Louisville's Cultural Pass, presented by Churchill Downs and in partnership with Louisville Metro Government, Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL), Funds for the Arts and Arts and Culture Alliance, provides free access to many of Greater Louisville’s arts and cultural institutions for children, ages 0-21. For more detailed inforamation on the Cultural Pass, please visit the Fund for the Arts' website here.
Check back here in the spring for information on the 2018 Cultural Pass!
Beanstack, an online registration system for both the Cultural Pass and Summer Reading is utilized for users to track which institutions they have visited.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get a Cultural Pass and sign up for the Summer Reading Program?
Visit any branch of the Louisville Free Public Library or Metro Louisville Community Center to get a Cultural Pass.
Why is the Cultural Pass valid only on certain days and times?
The venues want the best experience possible for each visitor. Having specific days for Cultural Pass visitors allows the organizations to provide adequate staffing for the best possible user experience.
Can a group use the Cultural Pass?
The Cultural Pass is intended for family use and is not valid for group visits. This ensures the best experience for all Cultural Pass holders.
How do I replace a lost Cultural Pass?
If your pass is damaged or lost, visit any branch of the Louisville Free Public Library to get a new one.
How do I document my visits to the venues?
Please document the Cultural Pass visits online at Beanstack or by turning in a punched pass at any Louisville Free Public Library Branch.