5 must-visit art galleries in Louisville, KY

If there’s one thing Louisville will be known for in 10 years, it’s our arts scene.

Heck, many of us already know — and with the recent establishment of the Louisville Creative Connection, the Louisville Orchestra’s Creator Corps + the legacy of longstanding organizations like Fund for the Arts, locals across mediums are already working to elevate our profile as an arts city.

That’s why we’re presenting you with 5 must-see art galleries to fuel your creative contemplation.

KORE Gallery, 942 E. Kentucky St. | The works of sculptor Karen Terhune + oil painter Dena Williams will be on display all month as part of a show called “Expressionist Form and Movement.” Bonus: KORE Gallery is also still seeking artist submissions for its Black & White Show on Sat., Sept. 10 — the deadline to apply is Mon., Aug. 22.

Paul Paletti Gallery, 713 E. Market St. | One of the founding galleries of the Louisville Photo Biennial, this NuLu-based fine art photography venue is currently exploring the poetic concept of couplets by pairing photos together to explore new meanings. It will be on display until Fri., Sept. 30.

Revelry Boutique + Gallery, 742 E. Market St. | Explore the inner workings of local artist Liz Richter in her debut solo exhibition, “Estate of Mind,” which will be on display through Sun., Aug. 28. Inside, you’ll find her usual process for making her colorful murals translated into vibrant trinkets, paintings + objects.

K.U.L.A Gallery, 536 S. 4th St. | The motto here is “Keep U LovinArt,” and that’s exactly what this local gallery is doing between its meaningful shows + its Paint and Sip offerings.

E&S Gallery, 108 S. 10th St. | This Russell-based gallery is one of the oldest African American-owned and operated fine art + framing galleries in the country and it features replicas of renowned local artist Ed Hamilton’s sculptures.

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