MatthaŁs Evangelium. Works by Otto Dix. 33 lithographs by German Expressionist Otto Dix, telling the story of the Book of Matthew. The cycle commences with an interpretation of the Sacrifice of Isaac as it looks forward to the work of the Savior. The life of Jesus begins with the Adoration of the Maji through his ministry and focuses on the Passion. The series ends with an image entitled, Go Therefore into the World, acknowledging that the work of Christ continues as we proclaim his redemption.
Jeff Chapman-Crane's art speaks to this contradiction that is modern day Appalachia. Working in water-based media egg tempera, gouache, and watercolor Chapman-Crane's paintings tell the story from the point of view of someone who grew up in the mountains and who loves the land, the people and the culture of Appalachia. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern), and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The International Museum of the Horse, on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park, is featuring Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass from April 16, 2014 through November 9, 2014. For further information: (859) 259-4232 or www.imh.org
The American Saddlebred Museum, located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park, is featuring an exhibit titled Oak Hill Farm - A Jewel of the Bluegrass from February 14, 2014 through January 31, 2015. For information: (859)259-2746 or www.asbmuseum.org
Autumn, farm harvest celebration of pumpkins, apples, and gourds. Lots of fun with Spooky Farmhouse, Bunnyville, sky high slide, paintball and mini-golf. Mon.-Wed. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. noon-7:30 p.m.
The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5-8 pm on Friday, September 19. Mary Newton's newest paintings depict empty rooms and outdoor spaces that convey an appealing combination of mystery, calm and tension. Newton has succeeded in creating alluring, quiet places where we can relax and take some deep breathes; the paintings are at once stimulating and soothing. Newton explains: "I often use patterns to create order and rhythm."