Category Archives: Kentucky Arts Council

Kentucky Arts Council seeking artists impacted by storms and in need of assistance

The Kentucky Arts Council sent out a press release this afternoon seeking information about artists who may need assistance following the storms that struck Kentucky on March 2. Normally this blog does not run press releases verbatim. But this is … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale for craft market’s return to Lexington

Advance tickets are on sale for Kentucky Crafted: The Market, which returns to Lexington at the Lexington Center on March 1 to 4. The annual art fair, presented by the Kentucky Arts Council, started at the Kentucky Horse Park in … Continue reading

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2011 Governor’s Awards in the Arts

There are four prominent Central Kentucky winners in this year’s Governor’s Awards in the Arts, the commonwealth’s highest honor in the arts. Longtime Central Kentucky artist Adalin Wichman won the Milner Award, the top prize among the honors. The Paris … Continue reading

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WEG: A Kentucky Experience

I went out to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Monday to help man the Herald-Leader table in the trade pavilion. But a Facebook note from Adam Luckey kept me around for a while. Adam and Ryan Case had a … Continue reading

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Al Smith fellowships go to local writers, choreographer

The Kentucky Arts Council announced the recipients of 10 Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowships of $7,500 each for excellence and creativity. Recipients from Fayette County and the Lexington metro area include playwright Dan Bernitt and Kentucky Ballet Theatre choreographer Norbe … Continue reading

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