Artist Joel Pinkerton is seeking expired Kentucky license plates from every county. Deadline is early August. Contact Pinkerton at 502-802-2618 or [email protected] for more information.
The new executive director of the Louisville Visual Art Association is Shannon Westerman.
The Louisville Film Society is showing a documentary on visionary artist Henry Darger on Aug. 5, at 8 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft (715 W. Main St.). Cost is $5, free for LFS and KMAC members.
The Kentucky Foundation for Women has awarded its Art Meets Activism 2008 grants to the following Greater Louisville area women and organizations: Brick House Community Center, Robin Burke, Erma Bush, Center for Women and Families, Hannah Drake, Dreams With Wings, Jessica Farquhar, Ethel Hazard, La Çasita Center, Looking for Lilith Theatre Co., Estella Conwill Majozo, Jardana Peacock, Project Women, Angela Ramsey Robinson, Gidget Tincher and Wellspring. Their 2008 Artist Enrichment Grant applications are available at www.kfw.org. Deadline is Sept. 5.
The Arts Council of Louisville has established www.travelartslouisville.com. The Council gets a portion of the travel commission every time you book from the site.
“Craft Conference 2008: Unbridled Craft” will be held at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft Aug. 15-16. Visit www.kentuckyarts.org or call 589-0102 for more information.
Call for artists: The Original Highlands Neighborhood Arts and Music Festival will have more than 100 artist booths available during the Sept. 13 event. Visit ohnamusicandartfest.weebly.com for details.
Lynn’s Paradise Café is hosting the 11th Annual Ugly Lamp Contest at the Kentucky State Fair. Grand champion wins free breakfast every week for a year. Deadline is Aug. 11. Call 583-3447 for details. —Jo Anne Triplett