Community Arts

Community Arts

Community Arts

The Kentucky Arts Extension Program is responsible for developing and promoting support for arts education and development in Kentucky counties, collaborating with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.

What is the Kentucky Arts Extension Program (KAEP)?

The Kentucky Arts Extension Program is responsible for developing and promoting support for arts education and development in Kentucky counties, collaborating with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. Kentucky Arts Extension works in partnership with the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts and other local, state, and national arts organizations.

Mission Statement

Arts Extension improves the quality of life for communities and individuals in Kentucky through a multidisciplinary arts approach in education, research, and outreach.

Goal

To provide community and economic development, quality arts engagement, and essential skill enhancement while creating a resilient arts ecosystem through the Cooperative Extension infrastructure and framework.

Strategies

Professionals in Arts Extension engage Kentucky residents through a multi-level approach, including at the county, regional, and state level. The Kentucky Arts Extension team, comprised of Arts Extension agents, support staff, associates, specialists, and faculty provide arts leadership and curriculum development to communities and residents in the commonwealth to impact 3 core areas, referred to as the Arts Extension Strategic Initiatives.

Additional Information

Community Arts Catalogue

Click on the link provided to access our catalog, which contains information about all of our current classes.

Catalogue: May - August 2024

Community Arts Events

Basket Group

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us in our monthly basket group.

Art of Mindfulness

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Take a break and be in the moment with our Art of Mindfulness Program.

Rustic Bear

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us for a bear-y fun time with our Rustic Bear program.

Wood Carving Group

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us and our monthly wood carving group.

Beginner Basket I : Breadbasket

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us for our Beginner Breadbasket Program.

Let's Go Hiking - Yahoo Falls & Arch

- Whitley County Extension Office

Let's Go Hiking at Yahoo Falls & Arch!

Tiffany Style Stained Glass (Teen Class)

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us for a Tiffany Style Stained Glass program.

Artist Exhibit Featuring Susan Deaton

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us for our July exhibit featuring local artist Susan Deaton

Basket Group

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us for our monthly Basket Group! This is for those who have done baskets before and need to complete them.

Art of Mindfulness

- Whitley County Extension Community Arts Center

Join us for a break from your day and be in the present!

Mawnie Lynn Belcher

Extension Assistant, Community Arts

(606) 549-1430 mawnie.belcher@uky.edu Whitley County Extension Office 4275 US-25W, PO Box 328 Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769-0328

Cortney J. Moses

Extension Agent, Community Arts

(606) 549-1430 cortney.moses@uky.edu Whitley County Extension Office 4275 US-25W, PO Box 328 Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769-0328

Contact Information

4275 US-25W P.O. Box 328 Williamsburg, KY 40769-0328

(606) 549-1430

whitley.ext@uky.edu