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Our Mission

The Art Center of the Bluegrass connects people to art, culture, and creativity. We fulfill this mission through rotating art exhibits, arts education for children and adults, and regional outreach programs with a wide range of community partners. Read our Commitment to Diversity here.

ANNOUCEMENT: The Art Center is looking for art teaching instructors for the fall and winter 2022 season of classes and workshops. We are looking for instructors who love teaching art to a variety of ages and skill sets! We are a vibrant organization within the Bluegrass region offering many different creative learning opportunities in a variety of media. Interested applicants should contact Executive Director, Niki Kinkade, at niki@artcenterky.org with a brief bio and resume.

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Lessons from the Pandemic: Museum Field Trip Program Thrives – During COVID-19 Pandemic

In a typical year, the Art Center of the Bluegrass in Danville, KY welcomes more than 1,000 students for free museum field trips. The last two years have been anything but typical, but thanks to innovative programming and a willingness to embrace new ideas, the Art Center’s field trip program has thrived – and expanded.…

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THE ART CENTER CELEBRATES NATURE THROUGH ART, STUDENT CREATIVE EXPRESSION, AND ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE TALENT THIS SPRING

The Art Center of the Bluegrass will be showcasing three exciting exhibitions this spring including painter and naturalist Sabra Crockett, the thought-provoking artworks of Centre College studio art students, and a show highlighting the many talents of the Art Center’s artist-in-residence program.

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Art Center of the Bluegrass Announces Prize Winners of Imagining the Future of Kentucky’s Appalachia Exhibit

The Art Center of the Bluegrass is excited to announce the two prize winners for the exhibition Imagining the Future of Kentucky’s Appalachia, a regional artist call and one of three inter-related exhibits as part of the Art Center’s winter show Appalachia From the Inside: Celebrating Kentucky’s Appalachian Art and Culture.In the Upstairs Gallery through…

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