Weekend visual art events

Preservation Louisville will host an event on Saturday, Nov. 17 to highlight the inaugural Preservation S.O.S.- Save Our Shotguns project. The event will begin at 2 p.m. at the Habitat for Humanity main office, 1620 Bank St. in Portland. The event will include a presentation about the Preservation S.O.S. shotgun home project, as well as the history of shotgun homes and their impact on Louisville. Following the presentation, there will be a walking tour. During the walking tour another presentation will be held at 3 p.m. at the Preservation S.O.S. project site (2741 W. Main St.), a shotgun home owned by the Shepperson family.

“Top Drawer: 150 Years of Bittners” will open at the Frazier History Museum on Saturday, Nov. 17. The exhibition runs through Jan. 1.

The Festival of Faiths Art Rendezvous is Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rev. Al Shands and independent Curator Ellyn Crutcher will lead a guided walk through the work of over 20 artists exhibited at this year’s Festival of Faiths. Art Rendezvous will be held at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.

Architect Steve Wiser will be signing his new book “Distinctive Houses of Louisville” on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Peterson Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Ave.

Revelry, 980 Barret Ave., is showing “Scene on the Street” by Judy Rogers from Nov. 17-Jan. 4. The opening reception is Saturday, Nov. 17 from 7-10 p.m.

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St. in New Albany, is having a Holiday Open House on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 2-5 p.m.

Writer and educator Judith C. Owens-Lalude will read from and provide first-person interpretation of her book “The Long Walk: Slavery to Freedom” on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Carnegie Center for Art and History, 812-944-7336, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany. The program will be followed by a question and answer session and refreshments. Free and open to the public.




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