715 West Main Street Louisville, Kentucky 40202 +1 502 589 0102
Ever wanted to learn tapestry weaving or carve delicate features from stone? The Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft is the place to explore hidden talents in their array of workshops, browse art exhibits in the gallery, and shop for unique gifts at the gift store. Workshops for adults and children teach skills as varied as quilt-making and drawing, and classes are also offered for special needs students. Constantly-changing art exhibits and a permanent collection charge a small fee for admittance.
815 West Market Street Louisville, KY 40202 +1 502 584 4510
The multi-dimensional Glassworks is a gallery, workshop, studio, gift shop, and event venue all in one. Come watch glassmakers transform globs of melted glass into exquisite pieces of art. Tours are offered every day but Sunday. Those eager to learn the trade themselves can take classes or drop in to the Walk-In Workshop. Glassworks also hosts birthday parties, and is available to rent for group functions (event planners even have the option of renting glass-making demonstrations during their function).
University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky 40292 +1 502 852 6664
Located at the University of Louisville, the Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium provides an exciting look at the heavens. The 160-seat theater gives audiences a 360-degree view of a realistic night sky from their tilted seats. With special holiday events, daily shows, enlightening lectures, and group discounts, the planetarium is a stellar way to begin or further a lifelong interest in the universe beyond this planet.
829 West Main Street Louisville, Kentucky 40202 +1 502 753 1034
Reenactments, music, photography, lectures, and artifacts are just some of the many ways the Frazier International History Museum helps bring the excitement of history to a contemporary audience. This 100,000 square-foot, three-floor museum's permanent collection includes Theodore Roosevelt's "Big Stick," Daniel Boone's bible, and Geronimo's bow. Children and adults are sure to be entertained by various daily reenactments, while an ongoing series of historical lectures provides fascinating insights. Groups can rent designated areas of the museum, including the fifth-floor roof garden, overlooking the Ohio River.
614 West Main Street Suite 1500 Louisville, Kentucky 40202 +1 502 584 0020
Cobalt Artworks is a gallery in downtown Louisville featuring artwork from a shifting series of artists, along with gift and souvenir items for sale. Their first exhibit was a year-long retrospective on artist LeRoy Neiman - known for his brightly-colored work featuring golf and horse-racing.
433 South Fifth Street Louisville, KY 40202 +1 502 582 2971
The Cathedral of the Assumption was founded in 1811 and gave rise to an infirmary and orphanage. One of the oldest United States cathedrals still in use, today the church continues to aid those in need. It is comprised of over 54 separate ministries, and sponsors community outreach programs - including feeding the hungry and caring for the homeless.
432B South Fourth Street Louisville, KY 40202 +1 502 540 1461
With live music every Thursday night, special deals for women (like free Friday night admission), and a full bar, Angel's Rock Bar is a trendy place to be seen on a weekend night. Extravagant touches, like a 130-foot bar, a 20-foot high video wall, and their aim of having the glitz of a nightclub with "none of the pretense," give Angel's Rock Bar a unique edge on the nightclub scene.
700 Central Avenue Louisville, KY 40208 +1 502 636 4400
Want to place bets on your favorite breed of horses? Head to the Churchill Downs. Home to the ever popular Kentucky Derby, this is an ideal place to catch a horse race or two while in the city. Watch the adrenaline pumping action unfold in front of you even as you mingle with the "in" crowd and make new friends. Head to the food court for a fabulous meal at the course. For die-hard fans of equestrian sports, the Kentucky Derby is the culmination of a season of anticipation and excitement. For gamblers, it is like Christmas and New Year's rolled into one. Held annually at this historic race course, the Derby is an American institution not to be missed. Host private events or corporate dos at this venue or simply arrange a heart luncheon, either way your event is bound to be a huge success. Check website for more details.
Formerly known as the Jefferson County Courthouse, the Louisville Metro Hall was a Gideon Shryyock architectural style structure. Featuring the bays on the facade with a huge entrance that leads one into the building is absolutely stunning. The metro hall is a place that serves as a great county place for Louiville. There are several events organised by the officials for the young kids, one of the very famous event was plantation of trees throughout Louisville and the same was a great success.
316 West Main Street Actors Theatre of Louisville Louisville, KY 40202 +1 502 584 1205/+1 502 371 0956
Originally known as the Southern National Bank, the Old Bank of Louisville is a great Greek Revival structure made up of brick and limestone. Considered to be as one of the most sophisticated and elite commercial structures, the bank looks great in it's interior and exterior styling. The bank stands original as it is even today, after it was built first, and is currently used as the lobby for the Actors Theater of Louisville.
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Fourth Street Live is the soul of a revitalized downtown
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