Category Archives: Horsemania

Horsemania’s ‘Scoop’ rides outside again

Fans of the original 2000 Horsemania might like to know that Scoop – Herald-Leader is back on outdoor display. Scoop was sponsored by the Herald-Leader and created by then Herald-Leader promotions department manager Marianna McDonald. The black-and-white horse features headlines through the years … Continue reading

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LexArts’ annual campaign tops 2010’s but misses goal

Despite several hurdles, LexArts’ 2011 Campaign for the Arts topped last year’s total, though it did not meet its goal. The goal was $1.1 million, set after LexArts raised $1.003 million last year. This year’s campaign was just ahead of … 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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Horse Mania reprieve

If you thought you needed to get in your Horse Mania 2010 tour before Friday, you can slow down. Despite some notices that said the painted pony exhibit was leaving Lexington streets Friday, LexArts president and CEO Jim Clark says … Continue reading

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Video: Horse Mania 2010 out of the corral

Wednesday afternoon, we followed a few of the painted ponies out of their corral at Lorillard Lofts and on to the streets of Lexington. Read more: Story about the delivery Horse Mania 2010 a no-brainer of a sequel Gallery of … Continue reading

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Horse Mania goes to school

Horse Play for Arts Education, a spinoff of Horse Mania 2010, was unveiled Wednesday morning by LexArts with students all over Lexington designing and decorating “foals,” smaller versions of the Horse Mania horses. Horse Mania is a public art project … Continue reading

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The Philharmonic’s Horsetails rides again

HorseMania 2010 isn’t the only equine-related art project that will ride again during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. ­Horsetails, a project that the ­Lexington Philharmonic first ­orchestrated in 2003 and repeated the next three years, is returning to coincide … Continue reading

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Horsemania: They’re baaack

A dark SUV with a trailer rolled up next to ArtsPlace Friday morning carrying some familiar figures: Horsemania horses. The four fiberglass colts on Patrick Keough’s trailer were the first tangible sign that the popular 2000 public art exhibit will … Continue reading

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