Arts & Culture

UK Art Museum Closed for Thanksgiving Break

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 25, 2014) — The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, like much of UK, will take the Thanksgiving holiday. The museum will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Nov. 30, for the holiday.

The Art Museum at UK, which is closed Mondays, will reopen for regular museum hours beginning noon Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Currently three new exhibitions are on display at the Art Museum at UK, "Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations," "TAKE MY WORD FOR IT" and "Kurt Vonnegut: Madmen and Moonbeams." These exhibitions close Dec. 23. More on these shows can be read here:

The mission of the Art Museum at UK, part of the UK College of Fine Arts, is to promote the understanding and appreciation of art to enhance the quality of life for people of Kentucky through collecting, exhibiting, preserving and interpreting outstanding works of visual art from all cultures. Home to a collection of more than 4,500 objects including American and European paintings, drawings, photographs, prints and sculpture, the Art Museum at UK presents both special exhibitions and shows of work from its permanent collection. 

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