Category Archives: museum

“KMAC Couture: Highlights from 2014″

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is showing “KMAC Couture: Highlights from 2014″ through Sept. 21. The show features 29 artists who created unique wearable art. These original hand-executed designs are constructed form both traditional fabrics and non-traditional materials.

‘Gridiron Glory: Pro Football Hall of Fame’ @ Frazier History Museum

<SPORTS> Through Aug. 1 ‘Gridiron Glory: Pro Football Hall of Fame’ Frazier History Museum 829 W. Main St. fraziermuseum.org Forget the low scoring and constant back-and-forth running in the World Cup games; we have better things to do. For example, celebrating America’s most popular sport played predominantly with your hands. “Gridiron Glory” is the largest […]

KMAC Couture exhibition

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is showing “KMAC Couture” through Sept. 21. It’s an annual event which features emerging and established regional artists and fashion designers who create unique wearable art for a one-night runway show. This year’s event, held on April 11th, featured garments from 29 artists.

July 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, July 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & Wet Main & Market Streets from 5-9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 2nd and Broadway, is showing “Ripple […]

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 […]

“Second Life” at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is showing “Second Life” through Aug. 31. The exhibition features taxidermy and “other uses of the vestiges of animate beings.”

YELP Louisville Bucket List Event at Local Speed

The “Before I Die” wall at Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is quickly becoming an icon of downtown Louisville. On Thursday, June 12 from 6-9 p.m. come experience Candy Chang’s interactive installation piece at this YELP Louisville Bucket List Event and take home a piece of the wall with cards created by Hound Dog […]

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.    

Speed’s Reciprocal Membership offers free admission at other museums

The Speed Art Museum is offering a reduced price on its Reciprocal Membership. During the months of June and July they have lowered the price of the Reciprocal Membership to $100. Members receive the benefits of the Speed in addition to receiving free admission to hundreds of museums all over the United States and Canada […]

Ali Museum offering free admission to military

The Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N. Sixth St., 584-9254, has joined hundreds of other museums across the United States as a Blue Star Museum that offers complimentary admission to active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day, Sept. 1. Visitors who would like to take advantage of this promotion are required to provide […]

Weekend visual art events

In conjunction with the exhibition “Press: Artist & Machine,” the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is presenting an Art Talk with Jaydan Moore and Timothy Hawley on Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. Free with museum admission. “Glitches from the Memory Bank,” a new body of work by artist Scott […]

KMAC seeking docents

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is looking for docents, volunteers who work in the art education department. The museum relies on docents to create an engaging art experience for all visitors. There will be a Docent Info Meet & Greet on Wednesday, June 11 at 12 p.m. in the museum. […]

“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,” […]

‘Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace’ @ 21c Museum Hotel

<FILM> Wednesday, May 21 ‘Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace’ 21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. 21cMuseumHotels.com Free; 7 p.m. Instead of featuring a film out of their collection, this month’s Art21 screening at 21c features the documentary “Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace.” Directed and produced by Louisville native Jeff Dupre, the documentary […]

Duke Riley at 21c

“Duke Riley: See You at the Finish Line” is at 21c Museum, 700 W. Main St., through August.

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 […]

May 2 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is the first Friday of the month, May 2. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 p.m. Hop o and off the free trolley. Because this is also Oaks Day, please check their website www.firstfridaytrolleyhop.com before attending to find […]

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 […]

“PRESS” letterpress demo and exhibition tour

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is featuring an exhibition tour and letterpress demo as part of its show “PRESS” on Friday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m.

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, […]