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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 6:00 PM during Gallery Hop. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Click here to view upcoming artist opportunities.

Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Discovery Saturday (4th Saturday of the month) 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Click here to view upcoming Gallery Hop Receptions at the LASC.

Current Exhibitions


January 10 – March 6, 2020
Exhibition in the Kinkead Gallery

Discover the art and craft of one of Lexington’s staple artists! Printmaker and collage artist, Jim Brancaccio, will be honored for his deep contribution to the Lexington arts community in this unique exhibit of both new and past works. These works will be on display both here at the LASC and at the downtown LexArts gallery.


January 17 – May 23, 2020
Exhibition in the Glo Gallery and Atrium Gallery

Explore the tradition of poster and banner making in this show featuring the extraordinary art of Cricket Press (Brian and Sara Turner), John Lackey, and Robert Beatty with gig posters and music ephemera they created for numerous national and region bands. Gig Posters and Music Ephemera will showcase these truly different and unique voices.

January 27 – May 23, 2020
Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery

Seek and find some fabulous equine art to celebrating springtime in the Bluegrass! The Horse exhibit will feature a diverse group of gifted artists who depict the subtle beauty of one of Kentucky’s most recognized icons with paint, pencil, and charcoal.

Upcoming Exhibitions

March 16 – April 28, 2020

There are many talented artists that teach at the Living Arts & Science Center through the LASC’s Summer Arts Camp, No School Days, and Teen and Adult Classes. This spring, the Living Arts & Science Center will showcase in its renovated Kinkead Gallery many of its gifted teaching staff with a special exhibition. Please come out and experience this unique opportunity to see another side of one of your favorite LASC art instructors!

May 15 – June 27, 2020

Please join us for our Youth Arts Council Exhibition 2020 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 & 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 renovated Kinkead Gallery. The complete exhibition dates are May 15th through June 27th. This is a juried exhibition/competition. An awards presentation will take place at 6:00 PM during the Gallery Hop reception on Friday, May 15th.

Click here to view this exhibition’s call for entries.

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