Programs and Resources

Kentucky Arts Extension

The Kentucky Arts Extension program is the largest in the nation, the first of its kind, and the only program in the country that has grass-roots level, county based arts extension agents to conduct community development through the arts. Arts Extension provides high quality arts engagement on the county, regional, and state level through its team of 8 arts professionals across Kentucky. By working closely with state and local leadership as well as citizens within a community, Arts Extension serves diverse needs of Kentucky residents and is quick to adapt to the interests of local populations. Learn more.


Arts Engagement Resources

Are you looking for detailed guides of arts activities that you can use to develop your artistic skill? Are you an educator who would like to work with a group on an arts activity, but aren't sure how to go about it? We have developed two sets of resources that will assist in practicing arts skills. Learn more.


Arts in Community Series

A series dedicated to offering resources and commentary on current Arts topics. Learn more.


Community Arts Disaster Recovery Series

An unexpected disaster can shake a community’s foundation and test the resilience and resolve of its residents and institutions. Community arts organizations, cultural centers and artrepreneurs may find themselves particularly impacted by weather-related, health or economic disasters. The Community Arts Disaster Recovery Series compiles targeted information and resources for the creative industries as they prepare for the unexpected, navigate the storms of disaster and wade through the aftermath of the recovery process. Learn more.