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KMAC Museum

715 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-589-0102
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Free is Good - Especially When the Art is Interesting

Loved that this museum was free and that the docents/staff were so nice. The museum consists of... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
MomRocco
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Chicago, IL
A feast for your eyes

What fun exhibits we happened upon! One artist displayed environmental art and the other was titled... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Tahoesasha
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Art is the Big Idea, and Craft is the Process. Connecting people to art and creative practice. ​ KMAC Museum is a contemporary art museum located in Louisville's historic downtown on Museum Row. ​ The Museum explores the relationship between art and craft by identifying art as big idea and craft as the intersection between process, materials and labor. Our goal is to educate and inspire while promoting a better understanding of art through exhibitions, education and collections.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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“textiles” (2 reviews)
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715 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Loved that this museum was free and that the docents/staff were so nice. The museum consists of three levels, although I accidentally took the elevator up to the fourth level which is staff offices. The most memorable exhibit that I viewed was related to textiles...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What fun exhibits we happened upon! One artist displayed environmental art and the other was titled something like movement of mixed mediums. Exhibits and gift shop offered plenty of eye candy and a half hour of entertainment. We'll be adding this as a stop every...More

Thank Tahoesasha
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I have wanted to visit since the recent remodel. They still are not fully finished. I enjoyed the art but I always wish the attendants would be friendlier. There was no eye contact or welcome smile. I almost felt as if I was inconveniencing them...More

2  Thank bluegrassmom3
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Love KMAC and all they are doing as a steward of arts and culture in Louisville. They have tons of events that appeal to a wide variety of audiences, so there is literally something for everyone at some point in the year. Check it out!

3  Thank Jenn M
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Yes, this is a donation admittance and you could forego the expense. So yes, technically, it's free. And the space is new and open and many pieces were well displayed. However, I kept thinking that this is called Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and...More

5  Thank chgo919
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Very small art museum on Main St. There are 3 floors, but only a few things to see on each floor. The neatest item was a wooden boat on the 3rd floor. A lot of the art was rather bizarre, including a strange video of...More

4  Thank jennifer s
Reviewed 18 July 2015

good - it is located right down town, so if you are visiting anyway, it is worth stopping by. But it also depends what the exhibition is going on at that time. good - free admission, they only ask for small donation ( recommended 5...More

2  Thank V C
Reviewed 27 June 2015

This small but well planned exhibit space offers thoughtful displays and interesting works of art. The gift shop has a number of local artists' crafts and you can take home the art of Louisville! There is no fee to visit but there is a suggested...More

2  Thank Jen72001
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Oh, my, how sad. Someone knows this as it was "donation only" admittance because the first and third floor were the only places available. The first floor contained boring posters and the third floor contained some works made by local artists and collected by a...More

2  Thank Kay D
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Maker space which is designed for kids to create was such a fabulous place to visit. The lady there, Dana, has such an awesome personality and the kids loved her!

3  Thank April W
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