Makings of a Master Art Exhibit

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Campbellsville University and Taylor County Public Library are partnering with the Kentucky Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts for this special event - The Makings of a Master Art Exhibit. 

The Makings of a Master is a traveling exhibit that explores relationships between master folk artists and their apprentices. Every day, folk communities across Kentucky practice living traditions that are vitally important to their cultural identity. Whether they are musicians, dancers, storytellers or craft artists, all communities have their masters — those who are considered the most excellent representatives of their folk art. This will be the first time that the Kentucky Arts Council will offer an exhibit in multiple locations, making this an exciting way to expose an entire city to Kentucky folk art. Campbellsville University is the second post-secondary institution to host the exhibit.

Mark your calendars:


February 1-22, 2018: 

Exhibition will be displayed in The Pence-Chowning Art Gallery and at Taylor County Public Library.

Monday, February 12 @ 3 PM: 

Campbellsville University will hold artist talk with Blacksmith Karine Maynard in Room 102 of the Art Building on CU's campus. She will be talking about her apprenticeship and life as a KY blacksmith, artist, and entrepreneur. Reception to follow.

Thursday, February 22 @ 6 PM:

Taylor County Library will host traditional string musician/songwriter Sue Massek and her apprentice Melody Youngblood. This musical performance is open to all ages!

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