shhh, flicker by Boris Zakic
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Have you ever thought about traveling to California and wondered what it would be like? Have you ever wanted to own a piece of art? What would it be like traveling from California to Kentucky linking the places you have been? Better still, what do you think about an Artist that gives the public the ability to interact directly with the art by giving you a piece of her art, free to art critics and lovers alike? Ashley Brossart has done just that with her Orange-Peeled Art Drops that is now on exhibit at the Bridge Gallery at Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center.
"Step into an exhibition where the boundaries of reality blur, with just enough tongue-in-cheek mixed in to take the edge off. " Those were the words used by Carol Mueller to describe the Weber Galleries AWFUL REVOLTING TERRIBLE HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION. However, it wasn't awful, revolting or terrible. It was a delightful treat of magnificent art, in Halloween style of course.