A new idea
The bold decision to open a contemporary art museum open to the public free of charge and to combine it with Louisville’s first boutique hotel would create both an economic driver for the community and an oasis where art challenges, amuses, stimulates conversation, and provokes new ideas.

Breathes new life into a city
Brown and Wilson partnered with world-renowned architect Deborah Berke to reimagine a series of five deteriorating 19th century buildings along Louisville’s West Main Street, with a design that highlighted the original brick, timber, and cast iron construction. The result was 21c Museum Hote