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Cultural Consortium Organizations: Community Partnerships

Belle of Louisville Riverboats

Belle of Louisville Riverboats

Built in 1914, and now the oldest operating Mississippi River-style steamboat in the world, the Belle of Louisville is a prime example of the steamboat era in the U.S. She is a mixture of science, math, 19th-century technology, art, architecture, economics, transportation, and local, state, and national history. Contact the Belle office for field trip and school options.

Howard Steamboat Museum

Howard Steamboat Museum

The HSM is both an historic example of Victorian architecture and exceptional steamboat craftmanship. Science, math, art, social studies, economics, transportation, and local, state, and national history are all represented in and around the museum. Contact the museum for school or field trip options.

Louisville Ballet

Louisville Ballet

Louisville Ballet provides community engagement programming through a wide range of in-school residencies, performance assemblies, after-school workshops, student matinees, adaptive dance programs, audience engagement initiatives, scholarship opportunities and virtual programming. Louisville Ballet believes dance is for everyBODY and is committed to serving our community and providing access and inclusion to the art of ballet.

Drama by George

Drama by George

Drama by George uses the power of stories to address topics like bullying prevention, empathy, conflict resolution, achievement, and resilience. In other words, we're a Louisville educational theatre company that focuses on SEL (social emotional learning). We've impacted more than 88,000 students through touring school assemblies, after-school drama clubs, and classroom workshops since 2007. Contact us to discover the ways we can help you grow students with compassion and character!

KMAC Museum

KMAC Museum

KMAC is happy to provide support for Kentucky and Southern Indiana teachers in the museum, in the classroom and through virtual experiences. Our educators offer everything from field trips to mobile museum programs and artist residencies in a variety of options.

Speed Art Museum

At the Speed Art Museum, we seek to inspire curiosity, build visual literacy, and foster a greater awareness of the world around us. To that end, we’re dedicated to creating innovative programming that allows visitors of all ages to see, create, and interact with art in new and unexpected ways. Programs like school tours and Art Detectives allow students of all ages to discover the hidden treasures of the Speed’s collection, both at the Museum and in the classroom. School tours allow students of all ages to discover the hidden treasures of the Speed’s collection with options to exercise their creativity with art making activities.

Governor's School for The Arts

Governor's School for The Arts

GSA is a tuition-free three-week residential summer program for the state’s most promising young artists who are currently a sophomore or junior in high school. The summer program focuses on empowering students to unleash their creativity as means of bettering their communities, as well as carving out college/career pathways that lead to the most abundant version of each student’s future. Students who complete the summer program are eligible for scholarships at nearly 30 colleges/universities, gain access to various alumni-focused initiatives, and retain life-long mentorships and friendships.

Louisville Academy of Music

Louisville Academy of Music

The Louisville Academy of Music (LAM) provides an inclusive community that nurtures the growth and development of students, not solely as musicians, but as creative, inspired people. LAM provides residencies, performances, workshops, and instrument instruction and is working to help students of all ages throughout the Louisville community to express themselves through music.

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3001 Crittenden Drive, Louisville, KY 40209