Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (7/27/15)

[The above image is work by Diversity Studio artists showing at Wayside Expressions Gallery.]

Art news

On Tuesday, July 28, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., the Food Literacy Project’s Youth Community Agriculture Project (YCAP) will activate “Grain Pit,” a sculpture installed in Republic Bank as part of Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft’s “Food Shelter Clothing” exhibition. They will be selling fresh vegetables they grew and harvested at Oxmoor Farm. They are also offering educational activities through the Food Literacy Project’s Truck Farm — a mobile, edible learning garden planted in the back of a pickup truck — and giving a presentation on what they’ve learned spending a summer growing and distributing fresh vegetables. A formal presentation will be given at 12 p.m. Republic Bank, 601 W. Market St. (kmacmuseum.org).

The Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) is looking to hire a Program Manager. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Executive Director Carrie Nath at [email protected] Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, July 31 to be considered. The goals of the position include: to advance the administrative functions of the GSA by providing leadership, supervision, organization and administration of its offices and programmatic functions and to collaborate internally with Development, Communications, Education and other departments to advance the goals and objectives of The Kentucky Center for the Arts and GSA (kentuckygsa.org).

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is also hosting a can drive as part of their “Food Shelter Clothing” exhibition through Friday, July 31. Bring two cans to the museum, 715 W. Main St., for a 10% discount in the KMAC Shop (kmacmuseum.org).

Top art events

July 31 FAT Friday Trolley Hop from 6-10:30 p.m. (fatfridayhop.org).

“Ma Mere, Ma Fille” at Kore Gallery, Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 117-A, through July 31 (koregallery.com).

“Our Frame of Mind” at Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 120 W. Broadway, through Aug. 2.

“Kentucky Past and Present” at Gallery 104, Arts Association of Oldham County, 104 E. Main St. in LaGrange, through Aug. 8 (aaooc.org).

“Archive of Touch: Touch of Archive” by Joel Fullerton at ThinkBox Contemporary, 1401 S. Third St., through Sept. 2.

About the Author

Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (7/27/15)

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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