The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls – Pablo Picasso
The Living Arts and Science Center features four galleries and over fifteen exhibitions annually. Exhibits showcase work by children, established national and regional artists, and innovative emerging artists. Informal talks with exhibition artists are held at 6:00PM during Gallery Hop. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.
Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30AM – 5:00PM, Tues. 8:30AM -8:00PM, Sat 10AM – 2PM on Discovery Saturday (4th Saturdays)
Art Created by Local High School Students
May 17 – June 23, 2018
Please join us for our Youth Arts Council Exhibition 2018 to support the inspiring efforts and creativity of our area youth. This collaborative exhibition between Lexington’s Youth Arts Council (YAC), LexArts, and the Living Arts and Science Center (LASC) will feature the interesting expressions of many of this community’s most talented young artists. Submitted art created by area high school students will be on display in the LASC’s recently renovated Kinkead Gallery. The complete exhibition dates are May 17th through June 23rd. This is a juried exhibition/competition. An awards presentation will take place at 6:00PM during the Gallery Hop reception on Friday, May 18th.
This year’s participating artists include: Leena Haider, Olivia Greer,and Palmer Beldy from Sayre School, Keller Hufana, Alexia Ruiz, Rhianna Culp, Elizabeth Moore, Cameron Brown, and Alyson Cruse from Henry Clay High School, Amelia Armstrong, Chyenne Price, William Ding, Sydney Sun, Samantha Walker, Ridham Bhavsar, Nicole Wong, Morgan Slone, Megan Slusarewicz, Megan Guan, Meeral Saeed, Maria Moreno, Maggie Fan, Lauren Meacham, J.T. Salyer, Jenna Woolums, Flor Mucino, Chase Faulkner, Jennifer Lee, Lindsay Maystead, Shuyang Deng, Caitlin Labianca, Nahideli Torres, Paulina Martinez, Yostin Blanco, Joseph Brandewie, John Christopher Di Girolamo, Emma Draper, and Jacob A. Chapman from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Cristina Mendez, Sophia Gonzales, Hunter Thomas Cook, Aya Eqal, David Pezzi, Emily Brown, and Natalie Fowler from Tates Creek High School, Jared Reding, Hayden B. Simon, Olivia Hernandez, Emma Hamilton, Christopher Lattimore, Jaiven Smith, Erin Zearfoss, Hailee Wilson, Adrianna Gomez, Jade Finley, Richard Duff, Anthony Asbury, Taylor Cleveland, Rachael Carr, Clare Girard, Maria Vela, and Chelsea Wafford from Bryan Station High School, and Caylee Thompson and Nicole Eller from Woodford County High School.
July 12 – August 31, 2018
Gallery Hop Reception: Friday, July 20, 5 – 9 PM
Now in its fourth year, Rules and Play is a unique exhibition of interactive installation art created by programmers, artists, and game developers. Originally conceived by the game development collaborative group, RunJumpDev, a non-profit organization focused on the development of independent computer games in Kentucky, Rules and Play 2018 will showcase submitted works of interactivity selected by RunJumpDev members from a global call. This collaboration between RunJumpDev, LexArts, and the Living Arts and Science Center will feature unusual hybrid works that are part installation art and part computer game. The Living Arts and Science Center will host the exhibition in its new Lucille Caudill Little Discovery Center’s Glo Gallery and the renovated historic Kinkead Gallery. The exhibition will run July 12th through August 31th, featuring a Gallery Hop showcase on Friday, July 20th from 5 to 9PM and several workshops scheduled during the exhibition offered through the Living Arts and Science Center. More information about the collaborative group RunJumpDev and particulars regarding the exhibition can be found at www.rulesandplay.org.