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Arts Tasting Menu

A handcut tasting of cultural delicacies from Lexington, the region, and beyond.

Some early summer tasting delights for you.


Paint The Town, Arts Connect, Saturday, June 29th. Check-in and late registration 8-9AM, Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center.

Kate Savage’s Arts Connect one-day plein air extravaganza, open to all artists. A half-day of painting followed by framing and hanging the show, and then a reception and awards. Come out to downtown Lexington to see and support artists at work.


Ebony G. Patterson: …while the dew is still on the roses… The Speed Art Museum, Louisville. June 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020.

The former UK SAVS faculty member, a rising star in the arts firmament, takes over an entire a floor of the Speed’s contemporary wing for a site-specific installation exhibiting large-scale paintings, tapestries, and videos while also installing cloth wallpaper and flower and vegetal growths from the ceiling and walls. Gardens are prominent in the artist’s work and evoke a multitude of often conflicting emotions.

. . . a wailing black horse . . . for those who bear/bare witness, 2018. Hand-cut jacquard woven photo tapestry with glitter, appliqués, pins, embellishments, fabric, tassels, brooches, acrylic, glass pearls, beads, hand-cast and hand-embellished heliconias, shelf, and handembellished resin owl, on artist-designed fabric wallpaper


Off the Menu: Looking at Food. UK Art Museum, Lexington. Thru August 11, 2019.

Works from the museum’s permanent collection supplemented by works borrowed from private collections and artists, are used to investigate our relationship to food. Provocative and insightful, the exhibition reveals how complex that relationship really is.

Julie Jacquette, A Constant Stream, 2014.
Oil on linen