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
- Pavel Büchler

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Town and Gown Commission enthusiastically endorses Kentucky Museum Without Walls Project View the minutes from the Town and Gown Commission meeting


Press Coverage

"TakeItArtside! App Update Brings Special Events to Smartphone Users" UKNow-University of Kentucky News. Feb. 13, 2012.

"Art App-reciation" Business Lexington. Feb. 1, 2012.

"Eyes will be on public art symposium" Louisville Courier-Journal. Apr. 19, 2011. 

"Local public art has its own phone app" Lexington Herald-Leader Mar. 23, 2011. 
UK Perspectives: Christine Huskisson, co-founder of Kentucky Museum Without Walls, discusses Kentucky's first public art smartphone app with UK President Lee T. Todd, Jr. [5:56] ©WUKY. Feb. 11, 2011.
"New app to bring U.S. art to wider audience" Jan. 31 - Feb. 4, 2011 in the sources below.
24 Hours Vancouver   London Free Press
Art Daily
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Calgary Sun   New York Times
CIOL   News Blaze
CNBC   Obsessed Artist
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"New app brings Lexington art up close and personal" Business Lexington Nov. 23, 2010 
"UK Art Crafts Smart Phone App" Kentucky Kernel Dec. 10, 2010
"10 New Culture Apps for the iPhone" Museums 2 Go Dec. 3, 2010

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Project Team intern Matt Elliott awarded First Prize in the Fine Arts category of the Oswald Research and Creativity Compeition at the University of Kentucky.
Project Team intern Jeanette Tesmer awarded a 2011 Association of Continuing Higher Education (South) mini-grant supporting her work with Kentucky Museum Without Walls and TakeItArtside! ACHE mini-grants support the development, implementation, expansion, and research of programs or projects in adult, continuing education, and lifelong learning.  

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© “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)