Monday, February 18, 2019
Contests

2019 Kentucky Derby Poster Contest

High school students throughout the Commonwealth are invited to submit their own rendition of what they think Derby day looks like in a contest to design a Derby poster the governor and first lady will display in the Capitol.
Contests

Entries sought for tick-borne disease prevention poster contest

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is inviting school-age children across the Commonwealth to create and submit original artwork for a chance to win cash prizes in a tick-borne disease prevention poster contest sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department.
Contests

Categories for student filmmakers offered at Pikeville film festival

The University of Pikeville is hosting the UPike Film and Media Arts Festival April 4-6 in Booth Auditorium on the school’s campus.
Contests

National WWII Museum offers student essay contest

The National WWII Museum is focusing its 2018 student essay contest on the duty of art and artists during times of war and conflict in conjunction with its special exhibit, “So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope.”
Announcements

GSA summer program accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) 2019 summer program auditions.
Announcements

VSA Kentucky offers grants for inclusionary arts projects

Teachers are invited to apply for VSA Kentucky’s Arts Inclusion awards for the 2018-2019 school year. The program will award 25 to 30 grants of $1,300 each to schools for arts projects that include students of all abilities.
Resources

KHS offers art-related lessons to elementary classrooms

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) offers History smArts, an art-related history lesson, to classrooms in grades 3-5.
Conferences

Kentucky Thespian Festival to be held in Owensboro

The Kentucky Educational Theatre Association (KYEdTA) and Kentucky Thespians, an EdTA affiliate, will host the Kentucky Thespian Festival Nov. 9-10 at RiverPark Center in Owensboro.
Resources

KET offers travel reimbursement for media arts workshops

Kentucky Educational Television is offering travel reimbursements for media arts workshops at KET Network Center in Lexington during the 2018-2019 school year.
Recognitions

Murray teacher attends National Gallery of Art teacher institute

Emily Chipman, a teacher at Murray High School (Murray Independent), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.