Category Archives: museum

‘Give Peace a Chance’ @ The Muhammad Ali Center

<ART> Through May 26 ‘Give Peace a Chance’ The Muhammad Ali Center 144 N. Sixth St. alicenter.org Everybody’s talking about bagism, shagism, dragism, madism, ragism, tagism, this-ism, that-ism. All we are saying is give peace a chance … It may be 45 years old, but the words and message behind John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s […]

KMAC Couture: Art Walks the Runway

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, is presenting “KMAC Couture: Art Walks the Runway” on Friday, April 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is a benefit for KMAC with tickets starting at $125.

Weekend visual art events

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is hosting a free event on Sunday, April 6 from 2-4 p.m., “Kentoki: Kentucky through Jewish Eyes, 1925″ will be read. The Yiddish poem was written by I.J. Schwartz. The Louisville-based klezmer band Lost Tribe will also perform. This is in connection with […]

April 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the the first Friday of the month, April 4. 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. “Party Animals” by Amy Wiedl is opening during First Friday at Block Party […]

Weekend visual art events

“PRESS: Artist & Machine” will open on Saturday, March 29 at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St. It runs through June 1. The next SWAN (Supporting Women Artists Now) Day is Saturday, March 29 at PYRO Gallery, 909 W. Market St. from 1-2 p.m. The event celebrates female writers, musicians, […]

March 7 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, March 7. 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. Wayne Ferguson will be showing his new work at CRAFT(s), 572 S. 4th St., […]

Kentucky Derby Museum showing local artists

The Kentucky Derby Museum is showing a new exhibit series featuring local artists commissioned by the museum to interpret the history ad heritage of the Kentucky Derby. The artists include printmakers Nick Baute and Robert Ronk of Hound Dog Press, multi-media artist Susanna Crum and illustrator Douglas Miller. The show runs through May 31.

Feb. 7 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, Feb. 7. 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. “Everyday Heroes II” by Victor Sweatt is at Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, […]

“The Essential Elijah Pierce” at KMAC

“The Essential Elijah Pierce” is at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, 715 W. Main St., through March 18.

“Denise Furnish and Walter Early: Color Stories” at KMAC

“Denise Furnish and Walter Early: Color Stories” is at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102, through March 16.

“The Perilous Future of the Natural World” in shop at KMAC

Anna Marie Pavlik is showing her etchings in “The Perilous Future of the Natural World” in the shop of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., through Feb. 23

“Date Night in Paris” at Frazier History Museum

Tickets on sale now The Frazier History Museum is hosting “Date Night in Paris” on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 5-9 p.m. as part of its current exhibition “The Eye of Napoleon.” There will be French music, French lessons, a French film, special gallery tours/talks and a cash bar featuring specialty cocktails. Adult admission is $18.50 […]

Jan. 3 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, Jan. 3. 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. Local Speed, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700, is showing “We’ll Wear a Jolly Crown” […]

‘A Coca-Cola Christmas’ @ Louisville Slugger Museum

Through Jan. 6 ‘A Coca-Cola Christmas’ Louisville Slugger Museum 800 W. Main St. • 588-7228 sluggermuseum.com Coca-Cola pioneered the art of brand recognition — its distinctive logo has been stamped and stuck on everything from bottle openers to clocks to coolers to trucks and posters. People collect Coca-Cola memorabilia avidly and rabidly, sometimes even decorating […]

“In the Simplest Terms and the Most Convenient Definitions” at KMAC

IUS is showing its senior fine arts show “In the Simplest Terms and the Most Convenient Definitions” at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft through Jan. 26. 715 W. Main St., 589-0102. The artists are Danni Glode, Alex Stotts, Hope Meriwether, Jessica Halversen and Dan Marshall.

rescheduled First Friday Trolley Hop

Due to the weather, the Dec. 6 First Friday Trolley Hop has been moved to Dec. 13 from 5-11 p.m. Also rescheduled is the Miracle on 4th St. celebration, part of First Friday. The opening reception for “Transformistas” by Ross Gordon at the Green Building Gallery, 561-1162, 732 E. Market St., is now during the […]

Dec 6 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, Dec. 6. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 a.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. “100 Burning Boats” by Philip Campbell will be at garner narrative, 502-641-8086, 642 E. […]

“Martinis & Mistletoe” at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft’s holiday event “Martinis & Mistletoe” is back on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5-8 p.m. The evening features items made by Kentucky artists as well as special recipe martinis, while the museum store will transform itself into a Nordic winter wonderland. $20 for non-members and free for members. 715 […]

Eero Saarinen exhibition at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 502-589-0102, 715 W. Main St., is showing “Eero Saarinen: A Reputation for Innovation” through Jan. 19. There will be a member preview party on Friday, Nov. 22 from 5-7 p.m. followed by a lecture by curator Mina Marefat from 7-8 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 23, Marefat will lead […]

Weekend visual art events

The Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main St., is showing “Hugh Haynie: The Art of Opinion” from Nov. 9-Jan. 26. The show opens to the public on Saturday, Nov. 9. The Block Party Handmade Boutique, 560 S. Fourth St., is holding a fashion design workshop with Liesl Long on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m.-1:30 […]