Singer, songwriter and Whitesburg native Carla Gover has been performing for more than 25 years, but she’s also been sharing her variety of art forms with Kentucky students for just as long.
Students are invited to be part of the Governor’s Derby Celebration by contributing a painted canvas for the tables on the grounds of the Old State Capitol during the festivities.
The Kentucky Arts Council awarded 19 grants to 12 schools in October to fund student transportation to and from arts-related field trips through the TranspARTation Grant program.
If you’re a Kentucky teacher and you want to schedule a field trip to a museum or play, bring in an artist for a residency with your classroom, schedule a performing artist to visit your school or take advantage of other arts education programs, the Kentucky Arts Council offers many educational opportunity grants for the fall semester.
Schools can be a part of the Governor’s Derby Celebration by contributing a painted canvas to be used as a table covering during festivities May 2 on the grounds of the Old State Capitol in Frankfort. Tables will be decorated as horse, with a head and a tail affixed to each table. The painted canvases will be used as a [...]
Eight professional artists have been added to the Kentucky Arts Council’s Teaching Artists Directory to work with educators to design and implement quality arts education programs in Kentucky schools. The directory features artists from various disciplines. It connects schools and educators with artists who produce high-quality work and who can assist in the creation of arts programming in schools around [...]
The Kentucky Arts Council's Teaching Art Together grant allows teachers to work with professional artists listed in the arts council's Teaching Artists Directory to design and implement innovative five- to 20-day residencies. Artists selected for the Teaching Artists Directory work in a wide variety of disciplines, including dance, folk arts, literary arts, media/video, music, storytelling, theater and visual arts. Any [...]
The Kentucky Arts Council offers a program to help schools improve their arts and humanities programs.
South Arts, a regional arts organization that serves nine states in the southeastern U.S., is working in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Arts Council to conduct a research project that seeks to quantify access to and quality of arts education offered at K-12 public schools throughout the South Arts region, including Kentucky. This research is [...]
The Kentucky Arts Council provides operating support to many nonprofit arts organizations in Kentucky. A chronological listing of summer camps hosted by these organizations can be found here.