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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

May
29

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition invites visitors to step inside and explore the world of Panem as created in the films.
May
29

Donate without Loss: Artwork Exploring the Healing Arts

Kaviar Gallery is providing a showcase for visual artists exploring the various components of health and medicine.
May
31

Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours through our museum collection each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Jun
01

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.
Jun
01

Southern Elegy Public Lecture by Stephen Reily

Collector Stephen Reily provides an in-depth discussion of his motivations for collecting Southern photography as part of the exhibition Southern Elegy.
Jun
01

Bard Theatre: THE COWARD

Jun
01

David Feherty – Live Off Tour

How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? The New York Times called him “a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson.
Jun
01

Singer / Songwriter Open Mic Hosted by CJ Cumberland

This Thursday and EVERY Thursday at Bearno's Highlands.
Jun
01

T.N.T. Thursday Night Throwdown: Open Jam (Rock, Blues, R&B)

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Jun
02

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.
Jun
02

Docent Tour

21c Museum Louisville offers guided docent tours through our museum collection each WED and FRI at 5pm.
Jun
02

First Friday at Tim Faulkner Gallery

We will have art openings, open studios, music, and fun all around our 26,000 square foot facility! Details to come.
Jun
02

Bard Theatre: THE COWARD

Jun
02

Bumpin'

Weather permitting through the summer Bumpin' will be a not-so-secret garden party in Decca's gorgeous outdoor space.
Jun
02

Science Friction: Live DJs & Dance Party

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Jun
03

See, Stop, Sketch!

Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday.
Jun
03

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.
Jun
03

Speed Cinema Presents: Contemporary Color

Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross “A spectacular kinetic pinwheel of a movie that whisks us away from big issues to celebrate an exceptional creative collaboration.
Jun
03

Fancy Nancy (P)

Jun
03

Speed Cinema Presents: Contemporary Color

Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross “A spectacular kinetic pinwheel of a movie that whisks us away from big issues to celebrate an exceptional creative collaboration.
Jun
03

Bard Theatre: THE COWARD

Jun
04

OWSLEY SUNDAYS: EVERY SUNDAY IS FREE!

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021.
Jun
04

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.
Jun
04

Louisville Gypsy Jazz in Lounge

Jun
05

Glenn Miller Orchestra 2017

Glenn Miller and His Orchestra was a swing dance band formed by Glenn Miller in 1938.

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!

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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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