What do 73 Local Studio artists and my high school Art teacher have in common?  They opened the doors into their studios and let me experience the world through their eyes.  This weekend right here in our own community, 73 artists will open the doors to their studios and let you experience the space that inspires them to make beautiful art! This incredible two-day event sponsored by the Louisville Visual Art Association, the University of Louisville Hite Art Institute,  and Maker’s Mark is one you won’t want to miss!

You know, as I read about this event, and the many local artists participating it makes me grateful to live in this city.  A city where Arts are thriving and changing peoples lives.  Gratitude is one of the most powerful feelings you can express.  It is a cornerstone of charity.  And thanks to your ongoing support, we are in the charity business!  So watch this week’s video blog and then email me your story of gratitude!

A special offer for Fund for the Arts subscribers for the Open Studio Weekend:  

Order your tickets HERE and enter code 1949 for half price tickets!

Upcoming events:

Now – Nov. 30 Painter David Iacovazzi-Pau Swanson Contemporary Gallery

Now – Dec. 14 Troublesome Houses: Art Inspired by Will Oldham Louisville Visual Art Association

Now – Nov. 10 Gene Spatz: The Art of a Paparazzo! Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

Nov. 7 & Nov. 9 Classics 3: Tchaikovsky’s Fourth! Louisville Orchestra

Nov. 8 Pops! Audra McDonald Louisville Orchestra

Nov. 11 School’s Out Drop In Art Workshop Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

Nov. 12 – Dec. 8 Tom Jones Actors theatre

Nov. 14 – Nov. 24 Slant Culture Theatre Festival Walden Theatre

Nov. 15 & Nov. 17 Simon Boccanegra Kentucky Opera

Nov. 15  OFFstage @ Actors: Tom Jones Actors Theatre

Nov. 19 – Nov. 24 WarHorse PNC Broadway in Louisville

Nov. 21 & Nov. 22 Born in the USA Louisville Orchestra

Nov. 22 Curator Lecture with Mina Marefat Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

Nov. 24 New Worlds Louisville Youth Orchestra

Nov. 26 – Dec 23 Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol Actors Theatre

Nov. 30 King Southern Bank’s Holiday Spectacular Louisville Orchestra

Dec. 6  First Friday Trolley Hop

Dec. 7 – Dec. 22 The Brown-Forman Nutcracker Louisville Ballet

Dec. 7 A Special Night The Louisville Thoroughbred Chorus

Dec. 7  Beautiful Horizons Louisville Youth Orchestra

Dec. 7, 14, & 21 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever StageOne Family Theatre 

Dec. 13  A Christmas Festival Louisville Youth Choir

Dec. 15 Reindeer Rhapsodies Louisville Youth Orchestra

Every Thursday@ 10AM Listen to ArtBEAT! streaming live on ARTxFM with Barbara Sexton Smith -> Get the App

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Barbara Sexton Smith
President & CEO
Fund for the Arts

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