Local Artists and Arts Organizations
LOUISVILLE CULTURAL COUNCIL: WWW.LOUISVILLEARTS.ORG
The Louisville Cultural Council is a ten-member advisory board to Louisville’s City Council. Founded in 1989 (as the Louisville Arts & Humanities Council), its primary goal is to advance and preserve the arts in Louisville. The Council also brings musical performances, plays, movies, and other cultural activities to Louisville. In 2015, the Louisville Cultural Council developed an art grant program to support local artists and arts organizations in developing additional diverse arts programming to the Louisville community.
Mission Statement of the Louisville Cultural Council: We promote arts and culture in Louisville. We program cultural events, advocate for and support artists, and advise City Council. By doing so we engage our diverse social, cultural, and creative community.
LOUISVILLE ART ASSOCIATION: WWW.LOUISVILLEART.ORG
The Louisville Art Association is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting the advancement of visual art. We encourage appreciation and knowledge of visual art by sponsoring many exhibits, events and workshops in the community. All our activities are open to the public.
LOUISVILLE ARTS DISTRICT: WWW.LOUISVILLEARTSDISTRICT.COM
The mission of the Louisville Arts District (LAD) is to develop and promote Historic Downtown Louisville as a distinctive regional center for the arts to benefit member enterprises and the community as a whole. The core of the Louisville Arts District starts in the 900 block (bounded by Main, South, Front and Walnut Streets) plus the adjoining Library and Museum with expectations to expand into adjoining blocks. The district offers an array of art galleries, related shops and businesses. The interest in Louisville as a robust center of the arts is creating a palpable verve for community members as well as attracting patrons from outlying areas. Visitors enjoy the diverse art scene and often mix art with food, taking advantage of many sumptuous dining choices in casual walking distance from the LAD.ith food, taking advantage of many sumptuous dining choices in casual walking distance from the LAD.
CENTERSTAGE THEATER OF COLORADO: WWW.CENTERSTAGETHEATRECOMPANY.ORG
CenterStage Theatre Company is the theatre place for Boulder and Louisville's kids, youth, and emerging artists. CSTC is dedicated to extending quality theatre to the Colorado community. CenterStage provides a rich atmosphere that leads young people into excellence in the vast world of theatre arts; thus building confidence, self-esteem, community awareness, and friendships that last a lifetime. CSTC staff members have successfully delivered productions by and for Boulder County emerging artists and youth for 10 years with performances at Boulder's Dairy Center for the Arts, Louisville Arts Center, and various other locations in and around Louisville and Boulder, Colorado.
COAL CREEK THEATER OF LOUISVILLE: WWW.CCTLOUISVILLE.ORG
Coal Creek Theater of Louisville is a non-profit organization established in 1990. Their mission is to preserve and propagate the theatre arts in eastern Boulder County and the surrounding communities in Colorado. It is primarily intended to provide an arena for the amateur to perform and participate in the theatrical arts. Our philosophy is to concentrate our efforts on producing high-quality, full scale productions that will challenge and showcase our performers as we entertain and enlighten our audiences.
THE ART UNDERGROUND: WWW.ARTUNDER.ORG
The Art Underground is committed to growing a strong arts community by connecting and providing opportunities for diverse populations through a wide-range of engaging arts services.
The Art Underground, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization located in historic Downtown Louisville, offers dance, theater, film and visual arts classes for all ages. TAU will accomplish this mission by:
1. Ensuring that underserved populations are provided opportunities to participate in programs and incubating cross-cultural understanding and communication exchange
2. Growing individual’s awareness, participation, appreciation and enjoyment of the arts
3. Building a strong, thriving and spirited arts community.