Category Archives: kids

KMAC art activities for kids

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, has many children’s activities planned for the summer. See their website for full details.      

Louisville Visual Art Association art camps

The Louisville Visual Art Association offer full day camps at LVAA at The Clifton Center and Kentucky School of Art for elementary, middle and high school students. Starting at only $120/week for full day. For quickest placement, call 502-584-8166 today. All voice or email messages will be returned within 24-hours.

Summer Fiber Arts Camps at the Little Loomhouse

Pre-registration is required. The Little Loomhouse, 328 Kenwood Rd., 367-4792, is holding summer fiber arts camps for school age children in June and July. Class size is limited to 12 for each session. Contact Stephanie Brown, Education Coordinator to register.

Carnegie Center’s next Free Family Fun Workshop

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center’s next Free Family Fun Workshop is Faux Stained Glass Flower Window Hangings for Mother’s Day. It will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. We will be making Faux Stained Glass Flower Window Hangings for Mother’s Day using tissue paper, Contact paper, construction paper, and string. […]

History on the Move

The Kentuckiana Heritage Consortium. a network of historical sites in the Louisville metropolitan area that provide educational programming, is proud to present a new program, History on the Move, for young people and their families. Participants visit four member sites of the Kentuckiana Heritage Consortium and participate in a program at each one to receive […]

Book Workshop at PYRO

Reservations required. PYRO Gallery, 909 E. Market St., 587-0106, is presenting a family workshop on Sunday, April 21 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The animal-shaped accordion book workshop will be taught by Susan Harrison. Please bring pictures of a favorite animal to help in drawing. $45 adults, $70 adult and child.

Free Family Fun Workshop: Paper Kites at Carnegie

Pre-registration is required and on a first come, first served basis. The Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 East Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336 is hosting “Free Family Fun Workshop: Paper Kites” on Saturday, April 13 from 10 am-12 pm. They will be making Paper Kites using a paper lunch bag, crayons, markers, glitter, […]

New Albany-Floyd County Secondary Schools Art Show & Competition

The New Albany-Floyd County Secondary Schools Art Show & Competition is at the Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 East Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, from April 12-27. There will be a reception on Thursday, April 25 from 5-6 pm at the Carnegie Center for the public to view the work before the awards […]

Weekender: March 16-17

•Louisville Leopard Percussionists Saturday, March 16 Brown Theatre 315 W. Broadway kentuckycenter.org $15; 2 p.m. The annual beginning of spring is magnificent for oh-so-many reasons. For local lovers of music and/or education, it means it’s also time for the Louisville Leopard Percussionists’ annual “Big Gig” — and this year is an even bigger celebration, their […]

Weekender: March 9-10

•St. Patrick’s Parade Saturday, March 9 Baxter/Bardstown corridor louisvilleirish.com Free; 3 p.m. One of the first signs that spring is near has nothing to do with our moody weather — it’s time for the 40th annual Ancient Order of Hibernian’s St. Patrick’s Parade to flash its green and stroll down Baxter Avenue and Bardstown Road. […]

Louisville Arcade Expo @ Ramada Plaza

March 8-10 The Ramada Plaza 9700 Bluegrass Pkwy. louisvillearcade.com $15/day, $35/pass; various times It seems like it’s been decades since the angsty pleas of adolescent boys filled the mall with the age-old, voice-cracking debate: Which is better — “Space Invaders” or “Galaga”? But in truth, it’s only been a year, and this weekend it’s time […]

Free Family Fun Workshop at Carnegie

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center’s next Free Family Fun Workshop is making Mason Jar Herb Gardens using thyme, rosemary, and chive seeds, yarn, Spanish moss, small rocks, beads, potting soil, and sand. Bring a mason jar or used glass jar for each child. Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 201 E. Spring St. […]

Puppet Prom @ School of Sharks Theater

Saturday, Feb. 9 School of Sharks Theater 770 Eastern Parkway • 636-1974 squallispuppeteers.com $10 (minimum donation); 6-11 p.m. Man, the Squallis Puppeteers have always freaked me out. It’s almost an uncanny valley reaction (look it up) on my part, and yet that can’t really be, can it? But one thing I can’t knock the Squallis […]

Free Family Fun Workshop at Carnegie

Pre-registration required. On Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., the Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, is offering its Free Family Fun Workshop: Mice Hand Puppets. The free drop-in family art workshop will be making Mice Hand Puppets using felt, yarn, wiggle eyes, and glue. Children must be accompanied by […]

Carnegie’s next Free Family Fun Workshop

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center’s next Free Family Fun Workshop is Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The workshop will be making orange pomander balls (please  bring an orange for each child). For ages 2-12; children must be accompanied by an adult. Arrive no later than 11:30 a.m. 201 E. Spring St. in […]

“With Child: Art and Parenting” workshops

Spalding University’s Huff Gallery is showing “With Child: Art and Parenting.” This exhibition includes a catalog, hands-on creativity stations and free family art workshops every Sunday during the exhibition It is on display through Dec. 9. For more information on the exhibition or workshops, contact Skylar Smith at 640-3447 or skylar.smith4@gmail.com. “With Child” will have […]

Weekender: Oct. 27-28

•Harvest Hootenanny Saturday, Oct. 27 Brown-Forman Amphitheater, Waterfront Park mightykindness.org Free; noon-6 p.m. What happens when the local farmer meets up with the social justice advocate who was hanging with the eco steward and the minister, who had a lunch date with the peace activist and the artist? It’s the ultimate vision of the Mighty […]

Kentucky State Fair @ Kentucky Fair & Expo Center

Aug. 16-26 Kentucky Fair & Expo Center kystatefair.org $10; 9 a.m. Attendance at last year’s Kentucky State Fair was 605,565 — but I’m kinda more intrigued with finding out how many corndogs were consumed, or fried Kool-Aid drank, or pigs pet. If the weather cooperates this year, I bet we will surpass that attendance number. […]

Weekend visual art events

The next Second Saturday Demo Day at the Mellwood Art and Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., is on Aug. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (the shops stay open till 5 p.m.). Cathy Wade will be making Cashmere Blossoms from recycled cashmere sweaters. In addition, see numerous other Mellwood artists in the courtyard and studios. Refreshments […]

Free Family Fun Workshop at the Carnegie Center

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center for Art and History’s, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, 812-944-7336, next Free Family Fun Workshop: Painted Stone Turtles on Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Please bring a large, smooth, round, flat stone, no larger than 6″ in diameter, for each child. We will be making Painted Stone […]