Since 1909, the Louisville Visual Art Association has supported artists of all ages, offering classes, exhibitions, grants and other artist services. The LVAA is a catalyst for education and participation in the visual arts, enriching our community’s culture and artist spirit.


Featured Programs

CFAC Classes

Children’s Fine Art Classes

The Children’s Fine Art Classes program was founded in 1925. Its mission is to provide intensive, in-depth art experiences for talented and motivated elementary, middle, and high school art students. …

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Artebella is a modern, fun way for art-lovers to discover new local artists. Every week day, Artebella delivers an email that features a single artist’s work. Selected works are also available for …

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News & Events


“All of Lockhart” Exhibition

Nov 6, 2014 11:30 am

All of Lockhart @PUBLIC • 131 W. Main Street • Louisville, KY 40202 November 6 – December 31, 2014 The Untold Tale of Bob Lockhart: A Retrospective is a series of …

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LVAA Receives NEA Grant to Support CFAC!

Louisville Visual Art Association Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant  Grant to support the Children’s Fine Art Classes (CFAC) Program Louisville, KY – National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu …

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The Louisville Visual Art Association is heartbroken at the sudden loss of current and long-time board member Rick Sneed, Director of Lifestyle Communications at Churchill Downs. He was generous to LVAA …

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