25 Art Exhibits to See in Louisville in May

This list is a selection of current art exhibitions in Louisville.

“STILL LIFE! MOURNING, MEANING, REPAIR”

Until December
The show focuses on dealing with losses during the pandemic.

21c Louisville
700 W. Main St.
Hours: Monday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
21cmuseumhotels.com

“RESEMBLANCE TO REALITY”

Until May 9
BFA student show.

Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast
4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, Indiana
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 9am-5pm
ius.edu

“WILLI HANS KOESTERS IN RETROSPECT”

Until May 27
Personal exhibition of the late photographer.

Bourne Schweitzer Gallery
137 E. Main St., New Albany, Indiana
Opening hours: Thursday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
bourne-schweitzergallery.com

“THE FORM DOESN’T WORK”

May 19-July 16
Annual exhibition of art quilts.

Carnegie Center for Art and History
201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana
Opening hours: Monday-Wednesday, 10am-5pm; Thursday, 12 p.m.-8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm
carnegiecenter.org

“THE ABSURD”

Until May 15
Art exhibition questioning the meaning of life.

Gallery of the Castle
1230 S.Third St.
Opening hours: Saturday-Sunday, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
chateaugallery.com

GRADUATES EXHIBITION

Until May 27
Art by faculty members.

Cressman Center for the Visual Arts, University of Louisville
100 E.Main St.
Opening hours: Thursday, 11am-6pm; Friday, 1-6 p.m.
louisville.edu

“FORGOTTEN FOUNDATIONS: THE LOST ARCHITECTURE OF LOUISVILLE”

Until September 23
Exhibition of photographs and architectural documents of the destroyed historic architecture of downtown Louisville.

The Filson Historical Society
1310 S.Third St.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
sonhistorical.org

“WEST OF NINTH: RACE, ACCOUNT AND RECONCILIATION”

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

Frazier History Museum
829 Main Street West
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
fraziermuseum.org

SPRING EXHIBITIONS

Until June 4
Three personal exhibitions by Emily Church, Lena Wolek and Don Buckler.

Hertz Gallery
1253 S. Preston Street
Opening hours: Thursday-Saturday, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.; most Sundays, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
galleryhertz.com

“ANIMAL ATTRACTION SHOW”

Until June 4
Exhibition on the animal theme.

Gallery 104, Oldham County Arts Association
104 Main Street East, La Grange
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
aaooc.org

“FRUIT/BODY”

Until May 8
Personal exhibition of new works by Ann Dawkins on the fragility of the human body.

collect narrative contemporary fine art
642 Market Street E.
Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
garnernarrative.com

“CELEBRATE THE BLACK EXPERIENCE”

Until June 17
Features over 20 local, national and international artists inspired by black lives.

Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
kcaah.org

“WINDOWS TO THE COMMUNITY”

Until May 8
“Windows in the Community” is an ongoing project. This series of portraits of local people is by Danny Seim.

“THE REALITY OF OUR ESSENCE”

Until August 14
Paintings of black women by Sandra Charles.

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

“ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSIONS IN HAND-WOVEN TEXTILES”

Until May 14
Textiles by mathematician Ada K. Dietz and textile artist Ruth E. Foster.

The little loom
328 Kenwood Hill Road
Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturday, 11am-4pm
littleloomhouse.org

“JOURLAGES”

Until May 14
Collective exhibition organized by Köan Jeff Baysa.

Moremen Gallery
710 Main Street West, Suite 201
Hours: Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
moremengallery.com

“MAKE A LIGHT”

Until August 7
Annual photography competition and exhibition.

Muhammad Ali Center
144 N. Sixth St.
Opening hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
alicenter.org

“CHOICE OF STAFF”

Until May 31
Photographs from the private collection of gallery owner Paul Paletti.

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

“FRIENDS”

Until May 1
Bob Lockhart, member of PYRO, with his guests Lynn Duke, Amber Thieneman and Cédric Ballarati.

“STRUCTURE”

May 6-29
Architectural scenes by Stephen Kuhlman.

Pyro Gallery
1006 E. Washington St.
Opening hours: Friday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
pyrogallery.com

“THE EQUINE FASCINATION”

Until May 8
Derby exhibition featuring Melissa Crase and Nicole Bracken.

Holiday Shop + Gallery
742 Market Street West.
Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday-Monday, 11am-5pm
revelrygallery.com

“SANFORD BIGGERS: CODE SWITCH”

Until June 26
First survey of quilt-based works, inspired by African-American quilters, made by the American interdisciplinary artist.

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

ELMER LUCILLE ALLEN

Until May 15
Solo exhibition of Allen’s textiles.

Surface noise
600 Baxter Avenue
Opening hours: Wednesday-Monday, 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
onlyatsurfacenoise.com

JEFFREY BENNETT

Until May 9
Solo exhibition of the former Louisvillian.

Tim Faulkner Gallery
991 Logan Street
Hours: Mondays, 4 p.m. to midnight. ; Tuesday-Thursday, noon-midnight; Friday-Saturday, noon-1:30 a.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-midnight
tfgart.com

“THE DIVINITY OF ALL CREATURES, GREAT AND SMALL”

Until May 7
New work by Cynthia Kelly Overall.

WheelHouse Art
2650 Frankfurt Ave.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10am-3pm
wheelhouse.art

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