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Gebhardt-Marshall Gallery is closing

Gebhardt -Marshall Gallery, 801 E. Market St., 317-696-3796, has decided to close.

Call for art

The Affordable Art Show 2011, presented by the 930 Art Center, 930 Mary St., 494-7042, is an one-day event on Saturday, Sept. 17 in conjunction with a Fall Festival sponsored by Sojourn Church at the same location. Indoor and outdoor space are both available, however there are only a limited number of spots available, so […]

Bourbon Baroque @ Yew Dell Gardens

Thursday, July 21 Yew Dell Gardens 6220 Old Lagrange Road • 241-4788 www.yewdellgardens.org $15 (members), $25 (non); 7 p.m. As a trained opera singer, Meagan Brus honed her craft at the Manhattan School of Music and the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music before traveling across the country and to countries such as Japan and Germany […]

Twilight Tram Tour at Cave Hill

Reservations required. The Cave Hill Heritage Foundation is presenting a Twilight Tram Tour led by architect Steve Wiser on Saturday, July 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $35 per person. Call 451-5630 to reserve a spot.

Summer art classes taught by Clare Hirn

Registration required. Artist Clare Hirn is offering summer art classes for teens ages 12-16.  Classes will take place at her studio at 552 E. Market St. in two sessions: June 27-July 1 and July 25-29. Students will collaboratively create mural paintings. For more information, please contact Hirn at 802-4744.

“Home Thrown, Home Grown” pottery sale

Louisville Clay is joining up with the Bardstown Road Farmer’s Market to present “Home Thrown, Home Grown,” an annual pottery clay event this Friday and Saturday. Deer Park Baptist Church parking lot, 1733 Bardstown Rd. Friday, May 20, 4-8 p.m. and Saturday, May 21, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Louisville writing contests now open …

Women Who Write, Inc., a Louisville-based writing organization, invites all women writers to enter the organization’s two annual writing contests. Calliope Poetry and Short Prose Contest: Prizes are $150 for first place, $100 for second place, and $75 for third place. The winners’ works will be published inCalliope, the group’s annual anthology, and each winner […]

Sunergos Coffee’s April visual artists

The Sunergos Coffee at 2122 S. Preston St is showing work by Amber Estes and Nick Thieneman through April. Ted Nathanson’s art is on display at their Beechmont shop, 306 W. Woodlawn Ave.

Weekend visual art events

Quilters’ Day Out, a gathering of Quilt Guilds in celebration of National Quilting Day, is Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, 9700 Bluegrass Parkway. The event showcases 23 area guilds, exhibits, vendors, door prizes, a quilt challenge with cash prizes, time to sit and sew, […]

Ann Stewart’s “Art with Dinner”

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Ann Stewart will give an informal talk about her art process at Buck’s Restaurant, 425 W. Ormsby, on Wednesday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner costs $25.00. She will discuss how she capture ideas and what she does with them to create paintings and mosaics. Reservations 637-5284.

IUS Senior Exhibition

IUS, Barr Gallery, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany, is showing its B.A. Senior Exhibition through March 16. The opening reception is Thursday, Feb. 24 from 5-7 p.m.

Update on “Save Whiskey Row”

On January 31, Mayor Greg Fischer announced a settlement with developer Todd Blue that allows for demolition of buildings along historic Whiskey Row from 105 to 119 West Main. All of these buildings are designated local Landmarks and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This decision sets a bad precedent for the city […]

Louisville Repertory Co. Day @ Buckhead’s on the River

Tuesday, Sept. 7 Buckhead’s on the River Jeffersonville, Ind. LRC will receive 20% of every check for lunch and dinner provided the diners simply present this flyer to their server. That’s all there is to it. lrc_buckheads

Zombies needed

It’s time to bring out your inner zombie. Head to Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery, 828 E. Market St., on Sunday, Sept. 5 at 10:30 a.m. They need at least 50 people to show up as zombies. Call 584-5353 with questions.     

Arabesque & Verdigris: Rediscovering William Croghan’s Locust Grove

Locust Grove , 561 Blankenbaker Ln., 897- 9845, the 1790s historic Georgian mansion house of William Croghan and Lucy Clark Croghan, famous as the final home Revolutionary General George Rogers Clark, has undergone a complete interior re-restoration over the past two years.  Based on new research in paint analysis and new documentary findings, the early paint layers […]

Visual Arts Pot Luck

This is the first official event put on by the Louisville Fund for the Visual Arts, an organization dedicated to promotion and funding of the visual arts in the Louisville Metro Region. Wednesday, June 2, 6-8 p.m., Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center. Free to attend. Plates, utensils, and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. Bring a dish […]

Ceramics workshop with Dana Major Kanovitz

Louisville Clay is offering “Accessing Creativity: Clay and Mixed Media” workshop with Dana Major Kanovitz on June 19-20, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Clay House Pots, 741 E. Chestnut, 561-7878. Louisville Clay members, $50, students $50, non-member $75. Catered box lunch is available for $8.50. Prior registration required.

Wayside Christian Mission receives tapestries by Gayle Williams

  Wayside Christian Mission, 120 W. Broadway, 584-3711, has received four tapestries by textile artist Gayle Williams. There is a dedication ceremony on Sunday, June 6 from 1-3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required by June 1. 

Courier-Journal will hire another visual arts writer

Good news for the visual arts community: David Dailey at the Courier-Journal has confirmed that Diane Heilenman’s art writer position will be refilled. It will be posted soon on their website. Heilenman retired on April 2.

Girls Night Out ‘Wicked’ Party @ The White Oak

Monday, April 12 The White Oak 620 E. Main St. Free; 6-9 p.m. Party features cocktail and appetizer specials and a chance to win two tickets to “Wicked.”