the first time, the UK Art Museum shop is offering
holiday cards. Four different cards portray works
from the museum's collection, including a Paul Sawyier
snow scene, an Italian Renaissance drawing, a detail
from a Venetian lace tablecloth and a painting by
Eastern Kentucky artist David Lucas.
Ky. (Dec. 6, 2002) --
The University of Kentucky Art Museum will hold a
holiday open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.
The museum will offer holiday treats, festive music
and children's activities set against a background
of inspiring art.
At 3 p.m.,
College of Fine Arts performing groups will present
a musical collage in the Singletary Center for the
first time, the UK Art Museum shop is offering holiday
cards. Four different cards portray works from the
museum's collection, including a Paul Sawyier snow
scene, an Italian Renaissance drawing, a detail from
a Venetian lace tablecloth and a painting by Eastern
Kentucky artist David Lucas.
Paul Sawyier's "Fading Day" portrays a snowy country lane
in rich, muted colors. "Madonna and Child" by Italian artist Guido Reni (1575-1642) is a beautiful
example of a late Renaissance ink drawing.
Venetian lace tablecloth is a source of many decorative
details, including the winged figure featured on the
holiday card. The entire ornate tablecloth is featured
on another all-purpose card available at the museum.
in Whitesburg, Kentucky" by David Lucas, a self-taught
painter from Letcher County, is one of many wonderful
images from his series of coal mining paintings.
are $10 for a pack of 10 cards ($8 for museum members)
and are available at the museum shop or by calling
859/257-5716. To view the images of the cards and
to place an order, please visit www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum/holidays.
of Kentucky Art Museum is open noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday
through Sunday and noon to 8 p.m. on Friday; closed
Monday and university holidays. Visit the museum's
Web site by clicking
The Art Museum will also be selling the cards at
a table near Starbucks in the Student Center from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday,
Dec. 11; Thursday, Dec. 12; Friday, Dec. 13; Wednesday,
Dec. 18; Thursday, Dec. 19, and Friday, Dec. 20.