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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

Aug
18

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.
Aug
18

Nature in Play

Ceramic sculpture by John McCarthy and the majority of prints and drawings by Susan Moffett celebrate all of nature with a lighthearted, playful approach to plants, animals, fruits...
Aug
18

Children in the Dell Saturday

Join our usual merry band of kiddos in the Children in the Dell World Headquarters (aka the log cabin) rain or shine! This popular Saturday morning program is the perfect opportuni...
Aug
18

Clay Date - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

Bring your date, spouse, friend, sister, mother or come solo.
Aug
18

See. Stop. Sketch.

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday.
Aug
18

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.
Aug
18

Exhibition Drop-in Tour

Join our Docents to discover the Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University exhibition during this interactive and engaging tour.
Aug
18

Speed Cinema Presents: Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist Directed by Lorna Tucker “As sharp-lined as one of Westwood’s showiest catwalk gowns.
Aug
18

Speed Cinema Presents: RBG

Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen “Fierce and unexpectedly romantic.
Aug
19

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.
Aug
19

America to Zanzibar Family Day: August

Invite the family to engage in free activities involving art, learning, fun, and more! This Family Day is hosted in conjunction with our newest temporary exhibit, America to Zanzib...
Aug
19

Family Clay Date - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

A family-friendly clay experience.
Aug
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.
Aug
19

Fresh Look Tour

It’s okay to laugh and have fun in the Museum! Our University Docents will help you explore the Speed through stories, games, and more on this interactive tour.
Aug
19

Speed Cinema Presents: Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist Directed by Lorna Tucker “As sharp-lined as one of Westwood’s showiest catwalk gowns.
Aug
19

Free Owsley Sunday Film: Essential Cinema: New 4K Digital Restoration: The Mystery of Picasso (Le mystère Picasso)

Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot The Mystery of Picasso stands alone as one of the greatest films about the creative process of a painter.
Aug
19

Speed Cinema Presents: RBG

Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen “Fierce and unexpectedly romantic.
Aug
20

Monday Night Dance

Join the Louisville Country Dancers for our Monday night dance! Dancing starts at 8pm.
Aug
20

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.
Aug
22

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Aug
22

Adult Class - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

This class will give you the opportunity to learn hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques to complete assigned projects.
Aug
22

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.
Aug
23

Build Your Own Fairy Garden Workshop

Bring the family, your blanket, lawn chairs and a picnic supper, if you wish, and join us near our enchanted Fairy Gardens for one or all three of these exciting offerings: 6/28 A ...
Aug
23

Adult Class - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

In our six-week sessions, you will learn processes and techniques for creating ceramic art, experiencing the whole cycle from soft clay to a finished, glazed piece.
Aug
23

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.

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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