Students' Art Bikes Hit Downtown Streets Monday

Dozens of bikes that high school art students have transformed into art pieces go on display this weekend before being installed around downtown Monday. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Five years ago, the Louisville Downtown Management District provided old bikes to art students at downtown area high schools so they could make sculptures. The organization […]

Project Launches Day of the Dead Exhibits

This week the University of Louisville is celebrating the Day of the Dead, the Hispanic holiday that combines indigenous and Catholic traditions. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The university has partnered with cultural groups throughout the metropolitan area to create altars, as many Hispanics do on Nov. 1 to remember deceased loved ones. The altars […]

Hundreds Attend Dedication of Lincoln Sculpture

Hundreds came out to Waterfront Park last night for the dedication a new statue of Abraham Lincoln by Louisville-based sculptor Ed Hamilton. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer was there. A 50-piece orchestra was on hand for the ceremony to play Aaron Copeland’s “A Lincoln Portrait.” The ceremony celebrated the statue that depicts Lincoln imagined during his 1841 […]

Local Garden Sprouts Sculpture by Local Artists

Animating gardens with sculpture is an ancient art that was practiced by the Babylonians, Greeks and Romans. Today, modern public gardens are increasingly incorporating contemporary art into vistas. The latest is Yew Dell Gardens, just east of Louisville. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer went to the gardens to see why. Among clusters of ferns and hostas under […]