Staff Pick: ‘Personal is Still Political’

Politics are as personal as it gets, and artists Skylar Smith and Lisa Simon know it. For those who say they don’t care about politics, Smith and Simon’s collaborative exhibition will give you a lot to think about, especially if you are a woman. Smith dives into history, from women suffrage marches to civil rights protests. Simon also revisits history, especially the early 20th century, where she gleans her creative expressions from advertising and art history. The closing reception is Saturday, March 31 from 1-3 p.m. Activities during the reception include the making of “Nasty Woman” buttons and suffrage sashes. Activist Marsha Weinstein will lead a Louisville Suffrage Walking Tour at 2 p.m.

THROUGH MARCH 31

Huff Gallery, Spalding University
Times vary | Free
853 Library Lane
spalding.edu

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Staff Pick: ‘Personal is Still Political’

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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