Category Archives: lecture

“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.

Beer with a Scientist @ Against the Grain

  <SCIENCE> Wednesday, July 16 Beer with a Scientist Against the Grain 401 E. Main St. facebook.com/LouisvilleUndergroundScience Free admission; 8 p.m. “No one lives forever, no one. But with advances in modern science and my high level income, it’s not crazy to think I can live to be 245, maybe 300.” If only these words from […]

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 […]

“Absinthe to Acid: Posters” lecture at Local Speed

The Speed Art Museum at Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is presenting a lecture on “Absinthe to Acid: Posters” by U of L professor Steven Skaggs on Friday, May 23 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. French posters, like those on display in “Art of the Streets: The French Poster, 1880-1930,” […]

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 […]

Festival of Faiths @ Actors Theatre of Louisville

<FEST> May 14-18 Festival of Faiths Actors Theatre of Louisville 316 W. Main St. festivaloffaiths.org $15-$20 ($150 week pass); various times Every year, the Center for Interfaith Relations brings together different faiths for a unified conversation about the role of faith in society through common action. For this 19th year, the weeklong festival includes daily […]

Weekend visual art events

The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute is showing “Ben Katchor: The Made World” from April 26-May 10. The reception and book signing is Saturday, April 26 from 3-4 p.m. at the Cressman Center, 100 E. Main St. A lecture on “Halftone Printing in the Yiddish Press and Other Objects of Idol Worship” is on […]

Weekender: April 26-27

Friday, April 25 ‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’ Village 8 Theatres 4014 Dutchmans Lane village8.com Various prices & times It’s way beyond fair if Steve Coogan, 48, feels he’s been underappreciated. Much modern comedy of the past two decades — everything from “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Eastbound & Down” to the two most famous versions of […]

ACLU of Kentucky lecture @ The Ice House

Thursday, April 24 The Ice House 226 E. Washington St. aclu-ky.org $35 (reception & program), $125 (dinner); 6 p.m. The struggle of reproductive rights and justice in Kentucky has been an uphill battle over the last few decades, and those on the frontlines of the current battle are holding their annual program and dinner in […]

Artist Ben Katchor exhibition, lecture and workshop

Registration is required. The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute is showing “Ben Katchor: The Made World” from April 26-May 10 at the Cressman Center, 100 E. Main St. (the opening reception is from 3-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26). Accompanying the exhibition are a lecture and workshop at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, […]

Weekend visual art events

The opening reception for “Demoiselle et Garcon” by Silvia Willkens and John Nation will be held on Sundnay, April 20 at Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 581-8277. Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 120 W. Broadway, is having its 9th year Birthday Celebration on Sunday, April 20 from 2-4 p.m. Hidden Hill […]

Weekend visual art events

C.J. Pressma’s talk on his show “Night Lights” at PYRO Gallery, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 12, has been moved to Saturday, April 19 at noon. PYRO Gallery will be closed on April 12 due to Thunder Over Louisville. The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, 715 W. Main St., is holding a exhibition […]

Hatmaker Sarah Havens to speak at “Food for Thought”

Pre-registration required. Hatmaker Sarah Havens is speaking at the Louisville Visual Art Association’s next “Food for Thought” on Tuesday, April 8 from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd. LVAA members $15, non-members $25. Includes lunch, dessert and beverages. Pre-paid reservations by Friday, April 4. Contact LVAA at 584-8166 ext. 100 to […]

Danica Novgorodoff book signing, lecture & show

Artist, writer and graphic designer Danica Novgorodoff will have a public lecture, book signing and exhibition on Thursday, April 3 at the Kentucky School of Art’s 849 Gallery, 295-1945, 849 S. Third St. The exhibition opening is from 5-6 p.m., followed by the lecture (open to the public) and book signing. The exhibition continues through […]

Photo exhibition & panel discussion on 1974 tornado

The main branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., 574-1611, is showing a photography exhibition on the 1974 tornado from April 3-20. There is also a panel discussion on Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. (free and open to the public).

“Paranoid History Painting” special lecture

Professor John Curley is presenting a special lecture on “Paranoid History Painting: Andy Warhol’s and Gerhard Richter’s Cold War Conspiracies” on Thursday, March 27 from 6-7 p.m. at U of L’s Rauch Planetarium. Free and open to the public.

Weekend visual art events

B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., is showing “Remembering Holland” by Betty Campbell from March 15-April 14. The opening reception is Saturday, March 15 from 3-5 p.m. Artist Bob Lockhart will give a free public talk on Saturday, March 15 at 12 p.m. about his current exhibition of drawings and sculpture “Musings” at PYRO Gallery, […]

Talk on women in the American Revolution at Carnegie

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center’s next Lunch & Learn program is “Patriotism Extends to the Fair Sex: Women in the American Revolution” with Dr. Kelly A. Ryan, associate professor of history at Indiana University Southeast. Tuesday, March 18 from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is required (812-944-7336). 201 E. Spring St., […]

Artist Didier William to speak at KSA

Artist Didier William is speaking at the Kentucky School of Art’s 849 Gallery, 849 S. Third St.,  on Wednesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. 618-4600.

Art group SuperUber to speak at Kentucky Center

The Speed Art Museum is presenting SuperUber, new media artists from Brazil, who will speak at the Kentucky Center on March 11 at 6:30 p.m. They create experiences that blend art, technology, architecture and design for award-winning interactive environments. SuperUber will discuss their creative processes, art and interaction with large public audiences, and show examples […]