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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Haunted House Painting Workshop

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Tuesday, October 27th

10:00pm - 12:00am

Your instructor will guide you from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in this two-hour class.

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En Plein Air | Comforts of Home

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Friday, October 30th

3:00pm - 11:00pm

Due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 virus, our 2020-2021 exhibit lineup will be presented in both physical and ...

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How Does It Feel? Commodities and Affect...

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Friday, October 30th

11:00pm - 12:00am

A one night screening of short films that explore the relationship between reality, consumption, and digital affect.

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CMA Rocks Your House

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Friday, October 30th

11:30pm - 1:00am

Join Central Music Academy (virtually) for our 7th annual CMA Rocks the House event

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Eat/Art: Paul Stephen Benjamin "God Bles...

Remote Icon UK Art Museum

Thursday, November 5th

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Take a break from your day and join us to look at and discuss artwork over the lunch hour.

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This is America*: Solidarity

Remote Icon UK Art Museum

Thursday, November 5th

11:00pm - 12:00am

Conversation about how togetherness informs creative work and socio-political engagement

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Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series...

Remote Icon UK Art Museum

Friday, November 6th

9:00pm - 10:15pm

Hear from Dr. Rhea Combs, supervisory curator of photography and film at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Am...

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Phyllis Jenness Memorial Concert

Saturday, November 7th

12:30am - 2:30am

To honor our founder, the Singers will present an online concert.

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Jeanne Silverthorne: More Flesh and Bone

Remote Icon UK Art Museum

Thursday, November 12th

11:00pm - 12:00am

Conversation with artist Jeanne Silverthorne

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James R. Southard: Why Buy the Cow

Remote Icon Institute 193

Saturday, November 14th

4:00pm - 11:00pm

Institute 193 is pleased to present the work of James R. Southard in an exhibition titled Why Buy the Cow, showcasing th...

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Indelible: The photography of James Arch...

Location Icon Headley-Whitney Museum

Sunday, November 15th

3:00pm - 9:00pm

The exhibit features a 40 year retrospective of award-winning photographer, James Archambeault

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Fish Tank: Emerging Entrepreneurs in the...

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Wednesday, November 18th

12:00am - 1:30am

Come join us for an evening of competition, creativity, and enterprise!

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Eat/Art: Jeanne Silverthorne - "Crates w...

Remote Icon UK Art Museum

Thursday, November 19th

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Take a break from your day and join us to look at and discuss artwork over lunch hour.

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Jeanne Silverthorne: More Flesh and Bone

Location Icon UK Art Museum

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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Online Resources / Projects

Near & Far

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

“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

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

“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

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

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...

Remote Icon Remote Event

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 ...

Remote Icon Remote Event

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

Remote Icon Remote Event

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

Jurassic Park Talks

Remote Icon Remote Event

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