Program Snapshots

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Side by Side is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to empowering individuals of all ages to develop confidence and compassion through creative arts based approaches to advocacy and education.


We offer preschool, youth, apprenticeship and family programs dedicated to to social and emotional learning and advocacy. We specialize in programs developed from process based art, purposeful and child led learning, and Project Based Learning philosophies. 


Community Partners

Current community partners include:

  • Metro United Way

  • Community Foundation

  • Neighborhood House

  • The ACE Project

  • Women of the Well

  • Linking East & West

  • Louisville Metro Government in partnership with the Fund for the Arts--Imagine Greater Louisville 2020.

Exploring tin and the ability to create

The Salvation Army

Art & Engament Room

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Your Story, Your Voice

Story Building Workshops

Sunflower 🌻Still life’s with our friend

Metro United Way 

Excellence Academies

Teen Girls Programs at

Neighborhood House


Valley High School

Speaking to local youth on community building through art

-Women of the Well-

Serving survivors of addiction, human trafficking, and domestic violence

ACE Project Teens presenting a handmade peace mandala to LMPD 1st Division

Creating 3D paper sculptures with our fr

After School Elementary art and apprenticeship 


Family Community Events 

Founder and Director


Kim Frazier-Pirog, mother of two and founder of Side by Side, has been working with children and youth for 15 years.  She holds multiple degrees including a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Studio Arts from the University of Louisville, as well as a degree in Health and Human Services. She started Side By Side in order to help put the joy back into learning and give all families and youth a chance and place to spend quality, stress free, enjoyable time together. 

Read the story of Side by Side on Fund for the Arts Blog.

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” 

Pablo Picasso