The Latest AFLOAT News


Date Change! Dr. Mark Wetherington will give a lecture on Louisville's shantyboat community in the early 1900s at the Filson Historical Society on Thursday, May 9, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

The last in the Filson’s series of talks about shanty boat life of the Ohio. Also, a final opportunity to see the exhibition, Shantyboat Life on the Ohio, which closes May 10!


1. Read Peter Morrin’s Review of RAY KLEINHELTER’s “Riverscapes exhibitions

Ray Kleinhelter has two shows on view through May 4th, at the Kleinhelter Gallery at 8th and Culbertson in New Albany, and at Galerie Hertz at 1253 Preston in Louisville.

Click HERE for the full review

2. “The Song of the River” World Premiere of Teddy Abrams song Cycle

On May 11th at 8Pm, at Whitney Hall in the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, the conductor of the Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams, will present the world premiere of his song cycle, “The Song of the River.”  It will be paired with Beethoven’s “Symphony No.9.” 

Click HERE for more information

3. Dudley Zopp returns to Louisville to participate in “AFLOAT: an Ohio River Way of Life.”

Dudley Zopp, former Louisville artist and Zephyr Gallery member, will exhibit this summer at the Moreman Gallery as another exhibition in the series of historic and contemporary art exhibitions celebrating the Ohio River, that are grouped under the banner of AFLOAT: An Ohio River Way of Life.

Click HERE for more information and upcoming events