The 2023 Cultural Pass is your passport to creativity! Cultural Pass offers young people ages 0-21 and their families in the Greater Louisville area access to participate in arts and cultural activities provided by over 50 venues, free of charge, from June 1 through August 6, 2023.
The Cultural Pass is designed to inspire, explore, and discover new experiences in our Greater Louisville community!
How to register in-person:
How to register online:
Cultural Pass will celebrate the start of the summer alongside Louisville Free Public Library’s Summer Reading Kick-Off on June 3 at the Main Branch on 301 York Street Downtown. Several 2023 Cultural Pass venues and partners will lead activities throughout the day. Families with children ages 0-21 are invited to pick up their Cultural Pass, sign up for Summer Reading, and enjoy performances and arts and culture vendors!
June 3 | 10 am – 1 pm
Louisville Free Public Library, Main
Cultural Pass provides young people age 0-21 with free access to over 50 arts, culture, and heritage venues across Greater Louisville. The programming made accessible through Cultural Pass promotes creativity, inspiration, educational opportunities, and lifelong learning about where we come from (our heritage), who we are (our culture), and how we express both of those things (art).
|21c Museum Hotel||Arts Alliance of Southern Indiana||Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest|
|Blackacre Conservancy||Bullitt County Public Library||Carnegie Center for Art and History|
|Charlestown-Clark County Public Library||Commonwealth Theatre Center, Inc.||Conrad-Caldwell House Museum|
|Corydon Capitol State Historic Site||Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site||The Falls of the Ohio State Park|
|Farmington Historic Plantation||Flamenco Louisville||The Floyd County Library|
|The Filson Historical Society||The Food Literacy Project||Frazier History Museum|
|Friends of Nicole 50/50 Mentoring Collaborative & Angles Selfie Museum||Guru Vandana Academy inc.||Harrison County Discovery Center|
|Harrison County Public Library||Historic Locust Grove||Jeffersonville Township Public Library|
|Kentucky Derby Museum||Kentucky Science Center||Kentucky Shakespeare|
|KMAC Museum||Looking for Lilith Theatre Company||The Louisville Ballet School|
|Louisville Chorus||Louisville Free Public Library||The Louisville Leopard Percussionists|
|Louisville Nature Center||Louisville Orchestra||Louisville Visual Art|
|Louisville Youth Choir (LYC)||Louisville Zoo||Lovely-Allen Art, LLC|
|Muhammad Ali Center||Redline Performing Arts||Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing|
|Roots-101 African American Museum||Speed Art Museum||StageOne Family Theatre|
|Waterfront Botanical Gardens||Yew Dell Botanical Gardens|
We acknowledge that some of the experiences available through Cultural Pass address difficult topics. In determining if your family would like to engage with a particular Cultural Pass experience, we encourage you to reach out to the venue directly to learn more about their content and programming.
Click here if you are a venue interested in applying to be a part of the Cultural Pass in the future.
Where can I use my pass?
There are more than 50 participating venues this year that will have both in-person and virtual offerings. A full list of Cultural Pass offerings is coming soon.
How do I register?
To register for your FREE Cultural Pass, visit your local library’s website (see details above).
What type of activities are offered?
The activities are all different. They consist of performance videos, arts and cultural projects, workshops, and more.
Can I attend Cultural Pass Days for free?
Cultural Pass Days are completely free! All you need to attend a Cultural Pass day is your Cultural Pass. No RSVP is required.
When does Cultural Pass end?
Cultural Pass is available from June 1 – August 6, 2023.