The 2021 Cultural Pass is Here!

The 2021 Cultural Pass offers families in Greater Louisville with children ages 0-21 access to participate in arts and cultural activities provided by 51 venues, free of charge, from June 1 through August 8, 2021.

The Cultural Pass is designed to inspire, explore, and discover new experiences. After going virtual last year, this year Cultural Pass will offer both virtual and in-person experiences so that every family can participate in a way that works for them!

Created from Vision Louisville, the Cultural Pass is an innovative initiative to promote art and culture and improve summer learning in our community. Nearly 240,000 passes have been issued since its inception in 2014.

How to Register (FREE)

Visit your local library’s website (links below) and follow their link to sign up for the 2021 Cultural Pass and the Summer Reading Program. Families can pick up their paper Cultural Pass at their local library (see the list of participating libraries below). This year’s Cultural Pass will offer both virtual and in-person opportunities.

Participating Libraries:

Louisville Free Public Library https://www.lfpl.org/summerreading/

Bullitt County Public Library https://bcplib.org/

Jeffersonville Township Public Library https://jefflibrary.org/

Charlestown-Clark County Public Library http://clarkco.lib.in.us/

Floyd County Library http://floydlibrary.org/

Harrison County Public Library https://hcpl.lib.in.us/

Cultural Pass Days

Cultural Pass Day celebrates the incredible arts and culture organizations across Greater Louisville. Join us for a day of fun in the sun with interactive booths and performances from our arts and culture sector.

DATES/LOCATION:

June 26th – Riverside, The Farnsley – Moremen Landing

July 24th – Falls of the Ohio State Park

August 7th – Waterfront Park (Brown Forman Lawn)

TIME: 11:00a.m. – 3p.m.

Imagine Mural Festival

The Imagine Mural Festival is an opportunity for children and families to experience arts, culture, history, and heritage. Families do not need to present their Cultural Pass upon entrance to the mural festival.

Day One

When?
September 18, 12:00 – 6:00 PM

Where?
Repurposed 621 W. Main St.

Day Two

When?
September 19, 2:00 and 3:30 PM

Where?
Muhammad Ali Center Plaza

Click here to learn more about the Imagine Mural Festival.

Cultural Pass Adventures! (Venues and Activities)

Louisville’s Black Heritage Unfiltered Truth Collection

Louisville owes much of its authentic culture to the many African American men and women who labored to make it so. Their experience is the American experience and we are honored to share it with you straight and unfiltered. Journey back in time, look toward the future and explore the stories of some extraordinary people that built the Louisville experience as we know it today. You’ll hear perspectives and histories that you have never heard before. It’s time to hear the Unfiltered Truth as you discover Louisville’s rich and engaging Black Heritage. Visit https://www.gotolouisville.com/unfiltered-truth-collection/ for more information.

Unfiltered Truth Collection Venues
Kentucky Derby Museum
Historic Locust Grove
Roots 101: African American Museum

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. Click here to view the full list of participating venues.

How do I register?

To register for your FREE 2021 Cultural Pass, visit your local library’s website (or see above).

What type of activities are offered?

The activities are all different.  They consist of performance videos, arts and cultural projects, workshops, and more. This year, for the first time ever, Cultural Pass offers both virtual and in-person opportunities. 

Get your pass today!

Get your pass today!

To Register for your 2020 Virtual Cultural Pass, visit your local library’s website!

Louisville Free Public Library https://www.lfpl.org/summerreading/

Bullitt County Public Library https://bcplib.org/

Jeffersonville Township Public Library https://jefflibrary.org/

Charlestown-Clark County Public Library http://clarkco.lib.in.us/

Floyd County Library http://floydlibrary.org/

Harrison County Public Library https://hcpl.lib.in.us/