Arts in Neighborhoods celebrates art, artists, and arts organizations who make up the unique regions and neighborhoods across Greater Louisville. These events are co-hosted by Fund for the Arts and arts, community, and civic leaders that are local to the regions where each event takes place. Arts in Neighborhoods showcases the art happening right down the street in your own neighborhood, while also encouraging you to explore art in other regions of the community.

All events are free and open to people of all ages.


Unity in the Community: Celebrating the Arts & History of Shively

Celebrate unity in the community with  food trucks, arts experiences, and performances from LaVon and the Vonettes, DJ Xavi, Chase Dean, Yariel Santiago, Giovani,  LouKiz, and Faith Works.

Date: May 21, 2022

Time: 12:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Shively City Hall, 3920 Dixie Hwy

RSVP: Click here to RSVP!

Register today to receive updates on the schedule as we get closer to the event!

The first 40 Shively residents to sign up will be entered to win tickets to arts and culture events this summer.


South Louisville Art Crawl

The South Louisville Art Crawl, which took place on April 10, was the second event of our Arts in Neighborhoods initiative. The Art Crawl took patrons on a trolley tour of the Iroquois, Southside, and Woodlawn neighborhoods as they enjoyed arts experiences from a variety of artists including the Academy of Flamenco Arts, Plein Air Painter, River Lotus Lion Dance, Liberty Tattoo & Art Studio, and so many more! Community members were able to enjoy performances from Kentucky Shakespeare on the trolley while moving from one stop to the next.

All photos were taken by Marvin Young.

The Little Loomhouse
Academy of Flamenco Arts
Liberty Tattoo & Art Studio
River Lotus Lion Dance
Kentucky Shakespeare
Place & Maker Studio
Leiser Tito Quesada
Steam Exchange
Maria Tinnell
Gregory Acker and Fernando Moya
Plein Air Painter

"I Am Because We Are" - February 2022

“I Am Because We Are” was the first Arts in Neighborhoods event held on February 21, 2022. The event featured several artists and arts groups from Louisville’s West End neighborhoods. Participating artists and groups included AMPED, D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D. Dance Company, Keen Dance Theatre, LaNita Rocknettes School of Dance, Redline Performing Arts, Rheonna Nicole, founder of Lipstick Wars, River City Drum Corps, DoMe, Trip J Band, and Shawn Wade and Artistry of a Dream featuring special guest Grammy Award Winner Christian McBride.

All photos were taken by Jon Cherry.

Trip J Band
Sharron Sales and Christian McBride
Shawn Wade, Artistry of a Dreamer
Harlina Trumbo
Lanita Rocknettes School of Dance and D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D Dance Company
River City Drum Corps
DoMe

For media inquiries, please reach out to Manager of Communications and Engagement Mollie LaFavers at 502-882-8697 or mlafavers@fundforthearts.org

For general event information or to inquire about hosting your own Arts in Neighborhoods event, please email Director of Strategic Initiatives Kate Gipson at kgipson@fundforthearts.org


Header photo taken by Jon Cherry.