Category Archives: Lexington Art League

Regrouping Lexington Art League seeks feedback from artists, community

Regrouping from a financial crisis that became public this spring, the Lexington Art League held a forum at ArtsPlace Tuesday seeking input about its direction and relationship to patrons and artists. Before opening the standing-room-only forum in the ArtsPlace gallery … Continue reading

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‘Luminosity’ project’s ‘New Moon’ temporarily dimmed

UPDATE, 10 p.m. March 11: Driving home, I saw Shawn Gannon was working on New Moon, and it had been returned to its original brightness. Add damaging the Lexington Art League‘s New Moon sculpture to Mother Nature’s rap sheet of … Continue reading

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‘Luminosity’ artists exploring options in copyright issues with Disney and IBM

Calgary artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett, who have created the New Moon sculpture that will go on display at Triangle Park next Friday, are making headlines back home in Canada for copyright concerns with Disney and IBM. At issue is … Continue reading

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The Lexington Art League wants your light bulbs

Want to be part of the Lexington Art League‘s biggest project in its 56-year history? All you have to do is donate a light bulb. The Art League is looking to gather more than 10,000 incandescent bulbs for a cloud-like light … Continue reading

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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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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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Movies at the gallery

The Lexington Art League and Lexington Film League are shining a brighter spotlight on their exhibit Re:Play in its final week with a film screening on the courtyard of the Loudon House Thursday night. The feature will be San Francisco-based … Continue reading

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The roots of their art

Framing this year’s 2011-12 arts guide, which is out on newsstands across Central Kentucky Sunday, we were inspired by the idea that this year, there will probably be people who will see events listed in our guide that will inspire … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants and allocations

LexArts has announced its recipients of general operating support and community arts grants. The general operating support funds are unrestricted grants, generally to larger organizations in Lexington. This year’s recipients are: ■ Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, $20,000 ■ Lexington Art … 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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