Kentucky Arts Council Newsroom


2020 Quarter 1 Press Releases

Below you will find a list of archived press releases. Click on the title to view the full text of the press release.

  • Kentucky Arts Council first quarter board meeting canceled
    March 19, 2020
    The Kentucky Arts Council first quarter board meeting, originally scheduled for March 27 in Frankfort, has been canceled.

  • COVID-19 precautions prompt postponement of The Kentucky Crafted Market
    March 11, 2020
    In an abundance of caution and in setting the example for social distancing in managing COVID-19, the decision has been made to postpone the Kentucky Crafted Market scheduled for March 13-15 at the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena.

  • Allen County Junior Crowned Poetry Out Loud State Champion
    March 6, 2020
    After three rounds of competition, Allen County-Scottsville High School junior Skye Kozloski emerged as the champion in the Kentucky Poetry Out Loud state finals, March 3, at Frankfort’s Grand Theatre.

  • Kentucky celebrates Arts Day
    Feb. 21, 2020
    The Kentucky Arts Council and arts organizations from across the state will celebrate Arts Day in Kentucky, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 21 on the Capitol Mezzanine, 700 Capital Ave. in Frankfort.

  • Live music a highlight of The Kentucky Crafted Market
    Feb. 14, 2020
    Visitors to the Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted Market will be treated to the sounds of 13 of the best and most diverse musical acts in Kentucky.

  • Apply for Kentucky Arts Council TranspARTation Directory
    Feb. 12, 2020
    The Kentucky Arts Council’s TranspARTation Directory was previously only open to applicants who were also recipients of the council’s Kentucky Arts Partnership Grant. Due to a recent change, the directory will now be open to allow all Kentucky-based nonprofit arts organizations and venues to apply for inclusion.

  • Arts Council taking applications for Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant
    Feb. 11, 2020
    Banjo player Nadia Ramlagan of Lexington has flourished under an apprenticeship with Lexington master musician Brett Ratliff, a partnership facilitated through a Kentucky Arts Council’s Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant that the pair was awarded last year.

  • Al Smith Fellowship application deadline is March 27
    Feb. 10, 2020
    Ask Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship recipients Tracey Bonner and Jacob Gotlib what the award meant to them and the responses are similar: life-changing, validation as artists and a sense that they have risen to a new level of professionalism in their respective disciplines.

  • Arts council taking applications for Emerging Artist Award
    Jan. 31, 2020
    The Kentucky Arts Council is currently taking applications from composers and choreographers for the $1,000 Emerging Artist Award. The Emerging Artist Award is a $1,000 unrestricted award given to an early-career, professional Kentucky artist who demonstrates excellence and creativity in their work.

  • Kentucky Crafted Market Returns to Kentucky Horse Park March 14-15
    Jan. 24, 2020
    The Kentucky Crafted Market, the Kentucky Arts Council’s showcase event featuring the best art and craft in the Commonwealth, will return to the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, March 14-15 in Lexington.

  • Native American artists sought for Native Reflections exhibit
    Jan. 23, 2020
    The Kentucky Arts Council is taking applications for artists to show their work in the upcoming traveling exhibit titled Native Reflections: Visual Art by Native Americans of Kentucky.

 

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