Plan a visit to the GLASS National Art Museum, opening in Danville

By |2023-09-12T09:46:18-04:00September 12th, 2023|

Art Center of the Bluegrass has officially announced details of an upcoming expansion project in celebration of its 20th anniversary: GLASS National Art Museum, opening November 3, 2023. The epicenter of Central Kentucky’s art scene, Art Center of the Bluegrass has long served as a creative catalyst for the region, and the opening of GLASS [...]

Don’t Dilly Dali!, an art-centric romp around Danville

By |2023-04-25T11:35:30-04:00April 25th, 2023|

Are you ready for games, challenges and an exploration of your unconscious mind? Assemble your four person team for the  latest art-centric romp around Danville. This year’s team competition features games and challenges inspired by Surrealist artists such as Salvador Dali, Frida Kahlo and Max Ernst. You will earn points toward a grand prize as [...]

An Evening With Mel Hankla presenting “Into the Bluegrass”

By |2023-04-25T11:28:59-04:00April 25th, 2023|

Mel Hankla, a noted writer, collector, craftsman, researcher and speaker on Kentucky heritage and an authority on the history of the Kentucky Longrifle, will present “Into the Bluegrass” on Thursday evening, May 11, at the Art Center of the Bluegrass.  Sponsored by the St. Asaph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the event [...]

Tiny Art Show

By |2023-02-07T18:24:57-05:00February 7th, 2023|

The Tiny Art Show is a pop-up exhibit and fundraiser featuring hundreds of pieces of tiny art from artists throughout the Bluegrass region. This year, admission to the Tiny Art Show is completely free. Guests of the Tiny Art Show have the opportunity to purchase canvases for $20 apiece, but will not know the identity [...]

Art Center of the Bluegrass Plans Expansion and National Glass Museum

By |2023-02-03T21:05:29-05:00February 3rd, 2023|

Art afficionados – especially those who are fans of glass art – will want to add Danville to their future trip plans. The Art Center of the Bluegrass announced on Friday a venture to renovate and restore the historic property at 415 W. Main Street, which is next door to the Art Center’s current location. [...]

Four places worth braving the cold to experience Danville’s arts scene

By |2023-01-03T19:12:39-05:00January 3rd, 2023|

Kentucky Januarys can be cold and gloomy, but Danville has the antidote to freezing temps and overcast skies with a vivacious arts scene. Here are four places worth braving the cold to experience outstanding art. Art Center of the Bluegrass There is always something new to see and do at the free-admission Art Center, from [...]

Find Wellness in Danville

By |2022-11-18T16:29:46-05:00November 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 |2022-11-01T18:19:08-04:00October 25th, 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 |2022-10-03T19:06:47-04:00October 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 [...]

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