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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

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Southern Fried Nuptials

Sep
24

SORDID LIVES

Thursday - Saturday @ 7:30 p.
Sep
24

Proof by David Auburn

Sep
24

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
24

Paul Mpagi Sepuya: Portraits / Positions

Sep
24

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.
Sep
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.
Sep
24

MEMBERS ONLY: The 24th Annual House Tour

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Sep
24

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
24

Speed Cinema Presents: Don’t Blink – Robert Frank

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Laura Israel “Informative without seeming unduly invasive.
Sep
24

Youth workshop

Sep
24

Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula

September 8 - November 2, 2017 The vampire hunt is on! originally dramatized by John L.
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24

Dirty Dancing (1987)

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Sep
24

Elemeno Pea

Sep
24

Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

Today’s teenage girls are tomorrow’s world citizens, voters, and activists! Through education and inspiration, girls can be empowered, informed, and confident.
Sep
24

Speed Cinema Presents: The B-Side: Else Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

Directed by Errol Morris “An enjoyable, but also profound movie.
Sep
24

Tango Night at Levee!

Join us for Tango Night at Levee featuring Janie & Viktoria of Derby City Ballroom! Originally from Budapest, Hungary, Jani and Viktoria Szukk have been proud owners of Derby City ...
Sep
25

PTC: Identity’s a Box of Chocolates

September 25 - September 26, 2017 by MJ Kaufman directed by Michael Legg Guest Room Records, 1806 Frankfort Avenue Anticipated standing room only.
Sep
25

Monday Jazz With The Buzzard

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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.

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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