The Best of Open Studio Weekend – A Retrospective at The Cressman Center – 100 E. Main

The Best of Open Studio Weekend – A Retrospective

November 6 – December 12, 2020
The Cressman Center – 100 E. Main St, Louisville, KY

This year the UofL Hite will be hosting The Best of Open Studio Weekend – A Retrospective exhibition that will take place November 6 – December 12 at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts. The exhibition was juried from a collection of winning artworks from previous OSW artists. The exhibition was juried by LVA’s new director, Kristian Anderson who selected 18 artworks to complete the exhibition.
Participating artists include: Megan Bickel, Debby Bird, Elizabeth Bizianes, Ashley Brossart, Thomas Cannady, Lindsay Frost, Angie Reed Garner, Nancy Gordon Moore, Steve Heine, Bryan Holden, Noah Howard, EVPL, Lori Larusso, Debra Lott, Samantha Ludwig, Kate Mattingly, Tara Remington and Caroline Waite.

On Friday November 6, 2020, we will be open for the First Friday Trolley Hop from 1pm – 8pm. Reservations will be required and only 10 visitors will be permitted in the gallery at a time. See our covid-19 policies and link to reservation form Here

2020 has been a challenging year, and many institutions—the Cressman Center included—have had to pivot for the safety of our communities. As a result, we have changed the format of this year’s Open Studio Weekend Exhibition. We have elected to showcase work from years past Open Studio Weekend Artists. The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute in partnership with Louisville Visual Art is therefore organizing a “Best of Open Studio Weekend” exhibition juried by LVA’s new director, Kristian Anderson.

The Best of Open Studio Weekend – A Retrospective

Exhibition Dates: November 6 – December 12, 2020
Reservations are required and hours are limited.
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*Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, Open Studio Weekend tours are being rescheduled for a later date. Please check back for more information on Open Studio Weekend. For any questions concerning the postponement or for those who have already purchased the Studio Guide and Directory please contact

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