December 1, 2011 - 4:53pm
Friday nights Mellwood/Frankfort Avenue Fat Friday Trolley Hop was not only an art lovers dream, it was about creating dreams. While customers shopped and saved money, they helped local store owners give back to help give needy families and children a Christmas some may not have had by Shop with a Cop, Backpacks for Kids, Toys for Tots and several other programs.
All along Frankfort Avenue shops were buzzing and the local patrons, as well as patrons coming from other areas, crowded Frankfort Avenue Friday night. Even though the Light up Louisville Festival was taking place just miles downtown it didn't put a damper on the spirits of the arts festivities...
November 29, 2011 - 8:13pm
Revelry means boisterous festivity, merrymaking and celebration. The night I was there Revelry lived up to its name! Situated in the Highlands between Regalio and The Herb Import Co., two doors down from Lynn's Paradise Café, this quaint little gallery is warm and welcoming.
The two artists' works on exhibit at Revelry currently are Staci McKnight Maney and Alex Kennedy.
November 16, 2011 - 3:52pm
Can you envision a kite that looks like a dragon, a buffalo, or a canoe? At the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft that is exactly what you will see, some with tails 40 feet long or more! At the Visions of Lewis and Clark: Contemporary Kites Tell the Story, you will see a kite that tells of history in a different way. This is an educational exhibit for children and adults that love kites and history.
Although it was a rough start and I didn’t make the unveiling of the York kite due to the marathon and the streets being blocked off, I finally made it to the museum. At first I wondered if it was going to be worth fighting the traffic with 2 young boys in tow, fighting for a place to park 3...
December 14, 2011 - 3:40pm
Enchanted: attract, cause to be enamored, hold spellbound. That is what art does to us. We are attracted to art, it holds us spellbound. At Enchanted Arts Studio Amelia Robinson - Founder and Director gives everyone the chance to create the masterpiece inside of them. With Open Studio hours, monthly rates and mentoring artist can chose what is best for them. Enchanted Studio follows the Community 5C guidelines of Compassion, Connection, Cooperation, Contribution and Consideration. Enchanted Arts is at Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center.
Amelia Robinson of Enchanted Arts and her assistant Alexis’ personalities are as enchanting as their studio. The studio itself promotes a calm and peaceful surrounding. Amelia and Alexis were excited to accept me into the studio and show me around and tell me around. Being an art...
November 11, 2011 - 10:59am
Kites are fun, colorful come in all shapes and sizes. Kids and adults alike love kites. Who would have thought kites would have a place in history? The Kentucky Museum of Arts and Crafts can tell us all about that.
Kentucky Museum of Art and Crafts is hosting a Kite making workshop this Saturday in conjunction with the Museum's Lewis and Clark Kite exhibition. Enjoy the exhibit and then spend 20-30 minutes learning how to make your own kite. Immediately following the workshop at 12:45pm,...