2024 Cultural Pass Available NOW!

The 2024 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 4, 2024.

The Cultural Pass is designed to inspire, explore, and discover new experiences in our Greater Louisville community!

How to Cultural Pass

  1. You must pick up your Pass IN PERSON at your local library. Participants must have or be eligible for a card from the Bullitt County Public Library, Charlestown-Clark County Library, Floyd County Public Library, Harrison County Public Library, Jeffersonville Township Library, or Louisville Free Public Library. 
  2. Each participant (ages 0-21) and one accompanying adult for youth under the age of 17 will receive free, one-time, in-person admission to each of the participating venues (with a maximum of two adults admitted for free per family).
  3. All rules and regulations for specific venues must be followed to gain entry. Please note special restrictions for some participating venues are printed on the Pass.
  4. The Cultural Pass is valid for one-time admission at each of the participating venues. No special exhibits or concessions are included with the Cultural Pass, unless otherwise listed.
  5. Venues reserve the right to deny entry if the rules and restrictions of the Cultural Pass are not followed.
  6. The Cultural Pass is intended for family use. As such, it is not valid for group visits. 
  7. The Cultural Pass is not valid with other venue offers. 
  8. Spanish Cultural Passes are available at libraries upon request. 

Participating Libraries: 

Register for Summer Reading and Cultural Pass at the same time via the links below!

Louisville Free Public Library 

Bullitt County Public Library 

Jeffersonville Township Public Library 

Charlestown-Clark County Public Library 

Floyd County Library

Harrison County Public Library 


How to register in-person:


Summer Reading and Cultural Pass Kickoff

Cultural Pass will celebrate the start of the summer alongside Louisville Free Public Library’s Summer Reading Kick-Off on June 1 at the Main Branch on 301 York Street Downtown. Several 2024 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 1 | 10 am – 1 pm
Louisville Free Public Library, Main 

Cross the Bridge to Creativity with Cultural Pass Venues and Activities

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 The Food Literacy Project Louisville Visual Art
Actors Theatre of Louisville Frazier History Museum Louisville Water Tower
Ambo Dance Theatre, Inc. Angles Selfie Museum Louisville Youth Choir Inc.
Arts Alliance of Southern Indiana Guru Vandana Academy inc. Louisville Zoo
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Harrison County Discovery Center Lovely-Allen Art, LLC
Blackacre Conservancy Historic Locust Grove The Louisville Leopard Percussionists
Commonwealth Theatre Center Jeffersonville Public Art; The Art Center in NOCO Arts and Cultural District Muhammad Ali Center
Conrad-Caldwell House Museum Kentucky Derby Museum Parklands of Floyds Fork, The
Corydon Capitol State Historic Site Kentucky Science Center Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site Kentucky Shakespeare Roots-101 African American Museum
Falls of the Ohio State Park KMAC Museum Speed Art Museum
Farmington Historic Plantation Little Loomhouse, The StageOne Family Theatre
Filson Historical Society, The Looking for Lilith Theatre Company Waterfront Botanical Gardens
Flamenco Louisville Louisville Ballet School, The Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
Floyd County Carnegie Library Cultural Arts Center, The Louisville Nature Center

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 4, 2024.

Who facilitates the Cultural Pass program?
Cultural Pass is facilitated by the Fund for the Arts and a steering committee comprised of representatives from all participating libraries, the Arts and Cultural Alliance, Louisville Metro Government, and community members.

Thank you to our 2024 partners and sponsors!























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