The Kentucky Arts Council is awarding more than $1.4 million to arts organizations across the Commonwealth, including support to Calloway, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Graves, McCracken, and Trigg counties. Here's a breakdown of where the award is being allocated in our region:
Kentucky Arts Council's executive director Lori Meadows visits Sounds Good to talk about the Council's efforts this summer to get younger people involved in its creative industries study and strategic plan. These are two surveys on their site, which seek input in shaping the future of arts in the Commonwealth, from classical arts to folk and traditional arts in all disciplines.
Kentucky artists will see some of their best sales over the next few months. October is a busy month for fall arts and crafts festivals. Then, the holiday shopping season begins in November. The Kentucky Arts Council is offering marketing advice to artists in a series of workshops. For example, Executive Director Lori Meadows says artists should create and maintain relationships with potential buyers. She says,