Art News & Bits

Jan 14, 2009 at 6:00 am

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is hosting a workshop for mid-career artists, “Art: Make It Your Business,” on Jan. 17 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $50 members, $75 non-members. Register at www.kentuckyarts.org.

Farmington Historic Plantation is holding “Junk or Jouett?,” an appraisal event, on Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. Cost is $15. For more info, call 452-9920.

The Louisville Historical League is presenting awards to individuals and groups for their leadership in Louisville preservation on Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Temple, 200 E. Gray St. The event is open to the public. Contact Steve Wiser at 523-6799 or [email protected] for details.

Arts Kentucky is offering the arts advocacy workshop “Create a Strategy to Reach Elected Officials” on Jan. 22. Cost is $10 members, $15 non-members. Call 561-0701 for info.

Jamie Horwitz will present the free lecture “Eating Architecture & Eating Local on College Campuses” on Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St. Call 634-2700 or go to www.art.louisville.edu for details.

Museumrock owner/sculptor Forest Boone and his crew have finished creating the world’s largest artificial rock mountain in Hawaii (see Dec. 21, 2007, LEO Weekly).

Call for art: Photographs needed for Arts Day Posters. As part of the effort to show legislators the value of the arts, Arts Kentucky will put posters picturing various art forms in the tunnel between the Capitol and the Capitol Annex in the week leading up to Arts Advocacy Day (Feb. 11). Send your high-resolution photographs to [email protected] along with information crediting the artist or organization.

Scott Scarboro is working on a bike rack/sculpture and is in need of bike parts of any kind in any condition. Contact him at [email protected].