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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

Oct
20

Via Colori Street Painting Festival

Where: Big Four Lawn What: Festival Contact: Dusty Siravo | 502.
Oct
21

AMERICA TO ZANZIBAR: MUSLIM CULTURES NEAR AND FAR

America to Zanzibar is an immersive, interactive exhibit about the diversity of Muslim cultures in our community, our country, and the world.
Oct
21

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.
Oct
21

Disney's Aladdin

SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater.
Oct
21

Family Clay Date - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

A family-friendly clay experience.
Oct
21

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula

September 7 - October 31, 2018 Run Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Oct
21

War Of The Worlds

Oct
21

A Doll’s House, Part 2

October 2 - November 4, 2018 by Lucas Hnath directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh What does a woman owe her family? What does she owe herself? Fifteen years have passed since Nora slamm...
Oct
21

Mozart Missa Brevis in G, k49—Bernstein Tribute—More sacred settings

Oct
21

Disney's Aladdin

SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater.
Oct
21

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.
Oct
21

The Adele and Leonard Leight Series: Art, Design, and Innovation presents Jeffrey Gibson, I AM A RAINBOW TOO

Jeffrey Gibson discusses his artist practice and his exciting recent commission I WISH I KNEW HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO BE FREE, 2018.
Oct
21

Speed Cinema Presents Free Owsley Sunday Films: The Companion (El Acompañte)

The Companion (El Acompañte) Directed by Pavel Giroud Part of the 25th Latin American Film Festival, University of Louisville “A universal tale of struggles against adversities.
Oct
21

Speed Cinema Presents: Amacord

Amarcord Directed by Federico Fellini This carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period, the most personal film from Federico Fellini, satirizes the directo...
Oct
21

Speed Cinema Presents: Fellini Satyricon

Fellini Satyricon Directed by Federico Fellini One of Fellini’s most audacious films, this adaptation of the book by Petronius follows the final days of the decadent first centur...
Oct
22

Monday Night Dance

Join the Louisville Country Dancers for our Monday night dance! Dancing starts at 8pm.
Oct
22

Open Mic hosted by Alanna Fugate

We are excited to announce our new weekly open mic night, every Monday, hosted by Alanna Fugate! All music welcome! Please get here early to sign up.
Oct
22

Chromatic Homes: The Joy of Color in Historic Places

Bright, vibrant, intriguing, and unique, chromatic homes are speckled across the world’s landscape.
Oct
22

Acting and Audition Methods: Intensive Workshop

September 17 - October 22, 2018 Learn acting and audition methods at Actors Theatre! Buy Tickets Students work on self- selected monologues in order to learn about character develo...
Oct
23

Open Studio

During "Open Studio" we will feature weekly changing invitations to create as well as the opportunity to create and explore on your own! We will provide the paint, glue, collage ma...
Oct
23

Adult Class - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

2018 Class Sessions Start Dates session week ofSession 5 - August 20Session 6 - October 1Session 7 - November 12 Studio Calendar for MobileStudio Calendar for Desktop In our six-...
Oct
23

Adult Twice-weekly Class - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

2018 Class Sessions Start Dates session week ofSession 5 - August 20Session 6 - October 1Session 7 - November 12 Studio Calendar for MobileStudio Calendar for Desktop This Clas...
Oct
23

Six-Week Playwriting Workshop: Dramatic Deadlines

October 2 - November 6, 2018 A six-week playwriting course taught by Actors Theatre Director of Education Jane B.
Oct
23

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula

September 7 - October 31, 2018 Run Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Oct
23

A Doll’s House, Part 2

October 2 - November 4, 2018 by Lucas Hnath directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh What does a woman owe her family? What does she owe herself? Fifteen years have passed since Nora slamm...

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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