Work began today on the demolition required for construction of the downtown Nicholasville performance park. This park will make a dramatic impact on the north side of the South 100 block of Main Street. The park is being built on what, for many years, had been a vacant lot. The Creative Art League first proposed the project to the Nicholasville City Commission almost two years ago. The Commission enthusiastically supported the project and city officials and personnel, together with Banks Engineering, have done the heavy lifting to get this project begun. The downtown park will be a be
The Creative Art League is looking for people to help us with our programs and events. As you may not know, the Creatuve Art League is virtually self-supporting and gets very little public funding. This means that we have had to rely upon ourselves and the people who attend our events to pay the bills and get things done. If you are looking for a way to get involved in Jessamine County, we have a volunteer spot for you. You do not need to know anything about art or be an artist. All you need is to want to make Jessamine County the best county in Kentucky. For information, email
This month we feature one of Edgar Allen Poe's classics, "The Fall of the House of Usher" starring Norman Cline as Roderick Usher, Doug Fain as the long time friend and David Damron as the announcer and the physician. It originally aired on October 22, 1947 as part of the Escape radio program.
"All Creatures Great & Small", a juried art exhibit, will be on display the month of April 2017 at the Polvino Family art Center, 109 S. Main Street in Nicholasville, KY. This exhibit, sponsored by Downtown Dogs Spa in Nicholasville, features work of many artists reflecting the theme of the animal world. The opening reception is Friday, April 7, from 5-8 pm as one of the exhibits in the first 2017 Gallery Walk. The 2017 Gallery Walks are sponsored by the Nicholasville Tourism Commission.
The exhibit "Heartbreak and Halfpipes" will be on display during the month of March at the Polvino Family Art Center, 109 S. Main Street in Nicholasville, KY. The exhibit is comprised of the pop art paintings of Jessamine County's Commonwealth's Attorney, Andy Sims. The opening reception will be Friday, March 10 from 5-8 pm.
Thirty student artists, under the tutelage of art educator Beth Crist, have their work on display at the Polvino Family Art Center, 109 S. Main in Nicholasville, KY. This exhibit, "WESTern ART, contains student work ranging from three-dimensional assemblages to drawings, collage, and paintings. Over 125 people attended the opening reception.
Come spend a day making a beautiful book using Japanese Stab Binding techniques. My workshop will be 10AM-4PM on Saturday, March 18 at the Polvino Family Art Center in Nicholasville. You'll need to bring a pair of scissors for cutting paper. All supplies and other tools are provided. Cost is $75