Thursday, March 22, 2018
Kentucky art educators recently exhibited their work in the “We Teach-We Create” exhibit at the Polvino Family Art Center in Nicholasville. Shown, from left, are Miles Johnson of Jessamine County, Jacqueline Bryan of Oldham County, Alex Bustetter of Jessamine County, Staci Goggins of Jessamine County, Claudia Banahan of Pendleton County, and Laura Weinberger of Jessamine County. Photo submitted

Artist-educators highlighted in recent exhibit

The “We Teach-We Create” exhibition emphasized that art teachers are not only educators, but also practicing artists.

SETC’s 14th annual Fringe Festival entertains and educates

The 2017 Southeastern Theatre Conference’s Fringe Festival delivers six unique plays that will inspire, provoke and enlighten audiences.

Vans art competition open to high school students

Registration is open for the Vans Custom Culture Art Competition, in which students in grades 9-12 customize blank Vans shoes around specific themes. Americans...

Derby poster contest open to high school students

The governor’s office has redesigned its Kentucky Derby poster contest to open it to students who are in high school. Students are invited to...

Students invited to youth bluegrass music competition

The Kentucky Fellowship of Musicians will host a youth bluegrass music competition for students in grades 5-12 Jan. 28 at Marion County High School...

Teacher-created lessons connect world language to art

Laurel County’s elementary school students are getting creative this school year with a new curriculum designed to bring out the inner artist in every world language learner.
Kyle Lee, standing, looks on as educators (from left) Duwayne Dale of Daviess County, David Fonda of Montgomery County, Gena Maley of Murray Independent, Jane Dewey of Danville Independent, and Rachael Burriss of Boone County create pinch pots during a two-day conference for regional arts specialists held by the City of Berea/Tourism. Lee is coordinator of the visual and performing arts for the Kentucky Department of Education. Photo submitted

Berea puts on training for regional arts specialists

The City of Berea/Tourism offered a two-day conference for KDE's new regional arts specialists, allowing them time to collaborate as they attended sessions focused on implementing the new arts standards in dance, media arts, music, theater, visual arts and Program Review.

Student artists invited to participate in fundraising exhibition

Students can be part of Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s international small art exhibition, which will include thousands of artworks made and donated by celebrities,...

KMEA seeking cover art from music students

The Kentucky Music Educators Association is seeking cover art from Kentucky students who are currently enrolled in a music class or music ensemble in grades K–12, for its publication in the Bluegrass Music News.

Jessamine County art teacher explains why he teaches

Miles Johnson, president of the Kentucky Art Education Association and art teacher at Hattie C. Warner Elementary School (Jessamine County), recorded a short video explaining why he became an art teacher.