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Buttafly Arts offers theatrical/performance, art, and literature workshops for youth and adults. Relevant topics and ideas are utilized to guide and develop emerging and progressive readers, writers, artists, and performers… Check out our 2019-2020 Workshop Catalogue...


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Community Arts Calendar

Artist in The Media

July 14-19th or July 22-26 (9am-2pm)


#ReedMyWords presents a wonderful opportunity for students to learn and understand how language and symbols work.  Students in grades 1-8th will learn the worthy expression of emotion and aesthetic of poetry. Free breakfast and lunch will be on site.  Please advise us with information about dietary needs!


The House of Buttafly

1140 Cherokee Rd. Louisville, KY 40204

(Please enter from Patterson Ave. following the camp signs)

For more information call Jasemine Reed (502) 482-3602

May 11th - July 20th


The goal of the #FloatFiction writing class is to develop a short story and introduce the novice or emerging writer to the basic elements of fiction writing.  At the conclusion of this class, a basic understanding of craft as it pertains to fiction will be garnered via practice/exercises, online resources and peer writing workshops via group and one to one feedback.


The House of Buttafly

1140 Cherokee Rd. Louisville, KY 40204

(Please enter from Patterson Ave.)


For more information email Tarsha Semakula at









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Reedmywords and Spreadlove Enterprises Presents... #Writeon Workshops (Buttafly Arts is one of the Sponsors)

Current Publications by Buttafly ARTS
Click here to purchase book online

#TheCaterpillars is a documentary that focuses on the contributions of contemporary female Louisville and Ghanaian artists (affected by the diaspora)... this includes , poets, performers, and writers and artists ; as well their impact on the changing roles of women in society. ... #thecaterpillars #film #documentary #thebuttaflycenter #ghana #femaleartists #louisvillefilmmaker .... Produced by #TheButtaflyGroup










Buttafly Arts presented a Me Mask

Essays Workshop @ the Poetry Jam

Summer Camp presented by reedmywords and Jefferson County

Public Schools

Buttafly Arts presents #floatfiction writing workshop. 

Buttafly ARTS and MTK Entertianment 4 U

hosted #SheReads/ The Times Square #SheReads Open Open Mic, invites all female poets, performers, speakers, community activitsts, and change agents...It's time to hear #YouSpeak about the issues, that affects our lives, our families, and our communities

#allsheneedsisonemic- An all female open mic dedicated to celebrating Women In The Arts (Hosted by Buttafly Arts)

The Poets from New Legacy Reentry Corp's Freedom Mic Series (Hosted by Buttafly)

Buttafly Arts "Vision Board Workshop" with the Dreamcatchers Program

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