Each February the Kentucky Arts Council hosts Arts Day in Kentucky, an annual opportunity for artists, teachers, organizations and those interested in the arts to celebrate what’s happening in the arts across Kentucky and network with state and regional counterparts. The event is held in Frankfort and includes meetings and a reception for the arts community and legislators. The reception is also an opportunity to honor recipients of Governor’s Awards in the Arts and Al Smith Fellowships. All events are free.
Topics at recent Arts Day meetings have included the importance of arts education, the economic impact of the arts and the public value of the arts in Kentucky.