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Photography Exhibit at Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Wednesday February 14, 2007

Local Photographer Shares Scenic Imagery from his Travels

Frosty DandelionRiverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an exhibition of original photographs by local talent Jim Pullen from February 25 to March 10, 2007. The public is invited to a reception for the artist on Sunday, February 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Riverside Visitors Center, 7410 Moorman Road.

Pullen’s nature and landscape photography was taken both close to home and on his travels throughout the United States. The staff at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing became aware of Pullen’s work a few years ago when he started making regular visits to photograph the historic property, which is operated by Metro Parks.  Images of Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen landing are part of Pullen’s exhibition.

“I love to travel, and doing photography makes me stop and view the beauty of nature,” Pullen said. “Before I started shooting, I was in a hurry to get here or there and never stopped to admire the wonderful things that surround all of us.”

Regular Hours of Operation: Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4:30 p.m. (Riverside is closed on Mondays). There is no charge to see the exhibition in the Visitors Center. There is an admission fee for tours of the historic Farnsley-Moremen House: $6/Adults; $5/Seniors; $3/Children (ages 6-12); Children 5 and under are free.

Directions to Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing from downtown Louisville: Take I-65 to the Gene Snyder Freeway West. Go approximately 9 miles. Take a left at the stop light onto Lower River Road. The entrance to Riverside will be on your right after about 1/8 mile.