Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

Aug 20, 2020

Kentucky's connection to poetry will be the subject of a an upcoming episode of the documentary series "Poetry Unites America." On this episode of KyArtsCast, we talk with Ewa Sandrzynska, the documentary filmmaker behind the series, about how Kentuckians can contribute to the episode via an essay contest she is...


Aug 4, 2020

The Kentucky Arts Council is currently accepting applications to the Kentucky Crafted program, the state's juried arts marketing program. The deadline to apply to this free program is Aug. 17. On this episode of KyArtsCast we talk with three artists in the Kentucky Crafted program: Michelle Hayden of Michelle Hayden...


Jun 24, 2020

With Kentucky's Healthy at Work guidelines gradually reopening sectors of the state's economy, we talk with folks from three of our sister agencies in the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet - Gwen Heffner of the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Erin Palmer of Kentucky Performing Arts (formerly the...


Jun 17, 2020

You may not have known that award-winning Kentucky writer Maurice Manning has been the Kentucky Arts Council's featured artist. The spot on the arts council homepage usually reserved for the featured artist has been used to communicate valuable COVID-19 related resources for artists and arts organizations throughout the...


Jun 3, 2020

Phyllis George at the 2002 Kentucky Crafted Market.

We're paying tribute to former Kentucky First Lady Phyllis George, who died last month at the age of 70. Phyllis was integral to starting what is now known as the Kentucky Crafted arts marketing program. Our guests, Mary Reed, Fran Redmon, Tim Hall and Judy Geagley, each have their own personal reflections on...