Category Archives: public art

Lunchbox: For tweet’s sake

Labor day: In the continued fight for labor union endorsements in the Democratic primary, mayoral candidate and Metro Councilman Jim King, D-10, received a nod from the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local 147, which brings him up to three labor union endorsements thus. The campaign touts Councilman King’s 10 commitments to […]

‘Unfair’ art show shut down

Police shut down the annual Unfair this morning, prohibiting participants from selling their artwork outside the Magnolia Bar. It turns out a relatively new city ordinance requires a special permit. The Unfair was started years ago as an alternative to the nearby St. James Court Art Show, a large-scale event that costs at least $450 […]

Lincoln Memorial dedication

The Lincoln Memorial by Ed Hamilton will be dedicated at sunset on Thursday, June 4. Gates open at 8 p.m. at Waterfront Park between the Kennedy Bridge and Big 4 Bridge on River Rd.

Call for art

  The City of Jeffersontown is seeking new public art for Historic Gaslight Square. Award: $600. Deadline: Open. Call Matthew Meunier at 544-0140 for more information. Eyedia, Design It Again consignment shop is now accepting original art. Call 540-4940 for details.    

Lunchbox: Leadership wanted

M.C. hammers: At last night’s Budget Committee meeting, Metro Council Republicans criticized the mayor for not giving the legislative body a larger role in finding ways to fix a $20 million hole in the city’s budget. Words like “contempt,” “fumbling” and “impulsive” were thrown around. It’s true the mayor’s office doesn’t go out of its […]

Boston Globe gives downtown L’Ville kudos

Public art in Louisville received a nice shout out over the weekend in the Boston Globe, which featured Louisville’s eccentric bike rack sculpture program. The story is more than complimentary of the idea that came out of the Louisville Downtown Management District. Louisville is “the most aggressive city in the country when it comes to […]

Creative times in Louisville

All the way from the Big Apple, art group Creative Time has been hired by Louisville Metro government to develop a master plan for creating more public art in the city. At a press conference at Waterfront Park, Mayor Jerry Abramson said the group of artists and curators will spend the next year studying Louisville’s […]