Weekend visual art events

Quattra 4, a group of four women metalsmiths, will have a one-day show on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd., 896-0424. Lona Northener, Roxy Lentz, Sharon Major and Lesley Rahner craft studio art jewelry from various metals and stones, each with a unique hand. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Shamrock Pet Foundation.

The Second Saturday Demo Day is at the Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave, on April 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The shops will be open to 5 p.m. with Mellwood Cafe open to 7 p.m.

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is hosting a discussion about Caribbean art and cultural stereotypes. The panel is on Saturday, April 14 at 12:30 p.m. Artists include Ebony Patterson, Chris Cozier and Sheena Rose, with Courtney J. Martin, a professor at Vanderbilt University, as moderator. Free and open to the public.

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, is celebrating the April 15 premiere of “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad” on KET with a special pre-broadcast viewing at Second Baptist Church, 300 E. Main St. in New Albany on Saturday, April 14 at 7:45 p.m. (doors open at 7:15 p.m.). This event is free and open to all and marks the first time this new version of the film will be seen by the public. ”Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad” will premiere on KET on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m., with rebroadcast on Tuesday, April 24 at 9 p.m. on the Kentucky Channel, and Wednesday, April 25 at 10 p.m. on KET 2.

 

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