THIS PLAN WAS CREATED TO ANSWER
ONE QUESTION —
How can arts and culture best serve this
In March 2017, the arts and culture community rolled out an exciting shared
vision, Imagine Greater Louisville 2020. That plan was created to answer one
question – How can arts and culture best serve this community.
Three years later, we never could have imagined the year, the challenges, the
innovation 2020 would bring. Great progress has been made since the March 2017
rollout but there is much work still to do. In 2021, we stepped back and asked
ourselves, what does this community need to heal and rebuild after the
covid-19 pandemic and undeniable call for racial equity in our community.
Arts and culture have the power to transform the region, to help advance a
more competitive, economically stronger, more educated, creative and
compassionate Greater Louisville. Imagine Greater Louisville 2025 provides a
shared vision for the role arts, culture and creativity can play in this
Over the course of six months, this community-based plan was created under the
leadership of a cross-sector, 15-person steering committee. Nearly 500 people,
through interviews and surveys, brought their voice to its creation. Their
voices are reflected throughout this plan which includes: (test)
5 PRIORITIES, 17 STRATEGIES, 52 RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
Click the priorities below to see recommended strategies
and actions for each.