Each partnership has a Memorandum of
Understanding with the University and is served by an advisory
committee. Partnerships are growing, but now include:
Muhammad Ali Center
The Muhammad Ali Center serves as a cultural attraction and international education center inspired by the ideals of its founder, Muhammad Ali. The center emphasizes Ali’s six core values: respect, confidence, conviction, dedication, giving and spirituality.
Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind
The museum is dedicated to preserving and presenting the educational history of blind people and the historic contributions of the American Printing House for the Blind for the benefit of the visually impaired, educators and the broader community.
The Portland Museum is an educational resources that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets the culture and heritage of Portland, once an independent town below the Falls of the Ohio. The Museum also owns and is restoring the Earick House, a ca. 1811 heavy timber frame residence that is important to Portland’s history.
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
The Farnsley-Moremen House is the centerpiece of this 300-acre historic site. Visitors can tour the historic house and grounds, view ongoing archaeological excavations, see the kitchen garden and cruise on a riverboat from a landing.
Speed Art Museum
Established in 1927, the Speed Art Museum is Kentucky’s oldest and largest art museum with over 13,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Its extensive collection spans 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art.
Carnegie Center for Art and History
The Carnegie Center for Art and History is a history museum and contemporary art gallery located in New Albany, IN. It is known for an award-winning exhibit on the Underground Railroad and changing exhibits by local and regional artists.
Crane House, the Asia Institute, Inc.
Crane House, The China Institute, Inc. opened in 1987 in the Old Louisville neighborhood. The institute promotes cultural understanding among the peoples of the United States and Asia through educational programs, cultural exchanges and exhibitions.
Farmington Historic Plantation
Farmington, the center of a 550-acre hemp plantation, was built for John and Lucy Speed 1815-16 and opened as a museum in 1959. Through historical re-enactments it aspires to provide accurate, sensitive and honest portrayals of life on the plantation.
Filson Historical Society
The Filson Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving and telling the significant stories of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley history and culture. More than 12,000 people visit the society annually to conduct research, attend programs and tour the museum.
The Frazier International History Museum
The Frazier International History Museum focuses on United States and United Kingdom arms, armor and other historical objects from the last 1,000 years. It is the only museum in the world to have a satellite museum of Britain’s Royal Armouries.
Historic Locust Grove
Locust Grove is a National Historic Landmark on 55 acres established by William and Lucy Clark Croghan in 1790. It tells the story of George Rogers Clark, early Kentucky history, western expansion and everyday life on the frontier.
Jewish Center of Louisville
The Jewish Community of Louisville’s Jewish Community Center (JCC) is committed to the preservation and enrichment of Jewish and Israeli culture through educational programs, concerts, lectures, films, music, theatre, literature and exhibitions that enhance Jewish life, celebrate diversity, and promote multicultural dialogue and understanding.
Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
The new Kentucky Center for African American Heritage will speak with the unique voice of the African-American people of our community. The center will host exhibitions, cultural and educational programs and lectures and will promote research and scholarship.
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
KMAC is a nonprofit organization established in 1981 to promote the rich art and craft heritage of Kentucky through exhibition, education, and support of artists through a retail gallery shop.
Louisville Arts Council
The mission of the Arts Council of Louisville is to connect, strengthen and support community arts. Activities include the creation of a comprehensive arts directory for Louisville and structures for support of artists and art activities throughout Louisville.
Louisville Visual Art Association
Since 1909 the Louisville Visual Art Association has engaged artists and audiences through education, community outreach, artist support and exhibitions. Programs nurture creative expression and stimulate dialogue, enhancing contemporary culture and community spirit.