Neighborhood Art Academy

Piloted in 2017, the Neighborhood Art Academy (NAA) Initiative establishes and expands the capacity of neighborhood-based youth arts training programs during out-of-school hours. NAAs provide professional arts training, mentorship, and safe creative environments for youth in West Louisville.

Neighborhood Art Academies to date:


  • AMPED, the first Neighborhood Art Academy, is a free music program “for Louisville’s young minds to explore their creativity through the power of music. AMPED participants can learn songwriting, music composition, recording, engineering, videography, photography, and more.”

NAA Objectives:

NAA is made possible by a generous gift from the Rounsavall family

Our initiative fulfills the following priorities:





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