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.
November 23 to December 31
The Glenmore Distillery
Admission $2 adults/$1 children
CROW SHIELD, oil on canvas, 1990, Kevin Red Star (b. 1943), Crow, Roberts, Montana
HOLIDAY FOREST GALA
Friday, November 22
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
$50 per person
The 37th Holiday Forest Festival of Trees features more than a dozen monumental Christmas trees designed by artists, florists and cultural organizations interpreting the exhibition ART OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN: Kevin Red Star and His Friends.
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
November 23 to February 23
A Private Patron of
Native American Art
DANCERS (THE RED STAR BROTHERS), oil on canvas, 1990, Kevin Red Star (b. 1943), Crow, Roberts, Montana
A major exhibition featuring the works of internationally recognized Montana painter Kevin Red Star and 18 of his peers, includes more than 100 paintings and sculpture celebrating the contributions of 20th century Native American artists to this country's cultural history.
A public opening Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 p.m. will feature gallery talks by Red Star and collector Alex Windsor Betts, Windsor Betts Brockerage House, Santa Fe, NM.
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.