Continuing the tradition of recognizing Kentuckians, businesses and arts organizations for outstanding contribution, achievement in and support of the arts, the Kentucky Arts Council is proud to recognize the 2013 Governor’s Awards in the Arts recipients. There was a public ceremony and celebration on Oct. 29, 2013, at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

Watch the Event on KET

If you missed the ceremony, there are several opportunities to see it via Kentucky Educational Television (KET and KETKY). The ceremony will air in its entirety on the following days:

Viewing schedule for the 2013 Governor's Awards in the Arts (all times Eastern)
KETKY Friday, Nov. 8 – 6 a.m., 9 p.m.
KETKY Saturday, Nov. 9 – 8 a.m.
KETKY Wednesday, Nov. 20 – 2 p.m.
KETKY Monday, Nov. 25 – 4 p.m.
KETKY Thursday, Dec. 5 – 1 a.m.

The 2013 recipients of the Commonwealth's most distinguished awards in the arts are:

Milner Award
Oakley and Eva Farris

Artist Award
Laura Ross

Business Award
21c Museum Hotel

Community Arts Award
International Bluegrass Music Museum

Education Award
Lexington Children's Theatre

Folk Heritage Award
Edward White

Government Award
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Media Award
Tom Eblen

National Award
Actors Theatre of Louisville



Kentucky Arts Council