Kentucky Museum - Side by Side Art Classes & Exhibit
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Work in progress, photos from 2018 Side by Side Collaborations.
2019 Side by Side Classes and Exhibit
Free Art Classes for young artists with disabilities:
Saturday's, February 16, 23 and Saturday, March 2, 9, 16
Elementary age students classes are from 9 am - 10 am, Middle and High School student classes are from 10:30 - 12 noon.
One on one Collaboration with profressional artists is Saturday, March 23 with times to be determined.
Side by Side 2019 classes have filled.
2019 Side by Side Exhibit
Saturday, April 13 through Saturday, June 29
Opening Reception, open free to the public, Saturday, April 13
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 13, 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.PROGRAM FLYER
Side by Side, a statewide program, was created by VSA 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. For more information about this program contact Lynne Ferguson, firstname.lastname@example.org, at 270-745-2594.
VSA 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.