Arts Council presents performing and literary arts conference
FRANKFORT, Ky. — In conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month, the Kentucky Arts Council will conduct a conference for literary and performing artists on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The conference will be at the Center for Rural Development, 2292 S. Highway 27, Somerset.
The afternoon sessions, from 1 – 3:30 p.m. EDT, will focus on the literary arts, with tips on getting published and how to apply for the arts council’s Al Smith Fellowship or Emerging Artist awards.
The evening sessions, from 5 – 8:15 p.m. EDT, are for performing artists and will explore paths to success through showcasing, marketing and self-promotion.
For more information about the Literary and Performing Arts Conference, the Al Smith Fellowship Award, the Emerging Artist Award or the Performing Arts Directory, contact Tamara Coffey at email@example.com or 502-564-3757, ext. 479.
Conference fees are $20 for a full day or $15 for a half day. To register, go to http://1.usa.gov/KACOctoberConferences.
The Kentucky Arts Council will also present an Arts Education Conference in Eddyville and a Visual Arts Conference in Lexington on Oct. 22.
National Arts and Humanities Month, coordinated by Americans for the Arts, encourages Americans to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives and begin a lifelong habit of active participation in the arts and humanities.
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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