Owensboro Museum of Fine Art expands and enhances the cultural environment of the region through a permanent collection of American, European and Asian fine and decorative arts dating from the 15th century to the present. Major traveling exhibitions; visual and performing arts; interpretive events and educational programs for children and adults occur throughout the year.
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A One Night Exhibition & Sale by Local and
Visiting Outdoor Painters Capturing
Owensboro’s Sense of Place
Artists Click Here to Register for Paintout
Original Paintings of Owensboro Sites by
Prominent Regional Artists
Jewelry, Bronzes, Cloisonne,
Chinese Lacquerware, Blown Glass,
Dining Experiences, Vacation Packages
Gourmet Buffet of Locally Grown Foods
and Meats prepared by a Guest Chef
RESERVE THE DATE
Saturday, Sept. 27, 6:30-8:30 pm
The Michael E. Horn Family Foundation
ARTLAND, an exciting new dimension in education, is an interactive art studio created especially for children ages 4 to 10. It is a special place designed to challenge and stimulate the imagination while allowing children to create works of art at their own pace.
ARTLAND features an art laboratory fully equipped with supplies and materials for making works of art and is complemented by child-sized easels and tables. Instruction is provided by art students from area colleges for seasonally themed projects. ARTLAND is FREE and open to all.
An Interactive Video Gallery
“Recollections 5” by Ed Tannenbaum
A Program Funded by the
National Endowment for the Arts
KALEIDOSCOPE KAVE is FREE and open during regular gallery hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
August 23 to October 26
RIVERARTES: The Art of Placemaking, Aug. 23 – Oct. 26, an exhibition of 75 works of public art by sculptors of national and regional prominence, is designed to celebrate the vitality of Owensboro, enhance its creative placemaking efforts and further establish it as a cultural tourism destination.
The monumental works of art in the exhibition are available for lease. The project follows a national model for collaborative community efforts involving stakeholders focused on the aesthetic enhancement of urban environments. Potential sponsors for leased sculpture include local governments, businesses and individuals, foundations, granting agencies and civic organizations.
Opportunities abound in Owensboro’s new riverfront for the placement of public art, a visual additive creating an atmosphere of fun, excitement and celebration.
Contributions from Friends of the Foundation support education programs for area schools, special entertainment events for families, exhibitions, preservation of the art collection and the historic facility, and help keep the museum open and free to the public six days a week.
Friends of the Foundation receive discounts on museum activities, classes and Gift Shoppe purchases, as well as invitations to gala previews and special events.
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