Give

Our Mission

To maximize the impact of the arts on economic development, education and the quality of life for everyone by generating resources, inspiring excellence, and creating community connections.

Events

Feb
21

Exploring Black History Through Photography: A Tale of Two Families

The Samuel M.
Feb
21

University Concert Band & Community Band

The University of Louisville Concert Band is a non-auditioned 80-member ensemble performing standard concert band literature.
Feb
22

Preschool Drop-in Tour: Texture Tour

Bring your preschooler (ages 2-5) to the Speed Art Museum for a fun and educational tour designed specifically for early learners! A variety of different tours are available to app...
Feb
22

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Feb
22

University of Louisville School of Music’s 25th annual Jazz Fest

Acclaimed trombone player Wycliffe Gordon will headline the University of Louisville School of Music’s 25th annual Jazz Fest Feb.
Feb
22

Addams Family

Feb
22

Black Violin

Combining a daunting array of musical styles and influences to produce a signature sound that is not quite maestro, not quite emcee, this group of two classically trained violinist...
Feb
22

Human Abstract

A co-production between Louisville Ballet and Louisville Visual Arts Association, this production will push the boundaries of how art can be created through collaboration.
Feb
22

Jazz Fest: International Night

Come out to Jazz Fest at the UofL School of Music - tonight's performance is featuring musicians from Colombia, the Republic of Georgia, & Brazil.
Feb
23

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Feb
23

41st Humana Festival Kickoff Party

February 23 - February 23, 2017 Celebrate the 41st Humana Festival with Actors Theatre! Join us for a unique celebration—featuring glimpses into the Festival productions, delicio...
Feb
23

Louisville Jewish Film Fest 2017 — Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace USA, 82 minutes Co-sponsored by Speed Art Museum and UofL’s Middle East & Islamic Studies, Hillel and Jewish Studies Winner of Ebert Humanitarian Award; n...
Feb
23

Three Tall Women

THREE TALL WOMENWinner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize.
Feb
23

Human Abstract

A co-production between Louisville Ballet and Louisville Visual Arts Association, this production will push the boundaries of how art can be created through collaboration.
Feb
23

Get The Led Out

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage.
Feb
23

River City Revue

This event features award-winning, published, and emerging writers with music by local artists.
Feb
23

Jazz Fest: University Jazz Ensemble II with Guest Adjudicators

University Jazz Ensemble II, directed by Jerry Tolson, with the Jazz Fest guest adjudicators.
Feb
24

Tiny Art Tales

Join KMAC Educators in Studio 715 for a free story time with music making, and then join in the Education Studio for a $5 art-making activity for preK learners.
Feb
24

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.
Feb
24

Guest Artist: Shawn Copeland, clarinet

Shawn L.
Feb
24

Blues Night with the 10th Street Blues Band

Join The Filson Historical Society for an evening of blues hits from the 1950s and 60s.
Feb
24

Three Tall Women

THREE TALL WOMENWinner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize.
Feb
24

Human Abstract

A co-production between Louisville Ballet and Louisville Visual Arts Association, this production will push the boundaries of how art can be created through collaboration.
Feb
24

Jazz Fest: Metta Quintet

A cohesive, tight-knit unit featuring some of today’s most esteemed, creative artists, METTA QUINTET is fueled by a collective, open-minded musical curiosity and dedicated to exp...
Feb
25

Yoga with Art

STRETCH your horizons at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville’s weekly Saturday Series.

The Arts Link App is Here!

With the Louisville Arts Link App you now have a central arts calendar and can view upcoming events, purchase tickets, access your Arts Card, receive Arts Card discounts, access donor benefits, and even become a donor!

_App_Store_Badge_US-UK_135x40-01-01

Programs

EVERY CHILD Arts in Education Initiative

The EVERY CHILD Arts in Education Initiative is designed to increase and re-enforce opportunities for Louisville area children to have access to the arts as a critical component of their overall educational experience.  Includes programs serving all grade levels and establishing experiences across all Arts disciplines: drama, theatre, music and visual arts. Fund for the Arts Cultural Partners offer a variety of education programs in all arts disciplines.

Arts for Kosair Kids®

Launched in the fall of 2015, Arts for Kosair Kids® has engaged more than 360 youth on a weekly basis with arts residencies at the Americana Community Center, Home of the Innocents, Heuser Hearing & Language Academy, Louisville Central Community Center, Summit Academy and Visually Impaired Preschool Services

Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen® Arts in Education Initiative

Delta Dental of Kentucky doubles down on supporting transformative arts experiences for students across the Commonwealth. In partnership with Fund for the Arts, thousands of students enjoy innovative arts programming that engages creative minds and inspires student success.

With Support From