Lunch with the Arts

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Lunch with the Arts hosts a diverse offering of artists who share their craft from noon to 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month, giving us a mid-month, mid-day break we all deserve.

Bring your lunch and pay just $7 at the door!

 

Jun
14
Wed
Lunch with the Arts: Joni Morgan
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch with the Arts: Joni Morgan

Lunch with the Arts: Joni Morgan
Wednesday, June 21 | 12pm
$7 at the door (feel free to bring your lunch!)

Joni Morgan is a locally-beloved and nationally-respected quilter. Her quilts combine bold colors with unexpected patterns for a fresh new approach to a time-honored art form.

Jul
19
Wed
Lunch with the Arts: Scott Erbes
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch with the Arts: Scott Erbes

Lunch with the Arts: Scott Erbes
Wednesday, July 19 | 12pm
$7 at the door (feel free to bring your lunch!)

Scott Erbes is the Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Speed Art Museum. He also currently serves as Chief Curator. 

Notable exhibitions include The Light Within: Glass Sculpture from Louisville Collections (2003) English Silver in the Age of Matthew Boulton: The James C. Codell, Jr., Collection (2009), Modern in the Making: Design 1900-2000 (2010) and Quilts from Kentucky and Beyond: The Bingham-Miller Family Collection (2011).

Scott’s Kentucky-oriented work includes the development and launch of the Kentucky Online Arts Resource (www.koar.org), an online image database devoted to Kentucky’s artistic heritage. He was project director for the 2007 exhibitions, From Folk to Modern: Kentucky Art Pottery, 1900-1950 and For Safekeeping: The Kentucky Sugar Chest, 1790-1850 and curated the 2011 exhibition, Kentucky Antiques from the Noe Collection: A Gift to the Commonwealth.

Outside the Speed, Scott has served as a pro bono restoration consultant for a number of Kentucky historic house museums, including Farmington, the Farnsley-Moremen House, and Liberty Hall. He has also served on the advisory board of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and on the board of the Kentucky Museum and Heritage Alliance.

Aug
16
Wed
Lunch with the Arts: Art En Plein Air
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch with the Arts: Art En Plein Air

Lunch with the Arts: Art En Plein Air
Wednesday, August 16 | 12pm
$7 at the door

Join us for a special Lunch with the Arts program that aligns with the En Plein Air exhibit that will be on display in August. Our guest presenter will be a member of the Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky and will introduce the audience to the group and to their style of artwork. The event will also feature a live artist demonstration!

Sep
20
Wed
Lunch with the Arts: Steel Appeal
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch with the Arts: Steel Appeal

Lunch with the Arts: Steel Appeal
Wednesday, September 20 | 12pm
$7 at the door (feel free to bring your lunch!)

Steel Appeal will be presenting an exciting musical experience that will feature music from around the world. Performing as a steel drum combo, the group will present topics that include history and evolution of the steel drum, manufacturing, tuning, performance techniques, and musical concepts such as rhythm, tempo, melody, harmony, timbre, forms, and dynamics. Popular musical styles associated with steel band performance will be addressed and performed – and volunteers will be invited to play along!

Steel Appeal is a steel drum academy based in Campbellsville, Kentucky with branches in Elizabethtown and Danville. The academy was founded in 2015 by Dr. Chad Floyd, associate professor of music at Campbellsville University, and is currently comprised of over 75 students of all ages. The academy offers instruction year-round and includes both private lessons and group lessons for all ages, including adults. Students are grouped together based upon experience levels and abilities. Performance opportunities are made available for each member throughout the communities.