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Events

Feb
26

Speed Cinema Presents: The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri)

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo With an enduring political influence, as relevant today as when it was first released, The Battle of Algiers is a treatise on t...
Feb
26

Louisville Jewish Film Fest 2017 — Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime France, 105 minutes Winner of Audience Awards at Jewish Film Festivals Based on a true story, a dedicated history teacher at a French high school is determined t...
Feb
26

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
26

Human Abstract (2pm and 8pm Performances)

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
26

Three Tall Women

THREE TALL WOMENWinner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize.
Feb
26

Speed Cinema Presents: I Am Not Your Negro

Directed by Raoul Peck Screening will include an introduction and post-screening discussion led by key members of the Louisville community.
Feb
26

This Is How We Do It

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Feb
26

Louisville Film Society's 4th Annual Oscar Watch Party

With award season now in full swing, the Louisville Film Society announces its 4th Annual Oscar Watch Party to be held Sunday, February 26 at 7:00 p.
Feb
26

Louisville’s Got Talent: Live Grand Finale

Louisville’s Got Talent is a competition celebrating the talented youth in greater Louisville produced by CenterStage.
Feb
27

Recent Acquisitions and Other Treasures Exhibit

Let’s celebrate Muhammad Ali’s Birthday! The show will open Tuesday, January 17 with a special reception celebrating the 75th birthday of Louisville’s own Muhammad Ali, from ...
Feb
27

Painting in the Network: Algorithm and Appropriation

The Hite Art Institute presents “Painting in the Network: Algorithm and Appropriation,” an exhibition of seven contemporary artists whose work explores the intersection between...
Feb
27

Addams Family

Feb
27

Stinky Kids (P)

Feb
28

Gallery Talk: Q&A with Elizabeth Kramer and Chris Reitz

Elizabeth Kramer, arts reporter at The Courier-Journal, will host a gallery talk with Chris Reitz, Hite Art Institute’s director of galleries, at 6 p.
Mar
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.
Mar
01

Docent Tour

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

I Now Pronounce

March 1 - April 9, 2017 by Tasha Gordon-Solmon directed by Stephen Brackett March 1 – April 9, 2017 in the Bingham Theatre After Adam and Nicole’s wedding culminates in an awkw...
Mar
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.
Mar
02

Teacher Professional Development: American Indian Art and Traditions

Join the Speed and a group of talented young musicians for an interdisciplinary arts evening.
Mar
02

Kentucky Derby Festival Unveiled

Join Kentucky Derby Festival for the kick-off event of the season, Festival Unveiled Presented by Citizens Union Bank and Four Roses Bourbon.
Mar
02

Good Kids

Commonwealth Theatre Center presents Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka, directed by Sabrina Spalding, co-produced with Alumni Company and Conservatory.
Mar
02

Speed Cinema Presents: Antonio Guadi

Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara “Nothing less than astounding in its beauty and boldness.
Mar
02

I Now Pronounce

March 1 - April 9, 2017 by Tasha Gordon-Solmon directed by Stephen Brackett March 1 – April 9, 2017 in the Bingham Theatre After Adam and Nicole’s wedding culminates in an awkw...
Mar
02

WFPK Jazz Live at Lola With Dick Sisto Trio w/Tyrone Wheeler and Mike Hyman

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Mar
02

Reservoir Dogs, Bitches at The Alley Theater

We are thrilled to bring back our 2 versions of the riveting Quentin Tarantino film, adapted for the stage by The Alley but with a twist.

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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