Category Archives: art

Call for art

Bernheim Forest is holding CONNECT on Aug. 23 and is looking for artists, inventors, sculptors, science techies, geeks, landscape light designers, installation artists, art collectives and innovative cultural comrades to participate. The four hour event of art, music, science and nature that takes place around Lake Nevin exactly two hours prior to sunset (this year it is […]

Weekend visual art events

Julia Comer is having a trunk show of her jewelry on Saturday, July 25 from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, July 26 from 12-6 p.m. Also on display will be the work of artists Shelley Vaughn Hulsey (jewelry and mixed media) and Benjamin Ensor (photography). FLO, 803 E. Market St. in the courtyard behind Gifthorse. The Arts Association of Oldham County and […]

Weekender – July 26 & 27

<SPORTS> Saturday, July 26 Derby City Roller Girls Kentucky Fair & Expo Center derbycityrollergirls.com $12 adv., $15 door; 4 p.m. The only thing better than one rowdy roller derby match? Three rowdy roller derby matches. To mark the end of their 2014 season, the Derby City Roller Girls are presenting their first-ever tripleheader this weekend. […]

African art at U of L Hite Art Institute

U of L’s Hite Art Institute is showing “African Art from the Margaret and Frederick Merida Collection” from July 25-Sept. 13. The opening is Friday, July 25 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

“The French Poster: A Glimpse into 19th Century France”

Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is presenting the lecture “The French Poster: A Glimpse into 19th Century France” by Dr. Wendy Yoder is on Friday, July 25 from 6-6:45 p.m. as part of their current exhibition, “Art of the Streets: The French Poster 1880-1930.” Free and open to the public.

Cryptid Carnival @ Nancy’s Bagel Grounds

  <FEST> Friday, July 25 Cryptid Carnival Nancy’s Bagel Grounds 2101 Frankfort Ave. moviemeltdown.com Free; 6 p.m. Apologies if my next two sentences make you feel old. Do you remember “Tales from the Crypt,” the HBO television show with the creepy intro featuring a cackling skeleton? That program debuted 25 years ago last month. The […]

All City Art Weekend @ Spinelli’s Pizzeria

<ART> July 25-27 All City Art Weekend Spinelli’s Pizzeria 239 S. Fifth St. spinellisallcity.com Free; noon-6 p.m. Remember that time you had Spinelli’s sober? Nah, I’m kidding. The pizzeria, which delivers until 4:30 a.m., is hosting its first ever weekend-long art festival, which will include live street art and music. The live painting will come […]

African Art @ Hite Art Institute

<ART> July 25-Sept. 13 African Art Hite Art Institute Schneider Hall Galleries louiville.edu/art Some of the oldest civilizations and cultures derived from the rich and vast continent of Africa. As a result, the nations therein are home to some of the most ancient and long-running cultures and art. In 2012, Margaret and Frederick Merida donated […]

‘In Between’ @ Carnegie Center for Art & History

<ART> July 25-Oct. 11 ‘In Between’ Carnegie Center for Art & History 201 E. Spring St., New Albany 812-944-7336 carnegiecenter.org           Rebecca Norton and Nicolas Jorcino have created a world that is “In Between.” This exhibition of their paintings focuses on the illusion of depth with its sense of “come on in.” Except you can’t. […]

July 25 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, July 25. 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.

“HOT! HOT! HOT!” at Gallery Janjobe

“HOT! HOT! HOT!” by the Louisville Artisan’s Guild is at Gallery Janjobe, Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 899-9293, from July 24-Aug. 23. The opening reception is on Thursday, July 24 from 5-7 p.m.

‘Dog Days’ @ Archives & Special Collections, U of L

<ART> Through Aug. 29 ‘Dog Days’ Archives & Special Collections, U of L Ekstrom Library • 852-6752 louisville.edu/library/archives I’m a cat person. That said, I have nothing against dogs and have even owned a couple. So if a photography exhibition featuring dogs doesn’t make me salivate (like a dog), it at least makes me stop […]

‘Pallet Works’ @ Revelry Boutique Gallery

<ART> Through Aug. 14 ‘Pallet Works’ Revelry Boutique Gallery 742 E. Market St revelrygallery.com Free; 7 p.m. Jewelry maker, wood salvager, a man who just really wants to go to the beach — all of these titles aptly describe local artist Bobby Hinkel. Hinkel’s art career began after bringing home a wire ring he bought […]

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 […]

‘Growth’ by Helen Tegeler @ Cressman Center for Visual Arts

<ART> Through Aug. 16 ‘Growth’ by Helen Tegeler Cressman Center for Visual Arts 100 E. Main St. louisville.edu/art The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute is currently showing the works of Ohio-based artist Helen Tegeler in the nature-inspired exhibition “Growth.” The show “brings together (Tegeler’s) love of plants and the human desire to collect, classify […]

‘word. object’ @ Swanson Contemporary

<ART> Through July 28 ‘word. object’ Swanson Contemporary 638 E. Market St. • 589-5466 swansoncontemporary.com Although they pop up occasionally, we usually don’t expect to find words in visual art. That’s reading, not seeing. But what if the work is made up of words, where what is printed is the art? Welcome to “word. object.” […]

‘No One is Perfect’ @ Ultra Pop!

<ART> Through July 31 ‘No One is Perfect’ Ultra Pop! 960 Barret Ave. facebook.com/UltraPopShop There was a time when someone having tattoos meant they were to be feared. You saw a dude with a tattoo, and he probably had a knife on him, too. Nowadays, however, 45 million Americans have at least one of them […]

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.

‘Odd Corners in Louisville’ @ Hite Art Institute, U of L

<ART> Through July 20 ‘Odd Corners in Louisville’ Hite Art Institute, U of L 104 Schneider Hall  • 540-5146 preservationlouisville.org Preservation Louisville is treating us to an exhibition of the past and present. The two-part show features drawings by Alexander Van Leshout of 1920s Louisville alongside contemporary photographs by Dennis Crews. Van Leshout was a […]

“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.