Find Wellness in Danville

By |2022-11-18T16:29:46+00:00November 18th, 2022|

Does the stress of everyday life have you in a funk? If so, you can hit the reset button during your trip to Danville and enjoy a wide variety of wellness activities that will help center your mind, body, and soul. Sound Bath at Life in Balance Fitness and Wellness A sound bath is a [...]

Celebrate Fall at the Art Lot

By |2022-11-01T18:19:08+00:00November 4th, 2022|

Celebrate Fall with the Art Center of the Bluegrass. Join them at their Art Lot for a night of music, good food, and fall fun (weather permitting). Get cozy around the fire pit, grab a drink, or play a round of corn hole while Shane White performs live. Done in collaboration with Danville-Boyle County Parks [...]

Stephen Rolfe Powell campus memorial dedication coming up October 15

By |2022-10-03T19:06:47+00:00October 3rd, 2022|

Work by the late internationally acclaimed glass artist Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74 is collected throughout the world, but perhaps equally as influential is the legacy he created from his glass art studio at Centre College in Danville —his alma mater and the epicenter of his artistic and professional accomplishments. Powell’s stunning three-foot-high glass vessels shimmering [...]

Run for the Arts/Constitution 5K

By |2022-07-14T18:54:14+00:00September 18th, 2022|

The Constitution 5K/Run for the Arts is one of the region’s longest-standing and more-beloved races. Join in for the 44th year and enjoy a mostly flat and fast run through historic downtown Danville. Artistic race awards and a coveted shirt add to the appeal. $25 per person ($30 on race day). $60 for a family [...]

Art Center showcasing retrospective of internationally renowned glass artist

By |2022-08-04T12:40:21+00:00August 4th, 2022|

Great artists gravitate to great cities to practice their craft and seek fame and fortune. In the 60s, New York was the magnet for Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, and a whole bevy of other abstract expressionist painters.  Earlier, any artist with an interest in film flocked to L.A. After WWI, the most talented writers [...]

Tiny Art Show

By |2022-01-03T15:55:12+00:00March 18th, 2022|

The Tiny Art Show is a pop-up exhibit and fundraiser featuring hundreds of pieces of tiny art from artists throughout the bluegrass region. Guests of the Tiny Art Show will have the opportunity to purchase canvases for $20 apiece…but will not know the identity of the artist until after they complete their purchase! The mystery [...]

Lunch with the Arts: Robert Gipe – Writing and Organizing in Appalachia

By |2022-03-01T14:08:51+00:00March 9th, 2022|

Robert Gipe won the 2015 Weatherford Award for outstanding Appalachian novel for his first novel Trampoline. His second novel, Weedeater, was published in 2018 and his third, Pop, ​was published in 2021. Gipe’s work as a writer grew out of his work as a community college teacher and arts organizer in Harlan County, Kentucky. Gipe [...]

Lunch with the Arts: Maurice Manning and Sue Massek – Appalachian Jack-Tales Through Poetry and Song

By |2022-01-12T15:00:59+00:00February 2nd, 2022|

Maurice Manning and Sue Massek come together to provide a Lunch with the Arts of poetry and music. This performance kicks off our Kentucky Humanities Cultural Connections Lunch with the Arts Series focusing on Appalachia. Manning will be reading narrative poems in the tradition of the Appalachian Jack-Tales. Jack-Tales often feature a trickster character, someone [...]

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