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Transylvania's Morlan Gallery opens "The Illustrious Horse" exhibition in celebration of the World Equestrian Games

The Illustrious Horse: Kentucky Artists Respond to the Clara Peck Collection - In celebration of the World Equestrian Games, the Morlan Gallery proudly presents “The Illustrious Horse: Kentucky Artists Respond to the Clara Peck Collection,” an invitational exhibit of critically renowned contemporary artists from Kentucky. Twelve visual artists and one poet were asked to creatively respond to a horse image found in Transylvania University's esteemed Clara Peck Collection. The Peck Collection, located in the Rare Book Room of Transylvania University’s library, houses collectable books dealing with the history of the horse and natural history. Read full text

MY KY: Life through the Lens - Transylvania's Morlan Gallery opens 2010 with a photography exhibit focusing on Kentucky. MY/KY: Life through the Lens opens January 15 and runs through February 12. An artists' reception will be held Friday, January 15, from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
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Retributions: Elections, Floods, and Wishing Wells - A collection of new paintings, drawings and sculptures by Transylvania art professor Jack Girard, that pays homage to perseverance, opens at Transylvania's Morlan Gallery November 2 and runs through December 9, 2009.
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Figuration to Fragmentation: The Human Form in Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture-A survey mapping the topography of the human condition, the exhibit Figuration to Fragmentation: The Human Form in Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture articulates a clear vision of the role of the figure in contemporary ceramics. The exhibit opens September 11 and runs through October 15, 2009.
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North Limestone Collects-Students from Transylvania University's Community Engagement Through the Arts class have teamed up with North Limestone residents and neighboring students to find collections, objects and stories from the North Limestone neighborhood. The result is North Limestone Gathers, an exhibition opening Monday, March 16, and running through April 17, 2009.
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Mi Did Deh Deh-Young artists Ebony G. Patterson and Oneika Russell bring fresh insight to their Jamaican culture by examining notions of identity in Mi Did Deh Deh. Morlan Gallery's first exhibition of 2009 opened Friday, January 9, and runs through February 27. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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th's Showcase-Ten artists have created fantastic coffins that reside between the enigma of life and the mystery of death for "Death's Showcase," which opens Wednesday, Oct 22, 2008 at the Morlan Gallery.
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The Transylvania University Collection-Transylvania's Morlan Gallery will open its 2008-09 season September 12 with an exhibition featuring the finest of Transylvania University's own collection.
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Draw, Build, Stamp-The exhibition title honors the approach the three artists-Jim Cogswell of Michigan, Kendra Frorup of Florida and Dale Leys of Kentucky-take in creating their work.
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The Faun-Kentucky artist Dan Dutton transforms the Morlan Gallery into an environmental installation, The Faun, based on the Greek myths of Pan and the nymphs, Jan. 14 - Feb. 22, 2008.
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Bad Luck-A beautiful, humorous, and sometimes terrible look a the idea of chance, fate and destiny, Bad Luck offers a sampling of local and international artists working in a variety of media.
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Imprinted Bodies-Imprinted Bodies, an exhibit of contemporary Hispanic and Latino work by a dozen artists, opens Friday, September 14 in Transylvania's Morlan Gallery.
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The Shape of Words-Installation artists, book artists, writers and poets join "The Shape of Words," Morlan Gallery's newest exhibition. A celebration of the written word, "The Shape of Words" opens Wednesday, March 7, and runs through Friday, April 20.
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To Have & To Hold
-Five married couples with dual art careers contribute their work to this exhibition, "To Have & To Hold," which opens January 12 and runs through February 23. The exhibit draws its name from traditional wedding vows.
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The Empty Bowls Project 2007-Transylvania University students, faculty and staff as well as potters from across Kentucky will use their artistic talents to benefit Lexington's Community Action Council this holiday season with the Morlan Gallery's Empty Bowls Project, Friday, December 1, through Friday, December 8, 2006.
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SNAP!-Four emerging artists from New York, Philadelphia and Virginia will exhibit their newest work at Transylvania University's Morlan Gallery in an exhibit entitled SNAP!
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Murmuration of the Filth-Morlan Gallery opens new exhibition year on September 11 with Murmuration of the Filth: New Work by Kurt Gohde; exhibition runs through October 11, part of Lexington Gallery Hop September 15. 
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For more information contact Andrea Fisher, director of the Morlan Gallery
300 North Broadway Lexington, KY 40508 USA (859) 233-8142


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