Thursday, June 6th, 6-8pm
Why are alligators more closely related to birds than reptiles? Ever wonder why a blue tongue skink has a blue tongue? How many different crocodilians are there? What are the medical uses of snake venom? How were alligators saved from extinction? Find the answers to these and other questions during our exciting LIVE Reptile Night!Read more
The Living Arts & Science Center was privileged to work with U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY 6th District) and his staff on the 2013 Congressional High School Art Competition. LASC Gallery Director and nationally recognized artist Jeffrey Nichols, and local artist Lennon Michalski, recently named an artist “superstar” of the south by Oxford American, were judges for the competition.
Winner of the competition, Gabriel Baczkowski, will receive two airline tickets from Southwest Airlines to view his work, which will be displayed in the United States Capital Building in Washington, D.C.Read more
LexArts supports the Living Arts & Science Center! Watch this!
ART MATTERS FOR OUR CHILDREN
According to Americans for the Arts, young people who participate in the arts are:
- Four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement
- Three times more likely to be elected to class office within their schools
- Four times more likely to participate in math and science fairs
- Three times more likely to win an award for school attendance
- Four times more likely to win an award for writing an essay or a poem
Be a Water Wise Guy or Gal!
Follow these simple water conservation tips and make a big difference for our planet!
- Collect rainwater and cold shower water to use for watering plants.
- Plant drought-resistant trees and plants.
- Remove dying plants and weeds that compete for available water.
- Don’t run the hose while washing your car.
- Limit showers to 5 minutes and install a low-flow shower head.
- Turn off the water after you wet your toothbrush.
- Check faucets, pipes, and toilets for leaks.
- Use your dishwasher only for full loads.
LASC is a not-for-profit (501(c)3) organization funded in part by:
LASC programs are made possible through the generous support of LexArts. Their annual campaigns raise over a million dollars in support of the visual, literary and performing arts in Lexington, and supports the LASC with an allocation of $102,000 for general operating support. We thank the many individuals whose passion for the arts compelled them to give generously to LexArts. Special thanks to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for their continued partnership in ensuring a flourishing future for the arts in Lexington and central Kentucky.Lex Arts Website
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports the Living Arts & Science Center with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Special thanks to the Kentucky Arts Council for their continued partnership in ensuring a flourishing future for the arts in Lexington and Kentucky.Kentucky Arts Council Website
The William Stamps Farish Fund supports the LASC’s many educational outreach programs as well as care and maintenance of our historic building.
Thanks to the Bluegrass Community Foundation for their continuing support of the LASC’s after-school Science Explorer’s program in five Fayette Co. elementary schools.Bluegrass Community Foundation Website
PNC’s support provides educational programs in the arts and sciences for pre-school students.PNC Website
Thanks to Kentucky American Water the LASC has been able to provide a number of programs to the neighborhood and community at large.Kentucky American Water Website
LFUCG, Eco Arts, & Department of Environmental QualityLFUCG Website
The Living Arts & Science Center is grateful for everything the Klausing Group has done by maintaining the grounds here at the center through their 5% for the community program.The Klausing Group Website
The Living Arts & Science Center is now a Living Green Partner, a joint program between Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and Bluegrass PRIDE which help organizations start or expand recycling programs, improve water quality and conservation, and become more energy efficient.Living Green
Magnetic Image has contributed in-kind services to help the Living Arts & Science Center with their media presence, including producing a television commercial and designing and administering this website.Magnetic Image Website
Thanks to the J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation for their continuing support of the LASC’s educational programing.J.P. Morgan Chase
Thanks to the The Hudson-Ellis Advisory Board at the Bluegrass Community Foundation for their support in providing educational programing to Danville and Boyle County students through the LASC.