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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

Sep
26

Southern Fried Nuptials

Sep
26

Proof by David Auburn

Sep
26

A Wrinkle In Time

A Wrinkle In Time adapted by John Glore from the book by Madeleine L’Engle directed by Heather Burns September 21-30 Thu-Fri-Sat @ 7:30 and Sat @ 2:00 Commonwealth Theatre Cente...
Sep
26

Paul Mpagi Sepuya: Portraits / Positions

Sep
26

Thrivals 10.0

A fun, mind bending, future focused, innovative, leading edge and thought provoking learning experience where humans of all identities are challenged by each other to think about n...
Sep
26

Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika

September 19 - October 14, 2017 Part Two: Perestroika The second half of Kushner’s cosmic-scale portrait of America, Perestroika steers the characters introduced in Millennium Ap...
Sep
26

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today.
Sep
26

THE MOTH STORYSLAM, TOPIC: Schooled

Doors 7:00pm Show 8:00pm 21 and over *ON SALE SEPTEMBER 19TH AT 3PM* The Moth is a non-profit organization that features people telling true stories from their lives with no notes,...
Sep
27

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.
Sep
27

Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches

August 29 - October 10, 2017 Part One: Millennium Approaches A web of friends, lovers, and strangers try to make sense of the world in the midst of the AIDS crisis.
Sep
27

Educator Open House

Are you an educator interested in helping your students connect to art? Join in on a night in the museum exploring KMAC offerings, new exhibitions and more.
Sep
27

Guided Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours of our current exhibitions each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Sep
27

IdeaFestival 2017

Sep
28

IdeaFestival 2017

Both the Wednesday and Thursday passes (as well as the Festival Pass) additionally include Taste at Copper & Kings on September 27th @ 6:00 PM.
Sep
28

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.
Sep
28

Speed Cinema Presents: Amar Akbar Anthony

Directed by Manmohan Desai “Like a lens that refracts the past onto the present.
Sep
28

Merriwether House

The Merriwether House is an Upper River Road landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Sep
28

Queer Eye on the South

Join us for an evening of art and conversation co-hosted by the LGBT Center and the Speed Art Museum, focusing on queer artists in the exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the Ameri...
Sep
28

Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika

September 19 - October 14, 2017 Part Two: Perestroika The second half of Kushner’s cosmic-scale portrait of America, Perestroika steers the characters introduced in Millennium Ap...
Sep
28

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula

September 8 - November 2, 2017 The vampire hunt is on! originally dramatized by John L.
Sep
28

Music without Borders

Sep
28

Music Without Borders: Mostly Mozart

Sep
28

Singer / Songwriter Open Mic Hosted by CJ Cumberland

This Thursday and EVERY Thursday at Bearno's Highlands.
Sep
29

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.
Sep
29

Trolley Hop Night

Fun times to be had Friday night! We are kicking off the last Friday of the month Frankfort Ave.

The Arts Link App is Here!

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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.

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