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Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky is a center for Chinese language, culture, art and business. A gateway to China for the university and the Commonwealth, the Institute serves as a conduit for many of UK’s China initiatives, facilitating a range of China exchange programs across the campus and beyond.

UK Confucius Institute Hosts K-12 Chinese Language and Culture Summer Camp

School is almost out for summer, but that doesn’t mean that learning needs to take a break too. The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) gives children and teens the opportunity to expand their education of Chinese language and culture...

UK Confucius Institute to Host Huxian Peasant Painting Exhibit

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 12, 2017) — The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute(UKCI) will usher in the Huxian Peasant Painting Exhibition with a private opening 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Central Library Gallery of the...

UKCI Welcomes Shanghai University Students to Perform Osmanthus Fragrance Rain Show

Dive into traditional Chinese culture and become a part of a beautiful story while experiencing music played on traditional Chinese musical instruments at the Osmanthus Fragrance Rain Show. Hosted by the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute...

New Exhibit Showcases Elegance of Chinese Ink Paintings

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) will usher in the Chinese ink painting and calligraphy exhibition Ink Elegance during Gallery Hop at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at the Carnegie Center in Lexington, Ky. The exhibition will...

2017 UKCI Distinguished Scholar Series: What does it mean to write history? Perspectives from ancient China, Greece, and Israel.

Join the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and College of Arts and Sciences in welcoming Dr. Stephen Durrant as the second speaker in the 2017 Spring Distinguished Scholars Series. His lecture entitled “What does it mean to write...

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