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Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Kentucky Arts Council

For Immediate Release, May 27, 2016
Contact: Tom Musgrave, tomr.musgrave@ky.gov
502-564-3757, ext. 489

Kentucky Arts Council summer program directory offers
opportunities for student artists

“We try to make our camps not only a fun summer experience, but also a
real learning opportunity to teach students skills they can carry with them
long after the camps are over.” – Lindy Casebier,
Louisville Visual Art Executive Director

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Arts Council has published an online directory of summer arts camps, programs and activities for Kentucky students hosted by Kentucky Arts Partnership organizations. Programs include a variety of disciplines such as visual art, theater, music, writing, dance and more, all designed to provide Kentucky children an enriching experience in the arts.

Louisville Visual Art Executive Director Lindy Casebier said he expects his organization will serve more than 100 youth this summer in activities that include digital methods in photography, sequential art and stop-motion animation.

“We try to make our camps not only a fun summer experience, but also a real learning opportunity to teach students skills they can carry with them long after the camps are over,” Casebier said.

“Summer arts programs are essential to helping young people stay focused and prepare for the coming school year, plus they’re just a lot of fun,” said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director. “Whatever your child’s interests are, there’s something for everyone in the summer camp directory.”

View a complete list of summer camps online.

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The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, fosters environments for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts. The arts council is celebrating 50 years of service in 2016.