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September 16, 2014

PRHBTN Exhibition and Reception at Rasdall Gallery

PRHBTN is a celebration of art and community that will infuse the Rasdall Gallery with the life of street art. They have brought multiple different works to lexington including the fascinating “Lincoln Mural” by Eduardo Kobra located downtown on the back of the Kentucky Theater.   This exhibition moves past spray cans and displays the vast culture that has become street art. The …

Start: September 16, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 16, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Rasdall Gallery - UK Student Center
Address:
Lexington, KY, 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

October 10, 2014 – October 12, 2014

4th Annual PRHBTN

September 25 – October 25 PRHBTN, the 4th year multi-platform celebration of art forms that have been criminalized, marginalized, and underappreciated in the mainstream, will feature an exhibition of these works in a warehouse space that complements the raw, powerful nature of the message and the artistry of each piece. At Buster’s Billiards & Backroom – in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky’s …

Start: October 10, 2014
End: October 12, 2014
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: 0-$20

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