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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.

“Dog Days” at Photo Archives

“Dog Days” is at the Photographic Archives Gallery, Ekstrom Library, Lower Level, U of L, through August 29.

Weekend visual art events

LOCALS (living on clay and Louisville soil) is holding their annual summer pottery sale on Saturday, June 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Masonic Home Campus, 3701 Frankfort Ave., 561-7878. Artists are Wayne Ferguson, Suzy Hatcher, Laura Ross, Laura George Lynch, Amy Elswick, with guest artists Linda Bowman, Mike Imes and Amelia Stamps. The […]

Lithography lecture by John Whitesell at Local Speed

Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is presenting a lithography lecture “Color from Stone, a Revolution in Color Printing” by printmaker John Whitesell on Friday, June 27 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. The Speed’s current exhibition “Art of the Streets: The French Poster, 1880-1930″ features 30 reproductions of famous posters created […]

Plastic bottles needed for New Albany’s Gateway Project

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., New Albany, 812-949-4238, is seeking plastic bottles for the third installation of the Gateway Project. They need as many 2-liters and regular-sized bottles as possible to begin the project. If you have any, please drop them off at the Arts Council any time this week or […]

Functional Glass show at Flame Run

Flame Run, 815 W. Market St., 584-5353, is showing a functional glass exhibition through the end of July.

“Chéret and Cuvée: An Introduction to French Wines” at Local Speed

Pre-registration is required. Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is holding “Chéret and Cuvée: An Introduction to French Wines,” a wine tasting featuring four red and white wines from various regions in France, on Thursday, June 26 from 6-7 p.m. Enjoy learning the history of each wine while in the company of the exhibition “Art […]

“Olmsted Parks Paintings II” extended

The Jane Morgan Gallery, 4838 Brownsboro Center, 502-592-5982, has extended the exhibit of the “Olmsted Parks Paintings II” through October.

Poetry reading about glass at Flame Run

Lynnell Edwards has written a new collection of poems on glass blowing titled the “Kings of the Rock and Roll Hot Shop.” It was written in response to watching Brook White and the glass blowing team at Flame Run Hot Shop. The reception for the book is Thursday, June 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., with a glass […]

“Of & About Clay and Painting 2014″ at Galerie Hertz

“Of & About Clay and Painting 2014″ is at Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 581-8277, through July 26.

“Second Life” at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is showing “Second Life” through Aug. 31. The exhibition features taxidermy and “other uses of the vestiges of animate beings.”

Call for artists

The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications through Aug. 15 from craft and visual artists interested in participating in the Kentucky Crafted Program.  The Kentucky Crafted Program provides assistance to Kentucky artists through marketing and promotional opportunities and arts business training. For more information, visit or contact Ed Lawrence at or 502-564-3757, ext 473.

Weekend visual art events

Artists Eugene Thomas and CJ Fletcher will be holding their annual June Art Show on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 from 12-7 p.m. 1028 S. 6th St., 502-552-2262.

KFW’s Hopscotch House accepting retreat requests

The Kentucky Foundation for Women is now accepting requests for retreats at their Hopscotch House to take place between July 22 and December 14, 2014. The house will be open Tuesdays through Sundays.  KFW’s Retreat Program offers one to six days free of cost at Hopscotch House to feminist artists, activists and allies who live […]

YELP Louisville Bucket List Event at Local Speed

The “Before I Die” wall at Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is quickly becoming an icon of downtown Louisville. On Thursday, June 12 from 6-9 p.m. come experience Candy Chang’s interactive installation piece at this YELP Louisville Bucket List Event and take home a piece of the wall with cards created by Hound Dog […]

Youth workshop at Speed

Pre-registration required. Local Speed (Speed Art Museum), 822 E. Market St., is holding a Youth Workshop to make a stereoscope with artist Todd Smith on Saturday, June 14 from 1-3 p.m. The fee is $5 per child for Speed Members 
and $10 per child of non-members.    

Arts Association of Oldham County offering summer classes

The Arts Association of Oldham County is offering a series of summer art classes and workshops at Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. in LaGrange, 502-222-3822.    

Josephine Hardison at Gallery 104

Josephine Hardison is at Gallery 104, 502-222-3822, 104 E. Main St. in La Grange, through June.

Weekend visual art events

Wendi Smith is showing “Sacred Familiar” at the Jewish Community Center’s Patio Gallery, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, 459-0660, from June 8-July 15. The opening reception is Sunday, June 8 from 2-4 p.m. The 15th annual Arts of the Green, presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County, is on June 7-8 at the La Grange Courthouse […]

June 6 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of he month, June 6. 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. The Speed Art Museum’s Local Speed is celebrating its one year anniversary in Nulu […]