David Farmer (left)
Robert Moler (right)

A Community Center for the Visual Arts
Constitution Square State Historic Site, Danville, Kentucky

What we're about:

The director will be offering 8 week classes which focus on art appreciation from both historical and cultural perspectives, emphasizing aesthetics and technique. Pre-school, K - 12. and creative craft programs for children will begin in January, 2000. An open studio (Sunday-Thursday) and Saturday classes for adults will also begin at this time.



Juried exhibitions are great teaching tools for art students and give the community a wonderful opportunity to view work on a regional and national scale. Each exhibition will have an advertised public reception and will be on display for 4 - 7 weeks. Students and the public will be invited to participate in the judging of special awards in certain exhibitions. Artwork displayed in all exhibits will be selected for its ability to educate and inspire both student and public viewers.


Gallery director Robert E. Moler and artist-in- Residence David Farmer will give visitors and students the opportunity to watch them work in a studio environment. Questions are welcome! Robert's studio will also serve as a retail art supply shop. offering a wide variety for the beginning student and the professional.

What we're showing:

David Farmer & Robert E. Moler
December 11, 1999 -January 28, 2000
The Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen
February 7 -March 31, 2000
The Joy of Trompe L'Oeil : a National Juried Exhibition
April 9 - May 26, 2000
Danville Group Invitational
Marlene Hanna, Nancy Beresford & Tillie Sowders
June 4 -July 7, 2000
Small Format 2000: a National Juried Exhibition
July 16 -August 25, 2000
Wilma Brown: New Work
September 3 - 27, 2000
Reading Between the Lines: a National Juried Exhibition
(Vice Presidential Debate at Centre College -- October 5)
October 2 - November 25, 2000
Gathering Artists Exhibit & Sale
December 3 - 31, 2000

Who we are:

Director Robert E. Moler recently moved to Danville with his wife, Robin, and their three children. Robert has a M.F.A. in painting from Radford University, Radford, Virginia and has worked as a college gallery director and art instructor. He has also taught art in a private high school, has been hired as an art consultant for a public elementary, and created a gallery for a retirement community. He is a juried member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen and has exhibited his work regionally, nationally and internationally. His latest project, a children's Halloween pop-up book entitled "If I Were A Halloween Monster", is scheduled to be published by Little, Brown & Company in the summer of 2000. Robert has been painting on fabric for the past two years.

Artist-in-residence David Farmer has lived in Danville for 27 years and has been painting full-time for the past 6 years.. He attended art schools in Ohio and has a B.A. in English. The artist's work is in public and private collections throughout the United States. David is represented by Treeline Gallery, Sutton's Bay, Michigan; The Kentucky Gallery of Fine Craft & Art, Lexington; The Upstairs Gallery, Berea, Riverstones Gallery, Somerset, and The Painted Bird in Indianapolis.

When we're open:

Gallery on the Square will be open everyday except on major holidays. Our hours are:
Mondays-Fridays, 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
(After-school art programs begin at 3: 00 p.m.)
Saturdays - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00p.m.
Sundays - 1:00 - 4:00p.m.

What we're doing:

Mondays-Thursdays, 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
Sundays, 1: 00 - 4: 00 p. m.
Maximum:12 students per day
Fee: $5.00 per student per day (year round) NO REGISTRATION, DEPOSIT (Still lifes change weekly or you may bring your own photos, subject matter, etc.)


1.Kindergarten - Ist grade - 2nd grade,
Mondays, 3:3 0 - 5: 00 p.m.
2nd grade, 4th grade & 5th grade:
Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5: 00 p.m.
3.Middle School,
Wednesdays, 3:30pm. -5:00p.m.
4.High School,
Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Maximum: 12 students per class
(Snacks served from 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.)
Fee: $12.50 per student per class
@ 8 weeks = $100.00 (includes supplies)
Registration deposit: $50.00
5.Creative Crafts for Kids:
Fridays, 3:30 - 5:00p.m.
(age group changes every 8 weeks)
Maximum: 12 students
(Snacks served from 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.)
Fee: $15.00 per student per class
@ 8 weeks = $120.00 (includes supplies)
Registration deposit: $60. 00

C) PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM (4 year olds):

Fridays, 10:00- II.-30p.m.
Maximum:6 students (accompanied by adult)
Fee: $12.50 per student
@ 8 weeks = $100.00 (includes supplies)
Registration deposit. $50.00

D) SATURDAY STUDIO (ages 16 - adult):

Saturdays, I0: 00 a. m. - 3: 00 p.m.
(students may bring a packed lunch)
Maximum:12 students
Fee: $15.00 per student per class
@ 8 weeks = $120.00*
Registration deposit: $60. 00
*Fee does not include supplies

Where we are:

Constitution Square State Historic Site is on 3 park acres surrounded by downtown Danville. This historic site is known as the 'Birthplace of Kentucky'. It was the site of the state's first seat of government, where Kentucky's first constitution was framed and adopted in 1792. The first post office west of the Alleghenies still stands in the Square along with replicas of the first jail, courthouse and meetinghouse. Grayson's Tavern, built in 1785, was often the meeting place for the Political Club and was consequently the scene of many heated debates about issues concerning the statehood. In one comer of the park is Fisher's Row, a set of brick houses constructed between 1816-17; these buildings house the Wilderness Trace Art Gallery, the Danville-Boyle County Historical Society Museum, and the new Gallery on the Square.

Constitution Square is 35 miles southwest of Lexington on US 27 south to KY 34 west and 80 miles southeast of Louisville on 1-64 on US 127 south.

Art by David and Robert
David Farmer
Garden Fete
October Passion
Rockcastle River
Rock City
Winter Walk

Robert Moler
Love Is Seldom Blind
Love Offering
Oil Portrait
Pencil Portrait
Pears And Grapes Bolster Pillow
Pet Portrait Pillow
Single Pear with Leaf

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