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Agenda

  1. Nov
    28
    Fri
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 28 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

  2. Nov
    29
    Sat
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 29 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. Collide Opening at the Village Trough
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      Come out to the Village Trough and celebrate the opening for Collide with the artists and refreshments! Collide is a collaboration between local artists and models. The project includes the artwork of Skylar Davis, Kate Dellpoglou, Johnny Hammond, Aaron Stewart Lewis Knapp, and Cassie Shaver.

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    7. Café Shambhala Meditation and Social Gathering
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Café Shambhala offers meditation and a social gathering every Saturday  morning. Free basic meditation instruction is available at 9 and 11 AM.  At 10 we gather for refreshments and chat. If you are interested in learning to meditate, drop by and join us on Saturday!

    8. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    9. Bluegrass Printmaker’s Open Studio Hours Every Saturday
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Bluegrass Printmaker’s Cooperative BPC c/o LexArts 161 North Mill St. Lexington, KY 40508 Open Studio First Saturday – Salt Etching with Paul Adanick Second Saturday – Montypes and Monoprinting with Marta Dorton Third Saturday – Collagraphy with Elizabeth Foley Fourth Saturday – Relief Printing with Todd Herzberg 10am-2pm $8 per hour Curious about printmaking? Work side by side with BPC members who will be working in a specific printing technique. Work at your own pace and we will share tricks of the trade. We provide the press and inks. You bring plates and paper.

    10. Free Ice Skating Learn to Skate Class
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Children are invited to participate in a free Learn to Skate class through the United States Figure Skating Association Program. Mondays 6-7 pm, Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm, Wednesdays 6-7 pm or Saturday 10-11am. This class focuses on the FUNdamentals of skating at every level. Students will be placed in an appropriate level class and taught in a group setting with a professional coach. Bring a Buddy and enjoy the fun! Class runs through June 2015, skates provided. Call June Warta (859) 619-6228

    11. Martial Arts for Women
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      This is a 6-week class that is FREE for women in the Lexington community. The women’s class focuses on empowering women’s inherent strengths as they apply to self-defense. Open to women 16 years and over, classes are held from 10:30 a.m. – noon Saturdays beginning November 1. No classes held during Thanksgiving week.

    12. Charlie Brown Christmas
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Recommended for All Ages / All Grades Christmas time is here, Happiness and cheer, Fun for all the children call Their favorite time of year. Celebrate Christmas with this live, regional premiere of your favorite holiday special! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down – Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us all what’s most important this Yuletide season. Saturday, November 29 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 7:00 Sunday, December 7 – 2:00

  3. Nov
    30
    Sun
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Nov 30 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    6. Charlie Brown Christmas
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Recommended for All Ages / All Grades Christmas time is here, Happiness and cheer, Fun for all the children call Their favorite time of year. Celebrate Christmas with this live, regional premiere of your favorite holiday special! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down – Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are here to remind us all what’s most important this Yuletide season. Saturday, November 29 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 2:00 Saturday, December 6 – 7:00 Sunday, December 7 – 2:00

  4. Dec
    1
    Mon
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Dec 1 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    3. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    4. Bluegrass Printmaker’s Cooperative Open Studio Sessions
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Know how to print and want to use our press? We provide the press and inks, you bring plates and paper. Participants must have a printmaking background and/or taken a class at the Bluegrass Printmaker’s Cooperative.

    5. Independent Film Networking Group
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Mondays, September 8, October 6, November 3, and December 1. This group will meet at the Carnegie Center each month for those interested in networking for independent film projects. Those with technical proficiency are welcome to attend, such as lighting and sound people and editors, as well as screenwriters, film directors and producers. There will be some time available each meeting for discussion of members’ screenwriting. The meetings will be led by local screenwriter and filmmaker Christopher Kelder.

  5. Dec
    2
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Dec 2 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    7. ART EXHIBIT: Holiday Revels at M.S. Rezny Gallery / Studio
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Throughout 2014, the gallery has been filled with the innovative work of many contemporary artists. Holiday Revels will be your chance to review the work of our featured artists. A wide variety of media and subject matter will offer an abundance visual stimulation for the festive season. Register to win a gift box with artwork from each of the 8 artists…no purchase necessary. Artist Reception and Open House, Sunday December 7th 2-4 pm

  6. Dec
    3
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Dec 3 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    7. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    8. ART EXHIBIT: Holiday Revels at M.S. Rezny Gallery / Studio
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Throughout 2014, the gallery has been filled with the innovative work of many contemporary artists. Holiday Revels will be your chance to review the work of our featured artists. A wide variety of media and subject matter will offer an abundance visual stimulation for the festive season. Register to win a gift box with artwork from each of the 8 artists…no purchase necessary. Artist Reception and Open House, Sunday December 7th 2-4 pm

    9. Sprouts Innovators Club
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Plantory’s Sprouts Innovators Club offers small workshops that teach new skills, which vary widely from week to week while building community and allowing participants to think creatively. This week’s focus is Harry Potter Trivia Night! Check out the Sprouts Innovators Club page on Facebook for more details.

  7. Dec
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    1. ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum
      Dec 4 (all-day)

      This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van Deren Coke, Wendy Ewald, Hand Haacke, Jenny Holtzer, Susan E, King, Barbara Kruger, Les Levine, Kay Rosen, Edwards Ruscha, Tad Savinar, Pat Steir, Catherine Wagner, Kara Walker offer a range of subjects and conditions, from poetics to politics. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”
      Dec 4 (all-day)

      Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct groups who are documented in similar ways. The “strangers” are part of Nakadate’s Star Portraits series, and feature individuals who she found through a process of asking friends to invite people to meet her, as well as by postings made on Facebook and community message boards. The “relatives” were found when Nakadate, whose paternal lineage is Japanese-American, took a DNA test in order to uncover data about her mother’s family history. Exhibit runs September 6 – December 23. Lecture with Nakadate on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Worhsam Theatre Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.  

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
      Dec 4 (all-day)

      Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found that visual art offered him another space for creativity. This exhibition of his silkscreens, feature portraits that are both comic and surreal, defined by bolds line and carefully placed areas of color. It is organized by Art History graduate student Courtney Anich, and the works were printed in Lexington, Kentucky, by Joe Petro III. Exhibit dates: September 6 – December 23, 2014. Gallery hours: Tues. – Sun., noon – 5 p.m. // Fridays, noon-8.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Dec 4 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Pattern, Color, and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
      8:30 am – 2:00 pm

      This exhibition will feature the beautiful pattern works of Lexington painter and former Chicago gallery owner Marco Logsdon with printmaker and Murray State University Art Professor Nicole Hand as the LASC presents their distinctive works of art produced on paper and wood.  Experience the unique ways these two Kentucky artists combined color, form, and pattern to create pieces developed using non-traditional art materials. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Ann Tower Holiday Exhibition
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present our annual Holiday Exhibition, an exciting group show with a lot of new work, both large and small by all our favorite artists including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and folk art. The show will open with Gallery Hop Friday, November 21st, 5 – 8 p.m. and run through December 20th. Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 2pm (closed on Mondays)

    7. ART EXHIBIT: Holiday Revels at M.S. Rezny Gallery / Studio
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Throughout 2014, the gallery has been filled with the innovative work of many contemporary artists. Holiday Revels will be your chance to review the work of our featured artists. A wide variety of media and subject matter will offer an abundance visual stimulation for the festive season. Register to win a gift box with artwork from each of the 8 artists…no purchase necessary. Artist Reception and Open House, Sunday December 7th 2-4 pm