The Kentucky Arts Council is the state arts agency and is responsible for developing and promoting support for the arts in Kentucky. Strategically placed in the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Arts Council is publicly funded by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, an independent agency of the federal government.

CirqueLouis is honored to receive funding from the Kentucky Arts council – check out for more details

Metro Parks and Recreation was established in 1968, combining the Louisville City Parks Department (founded in 1888) and the Jefferson County Parks Department (founded in the mid-1940s).  The agency became a department of Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government when the City of Louisville and Jefferson County governments merged on January 6, 2003.  To learn more about the history of Metro Parks, click here.

Our mission, as a Nationally Accredited Parks and Recreation agency, is to connect people to places and opportunities that support and grow a sustainable community.

The Iroquois Amphitheater is a state-of-the-art, handicapped-accessible theater with seating for 2,348 that hosts a variety of performing arts and cultural programs located in Iroquois Park. The Iroquois Amphitheater is the official amphitheater for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Publishing Louisville’s arts and entertainment news, community-focused stories, and colorful local commentary since 1990


The Fund for the Arts is a regional nonprofit committed to building a vibrant community through the power of the arts. With the help of nearly 20,000 donors, the Fund for the Arts supports a range of arts organizations and drives accessibility across neighborhoods, schools, community centers and public spaces.

We believe the arts fuels our regional economy, inspire student success, bring people together and simply make our community an amazing, unique place.

We are grateful to the following sponsors, which house our current two locations; our Portland Rehearsal Studio in Louisville Visual Art, and our  Creative Studio in Mellwood Arts Center.



We are also grateful to Turners Circus for allowing us to practice for our shows in their aerial gym.



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