Mission and Vision

Owned and operated by The Lou Tate Foundation, Inc.

Our vision is for the Lou Tate Foundation to be the national leader of introducing weaving, textile arts and their history from The Little Loomhouse landmark cabins.

Our mission is to continue the legacy of founder Lou Tate, master weaver, by ensuring the preservation of The Little Loomhouse landmark cabins and by educating students of all ages about the history of weaving and textile arts through diverse programs, residencies and community partnerships.

 Please help us in our mission by becoming a member or making a donation. We also accept membership dues and donations using PayPal:


The Little Loomhouse is a Louisville Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places.