising $1.05 million to be distributed among area cultural groups for general operating support and Community Arts Grants. But LexArts President and CEO Jim Clark said he … Continue reading

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Soiree for ballet funds

The Bluegrass Youth Ballet will host its inaugural Summer Solstice Soiree to raise funds to expand community outreach and tuition assistance programs for the school. The event, June 23 at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Drive, will include … Continue reading

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Central Library’s renovated theater is ready for its debut

For years, the theater in the Lexington ­Public Library downtown has been a venue for plays, films, talks, music and candidate debates. This month, the ­renamed Will Stamps Farish Fund Theater at Central Library is ­reintroducing itself with numerous upgrades, … Continue reading

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LexArts launches $1.1 million Fund for the Arts Campaign

LexArts kicked off its 2012 Fund for the Arts Campaign Wednesday morning with a breakfast and champagne toast at ArtsPlace attended by around 150 arts, business and civic leaders. The campaign aims to raise $1.1 million, equal to last-year’s goal … Continue reading

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Feminist artists, groups awarded grants

The Kentucky Foundation for Women has ­awarded 10 Artist Enrichment Grants totaling more than $24,000 to “Central Kentucky feminist ­artists and arts organizations committed to creating­ ­positive social change throughout the state,” ­according to a news release. The release says … Continue reading

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Lexington Art League looking to expand venues

The Lexington Art League has launched a capital campaign to create a new contemporary art space in the core of downtown Lexington. According to an LAL news release, the space will be a satellite of the league’s primary location in … Continue reading

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Change four Art

The Change for Art project will unveil its final meter of 2011 on Sunday, Oct. 30, before the Downtown Thriller parade. The Change for Art involves area artists taking old city parking meters and turning them into works of art … Continue reading

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