Come to the Swing N’ Wing Ding at Westport Village July 11
Westport Village has a brand-new mural that was painted by the international street artist Kelsey Montague. To celebrate, this entire shopping center will turn into a festival this July, the Swing N’ Wing Ding. Come to hear music, dance and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 11, 2019 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Summer Antiques Market at Locust Grove June 30
Hey, antiques don’t have to be expensive. At the Summer Antiques Market at Locust Grove, you’ll find vintage items and historic pieces that will fit any budget. Professional dealers from all over Kentuckiana will be at Locust Grove this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 29, 2019 in Louisville Events
Be Amazed at a Watercolor Exhibit at the Kentucky Watercolor Society June 27
Go to the Kentucky Watercolor Society Gallery this June for the “I Can’t Believe I Painted This!” exhibit. This is a no-holds-barred art free-for-all where anything goes. Come to admire the paintings and stay for the beautiful real ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 26, 2019 in Louisville Events
Make Your Own Art at Gallery 104 May 14
Take some time to be creative this May. Sit down and make folk art at a Mixed Media Class at Gallery 104. Give yourself some time to unplug, put down your phone and get artistic for a little while.
You don’t need to bring anything ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 12, 2019 in Louisville Events
Browse at the Spring Art Show at the Mellwood Art Center May 12
Shop for art, pick up a great Mother’s Day gift and enjoy beauty at the MAEC Spring Art Show. Go to the Mellwood Art Center and go see all the art from local artists.
The Spring Art Show is kid- and pet-friendly, so bring everyone. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 11, 2019 in Louisville Events
Create Folk Art at the Arts Association of Oldham County April 9
Didn’t all art start out as folk art? What are the cave paintings, if not a form of folk art? How about the painted pottery and sculpted vases that came out of places like Greece and Rome? Folk art is truly the oldest of all art traditions. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 9, 2019 in Louisville Events
Make Some Folk Art at the Arts Association of Oldham County March 12
Folk art was really the first art, when you think about it. Before the great artistic movements like the Renaissance and Impressionism, the oldest art began as crafts. Pottery, small figurines, woven rugs, this is all folk art. Make your own piece ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 11, 2019 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to Free Fiber Arts Classes at the Beechmont Community Center February 5
This February, introduce children to the art of weaving and the history of fiber arts. Take them to a free Fiber Arts Class at the Beechmont Community Center, where they can start learning the techniques and skills for creating amazing fabric art....
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 5, 2019 in Louisville Events
Have a High Seas Adventure at the Art Sanctuary February 2
Ahoy, mateys! All buccaneers are welcome to go to the Kentucky Pirate Festival at the Art Sanctuary this February. It’s even better than being on the high seas.
Swashbuckling, pirate shanties, tales of the sea, it’s all ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 2, 2019 in Louisville Events
Make a Clay Sculpture at Forest Boone Studio This January
Go to a Beginner Workshop at Forest Boone Studio this January, and go make your own clay sculpture. It’s okay if you haven't got a lot of artistic skill, because you’ll be working from a pre-made template.
The workshop ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 29, 2019 in Louisville Events
Spend Some Time at Pyro Art Gallery This January
You may have passed Pyro Art Gallery before and didn’t even know it. Pyro Gallery is inside a pretty house in Butchertown, built in early 1900s style and painted in vivid shades of yellow, blue and red. But until you walk inside, you won't ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 26, 2019 in Louisville Events
See Poetry in Painting at the B. Deemer Gallery This January
Go to the B. Deemer Gallery any day this January and go see the “Sheer Poetry” paintings exhibit. This is a captivating display of everyday moments as expressed on canvas, and it’s in one of Louisville’s great artistic ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 25, 2019 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Art at the Kentucky Watercolor Society Gallery January 9
Visit the Kentucky Watercolor Society Gallery to see the “New Year, New Art” exhibit, and see how the art world will be shaped by the upcoming year. The exhibit features works made in a wide variety of mediums and styles. And of course, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 8, 2019 in Louisville Events
Send the Kids to Make Pottery at Magpie3x3 Clay Studio December 19
You love your kids, of course, but in those last few days before Christmas they can start to drive you a little crazy. So give yourself a break and give them something to do, and take them to the School’s Out Clay Camp pottery-making day camp ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 18, 2018 in Louisville Events
Browse at the St. James Court Art Show October 5
Go see amazing art while you’re surrounded by stunning architecture this October at the St. James Court Art Show. This is the 62nd annual St. James Court Art Show, an event that’s completely free to attend in one of the city’s most ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 3, 2018 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Arts and Crafts Market at Buechel Park Baptist Church September 29
Do some shopping this September at the Arts and Crafts Market at the Buechel Park Baptist Church. Everything here is handmade. It’s free to browse, but you’ll probably end up buying.
Crafts and items of all kinds are ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 27, 2018 in Louisville Events
Look at Abstract Art at Kentucky Watercolor Gallery September 6
It's fun to spend a day outside, but sometimes you really just want to stay cool. So instead of having a sticky day in the park, step inside the cool walls of the Kentucky Watercolor Gallery and look at some amazing abstract art.
All About ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 6, 2018 in Louisville Events
See the Louisville Ballet Perform Shakespeare August 1
When you think of the ballet, you probably think of dressing up, spending tons of money and sitting in cramped little seats. That’s not going to happen when you see the Louisville Ballet perform “Tempest” this August. In fact, this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 31, 2018 in Louisville Events
Get Creative at Side by Side Studio July 19
Side by Side Studio is having an Open Studio Day this July, and that means it’s your chance to get creative and have some fun. Everything you need to make art is already here, so all you’ve got to do is start creating!
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 18, 2018 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Culture at the Fringe Festival July 16
Louisville is known for its horseracing, its bourbon and its historic architecture. But Louisville also has a proud tradition of performing arts culture, and you don't always have to go downtown to enjoy it. This July, go see some amazing local ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 15, 2018 in Louisville Events