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Our Mission

To maximize the impact of the arts on economic development, education and the quality of life for everyone by generating resources, inspiring excellence, and creating community connections.

Events

Nov
23

Speed Art Museum Closed: Thanksgiving Day

The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov
23

Wild Turkey Night

Family in town? Reuniting with the whole crew? The night before the big day, head to Proof on Main for a Thanksgiving Eve celebration.
Nov
23

Speed Art Museum Closed: Thanksgiving Day

The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov
23

Chapel Centennial

It only happens once in a century! The Ursuline Sisters are preparing to celebrate 100 years of the Motherhouse Chapel, starting in January 2017! As we approach this centennial o...
Nov
24

Family Gathering: Linda Bruckheimer’s Kentucky

Acclaimed photographer and native Kentuckian, Linda Bruckheimer, has a unique way of seeing her home state.
Nov
24

Hope and Healing: Celebrating 125 Years of Norton Children's Hospital

For more than a century, Norton Children’s Hospital has cared for the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana regardless of their families’ ability to pay.
Nov
24

A Salute to Muhammad Ali

An exhibition featuring a retrospective photography exhibition of memorable and iconic images of Muhammad Ali, taken over many years by award-winning photographers from the Courier...
Nov
24

Artists in Our Midst

Artists in Our Midst celebrates the diverse artistic heritage of Louisville and the surrounding area.
Nov
24

Nutcracker The Exhibition: 60 Years of Magic and Majesty

Nutcracker: The Exhibition celebrates Louisville Ballet’s Nutcracker, a beloved holiday tradition in the Louisville community for six decades, from its early amateur company perf...
Nov
24

Pvt Wars at The Alley Theater [Showtimes in Description]

Three G.
Nov
24

A Christmas Carol The Musical

Nov
24

Winter in Kentucky

Nov
24

The Works Tour & Breakfast

The Works Tour & Breakfast is back on November 24! This tour provides guests with a full day at the Museum and Churchill Down Racetrack.
Nov
24

Black Friday Trolley Hop

Fun times to be had Friday night! We are kicking off the last Friday of the month Frankfort Ave.
Nov
24

Drop-in Weaving

Friday, Nov 24th, 10AM -Noon (Session 1), 1PM-3PM (Session 2) Ages 6 and over We will be offering 2 sessions on Wednesdays.
Nov
24

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Nov
24

Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol

November 21 - December 23, 2017 Actors Theatre’s charming production of the beloved holiday tale, filled with warmth, visual splendor and joyous music.
Nov
24

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Nov
24

Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.
Nov
24

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Nov
24

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.
Nov
24

TE 9 Comedy Show

Seriously (which is odd to say when speaking about a comedy show), it’s…quite simply…the best comedy show in town.
Nov
24

Skeleton Crew

November 14 - December 11, 2017 As the Great Recession hits Detroit, a makeshift family of auto workers faces an uncertain future.
Nov
25

Yoga with Art

STRETCH your horizons at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville’s weekly Saturday Series.
Nov
25

See, Stop, Sketch!

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday.

The Arts Link App is Here!

With the Louisville Arts Link App you now have a central arts calendar and can view upcoming events, purchase tickets, access your Arts Card, receive Arts Card discounts, access donor benefits, and even become a donor!

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Programs

EVERY CHILD Arts in Education Initiative

The EVERY CHILD Arts in Education Initiative is designed to increase and re-enforce opportunities for Louisville area children to have access to the arts as a critical component of their overall educational experience.  Includes programs serving all grade levels and establishing experiences across all Arts disciplines: drama, theatre, music and visual arts. Fund for the Arts Cultural Partners offer a variety of education programs in all arts disciplines.

Arts for Kosair Kids®

Launched in the fall of 2015, Arts for Kosair Kids® has engaged more than 360 youth on a weekly basis with arts residencies at the Americana Community Center, Home of the Innocents, Heuser Hearing & Language Academy, Louisville Central Community Center, Summit Academy and Visually Impaired Preschool Services

Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen® Arts in Education Initiative

Delta Dental of Kentucky doubles down on supporting transformative arts experiences for students across the Commonwealth. In partnership with Fund for the Arts, thousands of students enjoy innovative arts programming that engages creative minds and inspires student success.

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