April 30 – October 14, 2017
Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art is the first contemporary art exhibition to question and explore in-depth the complex and contested space of the American South. This unprecedented exhibition investigates the many realities, fantasies, and myths about the South that have long captured the public’s imagination. Presenting a wide range of perspectives, from both within and outside of the region, the exhibition creates a composite portrait of southern identity through the work of sixty artists.
July 25 at 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
Directed by Owsley Brown
Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School.
July 26 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.
July 26 at 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Join Speed Art Museum educators for a literary adventure around the museum! This tour will link favorite children’s books with works in the museum’s collection to encourage language development and spark lively conversations.
July 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Directed by Ana Asensio
A chilling portrait of an undocumented young woman's struggle for survival as she finds redemption from a tortured past.