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.
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.
Owensboro Regional Health System
November 14, 2015 to February 21, 2016
A magnificent exhibition of indigenous folk art from around the world, selected from museums and distinguished private collections, showcases more than 200 works of art in fiber, wood, bronze and clay. The exhibition demonstrates the cultural traditions of artists and craftsmen in more than 20 countries and defines the universal language of art across cultures and centuries.
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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