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In 2015 over 100 of the region’s diverse and dynamic arts and cultural organizations will unite and use the power of YES to accomplish something greater than any one organization could do on its own.
This year-long festival is YES! Fest — A Year of Environment and Sustainability. YES! Fest will provide a platform to explore the important topic of the environment and sustainability. Through collaborative efforts as well as individual organizational programming, YES! Fest will connect the arts, culture and the environment in an innovative way that will engage dialogue and thoughtful conversation throughout our community.Learn About YES! Fest
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The Arts and Cultural Attractions Council, known as the ACA, is a membership network of decision-makers representing the arts and cultural attractions of the Greater Louisville Region and Southern Indiana. In the ACA, leaders of regional arts groups work together to identify common goals and pursue projects and events that accomplish their common objectives.
The ACA unites our members to leverage the collaborative power of the region’s arts and culture sector.
A thriving, integrated arts and culture sector makes our community a vibrant place to live, learn, work, and play.
YES does not sit on the fence. YES does not resist change. YES overcomes convention, kindles creativity and sparks innovation. YES summons artists, dreamers, makers and thinkers to help the community become a richer place to live.
To reach someone directly at the ACA, please contact:
Lauren Roebuck, Director, Arts and Cultural Attractions Council
614 West Main Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
The Arts and Cultural Attractions Council is a membership network of decision-makers representing the arts and cultural attractions of the Greater Louisville Region and Southern Indiana. In the ACA, leaders of regional arts groups work together to identify common goals and pursue projects and events that accomplish their common objectives.
Full members with voting rights must meet all of the following criteria:
With over 100 member organizations of all types and sizes in the Greater Louisville area — from the smallest galleries and theater companies to the largest performing arts groups and museums — and everything in between — the ACA represents the full spectrum of arts and culture in the region.Become a Member
The ACA is proud to have over 90 member organizations. Click the button below for a list of all ACA member organizations, as well as links to their sites.View List
Meet the current leadership team for the ACA, including the chair, vice chair, and secretary / treasurer.View List
Learn who sits on our Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for the oversight of the ACA, the curation of its ongoing mission, and its strategic focus.View List
Members must be an attraction, must be situated in Louisville's 26-county region; have a cultural or educational public service mission; be a destination facility or performance activity that attracts the public on a regular or seasonal basis; or be a non-profit entity / professional association supporting this sector.
Arts & Culture Day
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Arts & Cultural Attractions Council will host Arts & Culture Day to highlight the many educational opportunities that ACA members offer the community all year long by providing FREE hands-on arts and cultural activities for all ages and live performances from groups from across the community. Participants will get to enjoy making their own art or discovering culture at over 30 booths and enjoy musical, theatrical and historical presentation from the stage. The Kentucky Food Truck Association will be on site and Louisville Water Company will provide free water for the event.
Brown-Forman Lawn at Waterfront Park
1301 River Rd,
Louisville // (502) 625-0132
Click on a specific date or month to view upcoming events for the 2015 YES! Fest. Click on each event listing to get more information.
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