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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.

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...


Aug 22, 2019

In May, Louisville's iconic Galt House Hotel introduced the public to its inaugural artist in residence, geometric abstract artist Gibbs Rounsavall. This residency is believed to be the first of its kind for a Kentucky hotel. In this episode of KyArtsCast we talk to Gibbs as well as Scott Shoenberger, president and CEO...


Jul 24, 2019

 

Back in March we visited the 2019 Lexington Comic & Toy Convention at Lexington Convention Center. Our mission was twofold. We wanted to talk to the artists in our Kentucky Crafted program who also exhibit at the convention and find out why it makes sense from an artistic and business perspective to have a presence...


Jul 10, 2019

We've packed up the podcast studio and hit the road for this episode. Join us as we learn more about an important art-based component of substance abuse addiction recovery called The Culture of Recovery, and initiative of the Appalachian Artisan Center. We're talking with two participants in the recovery program,...