Arts Kentucky Eliminates Staff

Effects of the recession have become apparent at the statewide advocacy group Arts Kentucky. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. This week, Arts Kentucky announced it will eliminate its executive director position at the end of this month. The organization’s board president, Susan McNeese Lynch, says the move comes after seeing reduced funding, including state support […]

Arts Advocates Oppose Exorbitant Cuts to State Agencies

Lower state revenues mean that cuts are being proposed for state arts agencies nationwide. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports on what is recommended by leaders in Kentucky and Indiana. The Kentucky Arts Council just got word that it may have to take a 6 percent cut to its budget while the Indiana Arts Commission may get […]

"Arts Day" is Wednesday in Frankfort

Arts advocates will meet in Frankfort Wednesday to make their case for public support. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. A group called Arts Kentucky is hosting what has become an annual event with a rally in the Capitol Rotunda and meetings between arts leaders, patrons and legislators. Jay Dick of the national non-profit organization Americans […]