15 art exhibitions you can see in Louisville this month


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

“Carol Brenner Tobe: Landscapes”

Until August 21
Features paintings by Tobe that show the “intimate nature” of gardens, backyards and neighborhoods.

Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery
137 E. Main St., New Albany, Indiana
Hours: Thursday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

“Hoosier Lifelines: environmental and social change along the Monon, 1847-2020”

6 Aug-Oct. 16
Photographs and historical documents focus on the evolution of life and the environment along the decommissioned Monon Railway.

Carnegie Center for Art and History
201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“Testimony and testimony”

Until September 3
The exhibition, curated by Cathy Shannon of E&S Gallery, features all black artists at different points in their careers, with the aim of pushing back against negative narratives of blacks.

Cressman Center for Visual Arts
Hite Art Institute, UofL
100 E. Main Street
Hours: By appointment only

N. Dean Christensen: “Smile”

Until September 5
References to social media, selfies and satire are all part of Christensen’s paintings.

Hertz Gallery
1253 S. Preston Street
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 12 pm-6pm; Sundays noon-4 p.m.

“Twenty Twenty Show”

Until August 14
LAFTA (Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists) works related to the 2020 pandemic.

Gallery 104
104 E. Main St., La Grange, Kentucky
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-4pm

“Lisa Austin and Will Garner: new works”

Until August 29
Featuring the collage and assemblage works of Lisa Austin and the nature-centered mixed media paintings of Will Garner.

collect contemporary fine art narrative
642 E. Market St.
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

“Summer school”

Until August 31
works by Jaime Corum, Susan Hackworth, Robert Halliday, Greta Mattingly, and David O. Schuster.

Kentucky Gallery of Fine Arts
Personalized Leslie H. Spetz Photo Frame
Lime Kiln Aisle 2400-C
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-5pm; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

John Brooks: “We come and go all strangers”

Until August 21
New works by Quappi Projects gallery owner John Brooks.

Moremen Gallery
710 West Main Street
Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

“August transitions: new work by Corie Neumayer”

August 6-29
Newmayer’s observations on the changes August brings. Also includes guest artists John McCarthy, Suzy Hatcher and Norman Spencer.

PYRO Gallery
1006 Washington Street East
Hours: Friday-Saturday, 12 pm-6pm; Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

“You have your secret”

Until August 7
The 13 artists in this group show focused on nature and what it means personally to them.

Quappi projects
827 E. Market St.
Hours: Thursday-Friday, noon to 4 pm; Saturday, 11 am-3pm

Julius Caesar: “Perpetual contours”

August 6-30
Caesar’s pandemic exhibition of works inspired by Mondrian.

Revelry Shop + Gallery
742 E., market street
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 am-7pm; Sundays and Mondays, 11 am-5pm

“Isabelle de Borchgrave: shaping art from paper”

Until August 22
Includes life-size sculptural costume pieces spanning 500 years of fashion.

“Collecting – A love story: the glass from the Adele and Leonard Leight collection”

Until November 7
Celebrates the collection and the lives of local contemporary glass collectors Adele and Leonard Leight.

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: “The unforeseen wilderness”

August 6-Feb. 13
Meatyard photographs of the Red River Gorge accompanied by essays by Wendell Berry.

Speed ​​Art Museum
2035 S. Third St.
Hours: Friday, 1 pm-8pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10 am-5pm

Rita Cameron: “Adaptation”

Aug 13-Sep 18
Cameron’s previous exhibition of colorful paintings was Surface Noise’s last exhibition before things stopped for the pandemic. This show presents his new work.

Surface noise
600 Baxter Avenue, Louisville
Hours: Thursday-Monday, 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect the new hours of the Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery


William E. Bennett

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