18 art exhibitions to see in Louisville in December


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

“Truth or Dare: a reality TV show”

Until December
Group exhibition as part of the Louisville Photo Biennale.

“What is below”

Until March
Group exhibition as part of the Louisville Photo Biennale.

21c hotel-museum
700 Main Street W.
Hours: Monday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

“Lost and found”

Until January 3
Assembly of fine ceramics by Cheryl Ulrich-Barnett.

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.

“Debra Clem: surface and illusion”

Until January 22
Personal exhibition of the head of the painting department at the IUS.

Carnegie Center for Art and History
201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana
Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 10 am to 5 pm; Thursdays, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am-5pm

“Women at work: venturing into the public sphere”

Until December 31
Explore the societal changes that transformed the lives of many American women in the 19e and early 20e centuries. Features works by local artist Irene Mudd.

Filson Historical Society
1310 S. Third St.
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday 9 am-12.30pm

“West of Ninth: Race, Reckoning, and Reconciliation”

Until September
Photographs, artifacts and wall panels featuring stories from the nine neighborhoods of West Louisville. Organized by Walt and Shae Smith of West of Ninth. As part of the Louisville Biennale Photo.

Frazier History Museum
829 Main Street West
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

“On and off the wall”

Until January 8
Mixed media sculpture by Brent Oglesbee and WG Rickel.

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

“Black in the bluegrass”

Until December 19
Woodcuts and linocuts by Norman Spencer.

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

Collective exhibition

Until December 31
Group show with Jaime Corum, Susan Hackworth, Robert Halliday, Greta Mattingly and David O. Schuster.

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

“Create the vernacular”

Until April 3
Collective exhibition of glass artists.

KMAC Museum
715 Main Street West
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 am-5pm

“ENID: generations of women sculptors”

December 1-31
Featuring a collective of female artists based in Louisville.

KORE Gallery
942 E. Kentucky St.
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 11 am-6pm; Sundays, from noon to 4 p.m.

“American Nocturne” by Zed Saeed

Until December 2
As part of the Louisville Biennale Photo.

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

“Splendor, Myth & Ritual”

Until December 31
Louisville Biennial Photo Show by Keith Carter.

Paul Paletti Gallery
713 Market Street E.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“On the wall”

December 3-24
Exhibition of works by all member artists.

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

“Winter wonders”

Until January 3
The gallery’s fifth annual exhibition of handmade ornaments.

Revelry Shop + Gallery
742 E., market street
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 am-7pm, Sunday-Monday 11 am-5pm

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: “The Unexpected Wilderness”

Until February 13
Meatyard photographs of the Red River Gorge accompanied by essays by Wendell Berry. As part of the Louisville Biennale Photo.

Speed ​​Art Museum
2035 S. Third St.
Hours: Fridays, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 10 am-5pm

“Never Meet a Stranger: Photograph by West of Ninth” by Shae and Walt Smith

Until December 17
As part of the Louisville Biennale Photo.

University of Louisville Photographic Archives
Elkstrom Library, Lower Level 17
2215 S. Third St.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
library.louisville.edu / archives

“Here to there”

Dec 4 15
Urban and rural scenes with oil pastels and other media by Martin Rollins.

WheelHouse Art
2650 frankfurt avenue
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 10 am-3pm

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story confused artist Debra Clem’s workplace. This is the SIU.

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