We are continuing to support our local arts and cultural scene. There is a vibrant mix of in-person and remote events.

It's important to remember that the COVID-19 pandemic is still a thing. If you do go out, please continue to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

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Friendly Yeti Painting Class

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Saturday, January 23rd

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Your young artist will love painting this iconic winter character, with its warm smiles and friendly eyes.

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Bob Ross Virtual Painting Party

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Saturday, January 23rd

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Gather online with your fellow Joy of Painting enthusiasts for KET’s virtual Bob Ross Painting Party on Saturday, Jan. 2...

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Drawing Fundamentals

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Monday, January 25th

11:30pm - 1:00am

Learn the fundamental concepts of drawing in this online introductory class for teens and adults.

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Kids Visual Arts (Grades K-8) - Winter S...

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, January 27th

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Each week, students will discover a new art technique – and learn about the artists who use it.

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Q&A with Lucy Jones, Harry Dean Stanton ...

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Friday, February 5th

1:00am - 3:00am

We're partnering with the University Press of Kentucky and the Harry Dean Stanton Fest to bring Harry Dean Stanton fans,...

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Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series...

Remote Icon UK Art Museum

Friday, February 5th

9:00pm - 10:15pm

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Drawing with Colored Pencils

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Monday, February 8th

11:30pm - 1:00am

Join Instructor Brandon Long to learn about shading,composition, color layering, blending, creating texture and more i...

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Jeanne Silverthorne: More Flesh and Bone

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Saturday, February 13th

5:00am - 10:00pm

Jeanne Silverthorne: More Flesh and Bone is on view at the UK Art Museum until February 13, 2021.

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This is America*

Location Icon UK Art Museum

Saturday, February 13th

5:00pm - 10:00pm

This is America* is an exhibition looking at aspects of history, citizenry, race, dignity, power, and struggle.

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Readings by Frank X Walker

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, February 24th

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us for a reading and conversation with Frank X Walker.

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Lawrence Tarpey Subconscious States

Location Icon Institute 193

Saturday, March 6th

4:00pm - 11:00pm

Lawrence Tarpey’s method is spontaneous. He does not use studies; nothing about his work is premeditated except his proc...

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Online Resources / Projects

Open Call for Art Exhibition at UK’s Cor...

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Open call for our first art exhibition on our 55 foot tall media wall. Two Shows, Kentucky Confronting Covi-19 & Black L...

Loop

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

An exhibition examining the various forms of repetition through the lens of video and digital art

LexPhil at the Loudoun House | Concert V...

Remote Icon Lexington Philharmonic

We were thrilled to share this beautiful evening of music

Wingspan Redux – 2D and 3D works by Carl...

Remote Icon The Mill&Max Contemplative Arts Space

Carleton Wing was a beloved fixture of the Lexington, KY arts culture until his passing from COVID-19 in April 2020. Thi...

Lexington Ballet Company: 2020 Nutcracke...

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The Lexington Ballet decided to bring The Nutcracker to life in this unusual year, in spite of the restrictions and obst...

A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play

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his holiday season, Actors Theatre of Louisville brings Dickens’s tale of redemption, connection, and generosity into yo...

LexPhil at the Loudoun House: Concert Vi...

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In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, we are so proud to share with you our first concert video, LexPhil at the Loudoun House...

UK College of Fine Arts Classroom Concer...

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Concerts performed for camera by the University of Kentucky School of Music, recorded at the Singletary Center for the A...

Near & Far

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“Near and Far” is an exhibition of fine art prints created for an international print exchange hosted by Morlan Gallery....

Lexington in the time of COVID-19

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“Lexington in the Time of COVID-19” is an ongoing project of uncertain length by social practice artists Kurt Gohde and ...

PROTAGONY: $100 for Truth // Esther Neff

Remote Icon Bolivar Art Gallery - UK School of Art

A multi-media project by artist Esther Neff exploring the concept of truth through the lens of twelve artists.

Home As Situation // online exhibition

Remote Icon Bolivar Art Gallery - UK School of Art

Many artists working today are addressing notions of home in unexpected ways. Our current era of stay at home orders, po...

AthensWest's The Importance of Being Ear...

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This radio production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” was produced in partnership between AthensWest ...

FACT/itious

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A visual art exhibition exhibition engaging with ideas of truth, fiction, facts, misinformation, surveillance, narrative...

Lexington History Museum Virtual Reality...

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Explore these VR exhibits from the Lexington History Museum

A Mask on the Mountains: Dimensions of C...

Remote Icon Appalshop

Seven audio documentaries produced by the Appalachian Media Institute

Appalshop Special Project: Creating in P...

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Creating in Place is a collection of original stories, photographs, audio, visual art, and writing both expressing and d...

2020: The Summer of... Virtual Exhibit

A virtual gallery exhibit of prints exploring the summer of 2020

48 Hours of Neukölln

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48 hours of Neukölln is an international arts festival that invites hundreds of artists from Germany and around the worl...

Call To Artists: Lexington LGBTQ History...

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Faulkner Morgan Archive, Inc. is proud to announce a call to artists for the Lexington LGBTQ History Mural.

Out of Hand with Ed McClanahan Kickstart...

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Institute 193 has launched a Kickstarter to fund our first unbound publication and a gift of McClanahan's original drawi...

Shelter in Place

Remote Icon The Parachute Factory

Shelter in Place, is a response to these events from the eyes of current and recent digital photography students from th...

Chicago Art Institute - Virtual Backgrou...

Transport yourself into a work of art for your next Zoom meeting, hangout, or happy hour

2020 UK Digital Media Blast! Quarantine ...

UK student work - film festival format you can all enjoy in the comfort of your homes this semester. Please share freely...

Art Center of the Bluegrass Virtual Exhi...

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

We’re excited to host a series of virtual exhibits this spring so that we can continue to showcase and celebrate the art...

Da Poetry Lounge: Largest weekly Open mi...

Come visit us next Tuesday and be part of what has become the largest weekly open mic in America.

Chamber Music Lex - Youtube

Video documentations of Chamber Music Lex highlights

Virtual pre-show auditions - Ballet Unde...

This year we will be holding virtual auditions. This year's pre-show theme is Princess Vignettes II.

Chamber Music Lex Goes Virtual with "In ...

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Lexington Chamber Orchestra wants to maintain our relationship with our audiences and community

2020 Foundations Show

Remote Icon Bolivar Art Gallery - UK School of Art

The Bolivar Art Gallery at UK School of Art / Visual Studies hosts its first-ever virtual Foundations Show.

Experience in Amateur Hour

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Join us in celebrating the great achievement of over 50 of our students in Digital Media Design and traditional Bachelo...

Jurassic Park Talks

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Introducing Centre College's new #HealthyAtHome activity, a mini-lecture series featuring Emeritus Professors.

Virtual SCAPE exhibition

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

Take a virtual tour of the senior exhibition SCAPE at Transylvania University

LexPhil: Just for Kids

Activities and resources to do at home with kids, provided by the Lexington Philharmonic

LexPhil Living Room

In the coming weeks, this page will include performances videos, educational videos for your little ones at home, and me...

Americans for the Arts: COVID Resource a...

Up-to-date news and resources for the arts and culture field

Artists Thrive

Artists Thrive aims to identify the things that help artists pursue their vision and to enable communities to benefit fr...

Dream Wishes

Dream Wishes is a variety show featuring the most talented folks we can find

KY Artists Care: Color Me Team Kentucky ...

Instead of an artist of the week, we are asking for illustrators to come together and create coloring pages for fun, edu...

Artist Resources

The Kentucky Arts Council compiled resources to assist artists, arts organizations and other creatives, freelancers and ...

Lexington COVID-19 Community Info Hub

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Google Arts and Culture

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[Not Local, But Verry Cool] Discover artworks, collections and stories from all around the world in a new way.

Carnegie from your Couch- Writing Classe...

Remote Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Our online classes are filling up fast, and we are grateful for your continued interest in and support of the Carnegie C...

Some Bunny is Singing- Free Music Classe...

Free interactive, play based music classes for ages 1-7 years ever MWF 10am EST via Facebook live on the Candy Mountain ...

Manualidades del dia

Para ayudar a la familia a tener actividades para los niños, Casa de la Cultura Ky.

Lady Salsa Choreo & Coaching- Online

Learn and dance in the comfort of your home with pre-recorded videos that will be added to a private Facebook group once...

Nightly Met Opera Free Streams

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[Not Local, But Verry Cool] Nightly Streams From New York Metropolitan Opera -- Now through April 12th