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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

Jul
25

Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

Directed by Owsley Brown Director in person with special guests “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.
Jul
26

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.
Jul
26

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.
Jul
26

The Music Man 2017

Jul
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.
Jul
26

Storytime Tour

Join Speed Art Museum educators for a literary adventure around the museum! This tour will link favorite children’s books with works in the museum’s collection to encourage lan...
Jul
26

Speed Cinema Presents: Most Beautiful Island

Flyover Film Festival at Speed Cinema Directed by Ana Asensio Wednesday, July 26, 7 pm$9/$7 for Speed + LFS Members Purchase tickets! “A short, stressful, and utterly spellbindin...
Jul
26

Merchant of Venice

Jul
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.
Jul
27

Speed Cinema Presents: Tragedy Girls

Flyover Film Festival at Speed Cinema Directed by Tyler MacIntyre Thursday, July 27, 7 pmPrice: $7 for Speed + LFS members, $9 for general admission Purchase tickets! “One of the...
Jul
27

Merchant of Venice

Jul
27

Singer / Songwriter Open Mic Hosted by CJ Cumberland

This Thursday and EVERY Thursday at Bearno's Highlands.
Jul
27

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

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Jul
27

Live Salsa Thursdays

Louisville first: Live Salsa Thursdays.
Jul
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.
Jul
28

Big Atomic with Hot Iron Skillet

Mayor Jeff M.
Jul
28

Speed Cinema Presents: I Am the Blues

Directed by Daniel Cross “Heartache never sounded so good.
Jul
28

Merchant of Venice

Jul
28

Science Friction: Live DJs & Dance Party

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Jul
29

See, Stop, Sketch!

Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday.
Jul
29

Gallery Talk: Art and Resistance

Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection.
Jul
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.
Jul
29

Speed Cinema Presents: I Am the Blues

Directed by Daniel Cross “Heartache never sounded so good.
Jul
29

Speed Cinema Presents: I Am the Blues

Directed by Daniel Cross “Heartache never sounded so good.
Jul
29

Merchant of Venice

This summer, the Kentucky Shakespeare Festivalwill deliver a record 66 performances in 11 weeks, a bit of math that seems daunting at best.

2017 Cultural Pass

The 2017 Cultural Pass is presented by Churchill Downs, in partnership with Metro Louisville, Fund for the Arts, Arts and Culture Alliance and the Louisville Free Public Library. Pick up your FREE Cultural Pass at any Louisville Free Public Library Branch or Metro Community Center.

Be sure to include #CulturalPass to your social media posts!

Learn More about the 2017 Cultural Pass

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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