Over 20 art exhibitions you can see in Louisville in September


Here’s a look at the art exhibits to see in Louisville this month. Note: This list is a selection of current exhibitions.

“What does it mean to be a woman? “

Until September 8
137 E. Main St., New Albany, Indiana
Hours: Thursday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The exhibition, curated by the new employee of the Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery, Gracie Koesters, attempts to answer the question posed by the title of the exhibition. Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery

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

Until October 16
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
Photographs and historical documents focus on the evolution of life and the environment along the decommissioned Monon Railway.

“Testimony and testimony”

Until September 3
Cressman Center for Visual Arts
Hite Art Institute, UofL
100 E. Main Street
Hours: By appointment only

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.

N. Dean Christensen: “Smile”

Until September 5
Hertz Gallery
1253 S. Preston Street
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 12 pm-6pm; Sundays noon-4 p.m.

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

“Beautiful differences”

Until September 18
The group exhibition features works that celebrate individuality and embrace diversity.
Gallery 104

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

The group exhibition features works that celebrate individuality and embrace diversity.

“Élégie” by Wendi Smith

3 Sep 3-Oct ten
collect contemporary fine art narrative

642 E. Market St.
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Smith’s latest show, postponed due to closure, focuses on themes of nature and ritual.
collect contemporary fine art narrative

David O. Schuster

Until October 31
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.

Personal exhibition of new works by Schuster.

“Before he collapses”

Until November 7
KMAC Museum

715 Main Street West
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 am-5pm
Kiah Celeste creates sculptures from broken materials.

“A layered approach”

Until November 7
KMAC Museum
Presents a series of sculptural paintings by James Benjamin Franklin.

“Mystical heart”

Until November 7
KMAC Museum
New narrative paintings by Cynthia Norton.


Until November 7
KMAC Museum
Using textiles and photographs, Myra Greene examines the concepts of race and body.

“Black White”

Until September 25
KORE Gallery
942 E. Kentucky St.
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 11 am-6pm; Sunday, noon-4 p.m.
The gallery’s annual black and white exhibition with nearly 100 artists featured in all media.

“This is new york: the photographs of September 11”

9 Sep-Nov 14
Louisville Free Public Library
Main branch, 301 York Street.
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm; Friday-Saturday, 9 am-5pm; Sundays,
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The 500 photographs, marking the 20th anniversary of September 11, were taken on Tuesday and the days that followed.

Shohei Katayama

Until October
Moremen Gallery
710 West Main Street
Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
The gallery is closed until September 24, when it will reopen with a solo exhibition of Katayama.

“Splendor, Myth & Ritual”

Until December 31
Paul Paletti Gallery
713 Market Street E.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Louisville Biennial Photo Show by Keith Carter.

“Staying Comfortable During Covid: Comfort Designs by Suzy Harrison”

3-26 Sep
PYRO Gallery
1006 Washington Street East
Hours: Friday-Saturday, 12 pm-6pm; Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Installation exploring isolation and comfort during the pandemic.

“Emptiness and substance”

24 Sep 24 Oct 30
Quappi projects
827 E. Market St.
Hours: Thursday-Friday, noon to 4 pm; Saturday, 11 am-3pm
The gallery is closed until September 24, when it will reopen with an exhibition by Bette Levy and Deborah Levine.

“Traces: women artists of the collection”

Until September 3
Schneider room galleries
Hite Art Institute, UofL
2300 S. First St. Walk
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The group exhibition reflects the past as well as the unrealized future.

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

Until November 7
Speed ​​Art Museum
2035 S. Third St.
Hours: Fridays, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 10 am-5pm
Celebrates the collection and the lives of local contemporary glass collectors Adele and Leonard Leight.

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: “The Unexpected Wilderness”

Until February 13
Speed ​​Art Museum
Meatyard photographs of the Red River Gorge accompanied by essays by Wendell Berry.

“Local Flavor” by Lynn Dunbar Bayus

Until October 1
Grès & Cie.
731 Brent Street
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday, 11 am-3pm

The artist’s latest works that capture the spirit of Kentucky.

Rita Cameron: “Adaptations”

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


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