Vince DiMartino named 2018 Arts Citizen of the Year

The Arts Commission has named Vince DiMartino the 2018 Arts Citizen of the Year.  DiMartino will be presented with the award on January 9, 2019 at the Annual General Meeting of the Arts Commission at 5:30 at McKinney Conference Center at Constitution Square.  The public is invited to attend the presentation…

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Entrepreneur Program Kicks Off

The Arts Commission welcomed the 2018 Class of Apprentice Artists in September.  The group, from left to right, is Marie Taylor, Eliza Marsh, Mayme Taylor, Grace McDaniel and Abby Quirk-Royal.  They join Mentor Artists Roni Gilpin, Travis Kern, Kathleen O’Brien, Jacquie Woodward and Deborah Peckler for seven months of study…

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A Beautiful Day for Art

             Monday, October 1st was a beautiful day for student from Kentucky School for the Deaf with teacher Alex Meckes and Pat Williams’ students from Forkland to enjoy a day of Plein Air painting at the historic home of Tim and Lisa Montgomery on Lexington Avenue in Danville.  The…

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Big kids have art goals, too

Older students share thoughts and insights regarding their education By: Mimi Becker It’s a fresh school year. School buildings are open and kids are walking through the doors, sometimes with excitement and sometimes reluctantly as the days of freedom are over. Teachers and administrators have many goals for the academic…

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New Web Site Announced in Advocate

Danville Arts Commission New Web site

Arts Commission launches new website By Bobbie Curd A newly designed website for the Arts Commission of Danville-Boyle County has gone live as of today, and the commission’s director said it has been one “ambitious project.” The website will highlight the enhanced, ongoing working relationships the commission has with local…

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