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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

Oct
19

Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: Nature All Around Me

Beauty exists all around us – you just have to look for it! See how artists throughout history have drawn inspiration from nature and then design your own masterpiece using natur...
Oct
19

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Oct
19

LFPL Short Course - An Evening at the Filson Historical Society: Lecture and tour of Early American Art and the G. Caliman Coxe

Did you know that the Parthenon of Athens was built as a war memorial? Or that Caravaggio, one of the most famous painters of all time, was a convicted murderer? That Louis XIV fas...
Oct
19

Rye Back Porch Sessions: New Bravado | JP Source

RYE's annual Back Porch Sessions returns for its 6th year with another incredible summer of music, food, and libations… and a new mission! Arts & Spirits will shift focus towards...
Oct
19

Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: Nature All Around Me

Beauty exists all around us – you just have to look for it! See how artists throughout history have drawn inspiration from nature and then design your own masterpiece using natur...
Oct
19

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Oct
19

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula

September 8 - November 2, 2017 The vampire hunt is on! originally dramatized by John L.
Oct
19

Tuesdays With Morrie

Tuesdays with MorrieOctober 6-22Mitch is reunited with his professor, Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit, turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of l...
Oct
19

Jay Leno

While he may be best known for his decades-long tenure behind The Tonight Show desk, Jay Leno cut his teeth as one of the most incisive comedy voices of the ‘70s and 80s.
Oct
19

The Mystery of Edwin Drood at The Alley Theater - Final Weekends

Read a review here: http://arts-louisville.
Oct
20

Paul Mpagi Sepuya: Portraits / Positions

Oct
20

A Murder Is Announced

Oct
20

Family Gathering: Linda Bruckheimer’s Kentucky

Acclaimed photographer and native Kentuckian, Linda Bruckheimer, has a unique way of seeing her home state.
Oct
20

The Mystery of Edwin Drood at The Alley Theater [Showtimes in Description]

This hilarious musical whodunit was a smash hit on Broadway where it received rave reviews.
Oct
20

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.
Oct
20

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Oct
20

PTC: Solo Mio Round Two

October 20 - October 21, 2017 Get a first look at the next generation of theatre artists! Victor Jory Theatre The performances are FREE but ticketed.
Oct
20

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Oct
20

Exploring Photography Art Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Oct
20

After Hours at the Speed

Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the Third Friday of every month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm.
Oct
20

Exploring Photography Art Tour with Paul Paletti

Please join us for a tour with special guest Paul Paletti, photography collector, gallery owner, and attorney exploring photography in the 21c current exhibitions: Pop Stars! Popul...
Oct
20

Adele & Leonard Leight Lecture Series: Hank Murta Adams

The Adele and Leonard Leight Series: Art, Design, and Innovation presents: Hank Murta Adams – Assumption and Consumption: The Collision of Creativity and Community Artist and art...
Oct
20

Creature: A Wretched Frankenstein Adaptation 6:30/8:00pm Showtimes

CREATURE: A WRETCHED FRANKENSTEIN ADAPTATIONROCK & ROLL PUPPETRY FOR ADULTS & BRAVE CHILDREN PERFORMANCES OCT.
Oct
20

Free Event: Via Colori Pre-Party for New Beginnings Foundation

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Oct
20

Speed Cinema Presents: Human Flow

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.

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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