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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
17

Family Gathering: Linda Bruckheimer’s Kentucky

Acclaimed photographer and native Kentuckian, Linda Bruckheimer, has a unique way of seeing her home state.
Nov
17

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
17

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
17

Artists in Our Midst

Artists in Our Midst celebrates the diverse artistic heritage of Louisville and the surrounding area.
Nov
17

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
17

Welcome to Wandaland

Welcome to Wandaland by Ifa Bayeza directed by Karen Edwards-Hunter assisted by Julane Havens November 9-18 Thu-Fri-Sat @ 7:30 and Sat @ 2:00 4th grader Wanda is on a mission to l...
Nov
17

Pvt Wars at The Alley Theater [Showtimes in Description]

Three G.
Nov
17

A Christmas Carol The Musical

Nov
17

Nerd Louvia Game Event

Nerdlouvia is Louisville’s only tabletop gaming convention focused entirely on gaming.
Nov
17

James Still: A Life

James Still (1906–2001) first achieved national recognition in the 1930s as a poet, and he remains one of the most beloved and important writers in Appalachian literature.
Nov
17

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
17

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Nov
17

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.
Nov
17

The Game’s Afoot

Directed by ALAN WELLER It’s December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited fellow cast-members to...
Nov
17

Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.
Nov
17

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
17

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

Rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™.
Nov
17

Project Improv in Lounge

Nov
17

Nick Offerman: Full Bush

Humorist Nick Offerman returns with a collection of his sawdusty musings on survival in the wild, living with enthusiasm, and most importantly, the cultivation of fulsome body hair...
Nov
17

Teen Night: Skeleton Crew

November 17 - November 17, 2017 Dig plays? Dig seeing plays? Dig talking about plays with friends? Come to Teen Night at Actors Theatre! Buy Tickets Faye, Dez, and Shanita are a ti...
Nov
17

Skeleton Crew

November 14 - December 10, 2017 As the Great Recession hits Detroit, a makeshift family of auto workers faces an uncertain future.
Nov
17

Karaoke with Groucho in Lounge

Our weekly weekend Karaoke party, hosted by our favorite KJ: GROUCHO! Free.
Nov
17

Louisville Improvisors in Theatre

Nov
18

Breakfast with the Nutcracker - Members Only

Members will enjoy a continental breakfast and tour of Nutcracker: The Exhibition 60 Years of Magic and Majesty with retired Louisville Ballet Costume Master, Dan Fedie.
Nov
18

Yoga with Art

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

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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