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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

Sep
23

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.
Sep
23

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
23

Family Clay Date - Pottery Making at Magpie3x3

A family-friendly clay experience.
Sep
23

The Magic Flute

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Sep
23

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula

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

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

September 18 - October 10, 2018 a play by Simon Stephens based on the novel by Mark Haddon directed by Meredith McDonough What does it take to become the hero of your own story? Af...
Sep
23

Opera Unwrapped

Sundays following the 2:00pm performance in the Fifth Third Conference Center of the Brown Theatre NEW THIS SEASON! Go behind the scenes as we deconstruct what you have experienced...
Sep
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.
Sep
23

Free Owsley Sunday Film: The Puppet Master: The Animated Films of Jiří Trnka: The Emperor’s Nightingale (Císařův slavík)

The Emperor’s Nightingale (Císařův slavík) Introduced by series curator Irena Kovarova Trnka’s adaptation of a classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is an enchanting a...
Sep
24

Monday Night Dance

Join the Louisville Country Dancers for our Monday night dance! Dancing starts at 8pm.
Sep
24

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.
Sep
24

The Van-Dells

The Van-Dells will take you on a nostalgic journey back to the 50’s & 60’s and offer a unique blend of comedy, choreography, and tight harmonies.
Sep
24

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...
Sep
25

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...
Sep
25

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-...
Sep
25

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...
Sep
25

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

September 18 - October 10, 2018 a play by Simon Stephens based on the novel by Mark Haddon directed by Meredith McDonough What does it take to become the hero of your own story? Af...
Sep
26

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Sep
26

International Open Mic

Welcome to the International Open Mic This month is a special event that will take place at Waterfront Wednesday from 5pm - 7pm! Come #makeinternationalsounds with us at The Big Fo...
Sep
26

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.
Sep
26

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
26

Speed Cinema Presents: Bad Reputation

Rock on Screen X 2 Bad Reputation Directed by Kevin Kerslake “A snarling, propulsive look at Joan Jett—ever going her own way, ever loving rock ’n’ roll.
Sep
26

Speed Cinema Presents: Love, Gilda

Love, Gilda Directed by Lisa D’Apolito “A touching reminder of an iridescent star who shined brightly, but for far too short a time.
Sep
26

PTC: Solo Mio Round One

September 26 - September 27, 2018 Join us for new work by Professional Training Company artists.
Sep
27

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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