25th Annual Spoonbread Festival

Location Icon Berea Chamber of Commerce

Sunday, September 19th

1:00pm - 9:00pm

Don't miss our exciting 25th Annual Berea Chamber of Commerce Spoonbread Festival

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Vintage Market Days

Location Icon Alltech Arena Kentucky Horse Park

Sunday, September 19th

2:00pm - 8:00pm

Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jew...

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Midway Fall Festival

Location Icon Downtown Midway

Sunday, September 19th

2:00pm - 9:00pm

There will be a multitude of talented Arts & Crafts vendors, Sorghum & Pottery demonstrations, and delicious food vendor...

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Fort Harrod Jazz Festival

Location Icon Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Sunday, September 19th

4:00pm - 10:00pm

Live Jazz In An Historic Outdoor Setting

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Chamber Music Festival of Lexington

Location Icon Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center

Sunday, September 19th

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Three Mainstage Concerts featuring

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Sean Whiting w/ Cody Lee Meece & Clarke ...

Location Icon The Burl

Sunday, September 19th

9:00pm - 4:00am

18+ (with ID) show at The Burl

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Talking Color with Kassia St. Clair

Monday, September 20th

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join Director Stuart Horodner for a special Zoom conversation with Kassia St. Clair, whose book, The Secret Lives of Col...

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Vincent Neil Emerson & Caleb Lee Hutchin...

Location Icon The Burl

Wednesday, September 22nd

12:00am - 4:00am

18+ (with ID) show at The Burl

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Sheldon Tapley: "The Object Seen"

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, September 22nd

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join Sheldon Tapley for an introduction to still life artwork and gain insight into his decisions about which pieces to ...

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Stillhouse Junkies and Arthur Hancock Tr...

Location Icon The Burl

Thursday, September 23rd

12:00am - 4:00am

Show at The Burl

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Levitt AMP Whitesburg Music Series

Location Icon Mountain Heritage Festival Stage

Thursday, September 23rd

10:00pm - 1:00am

The Cowan Community Center is proud to present the fourth annual Levitt AMP Whitesburg Music Series in 2021.

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Artist Talk: Jay Bolotin

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Thursday, September 23rd

10:30pm - 12:00am

Join acclaimed interdisciplinary artist Jay Bolotin for a conversation about his labor-intensive working methods and the...

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Steely Dan + Grateful Dead Night

Location Icon The Burl

Thursday, September 23rd

11:00pm - 4:00am

Join us for Steely Dan + Grateful Dead Tribute Night ft. Steely Dead

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Summer Nights in Suburbia

Location Icon MoonDance Amphitheater

Friday, September 24th

11:00pm - 1:00am

Moondance Amphitheater will once again offer a summer concert series featuring genres to include jazz, bluegrass, indie ...

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Charlie Ballentine Trio: The Music of Mo...

Location Icon Base 249

Friday, September 24th

11:00pm - 12:30am

His trio, with John Sims (bass) and Chris Parker (drums), will perform works from their latest album, which honors the l...

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Studio Players: Bloody Murder

Location Icon Carriage House Theatre

Saturday, September 25th

12:00am - 2:00am

Originally scheduled for a March 2020 performance, the Lexington Community Theatre’s Studio Players are finally set to p...

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Houndmouth w/ Sam Filiatreau & Nari at T...

Location Icon The Burl

Saturday, September 25th

12:00am - 4:00am

Outdoor show

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Mike Goodlett: Desire Itself

Location Icon Institute 193

Saturday, September 25th

3:00pm - 10:00pm

Please join us to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of the late Mike Goodlett.

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Same As It Ever Was at The Burl

Location Icon The Burl

Sunday, September 26th

12:00am - 4:00am

A Talking Heads Tribute

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Wild Child (Duo) at The Burl

Location Icon The Burl

Monday, September 27th

12:00am - 4:00am

Outdoor, all-ages show

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Hybrid Americana(s) Opening Reception

Location Icon Bolivar Art Gallery - UK School of Art

Friday, October 1st

10:00pm - 12:00am

This is my first exhibition as curator, and I am incredibly excited. The exhibition features art by Brianna Armstrong, S...

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Abstractions - Past and Present

Location Icon Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center

Saturday, October 2nd

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Mixed Media Artwork of 8 Different Artist

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OJS Storyteller @ Base249: Brooks Giles

Location Icon Base 249

Tuesday, October 5th

11:00pm - 12:00am

Brooks Giles is a hard-hitting saxophonist based in Frankfort, KY.

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Frankfort Public Art Tour: Murals

Location Icon Josephine Sculpture Park

Sunday, October 10th

5:00pm - 6:00pm

https://josephinesculpturepark.org/calendar/

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Troubadour Concerts at the Castle - Doyl...

Location Icon The Kentucky Castle

Thursday, October 14th

11:00pm - 12:30am

Join us for a Troubadour Concert with Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver! Concert begins at 7 PM!

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Keith McCutchen's Latin Jazz Experience

Location Icon Base 249

Friday, October 15th

11:00pm - 3:00am

Lexington veteran jazz pianist Keith McCutchen channels his global travels as a performer and educator into his new quin...

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Queens Rule

Location Icon Lexington Opera House

Saturday, October 16th

11:30pm - 1:30am

Inspired by the most powerful piece in the game of chess, this Queen-themed program explores how Queens, power and games...

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Appetite for Art: Featured Artists TBA

Location Icon Josephine Sculpture Park

Thursday, October 21st

9:30pm - 11:30pm

https://josephinesculpturepark.org/calendar/

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R. C. May Photography Lecture Series: Sa...

Location Icon The Gatton Student Center Cinema

Friday, October 22nd

8:00pm - 9:00pm

In her recent book "New Yorkers", photographer Sally Davies makes portraits of long-time city dwellers inside their ofte...

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Cancer in Appalachia

Location Icon Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center

Saturday, October 30th

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cancer in Appalachia

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AutumnFest

Location Icon Bi-Water Farm

Sunday, October 31st

1:00pm - 10:00pm

AutumnFest fun activities are open 7 days a week through October 31st

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OJS Storyteller @ Base249: Spherical Age...

Location Icon Base 249

Tuesday, November 2nd

11:00pm - 3:00am

Spherical Agenda is Cincinnati’s premier Jazz Fusion band.

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R.C. May Photography Lecture Series: Tom...

Location Icon The Gatton Student Center Cinema

Friday, November 5th

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Photographer Tommy Kha grew up Memphis, Tennessee, where his mother settled after immigrating from China. He identifies ...

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...some of the Bluegrass is Black

Location Icon Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center

Saturday, November 6th

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Artists of color present in the multi-state Appalachian region

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Troubadour Concert - John Cowan and Dari...

Location Icon The Kentucky Castle

Saturday, November 13th

12:00am - 1:30am

Join us for a Troubadour Concert with John Cowan and Darin & Brooke Aldridge! Concert begins at 7 PM!

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Gregory Tardy Quartet

Location Icon Base 249

Saturday, November 13th

12:00am - 4:00am

Tenor saxophonist Greg Tardy is renowned for his work with Elvin Jones, Bill Frisell, and Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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Informed by Nature

Location Icon Headley-Whitney Museum

Sunday, November 14th

3:00pm - 9:00pm

Helene Steene, Alex K. Mason, Jennifer Roberts

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Sorrow, Strength, Love

Location Icon The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center

Sunday, November 21st

12:30am - 2:30am

Enjoy a range of repertoire by Julia Perry alongside spoken word performances by female artists.

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A Cathedral Christmas

Location Icon Cathedral of Christ the King

Sunday, December 19th

1:00am - 3:00am

LexPhil is joined by the Lexington Singers at the Cathedral of Christ the King for this Lexington holiday tradition!

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Online Resources / Projects

Artist Resources

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

LexPhil Living Room

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

Cruisin' Book Release: Aaron Michael Sko...

Remote Icon Institute 193

The talk will feature a conversation between Skolnick and Ryan Filchak, the Director of Institute 193.

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 ...

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

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...

Lexington COVID-19 Community Info Hub

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LexPhil: Just for Kids

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

Dream Wishes

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

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...

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...

Virtual SCAPE exhibition

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

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

Jurassic Park Talks

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

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...

Chamber Music Lex Goes Virtual with "In ...

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

Virtual pre-show auditions - Ballet Unde...

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

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...

Chamber Music Lex - Youtube

Video documentations of Chamber Music Lex highlights

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.

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...

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...

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...

Lexington History Museum Virtual Reality...

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Explore these VR exhibits from the Lexington History Museum

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...

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

Remote Icon Appalshop

Seven audio documentaries produced by the Appalachian Media Institute

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...

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.

2020: The Summer of... Virtual Exhibit

A virtual gallery exhibit of prints exploring the summer of 2020

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.

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...

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...

FACT/itious

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

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

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 ...

Downtown Danville Public Art Map

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Use our Public Art Map to explore 16 pieces of contemporary public art – including murals, sculptures, mosaics, and more...

WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS?

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During a lesson on Rosa Parks, a Latinx kid begins searching for her own people’s place in American history.

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...

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 ...

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....

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...

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...

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...

LexPhil at the Loudoun House | Concert V...

Remote Icon Lexington Philharmonic

We were thrilled to share this beautiful evening of music

Loop

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

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

Better Maybe

Better Maybe, by Caridad Svich, a love story to theatre, filmed at a distance in the Fall of 2020