Awards in the Arts

Louisville’s Awards in the Arts was established to celebrate the extraordinary arts community in the Greater Louisville region and the arts tremendous contribution to our unique cultural landscape and quality of place. But most of all, Louisville’s Awards in the Arts were established to celebrate the artists themselves, their talent and passion, to create, produce and present transformative and inspiring works of arts, in and for our community.

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The Annual Arts Showcase & Campaign Kickoff

The Arts Showcase and Campaign Kickoff is an annual celebration of the vibrant performing arts groups in Louisville, KY. Thrilling hundreds of people annually, the show also marks the beginning of the annual Fund for the Arts campaign.

Yum! Brands, Inc./Fund for the Arts Family Series

The Yum! Brands, Inc./Fund for the Arts Family Series has enabled thousands upon thousands of children and their families to experience the abundance of arts events happening in our great city of Louisville, Kentucky. The generous sponsorship dollars made available through the Yum! Brands, Inc./Fund for the Arts Family Series make possible family-friendly arts programming and educational initiatives at the following cultural institutions:

Actors Theatre of Louisville
Commonwealth Theatre Center
Louisville Orchestra
Louisville Youth Choir
Louisville Youth Orchestra
StageOne Family Theatre

Yum! Brands, Inc.’s support of the Family Series is essential to nurturing young talent and providing meaningful arts opportunities for all of our children. With Yum! Brand’s support, the Fund’s member groups and programs reach a combined number of over 400,000 school children each year. The Fund for the Arts staff works with Yum! Brands, Inc. to select programs involved in the Family Series. As a presenter of the Family Series, groups are required to include the Yum! logo on all materials related to the performances.