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“Surrender to Color” by Meg Krakowiak at Kore

“Surrender to Color” by Meg Krakowiak is showing at Kore Art Gallery, Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., from April 1-30. The reception is Friday, April 4 from 6-8 p.m.

Call for volunteers to help build Jeffersonville Earthship Bench

Volunteers are needed to help build the Jeffersonville Earthship Bench. They are building a sustainable “S” curve bench using old tires, wine bottles and more. This piece will be constructed on-site in downtown Jeffersonville over a two-weekend period beginning on April 18. This is the first of four benches that are to be built in […]

Weekend visual art events

“PRESS: Artist & Machine” will open on Saturday, March 29 at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St. It runs through June 1. The next SWAN (Supporting Women Artists Now) Day is Saturday, March 29 at PYRO Gallery, 909 W. Market St. from 1-2 p.m. The event celebrates female writers, musicians, […]

March 28 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

F.A.T. Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, March 28. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on and off the free trolley. “The Figure Revealed” Third Biennial Nude Exhibition at Kaviar Gallery, 1718 Frankfort […]

Closing reception for “Villians!”

“Villians!” with Chris Reeves and Matt Wiseman is having a closing reception on Friday, March 28 from 5-9 p.m. at the Green Building Gallery, 732 E. Market St., 561-1162.

“Paranoid History Painting” special lecture

Professor John Curley is presenting a special lecture on “Paranoid History Painting: Andy Warhol’s and Gerhard Richter’s Cold War Conspiracies” on Thursday, March 27 from 6-7 p.m. at U of L’s Rauch Planetarium. Free and open to the public.

“Animal Attraction!” at Gallery 104

“Animal Attraction!” is showing at Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. in La Grange, 502-222-3822, from March 25-May 10. The reception is Thursday, March 27 from 6-8 p.m.

Call for nude models

Photographer John Nation is looking for people to be photographed in the nude for his upcoming show at Galerie Hertz. All ages, sizes, genders and race welcome. You could wear a mask if necessary (because of job or family concerns). Contact Nation at or 502-296-0148.

Weekend visual art events

The art/business innovator IDEAS 40203 is sponsoring “The King’s Kitechen Garden Fete” on Saturday, March 22 to raise funds for the UrbanGreen Project. It will send students from YouthBuild Louisville to work at the kitchen garden started by Louis XIV at Versailles, France. Nucleus Building, 300 Market St., 7:30 p.m.

“Clearing” by Che Rhodes and Stephen Cartwright at Cressman Center

“Clearing” by Stephen Cartwright and Che Rhodes is showing at U of L’s Cressman Center, 100 E. Main St.. It will be on display from March 21-April 26. There will be a reception on Friday, March 21 from 6-8 p.m.

“On the Rocks II” at Spot5

Spot5 Gallery and Studio, 2005 Frankfort Ave., 594-1483, is showing “On the Rocks II” through April 11.

“PROJECT 1″ closing reception at Zephyr

Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., is holding the closing reception of PROJECT 1: Ariel Lavery & Liz Clayton Scofield on Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m.  Dr. Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Associate Professor of Modern Art and Director of Graduate Studies at UoL’s Hite Institute of Art, and artist Liz Scofield will be present for a conversation about […]

“Long May She Wave” at Frazier

The Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main St., 753-5663,  is showing “Long May She Wave: A Graphic History of the American Flag” through July 6.

Call for art

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft (KMAC) invites submissions for the KMAC Derby Poster contest held in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition “PRESS: Artist and Machine” from March 28-June 1. In 1872, photographer Eadweard Muybridge was challenged with proving whether or not all of a horse’s legs left the ground at the same time. By […]

Call for art

The 6th Annual Butchertown Art Fair will once again be held within the 800 and 900 blocks of East Washington Street, and for the first time it will expand to two full days – Saturday, June 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and on Sunday, June 8 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will include over […]

Call for art

PYRO Gallery, 909 E. Market St., 587-0106, invites photographers to submit work for a juried exhibition on the concept of transformations. The transformation can be bodily, it can be material or chemical, it can be based in a physical reality or in the abstract. All photographic processes are accepted. The show is free to enter […]

Weekend visual art events

B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., is showing “Remembering Holland” by Betty Campbell from March 15-April 14. The opening reception is Saturday, March 15 from 3-5 p.m. Artist Bob Lockhart will give a free public talk on Saturday, March 15 at 12 p.m. about his current exhibition of drawings and sculpture “Musings” at PYRO Gallery, […]

Talk on women in the American Revolution at Carnegie

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center’s next Lunch & Learn program is “Patriotism Extends to the Fair Sex: Women in the American Revolution” with Dr. Kelly A. Ryan, associate professor of history at Indiana University Southeast. Tuesday, March 18 from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is required (812-944-7336). 201 E. Spring St., […]

Artist Didier William to speak at KSA

Artist Didier William is speaking at the Kentucky School of Art’s 849 Gallery, 849 S. Third St.,  on Wednesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. 618-4600.

Youth Recycled Art Workshop at Speed

Pre-registration required. Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is hosting a Youth Recycled Art Workshop on Saturday, March 22 from 1-3 p.m. The workshop will give participants the opportunity to transform recycled objects into one-of-a-kind artworks. Aurora Parrish, a featured artist in Local Speed’s current exhibition “We’ll Wear a Jolly Crown,” will lead participants in […]