18 Art Exhibits To See In Louisville This December

Nov 29, 2021 at 3:32 pm
“Here to There” by Martin Rollins will be at WheelHouse Art in December.
“Here to There” by Martin Rollins will be at WheelHouse Art in December.

A gallery roundup of art shows to see in Louisville this month. Note: This list is a selection of current exhibitions.

“Truth or Dare: A Reality Show”

Through December Group show that’s part of the Louisville Photo Biennial.

“What Lies Beneath”

Through March Group show that’s part of the Louisville Photo Biennial.

21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. Hours: Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 21cmuseumhotels.com

“Lost and Found”

Through Jan. 3 Assemblage art ceramics by Cheryl Ulrich-Barnett.

 Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery 137 E. Main St., New Albany, Indiana Hours: Thursdays-Fridays, noon-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 1-3 p.m. bourne-schweitzergallery.com

“Debra Clem: Surface and Illusion”

Through Jan. 22 Solo show by the head of the painting department at IUS.

Carnegie Center for Art & History 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana Hours: Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 12-8 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. carnegiecenter.org

“Women at Work: Venturing into the Public Sphere”

Through Dec. 31 Explores the societal changes that transformed the lives of many American women in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Features work by local artist Irene Mudd.

Filson Historical Society 1310 S. Third St. Hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Fridays 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. filsonhistorical.org

“West of Ninth: Race, Reckoning, and Reconciliation”

Through September Photographs, artifacts and wall panels featuring stories from the nine neighborhoods in West Louisville. Organized by Walt and Shae Smith of West of Ninth. Part of the Louisville Photo Biennial.

Frazier History Museum 829 W. Main St. Hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. fraziermuseum.org

“on and off the wall”

Through Jan. 8 Mixed media sculpture by Brent Oglesbee and W.G. Rickel.

Galerie Hertz 1253 S. Preston St. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. galeriehertz.com

“Black in Bluegrass”

Through Dec. 19 Woodcut and linocut prints by Norman Spencer.

garner narrative contemporary fine art 642 E. Market St. Hours: Wednesdays-Sundays, 1-6 p.m. garnernarrative.com

Group Show

Through Dec. 31 Group exhibition featuring Jaime Corum, Susan Hackworth, Robert Halliday, Greta Mattingly and David O. Schuster.

Kentucky Fine Art Gallery Leslie H. Spetz Custom Picture Framing 2400-C Lime Kiln Lane Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. lesliespetzcustomframing.com

“Crafting the Vernacular”

Through April 3 Group show of glass artists.

KMAC Museum 715 W. Main St. Hours: Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. kmacmuseum.org

“ENID: Generations of Women Sculptors”

Dec. 1-31 Featuring Louisville-based collective of women artists.

KORE Gallery 942 E. Kentucky St. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. koreartgallery.com

“American Nocturne” by Zed Saeed

Through Dec. 2 Part of the Louisville Photo Biennial.

Moremen Gallery 710 W. Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. moremengallery.com

“Splendor, Myth & Ritual”

Through Dec. 31 Louisville Photo Biennial show by Keith Carter.

Paul Paletti Gallery 713 E. Market St. Hours: Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. paulpalettigallery.com

“Off the Wall”

Dec. 3-24 Show of works by all artist members.

PYRO Gallery 1006 E. Washington St. Hours: Fridays-Saturdays, noon-6 p.m.; Sundays 1-4 p.m. pyrogallery.com

“Winter Wonderland”

Through Jan. 3 The gallery’s fifth annual handmade ornament show.

Revelry Boutique + Gallery 742 E. Market St. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sundays-Mondays 11 a.m.-5 p.m. revelrygallery.com

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: “The Unforeseen Wilderness”

Through Feb. 13 Meatyard’s photographs of Red River Gorge accompanied by Wendell Berry’s essays. Part of the Louisville Photo Biennial.

Speed Art Museum 2035 S. Third St. Hours: Fridays, 1-8 p.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. speedmuseum.org

“Never Meet a Stranger: Photography by West of Ninth” by Shae and Walt Smith

Through Dec. 17 Part of the Louisville Photo Biennial.

University of Louisville Photographic Archives Elkstrom Library, Lower Level 17 2215 S. Third St. Hours: Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. library.louisville.edu/archives

“Here to There”

Dec. 4-Jan. 15 Urban and rural scenes in oil pastels and other media by Martin Rollins.

WheelHouse Art 2650 Frankfort Ave. Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. wheelhouse.art

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story confused where artist Debra Clem works. It's IUS.

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