Upcoming Events

Speed Art Museum Closed: Kentucky Derby Marathon

April 29 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Saturday, April 29 due to street closures for the Kentucky Derby Marathon.

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Southern Accent Community Celebration

April 30 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a community celebration marking the opening of Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. The exhibition explores the complexities and rich cultural legacies of the American South.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Always for Pleasure

April 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Directed by Les Blank

The film is an intense insider’s portrait of the Big Easy’s street celebration and the unique cultural gumbo of second-line parades, Mardi Gras, and the Jazz Festival. Accompanied by live music by Professor Longhair, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, the Neville Brothers, and Allen Toussaint, the film is a masterwork of Southern joy.

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