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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

Sep
19

Use Passcode: ARTS to donate $25 of your Bourbon & Beyond tickets to Fund for the Arts

Sep
19

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection.
Sep
19

Annual Arts Showcase

Sep
19

The Art of Bourbon

The Art of Bourbon combines Kentucky’s official art museum with Kentucky’s greatest product to produce the region’s premier bourbon auction and party, featuring Bourbon Curat...
Sep
20

KMAC Tiny Art Tales

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Sep
20

KMAC Tiny Art Tales

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Sep
20

Clay Date - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

Bring your date, spouse, friend, sister, mother or come solo.
Sep
20

Speed Cinema Presents: Streetwise

Essential Cinema: New Digital Restoration Streetwise Directed by Martin Bell “Streetwise is surprising for the frankness of the material it contains.
Sep
20

Kentucky Opera, presenting the 2019/20 season

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Sep
21

Speed Cinema Presents: Streetwise

Essential Cinema: New Digital Restoration Streetwise Directed by Martin Bell “Streetwise is surprising for the frankness of the material it contains.
Sep
21

Clay Date - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

Bring your date, spouse, friend, sister, mother or come solo.
Sep
21

Speed Cinema Presents: The Raft (Flotten)

The Raft (Flotten) Directed by Marcus Lindeen “A riveting and illuminating study of the unscrupulous endeavor.
Sep
21

Hollywood Hits

Sep
22

OWSLEY SUNDAYS: EVERY SUNDAY IS FREE!

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021.
Sep
22

Family Clay Date - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

A family-friendly clay experience.
Sep
23

SongWriter: Ben Sollee + James Lindsey

In this live series and podcast, a storyteller tells a story and two songwriters perform "answers songs.
Sep
23

Live Jazz With The Buzzard

Weekly live jazz performances from the Buzzard every Monday!  8:00-11:00 PM at the Decca's Cellar Lounge.
Sep
24

A Social History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Short Course

This four-week MyLibraryU Short Course presented by Prof.
Sep
26

NF - Merchandise Volunteer - Louisville, KY

All Ages / $42.
Sep
27

Louder Than Life 2019

Louder Than Life will feature more than 50 music acts, with performances on three stages, along with award-winning bourbons, whiskey, spirits, craft beer, and the best food Louisvi...
Sep
27

From the New World

Sep
28

From the New World

Featuring the sweeping melody that inspired the song “Goin’ Home,” this symphony is a beloved masterpiece.
Sep
30

Meet Your Match

Oct
02

Lizzo

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Oct
10

Museum Playdate: Toddler Takeover

2nd Thursday of the month 10 am – 12 pm, Pick up Activity Map from Guest Relations Ages 12 – 36 months Bring your toddler to the Speed for a fun, laid-back Museum experience.

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

2019 Awards in the Arts

This annual signature event celebrates the very best of the arts while kicking off Derby Week at historic Churchill Downs. 2019 sponsorship and ticket sales are now available!

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