To celebrate the arrival of Ryder Cup(Sept. 16-21) which will bring thousands of Golf enthusiasts to Kentucky and the region, the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft will host a CaddyShaque Costume Party Wednesday, September 17 from 6-9pm at the Museum.
Tickets are $20 and will include an evening full of libations, appetizers, entertainment, film, music, art and a prize for the person dressed in the most irreverent golf attire! Models for this event will be dressed, compliments of Nitty Gritty, Louisville’s coolest vintage store where you can find wacky plaids and prints for men and women.Operating at 996 Barret Avenue, the store is open 7 days a week 11am to 6pm. Call for more info: 502-583-3377 or visit www.nittygrittyvintage.com.
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, will also exhibit Whackers and Hackers: Artist Made Golf Clubs. Whackers and Hackers is an exhibition guest curated by Scott Scarboro. Artists have been asked to observe the simple form and function of a golf club and then create a non-functional club in another material. Clubs and putters constructed or embellished using glass, ceramics, cast iron, found objects and more inspired by the hackneyed tried and true.
This exhibit will be featured in KMAC’s Bill and Lindy Street Gallery, through October 18, 2008. Among the participating artists are: Brad White, CM “Mike” Laster, Scott Scarboro, Jacque Parsley, Bonita Skaggs, Patrick Donley, Peter Malinoski, Aaron Conaway, Joel Pinkerton, Cricket Bidwell, Dave Bibelhauser, Lewis Meyer, Greg Seigel and Tom Pfannerstill.