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  1. Jul
    6
    Mon
    1. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 6 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    3. Summer SmART Camp @ MADE KY & the Kids Korner
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

      A smart art camp for kids with personalized, hands-on instruction by a professional artist. SPACE IS LIMITED to only 6 students per class. CLASSES BEGIN MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015. CLASS DETAILS: 1 Day a Week • 4 Week Sessions Morning and Afternoon Sessions (3 Hours Each) • Projects include Clay, Painting, Recycled Materials & More! • • • Session 1: Mud & Miscellany MON, June 15 – MON, July 6 Session 2: Oh, the Things… MON, July 13 – MON, August 3 • • • Mondays • 9 am – Noon 5 – 8 Year Olds (ONLY 6 spots per session) Mondays • 1 pm – 4 pm 9 – 12 Year Olds (ONLY 6 spots per session)

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    5. Independence Day Sidewalk Sale at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass
      10:00 am – 9:00 pm

      The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass is the go-to stop for everyone to celebrate Independence Day in style. Sidewalk sales will be going on throughout the weekend and there’ll be entertainment for the whole family.  The mall will open for regular hours on Independence Day from 10am – 9pm. The sidewalk sales can be found throughout The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. The sidewalk sales will begin Friday, July 3 and end Monday, July 6.

    6. Lexington Ballet Advanced Summer Intensive
      10:00 am – 4:30 pm

      SUMMER INTENSIVE is a one,two, or three-week comprehensive program for students and professionals. Focus is on classical ballet technique and complementary dance and fitness to challenge each student’s potential. Led by School Director Nancy Dominguez, the summer intensive provides exemplary instruction in a safe and nurturing environment. Lexington Ballet studios are located in the heart of downtown Lexington in the midst of restaurants, hotels, galleries, and boutiques.

    7. Jabberwocky & Other Wacky Words: Creating Your Own Language
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Jabberwocky & Other Wacky Words: Creating Your Own Language with Carole Johnston For grades 3-5. Let’s slay the “Frumious Bandersnatch” with our imaginations and some crayons. This class will take us on some strange adventures. The only way to be heroes will be to make up our own words, use them to act out stories and write them down. Meets on Monday, July 6-Thursday, July 9 (4 days) // 1:00-2:00 pm.

  2. Jul
    7
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 7 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    5. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    6. Lexington Ballet Advanced Summer Intensive
      10:00 am – 4:30 pm

      SUMMER INTENSIVE is a one,two, or three-week comprehensive program for students and professionals. Focus is on classical ballet technique and complementary dance and fitness to challenge each student’s potential. Led by School Director Nancy Dominguez, the summer intensive provides exemplary instruction in a safe and nurturing environment. Lexington Ballet studios are located in the heart of downtown Lexington in the midst of restaurants, hotels, galleries, and boutiques.

    7. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    8. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

    9. Photography: Level 2 at The Carnegie Center
      5:30 pm – 7:15 pm

      Photography: Level 2 with Camilo Quintana Once you know the basics, this class will help you loosen up a bit more with your camera so you can make your own decisions instead of your equipment making them for you. We will start using aperture priority and shutter priority to comprehend the aperture and speed of your camera. This will help you to understand the manual mode, giving you a whole new experience when taking photos. Bring your DSLR camera, and we will do assisted exercises and group critiques. Meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 7-23 // 5:30-7:15 pm.

    10. Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative “Intro to Printmaking” Classes
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Intro to Printmaking Classes Summer 2015 Tuesdays, July 7-July 28, 6pm-8pm Learn printmaking basics!Juried members of the BPC teach the basics of a different printmaking medium each week. Mediums covered may include monotypes, monoprints, collagraph, etching, linoleum, etc.Limit: 6 students Marta Dorton monitors each week. Weekly medium/instructor for July session: July 7 Monotypes with Marta Dorton July 14 Collograph with Erica Meuser July 21 Relief Printmaking with Elizabeth Foley July 28 Linocut with Stephen Wiggins Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28. 6-8pm $100 / 4 classes Register: http://www.bgprintmakers.org/#!intro-to-printmaking-classes/cq5

    11. Partners in Printmaking with Karen Geesey
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Let’s explore images of partnership in art. We will look at portraits of couples including the Bridal Couple by Rembrandt, Portrait of a Man and Woman by the Master of Flémalle and Jean-Honoré Fragonard and others.  This will be an exploration in gesture and expression through monoprint processes.  This class would make a super summer date-night… but no dates required!  This four week class takes place on Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, and 23, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

  3. Jul
    8
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 8 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    5. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    6. Lexington Ballet Advanced Summer Intensive
      10:00 am – 4:30 pm

      SUMMER INTENSIVE is a one,two, or three-week comprehensive program for students and professionals. Focus is on classical ballet technique and complementary dance and fitness to challenge each student’s potential. Led by School Director Nancy Dominguez, the summer intensive provides exemplary instruction in a safe and nurturing environment. Lexington Ballet studios are located in the heart of downtown Lexington in the midst of restaurants, hotels, galleries, and boutiques.

    7. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    8. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

  4. Jul
    9
    Thu
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 9 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    3. The Whippoorwill Festival – Skills for Earth-Friendly Living
      Jul 9 (all-day)

      July 9-12 at HomeGrown HideAways near Berea.  4 day outdoor learning festival featuring over 80 earth-friendly workshops on old time and traditional Appalachian living and gardening skills.  Live simpler, healthier and happier lives.  Tent camping, family friendly, kids 16 and under free.  Breakfast and dinner are included. RV spaces available. Complete list of workshops at www.whippoorwillfest.com Evening music and dancing featuring The Carmonas, Sam Gleaves, The Kentucky Clodhoppers, Kevin Howard, the Tennessee Turkeys.  Contra dance Saturday night, also pie auction, cake walk

    4. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    6. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    7. Lexington Ballet Advanced Summer Intensive
      10:00 am – 4:30 pm

      SUMMER INTENSIVE is a one,two, or three-week comprehensive program for students and professionals. Focus is on classical ballet technique and complementary dance and fitness to challenge each student’s potential. Led by School Director Nancy Dominguez, the summer intensive provides exemplary instruction in a safe and nurturing environment. Lexington Ballet studios are located in the heart of downtown Lexington in the midst of restaurants, hotels, galleries, and boutiques.

    8. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    9. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

    10. On The Verge presents Legacy of Light
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      In Enlightenment-era France, a brilliant scientist races her biological clock to unlock the secrets of the universe.  In modern day America, an astrophysicist discovers what could be the birth of a new planet. Though apparently separated by centuries, the two women are gradually revealed to be connected in surprising and delightful ways.  Travel through time with us in a former gymnasium in a gem of a Beaux Arts building.  By Karen Zacarias. Directed by Ave Lawyer.  With Zach Dearing, Tim Hull, Robbie Morgan, Tom Phillips, Laurie Genet Preston and Shelby Vogelpohl.  July 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19. ArtsPlace.

    11. Lower Elementary Math
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Lower Elementary Math with Sharron Brown For grades K-2. In this hands-on class, we will use games, music/songs, hands-on activities, manipulatives, and art to learn basic math concepts such as telling time, counting money, fractions, number sense, addition/subtraction facts, geometry, and more! Meets on Thursdays, June 18-July 30 (no class July 9) // 5:30-6:30 pm.

  5. Jul
    10
    Fri
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 10 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    3. Paddle + Yoga Weekend
      Jul 10 (all-day)

      Discover your adventurous spirit this summer at Shaker Village! Join us for four special weekends of paddling and yoga activities, presented in partnership with Canoe Kentucky and Possum Yoga. Guests are welcome to participate in only one activity, or choose several for a full weekend of adventure  CANDLELIGHT YOGA July 10, 7 pm – 8 pm / $10 East Family Wash House Practice yoga in a unique and historic environment, in the peace and calm of our East Family Wash House. This class is appropriate for all ages and levels. After your class, enjoy a campfire and snacks. YOGA + HIKE July 11, 11 a.m. / $20, Ages 12 and up Join our friends from Possum Yoga for a hike into the Nature Preserve then unroll your mat at the foot of limestone formations along the Shawnee Run creek. This 2 mile round-trip hike is moderate, and the yoga flow will be all levels. SUP ON THE POND July 11, 11 am AND 1 pm / $60, Ages 12 and up (Includes all equipment & healthy, light refreshments.) Try your hand at standup paddle boarding! Certified instructors will teach participants the ins and outs of this emerging water sport, including paddling and safety techniques, on the calm waters of the Shaker Village pond. Appropriate for many ages and abilities SUP YOGA ON THE POND July 11, 2 pm Beginner, 4 pm Experienced / $60, Ages 12 and up (Includes all equipment and healthy, light refreshments.) Up for a challenge? Join Possum Yoga for Standup Paddleboard Yoga to test your balance, focus and core strength. Participants will learn the yoga flow on land then take a warm-up paddle around the pond, before repeating the yoga flow on the board. Instructors will modify poses based on abilities.  Appropriate for many ages and abilities GLOW PADDLE July 11, 7:30 pm, Ages 12 and up $60 per person – Kayak, $45 per person – Canoe, $25 Bring own equipment Join us for an evening adventure on the waters of the Kentucky River. The black of night will be illuminated by glowing lights, as you navigate the river. http://shakervillageky.org/event/paddle-yoga-weekend-3/

    4. The Whippoorwill Festival – Skills for Earth-Friendly Living
      Jul 10 (all-day)

      July 9-12 at HomeGrown HideAways near Berea.  4 day outdoor learning festival featuring over 80 earth-friendly workshops on old time and traditional Appalachian living and gardening skills.  Live simpler, healthier and happier lives.  Tent camping, family friendly, kids 16 and under free.  Breakfast and dinner are included. RV spaces available. Complete list of workshops at www.whippoorwillfest.com Evening music and dancing featuring The Carmonas, Sam Gleaves, The Kentucky Clodhoppers, Kevin Howard, the Tennessee Turkeys.  Contra dance Saturday night, also pie auction, cake walk

    5. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    7. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    8. Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Monthly Show
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Get ready … school’s out and the lazy days of summer are here. Enjoy lemonade on your porch or veranda, picnics in the park, and family fun days by the pool or lake. Find a large variety of vintage dishes, flatware, glasses and garden furniture and decor to spruce up your outside space. Our show features a large variety of Unique Collection of Curiosities for your Home & Garden. Hours: Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm / Sun: Noon to 5pm $2.00 admission for all 3 days! | Free & Ample Parking 6270 Athens Walnut Hill Pike, Lexington, KY (859) 255-7309 www.antiqueskentucky.com

    9. Lexington Ballet Advanced Summer Intensive
      10:00 am – 4:30 pm

      SUMMER INTENSIVE is a one,two, or three-week comprehensive program for students and professionals. Focus is on classical ballet technique and complementary dance and fitness to challenge each student’s potential. Led by School Director Nancy Dominguez, the summer intensive provides exemplary instruction in a safe and nurturing environment. Lexington Ballet studios are located in the heart of downtown Lexington in the midst of restaurants, hotels, galleries, and boutiques.

    10. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    11. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

    12. FREE Writing Practice at The Carnegie Center
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      FREE Writing Practice with Cole Bennett This is an opportunity to write without rules, editing, or judgment—the best way to start. It’s also the best way to limber up or generate something new and energetic for working on later. We write from a simple prompt, followed by readings and “recalls” where other writers simply recall your words back to you without criticism or praise. Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down The Bones is suggested reading, but not required. Join at any time. Meets on Fridays, June 12-August 28 // noon-1:30 pm.

    13. On The Verge presents Legacy of Light
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      In Enlightenment-era France, a brilliant scientist races her biological clock to unlock the secrets of the universe.  In modern day America, an astrophysicist discovers what could be the birth of a new planet. Though apparently separated by centuries, the two women are gradually revealed to be connected in surprising and delightful ways.  Travel through time with us in a former gymnasium in a gem of a Beaux Arts building.  By Karen Zacarias. Directed by Ave Lawyer.  With Zach Dearing, Tim Hull, Robbie Morgan, Tom Phillips, Laurie Genet Preston and Shelby Vogelpohl.  July 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19. ArtsPlace.

    14. Contra Dance at Barbara Ann’s School of Dance
      8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Contra dance with caller Darlene Underwood and band Boom Chuck 8:00-11:00 PM (Beginner lesson 7:30-8:00 PM)

  6. Jul
    11
    Sat
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair Flower & Vegetable Show
      Jul 11 – Jul 12 (all-day)

      “Show What You Grow” at the 6th annual, two-day, Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair Flower and Vegetable Show, July 11-12, 2015. Show hours are 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and entries are accepted Saturday, July 11, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.  The location is Masterson Station Park, Lexington, KY.  The show is sponsored by the Fayette County Master Gardeners Association and the Lexington Council Garden Clubs.  Bring your best flowers, vegetables and flower designs for judging.  Ribbons will be awarded along with cash prizes, giveaways and access to related exhibits and expert gardeners.  Entry is free.  For entry guidelines and tips for preparing entries, visit www.bgflowershow.com.  

    3. Paddle + Yoga Weekend
      Jul 11 (all-day)

      Discover your adventurous spirit this summer at Shaker Village! Join us for four special weekends of paddling and yoga activities, presented in partnership with Canoe Kentucky and Possum Yoga. Guests are welcome to participate in only one activity, or choose several for a full weekend of adventure  CANDLELIGHT YOGA July 10, 7 pm – 8 pm / $10 East Family Wash House Practice yoga in a unique and historic environment, in the peace and calm of our East Family Wash House. This class is appropriate for all ages and levels. After your class, enjoy a campfire and snacks. YOGA + HIKE July 11, 11 a.m. / $20, Ages 12 and up Join our friends from Possum Yoga for a hike into the Nature Preserve then unroll your mat at the foot of limestone formations along the Shawnee Run creek. This 2 mile round-trip hike is moderate, and the yoga flow will be all levels. SUP ON THE POND July 11, 11 am AND 1 pm / $60, Ages 12 and up (Includes all equipment & healthy, light refreshments.) Try your hand at standup paddle boarding! Certified instructors will teach participants the ins and outs of this emerging water sport, including paddling and safety techniques, on the calm waters of the Shaker Village pond. Appropriate for many ages and abilities SUP YOGA ON THE POND July 11, 2 pm Beginner, 4 pm Experienced / $60, Ages 12 and up (Includes all equipment and healthy, light refreshments.) Up for a challenge? Join Possum Yoga for Standup Paddleboard Yoga to test your balance, focus and core strength. Participants will learn the yoga flow on land then take a warm-up paddle around the pond, before repeating the yoga flow on the board. Instructors will modify poses based on abilities.  Appropriate for many ages and abilities GLOW PADDLE July 11, 7:30 pm, Ages 12 and up $60 per person – Kayak, $45 per person – Canoe, $25 Bring own equipment Join us for an evening adventure on the waters of the Kentucky River. The black of night will be illuminated by glowing lights, as you navigate the river. http://shakervillageky.org/event/paddle-yoga-weekend-3/

    4. The Whippoorwill Festival – Skills for Earth-Friendly Living
      Jul 11 (all-day)

      July 9-12 at HomeGrown HideAways near Berea.  4 day outdoor learning festival featuring over 80 earth-friendly workshops on old time and traditional Appalachian living and gardening skills.  Live simpler, healthier and happier lives.  Tent camping, family friendly, kids 16 and under free.  Breakfast and dinner are included. RV spaces available. Complete list of workshops at www.whippoorwillfest.com Evening music and dancing featuring The Carmonas, Sam Gleaves, The Kentucky Clodhoppers, Kevin Howard, the Tennessee Turkeys.  Contra dance Saturday night, also pie auction, cake walk

    5. Family Eye Spy Safari at Shaker Village
      2:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Bust out your binoculars on this family hike – identify plants, wildlife, and natural features throughout The Preserve! http://shakervillageky.org/event/family-eye-spy-safari/

    6. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    7. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    8. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    9. Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Monthly Show
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Get ready … school’s out and the lazy days of summer are here. Enjoy lemonade on your porch or veranda, picnics in the park, and family fun days by the pool or lake. Find a large variety of vintage dishes, flatware, glasses and garden furniture and decor to spruce up your outside space. Our show features a large variety of Unique Collection of Curiosities for your Home & Garden. Hours: Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm / Sun: Noon to 5pm $2.00 admission for all 3 days! | Free & Ample Parking 6270 Athens Walnut Hill Pike, Lexington, KY (859) 255-7309 www.antiqueskentucky.com

    10. Mystery Writing with a Twist at The Carnegie Center
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Mystery Writing with a Twist with Karen Leet Put a twist in your mystery story – add humor, surprise or a touch of the bizarre. We will look at some successful mystery writers and how they do what they do, then we can create some “wicked little mysteries.” Learn a few magic tricks along the way – how to make misdirection work for you and how to play fair with readers.

    11. Just Enough Russian at The Carnegie Center
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Just Enough Russian with Diana Sahibnazarova This class will help you begin communicating in Russian and recognizing Russian culture. You will learn the basics of the Russian language through exercises, poems, songs, and practice. Meets on Saturdays, July 11-August 15 // 10:30 am-noon.

    12. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    13. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

    14. On The Verge presents Legacy of Light
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      In Enlightenment-era France, a brilliant scientist races her biological clock to unlock the secrets of the universe.  In modern day America, an astrophysicist discovers what could be the birth of a new planet. Though apparently separated by centuries, the two women are gradually revealed to be connected in surprising and delightful ways.  Travel through time with us in a former gymnasium in a gem of a Beaux Arts building.  By Karen Zacarias. Directed by Ave Lawyer.  With Zach Dearing, Tim Hull, Robbie Morgan, Tom Phillips, Laurie Genet Preston and Shelby Vogelpohl.  July 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19. ArtsPlace.

    15. R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Murder Mystery: A Vacation to Die For
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Wynnona Dingus & Kitty Wunkus, two good ole gals from Beaver Bottom take a vacation to see Tommy, Kitty’s brother. Imagine their surprise when they find him playing banjo in a bluegrass band with old friend Bunky Wonky. It’s fun & games until another old friend pops up, old grudges surface and those bluegrass tunes turn sour…then it becomes A Vacation To Die For.  Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity.  866-801-3463  www.kydinnertrain.com

  7. Jul
    12
    Sun
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. The Whippoorwill Festival – Skills for Earth-Friendly Living
      Jul 12 (all-day)

      July 9-12 at HomeGrown HideAways near Berea.  4 day outdoor learning festival featuring over 80 earth-friendly workshops on old time and traditional Appalachian living and gardening skills.  Live simpler, healthier and happier lives.  Tent camping, family friendly, kids 16 and under free.  Breakfast and dinner are included. RV spaces available. Complete list of workshops at www.whippoorwillfest.com Evening music and dancing featuring The Carmonas, Sam Gleaves, The Kentucky Clodhoppers, Kevin Howard, the Tennessee Turkeys.  Contra dance Saturday night, also pie auction, cake walk

    3. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    5. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    6. Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Monthly Show
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Get ready … school’s out and the lazy days of summer are here. Enjoy lemonade on your porch or veranda, picnics in the park, and family fun days by the pool or lake. Find a large variety of vintage dishes, flatware, glasses and garden furniture and decor to spruce up your outside space. Our show features a large variety of Unique Collection of Curiosities for your Home & Garden. Hours: Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm / Sun: Noon to 5pm $2.00 admission for all 3 days! | Free & Ample Parking 6270 Athens Walnut Hill Pike, Lexington, KY (859) 255-7309 www.antiqueskentucky.com

    7. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    8. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

    9. On The Verge presents Legacy of Light
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      In Enlightenment-era France, a brilliant scientist races her biological clock to unlock the secrets of the universe.  In modern day America, an astrophysicist discovers what could be the birth of a new planet. Though apparently separated by centuries, the two women are gradually revealed to be connected in surprising and delightful ways.  Travel through time with us in a former gymnasium in a gem of a Beaux Arts building.  By Karen Zacarias. Directed by Ave Lawyer.  With Zach Dearing, Tim Hull, Robbie Morgan, Tom Phillips, Laurie Genet Preston and Shelby Vogelpohl.  July 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19. ArtsPlace.

  8. Jul
    13
    Mon
    1. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 13 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    2. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    3. Camp Carnegie 2015
      8:30 am – 5:00 pm

      Camp Carnegie is a series of half-day, one-week summer camps for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grades. These hands-on, educational camps are taught by instructors with field experience in the camp topic. Space is limited. Payment reserves the student’s space in camp. Please visit our website (carnegiecenterlex.org) for more information on dates and camp topics. You may register on our website or call 859-254-4175 ext. 21. The cost is $75 per camp, however a reduced price of $25 per camp is available for students on free/reduced lunch. Lunch is provided for full-day campers.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    5. Lexington Ballet Advanced Summer Intensive
      10:00 am – 4:30 pm

      SUMMER INTENSIVE is a one,two, or three-week comprehensive program for students and professionals. Focus is on classical ballet technique and complementary dance and fitness to challenge each student’s potential. Led by School Director Nancy Dominguez, the summer intensive provides exemplary instruction in a safe and nurturing environment. Lexington Ballet studios are located in the heart of downtown Lexington in the midst of restaurants, hotels, galleries, and boutiques.

  9. Jul
    14
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 14 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    5. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    6. Lexington Ballet Advanced Summer Intensive
      10:00 am – 4:30 pm

      SUMMER INTENSIVE is a one,two, or three-week comprehensive program for students and professionals. Focus is on classical ballet technique and complementary dance and fitness to challenge each student’s potential. Led by School Director Nancy Dominguez, the summer intensive provides exemplary instruction in a safe and nurturing environment. Lexington Ballet studios are located in the heart of downtown Lexington in the midst of restaurants, hotels, galleries, and boutiques.

    7. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    8. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

    9. Partners in Printmaking with Karen Geesey
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Let’s explore images of partnership in art. We will look at portraits of couples including the Bridal Couple by Rembrandt, Portrait of a Man and Woman by the Master of Flémalle and Jean-Honoré Fragonard and others.  This will be an exploration in gesture and expression through monoprint processes.  This class would make a super summer date-night… but no dates required!  This four week class takes place on Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, and 23, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

  10. Jul
    15
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 15 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Bending Light by Stephen Rolfe Powell
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      “Bending Light” by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell’s Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, “Bending Light” transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms. Museum Hours: Wednesday- Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Last admission is at 4:00 pm Admission: $10 adult $7 student/senior 5 and under, free

    5. ART EXHIBIT: LAL FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Lexington Art League presents FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual, an exploration of food and eating as seen through diverse perspectives from thirty-five local and international artists from May 22 – August 9 at the Loudoun House.

    6. Early Learner Book Club
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Early Learner Book Club with Katherine Greene-Owens For 4-5 year-olds & parents/guardians. Join us for story time, parent-directed activities, and snack designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is a fun learning environment for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Featured books include: Lola Loves Stories (June), Ten Little Caterpillars (July), and Bunny Cakes (August). The first 18 pre-registered families in attendance will each bring home a free copy of the book each month. Funded by PNC Foundation.

    7. ART EXHIBIT: OTHER STREETS: Photographs from the Collection
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of black and white street photographs, drawn from the Art Museum’s extensive photography collection, taken during the 1950s-1970s. Includes work by Van Deren Coke, Bruce Davidson, and Ralph Eugene Meatyard and others. MUSEUM HOURS: Tue.-Sun.: noon-5 pm and Fri: noon-8 pm / CLOSED MONDAYS

    8. ART EXHIBIT: VIVIAN MAIER: On the Street
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      An exhibition of beautiful black and white street photographs taken in New York and Chicago during the 50s and 60s by a secretive nanny whose work was not discovered until after her death in 2009. MUSEUM HOURS: Tues-Sun: noon-5pm and Fri: noon-8pm CLOSED MONDAYS

  11. Jul
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    Thu
    1. ART EXHIBIT: CHESTER CORNETT: Beyond the Narrow Sky
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      An exhibition of unique, beautifully hand-crafted furniture by legendary Appalachian artist Chester Cornett. Museum Hours: Tues.-Sun.: noon – 5 pm, Fri: noon – 8 pm; CLOSED MONDAYS

    2. Diverse Methods: A Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative Exhibition
      Jul 16 (all-day)

      June 22, 2015 – October 16, 2015 “Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative: Diverse Methods” Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative members showcase prints in “Diverse Methods”, a group exhibit at the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center in Lexington, KY. This exhibits features the work of the many celebrated artists who comprise the Bluegrass Printmakers Collaborative, including work from: Kirsti Anderssen Marta Dorton Liz Foley Cristina Igelmo Natalia Ilieva Erica Meuser Cathy Vigor Carolynne Weber Stephen Wiggins “Diverse Methods” , a group exhibit of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, explores an array of personal experiences, learned messages and printmaking mediums. As we travel in our life journey we glean knowledge from our experiences, keeping some, discarding others. This exhibit provides a look into our varied journeys and some of the methods artists use to transcribe personal experience into visual art. The artwork on exhibit are printmaking pieces;  art pieces created by using pressure to transfer inks from a plate to paper. Mediums included in the show are collagraphs, etching, screen printing, monotypes, and linocuts, among others. The BPC plans several events and hands-on opportunities for community participation. 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative, organized to provide local and regional printmakers with a studio space to create prints, share knowledge and provide community. The estate of Lexington artist Lillian Boyer donated her hand-made printmaking press and the BPC began. The mission of the BPC is to be a thriving print studio where printmakers work and to create a dialogue about prints and art. Through demonstrations, classes and workshops the BPC exposes the community to prints and teaches printmaking processes. As juried members of the cooperative, printmakers also have the opportunity to exhibit and promote their artwork. Located on the lower level of ArtsPlace in Lexington, the BPC is part of LexArts’ Space to Create initiative, which offers support for local artists and arts organizations.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: notBIG(3) a small arts juried competition at M.S. Rezny Gallery
      8:00 am – 11:00 pm

      not BIG(3)is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts.  There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”.  No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame.  A $500 1st place award and three $100. awards will be presented.  The juror is Nathan Zamarron, LexArts, Community Arts Manager, Lexington, KY. Zamarron is a respected curator of dozens of exhibits and is active facilitating public art projects and workshops. Entry deadline is June 15th, 2015, and the exhibit is August 11th- September 11th, 2015. A complete prospectus can be found www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com