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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

May
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.
May
27

Free Owsley Sunday Film: PlayTime

Directed by Jacques Tati Jacques Tati’s gloriously choreographed, nearly wordless comedies about confusion in an age of high technology reached their apotheosis with PlayTime.
May
27

Speed Cinema Presents: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Directed by Sara Driver “A treasure for those interested in Downtown New York’s heyday and a demythologized Basquiat.
May
28

Magnificent Mona Von Bismarck

The Frazier History Museum is thrilled to be presenting the fantastically opulent life of Mona Von Bismarck.
May
28

Oklahoma! 2018

May
28

CFAC & Academy Exhibitions 2018

May 11 from 6-8 PM: The Academy of LVA (High School) opening reception May 9-16: The Academy of LVA (High School) exhibitionMay 20 from 2-4 PM: CFAC Middle School opening reception...
May
28

Abbey Road on The River featuring America

May
28

Festival of Contemporary Writing

This is the third session of Spalding's Festival of Contemporary Writing (May 26-June 1), which is the state's largest fall-spring reading series and features the faculty and alumn...
May
28

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.
May
29

Festival of Contemporary Writing

This is the fourth session of Spalding's Festival of Contemporary Writing (May 26-June 1), which is the state's largest fall-spring reading series and features the faculty and alum...
May
29

Six-Week Playwriting Workshop: Dramatic Deadlines

May 8 - June 19, 2018 A six-week playwriting course taught by Actors Theatre Director of Education, Jane B.
May
30

Family Clay Date - Wednesday Morning

A family-friendly single session clay experience.
May
30

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
May
30

Festival of Contemporary Writing: Rachel Seiffert Reading

A presentation by British novelist Rachel Seiffert on May 30 will highlight Spalding University’s upcoming Festival of Contemporary Writing, the state’s largest fall-spring rea...
May
30

Adult Clay Class - Wednesday Evenings

This class will give you the opportunity to learn hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques to complete assigned projects.
May
30

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.
May
31

The Comedy of Errors

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS directed by Matt Wallace “We came into the world like brother and brother, And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another.
May
31

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.
Jun
01

Family Clay Date - Friday Morning

A family-friendly single session clay experience.
Jun
01

"enter new worlds" Exhibition

enter new worlds Andrew Abbott Suann Childers June 1 - July 27 opening reception Friday, June 1 6 - 9 p.
Jun
01

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Jun
01

Festival of Contemporary Writing

Jun
01

First Friday at Tim Faulkner Gallery

We will have art openings, open studios, music, and fun all around our 26,000 square foot facility! Details to come.
Jun
01

Adult Clay Date - Friday Evenings

Bring one or more of your favorite people or come solo to try it out! Learn basic hand-building techniques and try using the pottery wheel.
Jun
01

"enter new worlds" Opening Reception

enter new worlds Andrew Abbott Suann Childers June 1 - July 27 opening reception Friday, June 1 6 - 9 p.

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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