Monthly Archives: May 2010

BYO (Blow Your Own) Beer Mug at Glassworks

Glassworks, 815 W. Market St., 584-4510, is celebrating Father’s Day by blowing a beer mug with or for dad. First, choose a color for the foot and handle of your mug. Next, experience a close-up look at the glassblowing process as you work side-by-side with an artist. Finally, once your mug is completed, pick up […]

This week’s Cabaret Life Drawing and Yoga with Art

Sunday Cabaret Life Drawing welcomes back Taletha, a professional belly dancer! Taletha will move to sounds from around the world, sharing her diverse dancing repertoire as she poses for your drawing pleasure. Cabaret Life Drawing is an evening of provocative inspiration. An array of models – from burlesque starlets to ballerinas, body builders to fetish […]

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft honors philanthropist Mary Stone

Upon completion of her second term as Board President, the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715. W. Main St., 589-0102, will honor Mary Stone by dedicating a sculptural glass wall to her. “We want to acknowledge the significant contributions Mary has made to not only KMAC, but also to the Louisville arts community as […]

Gallery on Pearl is showing “Fire, Color and Light”

The Gallery on Pearl LLC, 222 Pearl St., New Albany, (812) 542-0780, is showing the glass exhibition “Fire, Color, and Light” from June 4 through July 9. The reception is Friday, June 11, from 5-9 p.m. One-of-a-kind glass artworks created by Marilee Burnside, Shane Caswell, John R. Guenther, Ann Klem, Phillip Nolley, and Kerry Zimmerman are […]

Glass artist Tom Philabaum at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is featuring the work of glass artist Tom Philabaum through July 17. Philabaum is being recognized with a Lifetime Membership Award for outstanding service to the Glass Art Society. Philabaum built his first glassblowing studio in 1975 in downtown Tucson, and opened a […]

Flameworking: Some Like It Hot!” at Gallery Janjobe

  Gallery Janjobe, 1860 Mellwood Ave, 899-9293, is presenting “Flameworking: Some Like It Hot!” from May 28-July 12. The exhibition features 20 torchworking glass artists from across the country. The opening reception will be Friday, May 28 during the FAT Friday Trolley Hop from 6-9 p.m. 

Painting raffle at Graciela Perrone Art Gallery

The Graciela Perrone Art Gallery, 2214 Frankfort Ave., 649-8664, is raffling an original painting by Perrone. “Carmen” is a 30 ft. x 40 ft. oil on canvas. $25 per ticket, available at the Gallery. The drawing is June 5 at 8 p.m. 

Victorian Arts Festival and Open House

  The Victorian Arts Festival and Community Appreciation Open House is at the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 E. Main St., New Albany, (812) 944-9600, on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $1 per person. Are you curious about the on-going interior restoration projects throughout the Culbertson Mansion? […]

Spring Festival @ Phoenix Hill Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, May 25 Phoenix Hill Farmer’s Market 829 E. Market St. (parking lot of the Felice Winery complex) 583-7133 Free; 3-6:30 p.m. Open for its fourth season, the Market will celebrate spring and strawberries galore with children’s activities, door prizes, refreshments, local musician Roger Thomas, and all the fresh spring fruit, produce, meat, eggs, and […]

Ann Hood @ Carmichael’s Bookstore

Tuesday, May 25 Carmichael’s Bookstore 2720 Frankfort Ave. 896-6950 Free; 7 p.m. The Crane House and Carmichael’s welcome Ann Hood for a reading from her new novel, “The Red Thread.” In this timely and tender novel, Hood explores the lives of six couples struggling to adopt daughters from China. But it is also the story […]

“Over the Garden Wall” at The Christy Zurkuhlen Gallery

The Christy Zurkuhlen Gallery, 4820 Brownsboro Center, 777-1794, has a new show opening called “Over the Garden Wall.” It runs from June 1-July 16. The opening reception is on Thursday, June 10 from 5-8 p.m. This is a show about paintings that are done plein air in gardens, creating some of the most beautiful and […]

Gebhardt-Marshall Gallery has grand opening on June 4

Gebhardt-Marshall Gallery, 801 E. Market St., (317) 696-3796, is hosting its grand opening celebration on June 4. Kris Gebhardt, fine art photographer, author and fitness expert, along with his artist wife, Angela Gebhardt, chose Louisville to open their contemporary art gallery (Kris is a native to the Louisville area). The couple has recruited local painter […]

New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project “Art Walk” now June 11

The “ART WALK” for the New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project (944-4986) has been rescheduled to June 11 from 6- 9 pm. Here are some of the highlights. Art Walk – Bicentennial Public Art Project- Artists and Historians onsite from 6 – 9pm “Rock N Roll Ballet” at the New Albany Amphitheater- Louisville Ballet Civic Dance Company […]

Wayside Christian Mission receives tapestries by Gayle Williams

  Wayside Christian Mission, 120 W. Broadway, 584-3711, has received four tapestries by textile artist Gayle Williams. There is a dedication ceremony on Sunday, June 6 from 1-3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required by June 1. 

Preservation Louisville Greenest Historic House Tour

Preservation Louisville, 540-5146, is offering its “Greenest Historic House Tour” on Wednesday, May 26 from 6-8 p.m. Architect Gary Kleier has turned rehabilitation of his Old Louisville home at 613 Floral Terrace into a multi-faceted project that utilizes cost-effective, environmentally friendly methods for heating and cooling systems, window restoration, roofing, interior finishes and more. Free for Preservation Louisville […]

“Doorways: The Photography of Nick Thieneman” at Sunergos Coffee

Sunergos Coffee, 2122 S. Preston St., 634-1243, is showing “Doorways: The Photography of Nick Thieneman” from June 1-30. The opening reception is Friday, June 4 from 6-9 p.m. He will also be displaying his photographs at Skull Alley on June 18. “Through these photographs I seek to share my passage into worlds I travel to […]

Rachel Clark, Robmat Butler, Jonathan Swanz and Rebecca Norton at Galerie Hertz

Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 635-3727, is introducing new talents Rachel Clark and Robmat Butler from Sunday, June 6-July 17. The opening reception is Sunday, June 6 from 1-4 p.m. Clark’s deft handling of paint and brush leave the viewer breathless; realizing that this artist can say more with one paint stroke than most […]

Sarabande Reading Series @ 21c

Monday, May 24 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Free; 7:30 p.m. Join us for another night of grand-slam poetry and music! Because of Memorial Day, this month’s reading will be Monday,May 24th in the downstairs atrium of 21c Museum/Hotel at 7:30 pm sharp. This month, we will welcome poets Merle Bachman and Alison […]

Festival of Contemporary Writing @ Spalding University

Through May 29 Spalding University 585-9911 www.spalding.edu/mfa Spalding University’s Festival of Contemporary Writing, the state’s largest spring-fall reading series, will be held May 22-29, featuring free readings by faculty, guests, and alumni of Spalding University’s brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing program. The events will be held at Spalding’s Egan Leadership Center (ELC) lectorium, […]

“INTERSECTION” at the Cressman Center

past Sutherland Artist-in-Residence Daisuke Shintani U of L’s Cressman Center for Visual Arts Gallery is presenting “INTERSECTION: Work from the Sutherland Artists-in-Residence” from June 4-July 11 as part of the Louisville Visual Arts Festival/Glass Art Society Conference Exhibition. The reception is Friday, June 4, 6 – 9 p.m. 100 E. Main Street, 852-0288. The Sutherland […]