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This podcast is produced by the Kentucky Arts Council, a state agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet. On the podcast we’ll talk about arts council programs, speak with the artists from across the state and explore topics important to the arts community in Kentucky.

Dec 2, 2019

Chris Cathers, executive director of the Kentucky Arts Council, and Todd Finley, executive director of the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, chat about the importance of shopping local and how and where to find wonderful examples of art and craft by Kentucky artists. It's your guide to shopping local this holiday season!


Nov 13, 2019

Rick HillRick Hill, the resident artist at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources who has painted original covers for the department's publication Kentucky Afield, talks about how he started as a nature artist and his creative process. 

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky Arts...


Nov 5, 2019

Listen and learn how to win FREE tickets to the Kentucky Creative Industry Summit, Dec. 6 at the Clay Community Center in Mt. Sterling!

For this episode, Emily Moses, Kentucky Arts Council executive staff advisor, talks with Mitzi Sinnott, Heather Pontonio, Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova, all of whom will be among...


Oct 9, 2019

Emily Moses, Kentucky Arts Council executive staff advisor, continues her chat with Beth Flowers, executive director of the AIR Institute of Berea College. In part two of this episode, that was recorded in July, Beth and Emily discuss the AIR Institute's 2 1/2-day workshop called AIR Shift. The workshop brings artists...


Sep 5, 2019

A sample of artwork created by students in the Summer Enrichment Program at Consolidated Baptist Church in Lexington

National Arts in Education Week (Sept. 8-14) is coming up and we thought it was a good time to highlight a valuable educational program that the Kentucky Arts Council offered its support to this summer. This unique educational opportunity available to Fayette County Youth, the Summer Enrichment Program at Consolidated...