Category Archives: kids

Weekender – July 3 – 6

<FILM> Thursday, July 3 ‘Stripes’ Underneath the Second Street Bridge Free; 7 p.m. In a fitting salute to our troops this Independence Day weekend, the Louisville Film Society will screen arguably one of the greatest Army movies of all time, “Stripes.” The late Harold Ramis and still-golfing Bill Murray-led classic will be available for […]

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.

Lyndon Summer Festival @ Robsion Park

<FEST> June 13-14 Lyndon Summer Festival Robsion Park Free; 4-10 p.m. (Fri.), noon-10 p.m. (Sat.) While it has felt like summer for a few weeks now, summer does not officially begin until June 21. This is not stopping those in Lyndon, who will be bringing the Lyndon Summer Festival to crowds in what is […]

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.    

Weekend visual art events

Art Sanctuary, 1433 S. Shelby St., is hosting “BAM!” on Saturday, May 17 from 12-6 p.m. Check out the original offerings of local artists, vinyl etc. from music enthusiasts and all manner of books from local vendors. There will be beer and wine available for purchase and music to shop to by DJ Matt Anthony. Featured artists […]

Old Louisville SpringFest

<FEST> May 16-17 Old Louisville SpringFest First & Ormsby (between Oak & Magnolia) Free; 5-9 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Sat.) As an Old Louisville resident, let me be the first to say: Old Louisville deserves more love. Sure, we get a pat on the back every fall during the St. James Court Art […]

Earth Art Adventures presentations

Earth Art Adventures connects art, nature and digital photography with youths’ imagination. It’s great for youth groups, nature programs, kids camps, libraries, schools and more. Free introductory presentations are being offered on Friday, April 25 from 9-10 a.m. or Sunday, April 27 from 3-4 p.m. at 1741: A Collaboratory for Social Innovation, James Lees Presbyterian […]

Weekender: March 15-16

<ART> Saturday, March 15 ‘Art [squared]’ PUBLIC Gallery 131 W. Main St. • 235-3088 Free: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Being anonymous can be fun, dangerous or dangerous fun. The Louisville Visual Art Association found out last year that we like the thrill of buying art without knowing the artist who created it. So it’s time […]

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 […]

Free Family Fun Workshop at Carnegie Center

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center, 201 East Spring St. in New Albany, is presenting “Free Family Fun Workshop: Recycled Bottle Lanterns” on Saturday, March 8 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Bring a clean, empty 2-liter or plastic juice bottle for each child. We will be making Recycled Bottle Lanterns using plastic bottles, tissue paper, glue, […]

Spring Break art classes for kids

Pre-registration is required. The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is holding classes during Spring Break from March 31-April 4 for ages 5-12. Full and half day camps are available. Go to the website for more information or call 589-0102.  

Weekend visual art events

New paintings by Tony Saladino are at the B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687, from Feb. 8-March 11. PYRO Gallery, in conjunction with its 10 anniversary exhibitions, is hosting “10 Years: Still on Fire — what it takes to keep it burning” panel discussion on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. Panelists include John Begley, […]

Children’s MLK Day workshops at LVAA

Pre-registration requested. The Louisville Visual Art Association is hosting Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Workshops for 6-12 year olds. Monday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $45 LVAA members/$55 non-members. For questions, contact Education Programs Coordinator Sarah Davis at 502-584-8166 x105 or  

Art classes for children during school break

Pre-registration required. The Louisville Visual Art Association is offering two art classes for children aged 5-12 during the school break. From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on either Dec. 30 or Jan 2. $45 members/$55 non-members. For questions contact Education Programs Coordinator Sarah Davis at  502-584-8166 x105 or  

Weekender: Nov. 22-24

Art Lite Louisville 2013 Friday, Nov. 22 FAF Gallery 602 S. Third St. • 212-5108 Free; 5-8 p.m. The Fine Art Firm Gallery and the Preston Arts Center are presenting an artistic event that will let viewers see how artists create as well as have a chance to get their hands dirty. Eight artists […]

“Leaving Footprints” at Metro Parks Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center

Metro Parks Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center, 607 S. 37th St., 502-775-5268, is exhibiting “Leaving Footprints,” art by Jonnie Storm and LaNia Roberts. The opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5-8 p.m. with live art at 6:15 p.m.

Aug. 2 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, Aug. 2. 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. Girl Scout Makena Devlin has been creating an 8’ x 12’ mural for her […]

Speed Summer Camps

The Speed Art Museum has teamed up with Louisville Metro Parks to offer summer camps at community centers. Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ages: 9-12 years old. Cost: $70 for both members and non-members. Registration ends Aug. 2. “Art Studio Drawing & Printmaking:
Collect, Curate, Create!” at the California Community Center, 1600 W. St. Catherine St. […]

Pokécon @ Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel

July 19-21 Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel 830 Phillips Lane $15-$35; 3 p.m.-midnight (Fri.), 10 a.m.-midnight (Sat.), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.) It’s like Christmas in July for anime fans. You still gotta catch ’em all at this convention celebrating everything Pokèmon. The three-day show features games, anime industry guests and voice actors from the […]

Youth art workshop led by Michael Wimmer

Registration required by July 2. The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 East Spring St. in New Albany, is holding the workshop “Making Found Object Art” led by Michael Wimmer on Saturday, July 6 from 10-11:30 p.m. It’s for middle-school youths about making art from found objects. Each youth should bring at least three […]