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Yeiser's Annual Members Exhibition Open thru Feb.
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - This year Yeiser has partnered with The Carson Center as part of its celebration of Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. The Carson Center is one of 78 grantees nationwide participating in the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read initiative from September 2019-June 2020.
 
This years exhibition features artwork made in a variety of mediums by Yeiser Art Center members. Members were encouraged to interpret the theme of “censorship in art” to be considered for artist awards.
 
Josh Morehead chose awards to be presented at the opening reception on Saturday, Jan. 25th. Morehead is the Director of Education and Assistant Director of Development at The Carson Center for the Performing Arts.
 
The NEA Big Read in Paducah is presented in partnership with the Yeiser Art Center and other community organizations. An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. 

The show will be on exhibit through February 29th.

Juror Josh Morehead is the Director of Education and Assistant Director of Development at The Carson Center for the Performing Arts. He is currently working on a Certificate of Fundraising Management from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. Morehead is a Paducah native and loves witnessing the arts flourish in the community.



Published 07:32 PM, Sunday Jan. 26, 2020
Updated 08:06 PM, Sunday Jan. 26, 2020

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