Louisville’s Awards in the Arts

Do you like your horses and art together? Then this is the event for you. The second annual Louisville’s Awards in the Arts, hosted by the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, Fund for the Arts and Churchill Downs, is on the opening night of the spring meet. Art will be everywhere during the 11 races, with the award presentations occurring between them at various locations around the track, including the Paddock, Mansion Balcony and Winners’ Circle. They also will be broadcast on the Big Board. Local award winners are visual artist Rachel Mauser, Kentucky Shakespeare, Louisville Story Program, La’Nita Rocknettes School of Dance and designer Paul Owen. National winners are actor Tim Daly and screenwriter and director Stephen Gaghan.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

Churchill Downs
5 p.m. | $10-$99
700 Central Ave.
http://fundforthearts.com

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Louisville’s Awards in the Arts

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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