Visual Arts

Other notable Gallery Hop destinations

Thomas Merton posed comically for Ralph Eugene Meatyard with a thyrsus, an ancient symbol of fertility, that belonged to poet Jonathan Williams.
Thomas Merton posed comically for Ralph Eugene Meatyard with a thyrsus, an ancient symbol of fertility, that belonged to poet Jonathan Williams. Herald-Leader

Here are some other notable destinations for Friday's hop. Open 5-8 p.m.

Bluegrass Greensouce's annual rain barrel reception. Cheapside Park, Cheapside and Main St. Meet regional artists who transformed functional rain barrels into lawn art and see their work. Live music by Big Maracas, activities, giveaways, raffle of barrel by Enrique Gonzalez. Bggreensource.org.

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Photographing Thomas Merton. Institute 193, 193 N. Limestone. Exhibit of portraits of the Trappist monk by the internationally known Lexington photographer. Institute193.org.

Small Treasures: Paintings, Sculpture, Graphics and Mixed-Media Works. Heike Pickett Gallery at CMW Lexington, 400 E. Vine St. Features a newly commissioned work for the Lexington Chamber Music Festival by Steve Armstrong. Also works by Patricia Bellan-Gillen, Emil Robinson, Lawrence Tarpey, more. Heikepickettgallery.com.

Strange Sympathies: ceramic sculptures by Gayle Cerlan, paintings by Georgia Henkel. M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery, 903 Manchester St. The exhibit looks at the natural inspirations that link the artists' work. Msrezny.com.

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