New museum adds sparkle to Danville’s arts landscape

A national museum showcasing the internationally known and celebrated work of a local artist is opening soon in Danville. Following a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, the GLASS National Art Museum officially opens to the public on Saturday, Nov. 4. The world-class venue is anchored by the permanent collection of long-time…

Plan a visit to the GLASS National Art Museum, opening in Danville

Art Center of the Bluegrass has officially announced details of an upcoming expansion project in celebration of its 20th anniversary: GLASS National Art Museum, opening November 3, 2023. The epicenter of Central Kentucky’s art scene, Art Center of the Bluegrass has long served as a creative catalyst for the region, and the opening of GLASS…

Art Center of the Bluegrass Plans Expansion and National Glass Museum

Art afficionados – especially those who are fans of glass art – will want to add Danville to their future trip plans. The Art Center of the Bluegrass announced on Friday a venture to renovate and restore the historic property at 415 W. Main Street, which is next door to the Art Center’s current location.…

Four places worth braving the cold to experience Danville’s arts scene

Kentucky Januarys can be cold and gloomy, but Danville has the antidote to freezing temps and overcast skies with a vivacious arts scene. Here are four places worth braving the cold to experience outstanding art. Art Center of the Bluegrass There is always something new to see and do at the free-admission Art Center, from…

Find Wellness in Danville

Does the stress of everyday life have you in a funk? If so, you can hit the reset button during your trip to Danville and enjoy a wide variety of wellness activities that will help center your mind, body, and soul. Sound Bath at Life in Balance Fitness and Wellness A sound bath is a…

Stephen Rolfe Powell campus memorial dedication coming up October 15

Work by the late internationally acclaimed glass artist Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74 is collected throughout the world, but perhaps equally as influential is the legacy he created from his glass art studio at Centre College in Danville —his alma mater and the epicenter of his artistic and professional accomplishments. Powell’s stunning three-foot-high glass vessels shimmering…

Art Center showcasing retrospective of internationally renowned glass artist

Great artists gravitate to great cities to practice their craft and seek fame and fortune. In the 60s, New York was the magnet for Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, and a whole bevy of other abstract expressionist painters.  Earlier, any artist with an interest in film flocked to L.A. After WWI, the most talented writers…