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Thu 24

Kentucky Roots group show

August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed 30

An Evening with Spoken Word Artists

August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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August 2017
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Re-Animations by Harlan Strummer Welch-Scarboro

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Craft Gallery & Mercantile, 572 South 4th Street
Louisville , KY 40202
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Karen Welch and David McGuire cordially invite you to the opening reception of Re-Animations, new works by Harlan Strummer Welch-Scarboro on Friday, August 4th. Harlan Strummer Welch-Scarboro is a multimedia artist born in Louisville, KY now residing in New Albany, IN. He's been a featured artist in the Good Folk Fest and Louisville's annual $20 Art Show. He is the region’s most prolific art car artist, creator of 6 embellished vehicles. One of his creations, a customized power wheels car…

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Skype Artist Talk – Jennifer B. Thoreson on “Testament”

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
First Light Gallery, 1009 E. Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
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Artist, Jennifer B Thoreson, will give a brief talk on her latest series "Testament" followed by a Q&A. "This work is about two over-arching themes; the maintenance and endurance of pain, and the vast assembly of spiritual questions that are tied up in human suffering." -Jennifer B. Thoreson http://firstlightgalleryky.com/current-exhibit

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SK Lockhart’s “The Listening Wall” Opening Reception

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1619 Flux: Art + Activism, 1619 W. Main Street
Louisville, KY 40203 United States
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August 5th - September 15th 2017 Curated By Jesse Levesque, Kara Nichols, and Jessica Oberdick The Meet Your Neighbors: Feminine & LGBTQ+ Perspectives Exhibition gives a platform to women and LGBTQ+ people at a time when inequality and prejudice are on the rise in the United States. This exhibition offers artists and audiences an opportunity to express themselves through artworks and connected conversations that challenge current gender and social norms. Meet Your Neighbors: Feminine & LGBTQ+ Perspectives Exhibition is an…

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$10

Portrait Painting Studio Session

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN Community Arts Center, 2801 s floyd st suite 100
Louisville, KY 40209
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Looking for a place to work on your painting skills? Need a space to start on your painting journey? Look no further, for you have arrived. Every Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m., OPEN Community Arts Center is proud to host the Portrait Painting Studio Session. Each week, a model will do a single pose for the entirety of the session, giving artists plenty of time to improve to their art. A donation of $10 or whatever you can give…

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Free (with access code)

Louisville Design Week: Opening Party

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kentucky College of Art + Design at Spalding University, 845 S 3rd St
Louisville, 40203 United States
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Join AIGA Louisville & Doe-Anderson at the Kentucky College of Art + Design at Spalding University for a celebratory kick-off of the 3rd annual AIGA Louisville Design Week! Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with brief talks from the KyCAD faculty, Doe-Anderson Advertising and AIGA Louisville. Come out to mingle, learn more about KyCAD and celebrate with the creative community of Louisville. ** You must have a Design Week Passport code to attend this event. Design Week Passports can be purchased…

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Power Tips for InDesign v17+ with Leslie Friesen & Scott Soeder

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 100 E. Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
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Back by popular demand—or at least the demand from those with Obsessive Compulsive Design Disorder (OCDD), Leslie Friesen will reprise her Power Tips for InDesign presentation. In the 2017 edition, she’ll breeze through some of the tips covered last year, like Quick Apply (her personal favorite), using object styles, placing multiple images and generating captions. So if missed last year, this is your chance to add some great shortcuts to your toolkit. If you were there and forgot 80% of…

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$20 - $40

Design Week Keynote Ellen Lupton: Design For The Senses

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Speed Art Museum, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, 40208
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AIGA Louisville, along with our event partners: the Speed Art Museum, the Power Agency, and the Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, are very excited to be hosting our keynote speaker, author, curator and director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Ellen Lupton. Her talk, “Design for the Senses,” will be at the Speed Art Museum on Thursday, August 10th. 6 pm reception, sponsored by Power (appetizers by Wiltshire and cash bar), 7…

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New Work by Erik Orr

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Revelry Boutique Gallery, 742 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40202
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In celebration of Revelry's 7th anniversary, we have invited longtime local artist Erik Orr to present you with new paintings in his upcoming show "New Work"! Continuing to expand on his 15 year long body of work , Erik uses his fourth solo show at Revelry to explore popular culture that has had an influence on his life and art. Expect to see an array of iconic images, people and characters! Before moving to Louisville in 2007, Erik grew up…

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$10

Figure Drawing: Draw and be merry

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tim Faulkner Gallery, 1512 Portland Ave
Louisville , KY 40203
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Come join us at Tim Faulkners Gallery. Once a month, there will be a gathering to draw the human figure. We will include gestures, as well as longer poses. Feel free to bring any medium, and come ready to create. $10 or Pay whatever you can so the model can be covered for time! 🙂 We want you to be able to have a place to create and allow yourself that amazingness. UPDATE! I did find out that the Faulkner…

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Gallery Talk: Art and Industry

August 19 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Speed Art Museum, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, 40208
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Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join Scott Erbes, Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, to learn more about English manufacturer Matthew Boulton and the metalwork from his manufactory. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with general admission.

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