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January 2018

Gallery Talk: Art + the Beat Scene

January 27 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join Dr. Alan Golding, Professor of English at the University of Louisville, to explore the connections between the work of Bruce Conner and the Beat poets. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with admission.

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Patron Circle Gallery Talk: Mystery Masterpiece

January 30 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Erika Holmquist-Wall, Chief Curator and Mary Bingham Sr., Curator of European & American Painting & Sculpture, will spotlight the Mystery Masterpiece on loan from the National Gallery of Art.   Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. To RSVP, please contact Kelly Scott at 502.634.2704 or kscott@speedmuseum.org More information on how to become a Patron Circle Member or International Benefactor Circle Member.

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February 2018

Gallery Talk: Art + Women in Music

February 17 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join Amber Thieneman, Teaching Programs Coordinator at the Speed Art Museum, to learn about female composers in the France in the Age of Impressionism. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with admission.

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Gallery Talk with the Curator: Kim Spence

February 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Gallery Talk with the Curator Have you ever wished you could take a glimpse into the mind of an artist or had a better understanding of what motivated them to make a work of art? If so, join Curator Kim Spence for a closer look at James Tissot’s The Emigrants. Learn what motivated Degas to ask Tissot for tips on selling his art, and why Tissot’s painting (and the newly acquired related etching!) was so topical. Free.

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Gallery Talk with the Curators: Miranda Lash and Dean Otto

February 25 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Co-curators of BRUCE CONNER: FOREVER AND EVER, Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art, and Dean Otto, Curator of Film discuss Bruce Conner’s innovative films and works on paper. Free.     Image Credit: Bruce Conner, THREE SCREEN RAY, 2006, three-channel video installation, black and white, sound, 5:23, Courtesy Kohn Gallery, Courtesy Conner Family Trust, © Conner Family Trust

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March 2018

Gallery Talk: Art + the Artist’s Perspective

March 10 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join artist Adrienne Miller to hear her perspective on works by the female artists currently on view at the Speed. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with admission.

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Gallery Talk with the Curator: Scott Erbes

March 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Gallery Talk with the Curator Join Curator of Decorative Arts & Design, Scott Erbes, for a behind-the-art look at the remarkable women designers featured in Thoroughly Modern: Women in 20th Century Art & Design. Free.

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Patron Circle Gallery Talk: Girls from the North Country

March 22 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Erika Holmquist-Wall, Chief Curator, will provide an introduction and overview of the Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, and Danish women artists featured in Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism.   Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. To RSVP, please contact Kelly Scott at 502.634.2704 or kscott@speedmuseum.org More information on how to become a Patron Circle Member or International Benefactor Circle Member.     Image Credit: Berthe Morisot (French, 1841-1895) The Sisters, 1869 Oil on…

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Gallery Talk with the Curator: Erika Holmquist-Wall

March 25 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Gallery Talk with the Curator Join Chief Curator, Erika Holmquist-Wall, for a behind-the-scenes talk about the planning and installation of the groundbreaking exhibition Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism. Free.   Image Credit: Cecilia Beaux (American, 1855-1942) Ernesta (Child with Nurse), 1894 Oil on canvas 50 ½ x 38 1/8 in.| The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York/www.metmuseum.org, Maria DeWitt Jesup Fund, 1965, 65.49 Courtesy American Federation of Arts

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