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Weekend visual art events

The opening reception for “Demoiselle et Garcon” by Silvia Willkens and John Nation will be held on Sundnay, April 20 at Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 581-8277. Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 120 W. Broadway, is having its 9th year Birthday Celebration on Sunday, April 20 from 2-4 p.m. Hidden Hill […]

“Olmsted Parks Paintings II” at Jane Morgan Gallery

The Jane Morgan Gallery, 4838 Brownsboro Center, 592-7835, is showing “Olmsted Parks Paintings II” by the Kentucky Plein Air Painters from April 16-May 31. The reception is Thursday, April 24 from 5-8 p.m.

Call for art deadline extended

PYRO Gallery, 587-0106, has extended the deadline for photographers to submit work for a juried exhibition on the concept of “Transformations” through Thursday, April 24. There is no submission fee, and the show will run from May 15-June 28.  All photographic processes are accepted.  

Call for art

The Jeffersonville Public Arts Commission is currently holding a call for entries for a variety of projects: Sculptural Benches for Chestnut Street, “On the Berm,” Wheely Artful Bicycle Racks and the Creative Crosswalk Project. For more information on any of these projects, go to Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., in […]

Weekend visual art events

C.J. Pressma’s talk on his show “Night Lights” at PYRO Gallery, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 12, has been moved to Saturday, April 19 at noon. PYRO Gallery will be closed on April 12 due to Thunder Over Louisville. The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, 715 W. Main St., is holding a exhibition […]

KFW’s Judi Jennings discusses art and feminism

The Kentucky Foundation for Women Executive Director Judi Jennings is interviewed this week on Barry’s Blog, a national source for news, advice and opinion for the Arts Administrator. In it, Jennings discusses her views on social justice feminism, locally and nationally.    

Hadley Prize for Visual Art

The Mary Alice Hadley Prize for Visual Art recognizes artists in the Louisville area who demonstrate a commitment to, and potential for, growth within their chosen medium in the visual arts. Rather than providing support for particular projects or capital equipment, this monetary prize is designated for enrichment experiences that will help the winning artists pursue their personal and professional ambitions, and […]

KMAC Couture: Art Walks the Runway

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, is presenting “KMAC Couture: Art Walks the Runway” on Friday, April 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is a benefit for KMAC with tickets starting at $125.

Revelry showing “The Crowns We Wear”

Revelry, 980 Barret Ave., 414-1ART, is showing “The Crowns We Wear” through Derby. The gallery will be moving to the NuLu area on April 25 and will continue the exhibition there.

Karen Barry at Gallery 104

Karen Barry is the artist of the month at Gallery 104, 502-222-3822, 104 E. Main St., La Grange.

Weekend visual art events

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is hosting a free event on Sunday, April 6 from 2-4 p.m., “Kentoki: Kentucky through Jewish Eyes, 1925″ will be read. The Yiddish poem was written by I.J. Schwartz. The Louisville-based klezmer band Lost Tribe will also perform. This is in connection with […]

Hatmaker Sarah Havens to speak at “Food for Thought”

Pre-registration required. Hatmaker Sarah Havens is speaking at the Louisville Visual Art Association’s next “Food for Thought” on Tuesday, April 8 from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd. LVAA members $15, non-members $25. Includes lunch, dessert and beverages. Pre-paid reservations by Friday, April 4. Contact LVAA at 584-8166 ext. 100 to […]

April 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the the first Friday of the month, April 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. “Party Animals” by Amy Wiedl is opening during First Friday at Block Party […]

“Greening the Older Home” at Preservation Louisville

Pre-registration required. Preservation Louisville, 540-5146, Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. 5th St., is presenting “Hands On History: Greening the Older Home.” Hands on History is an educational series designed to give participants an in-depth look at various preservation issues and methods of maintaining and preserving historic buildings. April’s will explore the concept of “green”; […]

“Stars of the Silver Screen by George Hurrell at Paul Paletti Gallery

The Paul Paletti Gallery, 713 E. Market St., 589-9254, is showing “Stars of the Silver Screen: Through the Lens of George Hurrell” from April 3-June 30.  A special reception will be on Thursday, April 3 from 5-8 p.m.

“A Wilderness of Monkeys” by Art Snake at Swanson Contemporary

Rodney Hatfield, aka Art Snake, is showing “A Wilderness of Monkeys” at Swanson Contemporary, 638 E. Market St., 589-5466, from April 3-May 10. The preview party is Thursday, April 3 from 5-8 p.m.

Danica Novgorodoff book signing, lecture & show

Artist, writer and graphic designer Danica Novgorodoff will have a public lecture, book signing and exhibition on Thursday, April 3 at the Kentucky School of Art’s 849 Gallery, 295-1945, 849 S. Third St. The exhibition opening is from 5-6 p.m., followed by the lecture (open to the public) and book signing. The exhibition continues through […]

Photo exhibition & panel discussion on 1974 tornado

The main branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., 574-1611, is showing a photography exhibition on the 1974 tornado from April 3-20. There is also a panel discussion on Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. (free and open to the public).

“Nightscapes” by Sunny Ra at PUBLIC

The Louisville Visual Art Association’s PUBLIC Gallery, 131 W. Main St., 235-3088, is showing “Nightscapes” by Sunny Ra from April 2-May 24. Ra is giving a gallery talk on Thursday, April 14 at 6 p.m.

“BOXED SETS” by Brad Devlin extended

Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 581-8277, has extended the Brad Devlin exhibition “BOXED SETS” through April 12.