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Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft

In Kentucky Art Exhibits, Kentucky Artist, See It Now on August 31, 2010 at 7:16 pm

The glassworks of Stephen Rolfe Powell have been featured at the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft

Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft is located in Louisville. The Museum celebrates both funtional and traditional art, and viewers can come visit the four exhibition galleries and afterwards purchase hand-made items in our award-winning gallery shop. Artists from the state, region, and nation are featured in over 12 exhibitions per year and in our Permanent Collection Gallery. Art lovers also can attend exciting hands-on workshops in the Education Center and such great annual events as the Bourbon Ball, Oaks Brunch and Holidazzle.

The admission fees for non-members to view the exhibitions are as follows:

General Admission – $6.00

Seniors and Military – $5.00

Children Under 12 and Students with ID – Free

Groups of 10 or more – $3.00 each

First Friday Trolley Hops
And Exhibition Openings
Are Always FREE!

Visit the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft online

A Piece from the past by Caravaggio

In Artist: Present & Past on August 6, 2010 at 12:03 am


by Caravaggio

 His paintings, combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of light.

Not Kentucky Art News, but still Art related…

In Art Organizations, Uncategorized on July 31, 2010 at 9:42 pm
An Art social site to network, exhibit and stay in formed. ArtSlant is your spot for the most up-to-date news on art events and artists in the great art cities of the world.

Blog, create a circle, post a job or post your art thoughts on the Whole9.






Intern Needed…

In Uncategorized on July 29, 2010 at 12:15 am

Seeking a volunteer or inter to work in an art gallery 4 to 6 hours a week, depending on need.

For more information email K.A.S. Gallery at or call 502-614-5733

Generations: Generating Generosity Through Art

In Uncategorized on July 28, 2010 at 5:39 pm

Art Exhibit Closing:

A closing reception for the Generations Art Exhibit will be held this Friday, July 30th at 6:30 p.m. at Louisville’s Mellwood Arts Center.

The art exhibit host art of all mediums from all over the U.S.

A Kentucky Arts Magazine

In Kentucky Artist, KY Proactive Community Art Groups on July 21, 2010 at 10:29 pm

Arts Across Kentucky is a quarterly four-color magazine dedicated to promoting the arts in and around the state. Published as a non-profit project, each issue is replete with articles and information about two-and three-dimensional visual artists; musicians and musical groups of all kinds; individual vocalists and singing ensembles; fiction writers, poets, and storytellers; regional and international travel and cuisine; and arts-related organizations of many different sizes.

Check it out!


In Uncategorized on July 19, 2010 at 11:58 am

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Art: What Murray Kentucky has to offer.

In Art Organizations, Kentucky Art Exhibits, Kentucky Artist on July 15, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Explore Murray, Kentucky and you see the vibrant passion for art in the towns galleries and museums. 

Wrather West Kentucky Museum
Murray State University’s first building, erected in 1924, received extensive renovations and was rededicated as the Wrather West Kentucky Museum in 1982.  The museum features several permanent and changing exhibits.  West Kentucky history abounds at the museum which highlights the social, economical, and cultural development of this area.  Wrather West Kentucky Museum is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The facility is closed on Sunday and all university holidays.  For more information, please call (270) 762-4771.

Paris-Henry County Heritage Center
The Paris-Henry County Heritage Center, which has been called “the crown jewel of Paris”, was built in 1916 by philanthropist Col. O. C. Barton. The beautiful mansion retains its original stained-glass windows, marble staircase and floors, ceiling and wall paintings, and mahogany woodwork.  The Paris-Henry County Heritage Center serves as a museum, an archive, and a research and educational center.  You can also partake in the Historical Walking Tour.  This tour is a historical audio-taped walking tour of west Tennessee’s oldest incorporated city, Paris.  Entitled “Paris Revisited,” this lively recorded tour will take you through downtown Paris, the North Poplar Street Historic District and the Old City Cemetery all of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  For more information, call (731) 642-1030.

Lyon County Museum
The Lyon County Museum is also a favorite for historical buffs.  The museum is located in Old Eddyville and features all sorts of exhibits, murals, maps, a replica iron furnace, and so much more.  The Lyon County Museum is open on a seasonal basis.  For more information, contact the Lyon County Tourist Commission at (270) 388-5300.


Marty Colburn Wildlife & Nature Photography
The Kentucky Lakes Area’s newest Art Gallery is located in Grand Rivers at Lighthouse Landing.  The Marty Colburn Wildlife & Nature Photography collection features beautiful prints of plants, animals, and landscapes.  Not only are Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, and Land Between the Lakes featured at the gallery, many locations from Alaska to the Smoky Mountains to the swamps of Florida are showcased.  The gallery is located inside Lighthouse Landing, 320 West Commerce Avenue in Grand Rivers, KY  (42045).  The telephone number is (270) 362-8201 and you can visit to view and purchase many of Marty’s prints.  The gallery is open everyday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Closed Sundays December through March.

Murray Art Guild
The Murray Art Guild (pictured) features art sales and shows, schedules classes, conducts workshops, and has painting classes.  Located at 103 North 6th Street in Murray, The Murray Art Guild is the place for artists in Calloway County.  The Guild is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  For more information, contact The Murray Art Guild at (270) 753-4059.

Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery
This art gallery is located on the sixth floor of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Center on the campus of MSU.  The Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery features changing contemporary art exhibitions and student art shows.  Visit their site

Curris Center Gallery
The Curris Center, the student center for Murray State University, features its own art gallery on the first floor.  Admission is free and groups are welcome with prior notice.  For more information
on exhibitions and hours of operation, call (270) 809-3052.