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.
Current community partners include:
Metro United Way
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.
The Salvation Army
Art & Engament Room
Your Story, Your Voice
Story Building Workshops
Metro United Way
Teen Girls Programs at
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
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.”