KMAC gearing up for annual ‘wearable art’ runway show


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SHOWCASE THEIR ART ON THE RUNWAY. >> THE ENERGY IS UNLIKE ANY TYPE OF ENERGY I FELT BEFORE. REPORTER: K-MAC COUTURE WHERE ART WALKS THE RUNWAY. >> IT IS ABOUT NOT ONLY SUPPORTING THE MUSEUM, BY GIVING YOURSELF THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPRESS YOURSELF. REPORTER: UNIQUE PIECES OF WEARABLE ART ARE MARCHED DOWN A RUNWAY THAT BLOCKS OFF MAIN STREET IN DOWNTOWN LOUISVILLE. JENNIFER RATOFF CREATED THIS PIECE FOR THE 2019 SHOW, OUT OF SOMETHING YOU MIGHT RECOGNIZE. >> TAKING SOMETHING THAT WAS, THAT BROUGHT THAT LIGHT AND HAPPINESS FOR ME FOR MY CHILD. REPORTER: HUNDREDS OF LITE BRITE PEGS ILLUMINATE A SKIRT RATOFF MADE FROM WHITE VINYL AND PATENT STITCHING. BUT IT TOOK A TEAM OF PEOPLE AND SOME ELECTRIC WORK TO PULL IT OFF. >> THE ARMATURES, HOOP SKIRT, AND THE WIRES GO AROUND AND UP. REPORTER: MORE THAN 60 GARMENTS WILL BE SHOWCASED THIS YEAR, MOSTLY MADE BY LOCAL ARTISTS, BUT SEVERAL ARE COMING FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY. >> WE HAVE GOT ARTISTS FROM CHICAGO, SAN FRANCISCO, FROM SAVANNAH, WE HAVE GOT — IT IS GOING TO BE AN AMAZING YEAR. REPORTER: NEARLY 800 SEATS WILL BE AVAILABLE, TICKET SALES BENEFIT THE MUSEUM AND ITS EFFORTS TO SPREAD CONTEMPORARY ART THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY. >> WHEN YOU COME TO VISIT K MAC, YOU NOT ONLY LEARN ABOUT GREAT CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS, BUT YOU ALSO LEARN ABOUT T

KMAC gearing up for annual ‘wearable art’ runway show


KMAC Couture is a wearable art runway show presented by KMAC Museum each April. The event offers a unique way to experience the museum by featuring and supporting emerging and established artists.KMAC Couture will take place on April 11. Tickets are on sale.Artists participating in this year’s event will be announced Thursday, Jan 23rd at the KMAC Couture Launch Party.The free event will feature live music, art and a sneak peek of the artist’s sketches. It’s from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at KMAC Museum. For more information, click here.

KMAC Couture is a wearable art runway show presented by KMAC Museum each April.

The event offers a unique way to experience the museum by featuring and supporting emerging and established artists.

KMAC Couture will take place on April 11. Tickets are on sale.

Artists participating in this year’s event will be announced Thursday, Jan 23rd at the KMAC Couture Launch Party.

The free event will feature live music, art and a sneak peek of the artist’s sketches.

It’s from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at KMAC Museum.

For more information, click here.

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