Arts & Culture

UK Art Museum Gala to Honor Jessica and John Winters of PRHBTN

photo of Jessica and John Winters by PRHBTN mural
UK Art Museum’s Gala 2017 is honoring Jessica and John Winters, the dynamic duo behind PRHBTN, an annual celebration of street art throughout the city of Lexington. The gala will kick off at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the museum. Photo by Alan Rideout.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 26, 2017) The University of Kentucky Art Museum’s Gala 2017 is honoring Jessica and John Winters, the dynamic duo behind PRHBTN, an annual celebration of street art throughout the city of Lexington. The gala will kick off at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the museum.

This fundraising event will include a family-style dinner in the museum galleries prepared by Catering by Donna, drinks, and music by DJs Michael Getz and Anwar Malik.

The Museum Gala 2017 raises funds to support exhibitions, educational events, and the UK Art Museum's free admission policy. Tickets for the event are $250 for single tickets and $400 for couples and can be purchased online here.

This year's gala is sponsored by Four Roses Bourbon and VisitLEX.

The mission of the UK Art Museum, 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 4,800 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.

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: uky.edu/uk4ky. #uk4ky #seeblue