23 art exhibits to see in Louisville this December – 71Bait

A gallery summary of art exhibitions to see in Louisville this month. Note: This list is a selection of current exhibitions.

“STILL LIFE! MOURNING,
MEANING, REPAIR”
Until December
The show focuses on dealing with losses during the pandemic.

21cLouisville
700 W. Hauptstr.
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday, 9am-9pm
21cmuseumhotels.com


“PASTEL, GRAPHITE AND MUD”
2 Dec-Jan 31
Drawings by N. Deborah Hazlett and ceramics by David Rodger. The opening reception will take place on Friday, December 2nd from 6pm to 9pm

Aperture Creative Space
Melwood Art Center
1860 Melwood Avenue, #128
Opening times: Friday-Saturday, 12pm-6pm
mellwoodartcenter.com


HOLIDAY SHOW
Until January 13th
Featuring original artwork by local and regional artists.

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


“OVER THE MOON: THE ECLECTIC ART OF ANN FARNSLEY”
Until January 7th
Art by Vevay, Indiana resident who died in 2021.

Carnegie Center for Art and History
201 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana
Opening hours: Monday-Wednesday, 10am-5pm; Thursdays, 12pm-8pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
carnegiecenter.org


“MODERN RUINS”
Until December 3rd
Louisville artist Luke Keown’s solo exhibition of ruins created by man and time.

“JUMP HEAVEN SPEED HELL”
Until December 3rd
Matthew Walsh’s solo show is inspired by video games.

“LIVE FLY, STAY FLY”
Until January 8th
Louisvillian Brandon Hill’s art focuses on people’s deepest desires.

fiveTWELVE Creative Compound
1512 Portland Ave.
Opening times: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm;
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m
fifteen-twelve.com


ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW
Until January
Works by Dennis Mader, Cheryl Chapman and Kevin Lippy.

Gallery Hertz
1253 S. Preston St.
Opening times: Thursday-Saturday, 12pm-5pm;
most Sundays, 12-4pm
galeriehertz.com


“IN THE WEEDS: CAMOUFLAGE AND ITS DISSATISFACTION”
Until January 8th
Group exhibition about the use of camouflage in military and fashion and the meaning behind it.

House guests gallery
2721 Taylor Blvd.
Opening times: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m
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“SLIDING COLOR ONLY”
Until December 31st
Solo show by CJ Fletcher.

Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
kcaah.org


“NATURAL/CARE”
Until January 22nd
Monica Stewart uses paper, wood and fiber to explore the fact and fiction of the connections between them
nature and man.

“ERASE AT THE EDGE”
Until January 22nd
Solo exhibition by Noel W. Anderson to reflect on the
many interpretations of extinction.

KMAC Museum
715 W. Main St.
Opening hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
kmacmuseum.org


“COLLECTION CURVEBALLS”
Until December 31st
A compilation of curiosities from the museum’s archives featuring art, music and pop culture.

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
800 W. Hauptstr.
Opening times: Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm;
Friday-Saturday, 9am-7pm; Sundays, 10am-5pm
sluggermuseum.org


“INSPIRED”
Until February 15th
Shawn Marshall’s solo show of landscape paintings and abstract mixed media pieces.

Lowber Pilates and Gallery
1734 Bonnycastle Ave.
Opening times: Monday to Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m
lowberpilates.com


“CUT A CONSTELLATION”
Until December 3rd
New interdisciplinary visual arts from the past
Louisvillian Vinhay Keo.

“New Friend, Old Enemy”
Until December 5th
New installation by Lori Larusso.

Moremen Gallery
710 W. Main St., Suite 201
Opening hours: Thursday-Saturday, 11am-4pm
moremengallery.com


“WHAT LIFTS YOU”
Until December 31st
Work by Kelsey Montague, inspired by Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali Center
144 N. 6th St.
Opening hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm-5pm
alicenter.org


“THE EARLY POSTER DESIGNS OF JULIUS FRIEDMAN, 1865-1980”
Until December 16th
Posters by the late graphic designer and photographer Julius Friedman.

Photographic archive
Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library, UofL
Opening times: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
louisville.edu


“WE FIGHTED FOR OUR FREEDOM: KENTUCKY’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS”
Until December 31st
An exhibition of African American Civil War photography in association with Reckoning, Inc.

Roots 101 African American Museum
124 N. 1st St.
Opening times: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm
root-101.org


“Alphonse Mucha: Visionary of Art Nouveau”
Until January 22nd
Exhibition on a master of the Art Nouveau poster.

“SAM GILLIAM (1933-2022)”
Until February 26th
In honor of Gilliam’s recent death, the museum
shows works by the former Louisvillian.

“KENTUCKY WOMEN: HELEN LaFRANCE”
Until April 30th
Retrospective of the late Kentucky artist’s work.

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


“Life is Strange”
Until December 24th
Black artist Robyn Gibson’s first solo show focused on self-portraiture and exploration
her own trauma.

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Frankfurter Allee 2650
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.;
Saturdays, 10am-3pm
wheelhouse.art


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