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Kentucky Museum - Side by Side Art Classes & Exhibit


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Side by side art 2019

2019 Side by Side art

Images above are from the Side by Side 2019 Exhibit.



2020 Side by Side Classes and Exhibit


2020 Side by Side Classes & Collaborations

Classes are on Saturdays, February 22, 29 and March 7, 14, 21

Collaborations are Saturday, March 28


2020 Side by Side Opening Reception & Exhibit

Saturday, April 11 through Friday, June 26

Opening Reception, open free to the public:

  • Saturday, April 11
  • Kentucky Museum Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery
  • 2 PM - 4 PM


A collaborative exhibition of artwork created by young artists with disabilities and local artists will be on display at the Kentucky Museum. Meet the artists at the reception on Saturday, April 11, from 2 PM - 4 PM in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery.

Students take a series of classes at the museum which are followed by one on one collaborative sessions with area artists. This enables student artists to explore the creative process as a group in small classes, in addition to receiving individual attention from a professional artist mentor. The exhibition include the student's work, the artist's work and their collaborative pieces.


Side by Side, a statewide program, was created by Arts for All Kentucky  in partnership with the Kentucky Museum. The premier exhibit  was at the Kentucky Museum. It is designed to offer a creative outlet for students, reinforce inclusiveness and positive self-image, and highlight the importance of arts education in the development of our young people. Additionally students have the opportunity to work alongside a community professional artist and see their work exhibited at the Kentucky  Museum. To register a child or find out more about this program contact Lynne Ferguson, lynne.ferguson@wku.edu, at 270-745-2594.



Arts for All Kentucky is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing inclusive arts and education programs for children, youth, and adults with disabilities, in addition to, professional development for artists and teachers in schools and communities statewide. 

For more information about this program or exhibit contact Lynne.Ferguson@wku.edu at 270-745-2594.





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 Last Modified 11/20/19