30th Anniversary Exhibition
March 4 - April 8, 2017
2017 is a banner year for the US Bank Celebration of the Arts as it observes its 30th anniversary! The show continues to be a strong and active presence in south central Kentucky serving artists and art lovers of the region. Mark your calendars for March 4rd - April 8th and don’t miss this fine opportunity to see some great art!
For many years, Celebration of the Arts was shown in the bank’s downtown location in Bowling Green with Western Kentucky University Art Department organizing the show. Artists could display two pieces of their artwork in this regional show. The exhibit generated funds for WKU student scholarships. In 2004 the Kentucky Museum collaborated with the Art Department and the exhibit moved to Western’s campus.
The first year, the museum sponsored a Purchase Award and has continued the tradition annually. A special showing of these 13 pieces of art that has become an important part of the museum’s collection is being planned.
We invite artists, their families and the community to the Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony on March 3rd. Don’t miss this event – it’s always a good time and admission is free.
March 3 - 6:00-8:00 pm
Awards Ceremony at 7:00 pm
Kentucky Museum Friends
Dorothy Grider Art Exhibition Fund
Champion of the Arts
The Ridley Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Patron of the Arts
John and Barbara Grider
Friend of the Arts
Tony and Jayne Pelaski
Rick and Carol DuBose
Ellis Walker Gallery - Harvey and Sarah Johnston
Drs. Sam and Mary Evans
Charles and Carolyn Hardcastle
Mike and Leigh Harper
James and Anna Jo Johnson
George and Laurie Kwok
David and Laura Harper Lee
Jack and Lesley Montgomery
Tony and Jayne Pelaski
Col. and Mrs. Robert E. Spiller
The World's Greatest Studio Tour
Artists please remember to attach the labels to the back of your artwork. Download labels
Artists note this year there are two weeks between the artshow drop off and the opening
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