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Wednesday, October 11, 2023

College of Fine Arts Tour of the School or Art & Visual Studies 

3 – 4 p.m.

Meet inside the Cornerstone Exchange (by Cup of Common Wealth) |401 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508 

Join the College of Fine Arts for a tour of the School of Art & Visual Studies Building. Learn about how the renovation of this former tobacco processing warehouse became a state-of-the-art creative learning space for artists, and visit our unique classrooms for fiber arts, ceramics, digital media, and more. The tour will conclude in the Bolivar Gallery with a self-guided exploration of the Disordered Creatures exhibit. Register here. 

Block Party

4 – 8 p.m.  

Alumni Commons

Join us for a good old-fashioned block party to get you excited for Homecoming 2023! We’ll have food, music and games. The entire UK and Lexington community is welcome at this family-friendly event.

Thursday, October. 12, 2023

Golden Wildcat Reunion Registration 

Noon – 5 p.m.

The Campbell House Lexington | 1375 S. Broadway | Lexington, KY 40504 

Welcome to Lexington! Attendees are asked to stop by the Campbell House Lexington to pick up all event tickets, nametags and itinerary. Register for the Golden Wildcat reunion here if you haven’t already! *Note: if you are unable to stop by during the times listed above, all materials will be transported to future events. 

Golden Wildcat Society Induction Dinner & Pinning Ceremony 

6 – 7 p.m.

Gatton Student Center Harris Ballroom | 160 Ave of Champions, Lexington, KY 40508

Enjoy a delicious dinner and recognition at one of the iconic locations on campus. Members of the Class of 1973 will receive their pins and be inducted into the Golden Wildcat Society. Register here. *Note: Attire is business.

Friday, October 13, 2023

Lyman T. Johnson Awards Luncheon 

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Gatton Student Center Harris Ballroom | 160 Ave of Champions, Lexington, KY 40508

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association’s Lyman T. Johnson Constituency Group, with the support of the Office of Institutional Diversity and the Office of the Provost, will continue tradition by hosting an awards luncheon in the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom to honor an African American student and alumni recipient from each nominating college. Register here

College of Fine Arts Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: Faisal Abdu'allah

4 – 5 p.m.  

Gatton Student Center Worsham Cinema | 160 Avenue of Champions, Lexington, KY 40508

The UK Art Museum invites alumni and community members to participate in the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series with award-winning artist Faisal Abdu’Allah. Learn more here. 

Golden Wildcat Reception

5 – 7 p.m.  

The Campbell House Lexington | 1375 S. Broadway | Lexington, KY 40504 

Enjoy an early evening reception as a fun way to connect with the Class of 1973 50-year reunion. Light appetizers will be served. Register here

Saturday, October 14, 2023


3 Hours prior to kick-off 

Get ready to cheer at our Tailgate Tent Party as the Wildcats take on the Missouri Tigers. Enjoy tailgate food along with exciting games, entertainment, giveaways and performances by the UK Cheerleaders and Pep Band! Register here. We will also have College of Arts & Sciences, College of Communication and Information, College of Dentistry, Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts, Lewis Honors College, The Martin School, College of Medicine, College of Public Health, Singletary Scholars, College of Social Work, PrideCats and Lyman T. Johnson Constituent Groups joining us.

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Farewell Breakfast with Golden Wildcats

8 a.m. 

The Campbell House Lexington | 1375 S. Broadway | Lexington, KY 40504

Say goodbye to fellow alumni during a breakfast at the Campbell House and join us for one final event to wrap up the 2023 Homecoming festivities. This event is free to attend. Food and drinks are available for purchase on site. Register here