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Kentucky Museum - Side by Side Art Classes & Exhibit


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T Frogge World Peace drawing


T. Frogge "World Peace" Side by Side 2020 Exhibit.



 Conner working from home on Side by Side Art  Rhea painting at home for Side by Side  Aiden

2023 Side by Side


Classes & Collaborations 

The Side by Side program was created by Arts for All Kentucky (formerly VSA) in 2004 for school age kids with special needs in communities across Kentucky.

Side by Side programs offer a series of studio art classes taught by an approved teaching artist. After completing the classes, young artists are partnered with a professional artist mentor from their community to create a collaborative piece. A public exhibition with an opening reception where students are recognized for their achievements is the final phase of the program.

SIDE BY SIDE  art classes will take place at the Kentucky Museum on Saturdays, February 11, 18, 25 and March 4. Collaborative sessions with artists will be scheduled for March 11. This year, elementary classes are 9:30 am to 10:30 am. Middle and high school classes are from 11 am to 12:30 pm. If interested in enrolling a child, please download REGISTRATION FORM and PARENT LETTER, and submit registration accordingly. 

Questions about the program? Contact Lynne Ferguson at 270-404-1394 or email Lynne.Ferguson@gmail.com.Class size is limited and registration is required.

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. 


Exhibit reception for Side by Side exhibit Saturday, May 13 2-4PM Garden Gallery | Kentucky Museum. Side by Side will be open to the public April 6 - June 30, 2023. The Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday 9AM-4PM FREE admission




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 Last Modified 4/6/23