Connect|Disconnect: A Public Art Experience

An exhibition of public art at the Waterfront

Connect|Disconnect is the inaugural project of Louisville Metro Government’s Public Art Initiative and the Commission on Public Art. The exhibition of vibrant works connects visitors with Louisville’s heritage and its future.

On display for a limited time, Connect|Disconnect brings together the creations of five acclaimed artist teams commissioned for the project.

August 28-November 30, 2015

Where: West Downtown/East Portland, on the Louisville Loop, between 8th and 12th Streets

Suggested parking: Public lot at 8th and Washington or on-street parking along 10th and Rowan Streets


Drive: From I-64, take 9th Street exit (4); turn right on W. Jefferson Street, then right on 10th Street. Follow 10th Street to Rowan Street, walk across the parking lot to the Loop. From Main Street, turn right on 8th Street. Follow 8th Street to public parking lot.

Walk/Bike: Take the Louisville Loop east from Lannan Park, Northwestern Parkway at 16th Street, or west from Waterfront Park.


Ways to connect:

Print an informational brochure about Connect|Disconnect: A Public Art Experience to take with you.

Download the free Otocast app for Apple and Android devices for a narrated audio guide, pictures and maps.

Download Education Guides and contact KMAC for student field trips. 

Check out an Adventure Kit, designed by Artist Jenny Kendler, to explore "Field of Vision" on the Waterfront. Adventure Kits are available at 21c Museum, The Kentucky Center KMAC, and Kentucky Science Center.

To support Connect|Disconnect programs, please donate online through power2give. Every donation is match by the Louisville Metro government. 

Come visit our tent at Mini Maker Faire for a tour of Connect|Disconnect, Saturday, September 19th, 11am - 6pm, Museum Row 

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