Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events (2/5/16)

[The above image is by Sarah Tidwell from “Cuteopia!” at Revelry Gallery]

Art news
The Speed Art Museum is hiring prior to their reopening in March. Visit their website for job postings (speedmuseum.org).

Kaviar Forge & Gallery is holding a blacksmithing workshop on forging tongs with Danny Downs on March 12-13. Fee: $375 (craigkaviarforge.com).

Artist Brad Devlin is renting 500 sq. ft. studio space. Space appropriate for all media. $300/month. Contact Devlin for more information at [email protected] or 599-9856.

Best Blooming’ Arts & Crafts Festival in Louisville’s Blackacre State Nature Preserve is seeking artists to sell their work. $50 booth fee. Deadline: March 1. Email [email protected] for more information.

Art events
Locust Grove is presenting “Kentucky By Design” by Allan Weiss on the 1930s Federal Art Project. Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. Admission is $5, $3 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required (locustgrove.org).

Guest lecturer Dr. Tamar Garb will be discussing “Painting/Politics/Photography: Marlene Dumas and the Figuration of Difference” on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. UofL’s Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library (louisville.edu/art/).

“Louis-Villainz: Market for Mischief” at the Cure Lounge, 1481 S. Shelby St., on Friday, Feb. 5 from 2-11:30 p.m. (facebook.com/events/1212581218759067/)

The next First Friday Trolley Hop is Feb. 5 from 5-11 p.m. (firstfridayhop.com).

Carnegie Center’s opening for “Bernheim: A Natural Muse” has been rescheduled to Friday, Feb. 5 from 6-8 p.m. (carnegiecenter.org).

The opening of works by Joshua Jenkins at Louis’s The Ton, 1601 Story Ave., on Friday, Feb. 5 at 6-9 p.m. It runs through March 31 (louistheton.com).

Virginia Tucker is presenting a two-day workshop on how to do a painted floor cloth on Feb. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fee: $135.00. All materials provided and included in cost. Reservations required by calling Locust Grove at 897-9845 (locustgrove.org).

The opening of “Cuteopia!” at Revelry Gallery, 742 E. Market St., on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 6-10 p.m. It runs through Feb. 19.

“PROJECT 11: this, this is for you” by Stephen Irwin at Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., through March 19 (zephyrgallery.org).