News about the Via Colori® Festival

Latest Via Colori® News

  • Oct 05, 2021

    Via Colori 2021 Featured on Fresh Art Podcast!

    Check out this awesome podcast by Fresh Art Podcast from Via Colori Artist Amanda Miller Hoback and our Event Coordinator Dusty talking about the festival and the mission of Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana. Huge thanks to Fresh Art Podcast for taking the time to speak with our festival peeps!  

    Read More
  • Feb 01, 2021


    MAJOR CHANGES ANNOUNCED FOR VIA COLORI—GIRL SCOUTS OF KENTUCKIANA ANNOUNCED AS NEW BENEFICIARY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 1, 2021 Louisville, Ky.—Via Colori announced today that Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana has been selected as the event’s new charitable beneficiary in recognition of the nonprofit’s diverse and long-standing engagement of girls across western Kentucky and southern Indiana. […]

    Read More
  • Via Colori 2021- A New Year and a courageous change

    Henri Matisse once said, “Creativity takes courage.” This quote has become a staple of the Kentucky Via Colori Street Painting Festival over the last seven years. Today we are embracing that quote in a new way. We are delighted to announce that Via Colori is coming back to the Louisville Waterfront for 2021. We are […]

    Read More
  • Jul 10, 2020

    Via Colori 2020 – Update- a message from our Event Coordinator

    Published to Via Colori Facebook on 7/10/2020 Good evening Via Colori followers. As you know, we are under most unusual and tragic circumstances around the world right now. Our hearts go out to everyone effected right now. The team at Via Colori has spent the last several months looking at every angle possible to try […]

    Read More
  • Apr 03, 2020

    Check out this awesome Video from our Via Team

    The Via team, with tons of help from XP Louisville, worked hard to create this video to help you get through these challenging times. Check it out on our facebook page   https://www.facebook.com/viacoloriky/videos/235395564320628   We will get through this. We will get through this together

    Read More
  • Oct 29, 2019

    Via Colori 2019 – Message from our Event Coordinator

    A message from our Event Coordinator: I want to take a brief moment to thank everyone who attended, participated or helped to organize our 2019 festival. We had a huge weekend and we couldn’t have done it without you! I want to also personally thank the Via Team. I know how many hours, days and […]

    Read More
  • Sep 09, 2019

    Introducing Kyle Durbin

    The Ice Cream Truck 2019 Where Dragons Still Eat for Free and People Still Answer Juicy Questions!   Greetings, All! To kick off the 2019 season, I have a question. What is your favorite town to visit? My favorite town is Rome, Italy, but since a regular visit is way out of my budget I […]

    Read More
  • Sep 29, 2018

    Introducing Justin Shartzer

    By Natalie Wicke, guest writer Justin Shartzer has been Via Colori Kentucky’s Imagination Station Director since 2016. “Via Colori,” Justin says, “is a celebration of art and creativity in which hundreds of artists, community organizers, vendors, and partners come together to encourage the community at large to value and appreciate the arts.” Approximately 100 different artists […]

    Read More
  • Aug 29, 2018

    Introducing Zach Herndon and Jessi Queen

    Here comes the Ice Cream Truck! Where Dragons eat for free and people answer some questionable questions. What a great day for ice cream, dragons and a blog named for them! Or great night. Whatever. The point is, here we are again and today we are going to meet some really great people from the […]

    Read More
  • Aug 03, 2018

    Why Via Colori is Sponsoring First Night in Placement Comfort Kits!

    Can you imagine what it is like for a foster child on their first night in their first foster home? Close your eyes and imagine. Take yourself back. Back to a day when you were a child and the world seemed so grand, vast, and obscure. Imagine yourself in a room, laying in a bed, […]

    Read More
  • Apr 17, 2018

    Via Colori 2018!!

    Greetings, Via Colori 2018!
    We are excited to be back in action with the Ice Cream Truck with interesting stories, whimsical and thought-provoking interviews and Ice Cream for everyone!

    Read More
  • Sep 28, 2017

    Via Colori on the Radio

    Check out our amazing ad on 107.7 The EAGLE!

    Read More
  • Sep 25, 2017

    Mayor Greg Fischer Proclaims October 21st as Via Colori Day!

    We are excited to announce that Mayor Greg Fischer has proclaimed October 21st as Via Colori Day in Louisville, KY.

    Read More
  • Official Via Colori 2017 Poster Released

    Check out our brand new, hot-off-the-presses, Via Colori 2017 poster!

    Read More
  • Sep 05, 2017

    Introducing Dusty Siravo!

    We all know her, we all love her…and she IS a force to be reckoned with whether she wants to be or not! Introducing Dusty Siravo!

    Read More
  • Aug 23, 2017

    Space Invaders and a Visiting Artist From Down South

    Today we are going to chat with a fella who loves his video games and plays them with a finesse all his own. Please enjoy some tasty questions and answers from our pal, Rafael Sanchez.

    Read More
  • Aug 21, 2017

    Where Dragons Eat Free and People Answer Tasty Questions

    This week, we are going to be interviewing a fantastic family who just experienced their best, most awesome family vacation ever. I have to admit to a little bit of jealousy…

    Read More
  • Aug 07, 2017

    Via Colori Kentucky 2017 Featured Artist Joe Mahley

    Today we are chatting with the Featured Artist for the 2017 Via Colori Kentucky: Joe Mahley.

    Read More
  • Jul 26, 2017

    Introducing Corey Elmore

    Via Colori introduces Corey Elmore and gives him a Q&A session on the Ice Cream Truck Blog!

    Read More
  • Jul 12, 2017

    Tom King

    Tom is passionate about wildlife, his life, his town, and rescuing animals. This year, Tom is a fundraising Guru for Via Colori Kentucky.

    Read More
  • Jul 11, 2017

    Via Colori on 107.7 The Eagle

    Promotion of Via Colori and New Beginnings on 107.7 The Eagle radio.

    Read More
  • Jul 03, 2017

    Welcome to the Ice Cream Truck!

    Artist Shavante Hanley is a young woman who is new to Via Colori and new to the chalk medium itself. Via will be the first time she has ever attempted any form of street art.

    Read More
  • Jun 30, 2017

    Local Louisville Illustrator Joins Via Family

    Via Colori 2017 is thrilled to welcome Louisville artist Kevlen Goodner (known as The Illest-Strator) to the festival. Mr. Goodner is an artist and illustrator who creates incredibly detailed, lifelike drawings that feature such energy they seem ready to leap into life.

    Read More
  • Jun 07, 2017

    Via Colori Beginnings

    The year was 2014. This marked the first year that New Beginnings Foundation took over the license to run Via Colori the Street Painting Festival in Kentucky.

    Read More
  • May 24, 2017

    Budget Car Sales Presents Via Colori 2017!

    Budget Car Sales presents Via Colori 2017! As Via Colori, one of Kentucky’s most unique and innovative art festivals, prepares for its move to Louisville Waterfront Park, more and more exciting news rolls in. It’s with great pleasure that Via Colori announces its partnership with well-known local Car Dealer Tony Malito. Mr. Malito says “”What I like […]

    Read More
  • May 19, 2017

    Louisville is ROCKIN with the newest festival!

    One of the many advantages to relocating Via Colori to Louisville is more space and thus the ability to involve more artists. Not all artists work in traditional mediums, and of course Via Colori highlights and celebrates that, but some artists go even further, taking something mundane and turning it into a hidden gem. That’s why Via Colori is delighted to welcome #502Rocks to the scene!

    Read More
  • May 05, 2017


    The event coordinator for Via Colori, the street painting festival which has drawn tens of thousands of visitors to downtown Elizabethtown over the years, announced today Louisville has been selected as the event’s new host city.

    Read More