Public art can be static, moving, part of the
infrastructure or a projection of light and sound
It can last for a minute, a day, a year or a
lifetime.
- Pavel Büchler


stay connected:

Upcoming Events:

 

March 2-3:

Enjoy "Kentucky Crafted: The Market". An arts and craft show this whole weekend at Lexington Convention Center. One-day tickets are $10, two-day tickets are $15,and children 15 and under are admitted free. (http://artscouncil.ky.gov/KentuckyArt/Event_Market.htm)

 

March 2:

Do you like art, running, AND all for a good cause? 

Color Me Rad Lexington is a 5K run at the University of Kentucky benefiting the Ronald McDonald House. The best part? While running, walking, dancing, or what ever makes you happy, you have (gluten-free) color powder being aimed at you. You become a living piece of art!
This artistic event will be held on March 2. So if you want to participate in the run, volunteer, or just enjoying the ROYGBIV of it all, go check out their site:
http://www.colormerad.com/races/lexington.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0f1N_uU7uc&feature=player_embedded


Get into the Irish spirit with "Celtic Nights: Journey of Hope" at the Singletary Center at UK, Saturday night at 7:30 priced $15-40. (http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/venueSearch.jsp?venue_id=8513&listAll=true)

 

Past Events

Change for Art Sculpture Unveiling
October 30, 2011
Kentucky Theater, 214 E. Main Street
Congratulations to John Darko for an incredible unveiling of the meter at the Kentucky Theatre!
Kentucky Museum and Heritage Alliance Annual Meeting
June 5-7, 2011, Maysville, Kentucky
Kentucky Museum Without Walls Project Team members Sara Piester and Jeanette Tesmer present "Take It Artside! Education Through Technology," a discussion and demonstration of how the TakeItArtside! smart phone application can build and keep audiences for historic homes and sites by providing engaging lesson plans.
TakeItArtside! celebrates Isaac Murphy's 150th Birthday Year at the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden
1:30 - 3:30 PM, Saturday, June 4, 2011
TakeItArtside! salutes the community's vision for the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden (IMMAG) and, to keep the celebration going, we have a special prize for the first 10 people to check in to IMMAG during June: a dozen free cupcakes from Spalding's Bakery!
Public Art and the City Conference: Louisville 2011 Public Art Symposium
8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Friday, April 22, 2011
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville & The Speed Museum
Public Art and the City offers a platform for taking stock of the current climate in public art. Join artists, curators, art administrators, and scholars for a full day's discussion on public art. TakeItArtside! co-founders Lisa Broome-Price and Christine Huskisson join distinguished panelists and participants in discussing recent innovations in public art, current public art projects, and funding opportunities for public art. Participants are invited to go on a walking tour of the New Albany Bicentennial Art Project on the eve of the conference (6 pm, April 21).
Take It Artside! meets WRAP: Web-based Resources for Art in Public
Saturday, February 12, 2011, New York, New York
WRAP is a national, collaborative, grassroots effort to understand what is being done and how we can better access, together and independently, the collective wisdom, projects, images, initiatives, criticism, and policies, in our developing field.
Commerce Lexington Business Link
Hosted by: Kentucky Eagle, Inc. (2440 Innovation Drive)
4:30 - 6:30pm, Thursday, December 9, 2010
Cost: $5 for Members and $10 for Potential Members
Top Row, left to right: Ann McBrayer, President of Kentucky Eagle Beer, welcomes Take It Artside! to Business Link. Jeannette and Rachel debut the Take It Artside! app for Bob Quick, President & CEO of Commerce Lexington. They're joined by Christine Huskisson.
Bottom Row, left to right: Christine Huskisson & Jim Durham of Georgetown College. Matthew, Jeanette, & Sarah enjoy the event. Devan talks about Take It Artside! Some of the project team from UK & Georgetown College.

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Header Collage Image Credits:

© “Nexus” 2006 by Tony Higdon & Erika Strecker (Transportation Cabinet Office Building, Frankfort, KY)

"Transit of Venus", 2004 by Robert Huff (Giddings Hall, Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY)

"Bottlestop" 2009 by Aaron Scales (Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY)

“Getting Back Up”, 2006 by Luke Achterberg (Lexington Diagnostic Center, Lexington, KY)

“A Portrait of Daniel Boone”, ca. 1930 A. D. Fisher (College Park, College Street, Winchester, KY)

Gwen Reardon, 2001, The Thoroughbred Park Sculpture Collection, (Thoroughbred Park, Lexington, KY)