In the News

Scroll through this collection of recent publications, videos, and audio clips featuring the Louisa Arts center. 

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Our Mobile Arts Outreach Program is partnering with Louisa County Public School’s Community Cafe this summer to bring art programming to students along with a free lunch. Watch this video with Randy Herman, the director of school nutrition with the Louisa County Public Schools, as she describes the Community Cafe program:

Our Mobile Arts Outreach Program bus hits the road Monday, June 13, 2022 to bring art activities to underserved areas of our community. Watch the video below to take a tour of the new bus:

Our Executive Director Karen Welch had an interview with the Louisa County Chamber of Commerce after being announce one of three finalists for Business Person of the Year. Watch the interview below:

On May 20, 2022 the raffle winner was announced on Facebook Live for the painting Ruth Lefko made to benefit UNICEF’s Ukraine fund. Overall $640 were raised in this fundraiser and all money raised will go to UNICEF.

On April 22, Eleanor Perkinson, director of “The Bold, the Young and the Murdered” by Don Zolidis, talked with WINA NewsRadio in Charlottesville. Listen below!

On January 9, 2022, Executive Director Karen Welch spoke with JD Slade of 103.1 WJMA-FM. They discussed the history of the Louisa Arts Center, our building, which is on the National Registry of Historic Places, and even how Karen ended up here at the center. Listen to the entire interview below.

On December 10, 2021, the Louisa Arts Center received the Louisa County Public Schools Community MVP Award. Watch below to learn why Superintendent Straley and the LCPS team selected the LAC for this award.

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The Louisa Arts Center doesn’t just provide great programming within our walls. This summer we will be taking the show on the road and partnering with the Louisa County Public Schools’ summer lunch program to bring art activities and meals at no cost to young members of our community! Read up on our ongoing bus conversion project with the career and technical education program in this September 2021 article from David Holtzman at the Central Virginian

How did Executive Director Karen Welch end up at The Louisa Arts Center? Find out all about her journey to Louisa and more in this September 2019 article from the Central Virginian.

The Louisa Arts Center was featured on the front page of Louisa Life in August 2019. Read the story below!

On October 3, 2018, Executive Director LaVahn Hoh spoke with NewsRadio WINA: Charlottesville. He discussed the the importance of the Louisa Arts Center, as well as noted the great programs and events we had on the schedule. Listen to the entire interview below.