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Call for art

The Portland Art & Heritage Fair, scheduled for Sat., Oct. 11, is seeking art from Louisville and Kentucky artists. It is a free one-day festival featuring a juried art exhibit, trolley tours of historic Portland with stops along the way, river-craft demonstrations, children’s activities, art cars, craft booths, food trucks and music. The purpose of the […]

Weekend visual art events

The Patio Gallery at the Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, 459-0660, is having the opening of the Kentucky Watercolor Society Show on Sunday, July 20 from 2-4 p.m. The exhibition runs through Aug. 26.

“Part II: Analogy” at Zephyr Gallery

“Part II: Analogy” of “Project 3: Analog/Analogy” will be at Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., from July 17-Aug. 16. The reception is Friday, July 25 from 6-9 p.m.

2014 Art Meets Activism grant recipients

The Kentucky Foundation for Women board has announced the 2014 Art Meets Activism grants. Louisville-area recipients are ArtThrust, Beaded Treasures Project, Boys and Girls Haven, Center for Women and Families, Council on Developmental Disabilities, Inc., Linda Erzinger, Christine Haaga, Looking for Lilith Theatre Company, Louisville Visual Art Association, PEACC Program, and Sarah Reinhart and Shannon […]

Pottery Rowe closing

Ceramicist Melvin D. Rowe is closing his studio/gallery Pottery Rowe after 26 years at 2048 Frankfort Ave., 896-0877. The last day is Saturday, July 19. He will continue selling pottery at CRAFT(s) and A Taste of Kentucky as well as online at

“Larry Beisler: Organics” at Art Council of Southern Indiana

“Organics” by Larry Beisler is at the Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 812-949-4238, 1638 Market St. in New Albany, through Aug. 7.  

“Touching Your Inner Peace” at Kore Gallery

“Touching Your Inner Peace” by Lisa Leigh Payne is at Kore Gallery in the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave. through July 31. The reception is on Friday, July 11 from 6-8 p.m.

New Albany Public Art Project catalog

The Carnegie Center for Art & History, 812-944-7336, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, is presenting it New Albany Public Art Project catalog to the public on Friday, July 11 from 6-8 p.m. Suggested donation is $10. Attendees to the event will also be the first to hear about the New Albany Public Art […]

“word. object” at Swanson Contemporary

“word. object” is a group show at Swanson Contemporary, 638 E. Market St. through July 28. It features work that deals with text and found art. The reception is Friday, July 11 from 6-9 p.m.

“KMAC Couture: Highlights from 2014″

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is showing “KMAC Couture: Highlights from 2014″ through Sept. 21. The show features 29 artists who created unique wearable art. These original hand-executed designs are constructed form both traditional fabrics and non-traditional materials.

“outside/in inside/out” at IDEAS 40203

Pre-registration required “outside / in inside / out” by Letitia Quesenberry and Todd Smith will be at IDEAS 40203, 1217 S. Fourth St., on Friday, July 11 from 5-7 p.m. The camera obscura (Latin; camera for “vaulted chamber/room”, obscura for “dark”, together “darkened chamber/room”) is an optical device that projects an image of its surroundings on a screen. It is used in drawing and […]

KMAC Couture exhibition

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is showing “KMAC Couture” through Sept. 21. It’s an annual event which features emerging and established regional artists and fashion designers who create unique wearable art for a one-night runway show. This year’s event, held on April 11th, featured garments from 29 artists.

Call for art

Entries are now being accepted for the Portland Art and Heritage Fair juried exhibition focusing on the Ohio River. Submissions must be 2D and will be reviewed on the basis of originality of the concept, expressive use of media, and artistic excellence. Up to 25 artists will be selected for entry. Works must be submitted via […]

July 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, July 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & Wet Main & Market Streets from 5-9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 2nd and Broadway, is showing “Ripple […]

“Through My Eyes” by Mike McCarthy at PYRO

PYRO Gallery, 909 E. Market St., is showing “Through My Eyes” by Mike McCarthy from July 3-Aug. 9. There will be a gallery talk and demonstration on Saturday, July 19 at 12 p.m.

“Surf and Turf” by Kathy Seelbach Hunter at Gallery 104

Gallery 104, 502-222-3822, 104 E. Main St, La Grange, is showing “Surf and Turf” by Kathy Seelbach through July.

“Honky Tonk” by Henry Horenstein at Paul Paletti Gallery

The Paul Paletti Gallery, 713 E. Market St., 589-9254, is showing “Honky Tonk” by Henry Horenstein from July 2-Sept. 30.

Job opportunity: framer

E&S Gallery is seeking a picture framer with at least 1 year of experience. Applicant must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, and very dependable. For more information, contact Walter Shannon at 502-568-2005.

“Glassics: new works by Chris Chappell” at Revelry

“Glassics: new works by Chris Chappell” is showing at Revelry Gallery, 742 E. Market St., through July 10.

Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest at Spalding

Huff Gallery at Spalding University, 853 Library Lane, 873-4436, is showing the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest from July 1-Aug. 1. The opening reception is Tuesday, July 1 from 4-6 p.m.