UK Art at Noon

Contact: Ralph Derickson



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LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 3, 2004) -- The University of Kentucky Art Museum’s monthly Art at Noon series presents Peter Kucirko, Lexington Philharmonic’s executive director, at noon Wednesday, Aug. 4, in the museum’s galleries. He will discuss his experience in art collecting. Art at Noon is free and open to the public.

Kucirko holds a Master of Music degree from Temple University and both a Bachelor of Music and Artist’s Diploma from the New School of Music in Philadelphia . He has served as executive consultant to Peter Nero & the Philly Pops for restructuring and financial planning, executive director of the Reading Symphony, and general manager of the Pennsylvania Pro Musica. He has been a board member of Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania , Strings for Schools ( Philadelphia ), and has served on the Capital Campaign Committee for Berks Community Television and the Grants Review Panel for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. In addition to participating in the creation and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements for national musical arts groups, he has served as a sole binding arbitrator for labor/management disputes.

The University of Kentucky Art Museum, located on the corner of Rose Street and Euclid Avenue, is open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and noon to 8 p.m. on Friday; closed Monday and university holidays. For general museum information, call (859) 257-5716 or go to

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