Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events (8/31)

Aug 31, 2015 at 6:04 pm
Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events (8/31)

[The above image is “Cherries and Lace” by Debbie Welsh.]

Art news The Kentucky School of Art has changed its name to the Kentucky School of Art + Design at Spalding University (KyCAD).

Call for art: The 22nd African American Art Exhibition at Actors Theatre is seeking submissions. The deadline is Oct. 16. For more information, contact Sara Durham, Communications Manager, at [email protected] or 584-1265 ext. 3145 (

Top art events U of L’s next public luncheon series features art historian Christopher Fulton discussing "The Medici Moment: How a Family of Bankers Rose to Power and Made the Renaissance” on Sept. 3. The Thursday luncheon talk begins at noon in the University Club. Reservations are required, with $15 payment in cash or check. To reserve a spot, contact Janna Tajibaeva at 852-2247 or [email protected] no later than Monday, Aug. 31 (

The Hite Art Institute at U of L is hosting a presentation by the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Curator of Contemporary Art Tricia Y. Paik on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 6-7 p.m. in the Chao Auditorium in the Ekstrom Library. Open to the public (

Sept. 4 First Friday Trolley Hop from 5-11 p.m. (

Opening of “Waitress” by Jenn Meyers at Consider Boutique, 107 S. Bayly Ave., on Friday, Sept. 4 from 6-8 p.m. It runs through Sept. 29 (

Opening of “Streets is Whispering” by Patrick Jilbert at Ultra Pop, 960 Barret Ave., on Friday, Sept. 4 from 5-9 p.m. (

“Meditation in Color” by Debbie Welsh at Gadabout Gallery and Artisan Shoppe, 249 Spring St. in Jeffersonville, through Sunday, Sept. 6 (