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September 5, 2014

New Editions Gallery Grand Re-Opening Party

New Editions Gallery is re-opening in a newly renovated space at 500 West Short Street.     Formerly in Chevy Chase, the gallery is now located right next to the Children’s Museum in the new West Short Street Design District. Welcome them to the neighborhood with this grand re-opening party.  

Start: September 5, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 5, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: New Editions Gallery
Address:
500 West Short Street , Lexington, KY

September 11, 2014

Laura Nakadate: Strangers and Relations Opening Reception

In conjunction with the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series, this will be an oepning reception  for photographer Laura Nakadate and her exhibit of portraits of two groups of people. Nakadate contacted her “strangers” through friends and social media, while her “Relations” subjects were discovered through DNA tests that Nakadate took to uncover data about her mother’s family history.   …

Start: September 11, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 11, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: UK Art Museum
Phone: (859) 257-5716
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

September 12, 2014

Street Tested: Kentucky Graffiti Artists Opening Reception

Curated by Lexington’s Dronex, this exhibition features tags, illustrations and writing by five graffiti artists from Kentucky. This foray into urban art will coincide with PRHBTN’s latest mural installations in Lexington from world-renowned street artists Roa, How and Nosm and more.  

Start: September 12, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

September 14, 2014

“Collecting Kentucky 1790-1860″ Opening Reception at the Headley-Whitney Museum

  The Headley-Whitney Museum presents the exhibit “Collecting Kentucky 1790-1860.” Drawn from the book of the same name by Genevieve Baird Lacer & Libby Turner Howard, “Collecting Kentucky” will highlight some of the unique objects in the book and bring them together for the first time from over 20 private and museum collections. The exhibit, like the book, will showcase …

Start: September 14, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Headley Whitney Museum
Phone: 859-255-6653
Address:
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY, 40510, United States

September 19, 2014

Gallery Hop: Lynn Sweet, “Landscapes” at Carnegie Center and New Editions Gallery

The Carnegie Center and New Editions Gallery will celebrate the changing “landscape” of frescos and furniture created by local artist Lynn Sweet. Spanning the years from 1995 to 2012, the Carnegie Center (201 W. Second St) will present abstract frescos and furniture; current works showcasing Lynn’s stylized landscapes will be on display at New Editions Gallery (500 West Short Street). A limo will shuttle between …

Start: September 19, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com  

Start: September 19, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

‘Remnants’ Opening Reception at M.S. Rezny Gallery

Amanda J. Cawby, Melissa T. Hall and Page Turner will display works of photography and sculpture that express a shared fascination with traces left behind by others.  

Start: September 19, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Phone: (859) 252-4647
Address:
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

October 5, 2014

‘Connecting Fibers’ Opening Reception at M.S. Rezny Gallery

Six regional contemporary artists explore color and texture through a variety of techniques and inspiration. Artists include, Stacey Chinn, Justine Dennis, Janice A. Durham, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Laverne Zabielski and Jennifer Zurick.

Start: October 5, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Phone: (859) 252-4647
Address:
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

November 1, 2014

Writing Workshop at The UK Art Museum

Join poet and UK Professor of English, Julia Johnson, for “Poetry in the Museum” a workshop inspired by the “Take My Word For It” exhibition. This event is appropriate for writers of all ages and experience.

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: UK Art Museum
Phone: (859) 257-5716
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20 , $15 for members and students

November 21, 2014

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com

Start: November 21, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

‘Totems, Tales, and Toons’ Artist Reception at M.S. Rezny Gallery

Artist reception in conjunction with LexArts Gallery Hop. The secret life of the pencil will be revealed through cartoons by Chris Brannock and Kathy Rees Johnson’s paintings will be about people, plants and places that populate the storylines of her life.  

Start: November 21, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Phone: (859) 252-4647
Address:
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

November 22, 2014

Improbable Baubles Reception at the Headley-Whitney Museum

Improbable Baubles is an art program designed to give public and private school children from the region an opportunity to create, perform and respond to art. Students learn the history of Headley-Whitney Museum founder George Headley, his artwork and bibelots, and his significance to Kentucky, and then create their own works of art (faux bibelots), democratically choosing pieces by their …

Start: November 22, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 22, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Headley Whitney Museum
Phone: 859-255-6653
Address:
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY, 40510, United States

December 7, 2014

‘Holiday Revels’ Opening Reception at M.S. Rezny Gallery

A group exhibition of artwork by 2014 featured gallery artists, including Rene M. Hales, Melissa T. Hall, Kathy Rees Johnson, Marco Logsdon, Kathleen O’Brien, Mary Rezny, Michael Wayne and Laverne Zabielski.  

Start: December 7, 2014 2:00 pm
End: December 7, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Phone: (859) 252-4647
Address:
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

January 14, 2015

‘DWELLINGS: Contemplating Home, House, and Neighborhood’ Opening Reception

Texas artist Libby Rowe deconstructs notions of home, house, and neighborhood in this one-person exhibition that features photography and sculpture. In three major works, Inside/Out, (sub)Division, and Dwell, Rowe cleverly casts a fresh gaze on the façade- like quality of the American home, questions the success of the urban subdivision, and considers the philosophical meaning of “dwellings.”  

Start: January 14, 2015 5:00 pm
End: January 14, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

January 16, 2015

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com

Start: January 16, 2015 5:00 pm
End: January 16, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

January 20, 2015

‘Dwellings’ Artist Talk with Libby Rowe at Morlan Gallery

Texas artist Libby Rowe deconstructs notions of home, house, and neighborhood in this one-person exhibition that features photography and sculpture. In three major works, Inside/Out, (sub)Division, and Dwell, Rowe cleverly casts a fresh gaze on the façade- like quality of the American home, questions the success of the urban subdivision, and considers the philosophical meaning of “dwellings.”  

Start: January 20, 2015 12:30 pm
End: January 20, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

March 20, 2015

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com

Start: March 20, 2015 5:00 pm
End: March 20, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

May 1, 2015

Juried Student Show Opening Reception at Morlan Gallery

Art majors and non-art majors alike contribute work in a wide variety of media to this joyful exploration of creativity.  

Start: May 1, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 1, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

May 15, 2015

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com

Start: May 15, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 15, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

July 17, 2015

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com

Start: July 17, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 17, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

September 18, 2015

LexArts Gallery Hop Lex

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com 

Start: September 18, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 18, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

November 20, 2015

LexArts Gallery Hop

Presented by LexArts, this periodic “choose-your-own-adventure” style event encourages attendees to explore the offerings of local art galleries, many of which stay open after hours and provide light snacks and beverages for patrons. The hops typically run from 5-8 p.m., with many galleries opting to stay open later. www.galleryhoplex.com 

Start: November 20, 2015 5:00 pm
End: November 20, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States