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May 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information on tours, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Cézanne and I (Cézanne et moi)

May 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Danièle Thompson “One of the greatest bromances in cultural history has finally been brought to the screen.”—Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter This lush new film revisits the friendship between painter Paul Cézanne (played by Guillaume Gallienne) and writer Emile Zola (Guillaume Canet) from the moment they leave Aix-en-Provence, right up until they arrive in Paris. There, fate, adventure, love, and fame will constantly both unite them and tear them apart. Born into a wealthy family, success eluded Cézanne…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

May 27 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Sketching is for everyone — whether or not you think you can draw. The Speed’s weekly sketching program, See Stop Sketch, provides drawing materials and sketching prompts to guests every Saturday. Explore the galleries, look closely, and try different drawing techniques. Materials will be available for pick-up at the front desk. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information on tours, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Cézanne and I (Cézanne et moi)

May 27 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Danièle Thompson “One of the greatest bromances in cultural history has finally been brought to the screen.”—Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter This lush new film revisits the friendship between painter Paul Cézanne (played by Guillaume Gallienne) and writer Emile Zola (Guillaume Canet) from the moment they leave Aix-en-Provence, right up until they arrive in Paris. There, fate, adventure, love, and fame will constantly both unite them and tear them apart. Born into a wealthy family, success eluded Cézanne…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Cézanne and I (Cézanne et moi)

May 27 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Danièle Thompson “One of the greatest bromances in cultural history has finally been brought to the screen.”—Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter This lush new film revisits the friendship between painter Paul Cézanne (played by Guillaume Gallienne) and writer Emile Zola (Guillaume Canet) from the moment they leave Aix-en-Provence, right up until they arrive in Paris. There, fate, adventure, love, and fame will constantly both unite them and tear them apart. Born into a wealthy family, success eluded Cézanne…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Learning Tree

May 28 at 12:30 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Owsley Free Sunday Film Directed by Gordon Parks “Rich, distanced, cool and sophisticated.”—Roger Greenspun, New York Times The first Hollywood studio film from an African American director, this semi-autobiographical work was the debut feature of photographer, musician, and filmmaker Gordon Parks. The film follows the coming-of-age of Newt Winger, an African American teenager living in rural Kansas in the late 1920s, who is forced into maturity by the violence and vitriol surrounding him. Based upon Parks’s upbringing in Kansas while…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. First come, first served. For more information on tours, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Five Senses Tour

May 28 at 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Explore the Speed’s collection using your five senses! Imagine what you would touch, see, smell, hear, and taste if you could climb inside our artworks. Free.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 28 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Cézanne and I (Cézanne et moi)

May 28 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Danièle Thompson “One of the greatest bromances in cultural history has finally been brought to the screen.”—Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter This lush new film revisits the friendship between painter Paul Cézanne (played by Guillaume Gallienne) and writer Emile Zola (Guillaume Canet) from the moment they leave Aix-en-Provence, right up until they arrive in Paris. There, fate, adventure, love, and fame will constantly both unite them and tear them apart. Born into a wealthy family, success eluded Cézanne…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 31 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served.   For more information on tours, visit our tours page.

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June 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Southern Elegy Public Lecture by Stephen Reily

June 1 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Interim Director Stephen Reily shares his understanding of the American South, and how he built a collection of photography focused on the South as a terrain of loss, beauty, ruins, and remembrance.   Reserve FREE tickets   Image Credit: William Eggleston American (born 1939) Black Bayou Plantation, near Glendora, Mississippi, c. 1969-70 Dye transfer print 19 x 25 inches Collection of Stephen Reily

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Contemporary Color

June 2 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross “A spectacular kinetic pinwheel of a movie that whisks us away from big issues to celebrate an exceptional creative collaboration.” —Peter Debruge, Variety In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the creativity of color guard. Colloquially known as “the sport of the arts,” color guards perform visually explosive dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. For the performances, Byrne recruited an array…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

June 3 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Contemporary Color

June 3 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross “A spectacular kinetic pinwheel of a movie that whisks us away from big issues to celebrate an exceptional creative collaboration.” —Peter Debruge, Variety In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the creativity of color guard. Colloquially known as “the sport of the arts,” color guards perform visually explosive dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. For the performances, Byrne recruited an array…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Contemporary Color

June 3 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross “A spectacular kinetic pinwheel of a movie that whisks us away from big issues to celebrate an exceptional creative collaboration.” —Peter Debruge, Variety In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the creativity of color guard. Colloquially known as “the sport of the arts,” color guards perform visually explosive dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. For the performances, Byrne recruited an array…

Find out more »

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 4 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Animation of Lotte Reiniger

June 4 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Owsley Free Sunday Film Directed by Lotte Reiniger “Her fairy-tale inspired work made her one of the most important early women in the film industry.” —Pamela Hutchinson, The Guardian Lotte Reiniger was one of the first female animators who honed her signature style of silhouette animation.  As a child, she was fascinated with the Chinese art of shadow puppetry and adapted the style to dozens of film adaptations of fairy tales. This collection of delightful short films includes Cinderella, Puss…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Contemporary Color

June 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Bill Ross and Turner Ross “A spectacular kinetic pinwheel of a movie that whisks us away from big issues to celebrate an exceptional creative collaboration.” —Peter Debruge, Variety In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the creativity of color guard. Colloquially known as “the sport of the arts,” color guards perform visually explosive dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. For the performances, Byrne recruited an array…

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Curator Talk with Scott Erbes: Secrets of Silver

June 6 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speed Museum: Cinema & Lobby,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Curator Talk with Scott Erbes, Curator of Decorative Arts and Design Secrets of Silver Speed Cinema Lobby, 6 – 7 pm. Dutch Treat dinner at Volare immediately following the talk. Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. This event is currently sold out.   More information on how to become a Patron Circle Member or an International Benefactor Circle Member.

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Museum Melodies Tour with Sharon Owen

June 7 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join local children’s musician, Sharon Owen, for an interactive, musical adventure through the Speed! Inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection, sing and make music as you tour the galleries and experience the Museum in a whole new way. This tour is best suited to children who are between 2 and 7 years of age.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Called Him Morgan

June 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Kasper Collin “Spellbinding, hallucinatory, exuberant.” —Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian On a snowy night in February 1972, legendary jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. Helen served prison time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later,…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

June 10 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Watercolor

June 10 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Understanding the South can be deepened by experiencing its unique environment. In Southern Accent, learn to look closely at your surroundings and translate them into expressive paintings in this watercolor workshop. Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!   Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Art Lab: Soundmaker Challenge

June 10 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Flex your creative muscles and get innovative in Art Lab! Participants will explore materials and tinker to creatively solve artistic challenges. Drop into the Prototype Lab in Art Sparks from 1 to 3 pm the second Saturday of every month for a new challenge. No registration necessary. Soundmaker Challenge: The American South has made great contributions to the art of music, especially jazz. Using the materials provided, create a work of art that also produces a sound. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: I Called Him Morgan

June 10 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Kasper Collin “Spellbinding, hallucinatory, exuberant.” —Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian On a snowy night in February 1972, legendary jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. Helen served prison time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later,…

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Called Him Morgan

June 10 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map

Directed by Kasper Collin “Spellbinding, hallucinatory, exuberant.” —Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian On a snowy night in February 1972, legendary jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. Helen served prison time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later,…

Find out more »

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 11 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 11 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Animation of Lotte Reiniger

June 11 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Owsley Free Sunday Film Directed by Lotte Reiniger “Her fairy-tale inspired work made her one of the most important early women in the film industry.” —Pamela Hutchinson, The Guardian Lotte Reiniger was one of the first female animators who honed her signature style of silhouette animation.  As a child, she was fascinated with the Chinese art of shadow puppetry and adapted the style to dozens of film adaptations of fairy tales. This collection of delightful short films includes Cinderella, Puss…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: I Called Him Morgan

June 11 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Kasper Collin “Spellbinding, hallucinatory, exuberant.” —Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian On a snowy night in February 1972, legendary jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. Helen served prison time for the crime and, following her release, retreated into obscurity. Over 20 years later,…

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Portraits Tour

June 14 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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What is a portrait? Explore the Speed’s galleries as you search for artworks depicting people and learn about how artists create their works of art. Free with general admission.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Ornithologist

June 15 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues “Deliciously subversive and genuinely funny.”—Jay Weissberg, Variety One of the most exhilarating and confounding films of the year, the transgressive director João Pedro Rodrigues has created a delirious tale worthy of upending the legacy of Pier Paolo Pasolini in its approach to religion, sexuality, and power. Dashing gay ornithologist Fernando travels solo along a remote river in Northern Portugal searching for endangered black storks, only to be swept away by the rapids. Rescued by two Chinese…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

June 16 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger “As fluid, committed and elegant in its movements as one of Whelan’s performances.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina and Louisville native Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for the company and danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

June 17 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map

Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Poetry

June 17 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Kristi Maxwell, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Louisville, to consider how the power of language can also convey a sense of the South in the Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art special exhibition. What new perspectives…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

June 17 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger “As fluid, committed and elegant in its movements as one of Whelan’s performances.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina and Louisville native Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for the company and danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

June 17 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger “As fluid, committed and elegant in its movements as one of Whelan’s performances.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina and Louisville native Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for the company and danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

June 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger “As fluid, committed and elegant in its movements as one of Whelan’s performances.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina and Louisville native Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for the company and danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: The Animation of Lotte Reiniger

June 18 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map

Owsley Free Sunday Film Directed by Lotte Reiniger “Her fairy-tale inspired work made her one of the most important early women in the film industry.” —Pamela Hutchinson, The Guardian Lotte Reiniger was one of the first female animators who honed her signature style of silhouette animation.  As a child, she was fascinated with the Chinese art of shadow puppetry and adapted the style to dozens of film adaptations of fairy tales. This collection of delightful short films includes Cinderella, Puss…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

June 18 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger “As fluid, committed and elegant in its movements as one of Whelan’s performances.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina and Louisville native Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for the company and danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production

June 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Briar Levit “A reminder that technology shifts, and working in the creative industries we need to constantly adapt to new ways of working and thinking.” —Oswin Tickler, Small Fury Up until 30 years ago, when the desktop computer debuted, the whole design production process would have been done primarily by hand, with the aid of analog machines. The design and print industries used a variety of ways to get type and image onto film, plates, and finally to the printed…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: David Lynch: The Art of Life

June 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm

Directed by Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, and Olivia Neergaard-Holm “Revels in the reassuring tactility of textures.” —Chuck Bowen, Slant This fascinating documentary explores the multi-talented work of David Lynch through his art, music, and early films, exposing the recesses of his unique world full of contradictions. Lynch is most well-known for his cult film Eraserhead (shown at the Speed last fall) as well as the screen adaptation of The Elephant Man, the Cannes Palme d’Or winning Wild at Heart, and…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

June 24 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: David Lynch: The Art of Life

June 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, and Olivia Neergaard-Holm “Revels in the reassuring tactility of textures.” —Chuck Bowen, Slant This fascinating documentary explores the multi-talented work of David Lynch through his art, music, and early films, exposing the recesses of his unique world full of contradictions. Lynch is most well-known for his cult film Eraserhead (shown at the Speed last fall) as well as the screen adaptation of The Elephant Man, the Cannes Palme d’Or winning Wild at Heart, and…

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Speed Cinema Presents: David Lynch: The Art of Life

June 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, and Olivia Neergaard-Holm “Revels in the reassuring tactility of textures.” —Chuck Bowen, Slant This fascinating documentary explores the multi-talented work of David Lynch through his art, music, and early films, exposing the recesses of his unique world full of contradictions. Lynch is most well-known for his cult film Eraserhead (shown at the Speed last fall) as well as the screen adaptation of The Elephant Man, the Cannes Palme d’Or winning Wild at Heart, and…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

June 25 at 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 25 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with General Admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

June 25 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Today’s teenage girls are tomorrow’s world citizens, voters, and activists! Through education and inspiration, girls can be empowered, informed, and confident. We invite all teenage girls to join our monthly book club that tackles tough subjects like women’s rights, immigration, civil rights, the environment, and much more, in a safe space that is open for dialogue. Readers will interact with guest moderators, politicians, and community advocates, plus have opportunities to connect through art and activism. All girls ages 13-17 are…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Animation of Lotte Reiniger

June 25 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Owsley Free Sunday Film Directed by Lotte Reiniger “Her fairy-tale inspired work made her one of the most important early women in the film industry.” —Pamela Hutchinson, The Guardian Lotte Reiniger was one of the first female animators who honed her signature style of silhouette animation.  As a child, she was fascinated with the Chinese art of shadow puppetry and adapted the style to dozens of film adaptations of fairy tales. This collection of delightful short films includes Cinderella, Puss…

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Speed Cinema Presents: David Lynch: The Art of Life

June 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Directed by Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, and Olivia Neergaard-Holm “Revels in the reassuring tactility of textures.” —Chuck Bowen, Slant This fascinating documentary explores the multi-talented work of David Lynch through his art, music, and early films, exposing the recesses of his unique world full of contradictions. Lynch is most well-known for his cult film Eraserhead (shown at the Speed last fall) as well as the screen adaptation of The Elephant Man, the Cannes Palme d’Or winning Wild at Heart, and…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Storytime Tour

June 28 at 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Mulholland Drive

June 29 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by David Lynch “This is David Lynch at his most imaginative and challenging.” —Allan Hunter, Daily Express Lynch’s meditation on Hollywood—new and old—is transfixing and garnered him the best director prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Blonde Betty Elms (Naomi Watts) has only just arrived in Tinseltown with dreams of becoming a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette (Laura Harring) with amnesia. The two become mixed up in ominous events as they try to uncover the mystery…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

June 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Obit

June 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Vanessa Gould “Inspirational, uplifting and often hilarious. Gould has created the perfect documentary.” —William Garre, The Upcoming Each morning, a small staff of wry and thoughtful obituary writers at the New York Times draft the details of three or four extraordinary lives in the current cultural memory—each life’s story spun amid the daily beat of war, politics and football scores. This incredible documentary demonstrates the brilliant writing skill that goes into the obits. Looking beyond the byline into…

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July 2017

See, Stop, Sketch!

July 1 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Obit

July 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Vanessa Gould “Inspirational, uplifting and often hilarious. Gould has created the perfect documentary.” —William Garre, The Upcoming Each morning, a small staff of wry and thoughtful obituary writers at the New York Times draft the details of three or four extraordinary lives in the current cultural memory—each life’s story spun amid the daily beat of war, politics and football scores. This incredible documentary demonstrates the brilliant writing skill that goes into the obits. Looking beyond the byline into…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Death of Louis XIV (La mort de Louis XIV)

July 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:55 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Albert Serra “The most beautiful film at Cannes 2016.”  —Jonathan Romney, Sight and Sound Back from hunting, the aging French monarch, King Louis XIV (magnificently played by French New Wave icon and honorary Palm d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Léaud) is struck with a debilitating pain in his leg while in Versailles, in August 1715. A serious fever follows as he’s surrounded by a horde of doctors and advisors who sense the end of the 72-year reign—the longest in French…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Sherman’s March

July 2 at 12:15 pm - 2:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Ross McElwee “A wonderfully goofy, pertinent movie.” —Vincent Canby, New York Times Heartbroken from being dumped by his girlfriend on the eve of his documentary shoot, director Ross McElwee continues his project re-tracing the original route followed by General William Sherman. Rather than cutting a swath of destruction designed to force the Confederate South into submission, as Sherman did, McElwee is waylaid in his search for love, camera in hand. This hilarious and charming…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 2 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Death of Louis XIV (La mort de Louis XIV)

July 2 at 3:00 pm - 4:55 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Albert Serra “The most beautiful film at Cannes 2016.”  —Jonathan Romney, Sight and Sound Back from hunting, the aging French monarch, King Louis XIV (magnificently played by French New Wave icon and honorary Palm d’Or recipient Jean-Pierre Léaud) is struck with a debilitating pain in his leg while in Versailles, in August 1715. A serious fever follows as he’s surrounded by a horde of doctors and advisors who sense the end of the 72-year reign—the longest in French…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Storytime Tour

July 5 at 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Free with general admission.

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Summer Teacher Institute: Art and Justice

July 6 at 10:00 am - July 7 at 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Summer Teacher Institute: Art and Justice Thursday, July 6 – Friday, July 7, 10 am – 4 pm each day Join us for a two-day PD session to discover how artworks can be agents for social change. We’ll explore the Speed’s permanent collection, as well as the special exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, as we consider the ways in which artists have created work to reflect- and react against- the complex times in which we…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Monterey Pop

July 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by D.A. Pennebaker “It captures the pop musical willingness to hurl you into things.” —Renata Adler On a gorgeous June weekend in 1967, during the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey would launch the careers of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were just a few among a diverse cast that…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

July 8 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Sketching

July 8 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Remember how much you loved to draw as a child? Recapture that feeling in this workshop on sketching. Explore the special exhibition Southern Accent and practice your drawing skills in the galleries. Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!   Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

July 8 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Free with general admission.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Art Lab: Self-Portrait Challenge

July 8 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Flex your creative muscles and get innovative in Art Lab! Participants will explore materials and tinker to creatively solve artistic challenges. Drop into the Prototype Lab in Art Sparks from 1 to 3 pm the second Saturday of every month for a new challenge. No registration necessary. Self-Portrait Challenge: Create a 2D or 3D portrait that celebrates your heritage. In this self-portrait, include representations of an influential person in your life. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Monterey Pop

July 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by D.A. Pennebaker “It captures the pop musical willingness to hurl you into things.” —Renata Adler On a gorgeous June weekend in 1967, during the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey would launch the careers of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were just a few among a diverse cast that…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

July 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Brett Berns and Bob Sarles “There’s some juicy stuff here.” —Glenn Kenny, New York Times While hardly a household name, Bert Berns wrote and produced some of the most enduring songs: Twist and Shout, Cry to Me, Tell Him, Piece of My Heart, Cry Baby, Hang on Sloopy, I Want Candy, and Everybody Needs Somebody to Love. Berns’ sessions made legends of Solomon Burke, the Isley Brothers, the Drifters, Ben E. King, Wilson Pickett, Van Morrison, and Neil…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Chasing Ice

July 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Waterfront Botanical Gardens at Speed Cinema: Confronting Climate Change Directed by Jeff Orlowski “Awe-inspiring, terrifying, transcendently beautiful.” —Trevor Johnston, Time Out Acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog discovers undeniable evidence of climate change through his Extreme Ice Survey project. In Chasing Ice, Balog deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 9 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bang! The Bert Berns Story

July 9 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Brett Berns and Bob Sarles “There’s some juicy stuff here.” —Glenn Kenny, New York Times While hardly a household name, Bert Berns wrote and produced some of the most enduring songs: Twist and Shout, Cry to Me, Tell Him, Piece of My Heart, Cry Baby, Hang on Sloopy, I Want Candy, and Everybody Needs Somebody to Love. Berns’ sessions made legends of Solomon Burke, the Isley Brothers, the Drifters, Ben E. King, Wilson Pickett, Van Morrison, and Neil…

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Museum Melodies Tour with Sharon Owen

July 12 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join local children’s musician, Sharon Owen, for an interactive, musical adventure through the Speed! Inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection, sing and make music as you tour the galleries and experience the Museum in a whole new way. This tour is best suited to children who are between 2 and 7 years of age.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 12 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Diary of a Lost Girl (Das Tagebuch einer Verlorenen)

July 14 at 7:00 pm - 8:55 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by G.W. Pabst “An actress of brilliance, a luminescent personality and a beauty unparalleled in screen history.” —Kevin Brownlow, film historian The mystique and stunning beauty of Louise Brooks are on glorious display in Diary of a Lost Girl. The second and final collaboration of the actress and director G. W. Pabst (Pandora’s Box), the film is a provocative adaptation of Margarethe Böhme’s notorious novel. In it, a naïve daughter of a middle-class pharmacist is seduced by her father’s…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

July 15 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Diary of a Lost Girl (Das Tagebuch einer Verlorenen)

July 15 at 3:00 pm - 4:55 pm

Directed by G.W. Pabst “An actress of brilliance, a luminescent personality and a beauty unparalleled in screen history.” —Kevin Brownlow, film historian The mystique and stunning beauty of Louise Brooks are on glorious display in Diary of a Lost Girl. The second and final collaboration of the actress and director G. W. Pabst (Pandora’s Box), the film is a provocative adaptation of Margarethe Böhme’s notorious novel. In it, a naïve daughter of a middle-class pharmacist is seduced by her father’s…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Beggars of Life

July 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by William A. Wellman “Considered one of Brooks’ best American films.” —Thomas Gladysz, Huffington Post This American film showcases Brooks’ timeless beauty, her striking modernity and the depth of her talent. While co-star Wallace Beery received top billing, it’s Brooks who captivated the camera. Threatened by her abusive stepfather, Brooks plays a young woman who has to resort to violence to defend herself. She is luminous as a freight-train hopping runaway who dresses in a disguise of a flat…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Yes Men Are Revolting

July 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Waterfront Botanical Gardens at Speed Cinema: Confronting Climate Change Directed by Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, and Laura Nix “Who said that a political film can’t be sweet, too?” —Nick Allen, RogerEbert.com For two decades, the Yes Men have pulled off spectacular media hoaxes to expose corporate crimes. These pranksters have played on the gullible media’s lack of fact checking to launch elaborate, hilarious, and poignant protests and interventions unmasking unfair policies, greed, and threats to human…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Beggars of Life

July 16 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by William A. Wellman “Considered one of Brooks’ best American films.” —Thomas Gladysz, Huffington Post This American film showcases Brooks’ timeless beauty, her striking modernity and the depth of her talent. While co-star Wallace Beery received top billing, it’s Brooks who captivated the camera. Threatened by her abusive stepfather, Brooks plays a young woman who has to resort to violence to defend herself. She is luminous as a freight-train hopping runaway who dresses in a disguise of a flat…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Animals Tour

July 19 at 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Gallop, slither, or swim to the Speed for this wild tour! Explore artworks depicting animals and learn more about fascinating creatures from around the world on this early childhood tour. Free with general admission.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Curator Talk with Miranda Lash: Southern Accent

July 19 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Curator Talk with Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art Southern Accent Special Exhibition North, 6 – 7 pm Miranda Lash provides an exclusive tour of highlights from Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary 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 an International Benefactor Circle Member.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Stalker

July 20 at 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “Tarkovsy is the greatest of them all. He moves with such naturalness in the room of dreams.” —director Ingmar Bergman Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature is a metaphysical journey through a strange post-apocalyptic landscape, and a rarified cinematic experience like no other. A hired guide—the Stalker—leads a writer and a scientist into the heart of the Zone, the restricted site of a long-ago disaster where they quickly zero in on the Room, a place rumored to…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

July 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Various Directors The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s festival, widely considered to be the premiere showcase for short films and the launch pad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2017 program offers new audiences a taste of what is offered in Park City each January, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative meditations on…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

July 22 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Southern Sounds: Women in Contemporary Southern Music

July 22 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of live music celebrating Louisville and Nashville folk, country, soul, and bluegrass songwriters. $10 for members | $20 for non-members Tickets will be available beginning June 1.   Lineup for the afternoon includes: Kyshona Armstrong Kate Campbell Dori Freeman Erin Rae Thayer Sarrano Kelsey Waldon   In conjunction with the exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art Sponsored by 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville

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Speed Cinema Presents: 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

July 22 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Various Directors The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s festival, widely considered to be the premiere showcase for short films and the launch pad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2017 program offers new audiences a taste of what is offered in Park City each January, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative meditations on…

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Speed Cinema Presents: 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

July 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Various Directors The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s festival, widely considered to be the premiere showcase for short films and the launch pad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2017 program offers new audiences a taste of what is offered in Park City each January, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative meditations on…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bright Leaf

July 23 at 12:30 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Michael Curtiz Avarice, ambition, romance and revenge characterize this melodrama, set in the post-Civil War South, following the tumultuous rise and fall of a powerful tobacco magnate in North Carolina. Based on the 1949 novel of the same name by Foster Fitz-Simons, the title references a strain of tobacco grown in the area. Tobacco families battle for dominance as the invention of the mechanized cigarette rolling machine sets to upend the traditional hand-rolling method.…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

July 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Today’s teenage girls are tomorrow’s world citizens, voters, and activists! Through education and inspiration, girls can be empowered, informed, and confident. We invite all teenage girls to join our monthly book club that tackles tough subjects like women’s rights, immigration, civil rights, the environment, and much more, in a safe space that is open for dialogue. Readers will interact with guest moderators, politicians, and community advocates, plus have opportunities to connect through art and activism. All girls ages 13-17 are…

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Speed Cinema Presents: 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

July 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Various Directors The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s festival, widely considered to be the premiere showcase for short films and the launch pad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2017 program offers new audiences a taste of what is offered in Park City each January, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative meditations on…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

July 25 at 7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Owsley Brown Director in person with special guests “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald 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. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school in 2010, a stunned school community must sort through the…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Storytime Tour

July 26 at 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Am the Blues

July 28 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Daniel Cross “Heartache never sounded so good.” —Chris Knight, The National Post This tune-filled documentary takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta, and the moonshine-soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country, visiting blues musicians rooted in the genre’s heyday, many now in their 80s, still living in the American deep South and touring the Chitlin’ Circuit. In addition to Bobby Rush, who won…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

July 29 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Resistance

July 29 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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 Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art, to consider the theme of resistance in the Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art special exhibition. What new perspectives will you gain? Program is included with price of general admission and Southern Accent special exhibition ticket. …

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Am the Blues

July 29 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Daniel Cross “Heartache never sounded so good.” —Chris Knight, The National Post This tune-filled documentary takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta, and the moonshine-soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country, visiting blues musicians rooted in the genre’s heyday, many now in their 80s, still living in the American deep South and touring the Chitlin’ Circuit. In addition to Bobby Rush, who won…

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Am the Blues

July 29 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Daniel Cross “Heartache never sounded so good.” —Chris Knight, The National Post This tune-filled documentary takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta, and the moonshine-soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country, visiting blues musicians rooted in the genre’s heyday, many now in their 80s, still living in the American deep South and touring the Chitlin’ Circuit. In addition to Bobby Rush, who won…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bright Leaves

July 30 at 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Ross McElwee “An American humorist in a tradition from Mark Twain.” —Stephen Holden, New York Times Filmmaker Ross McElwee’s family legend has it that the Hollywood melodrama Bright Leaf (screening July 23) starring Gary Cooper as a 19th century tobacco grower, is based on the director’s great-grandfather, who created the Bull Durham brand. Using this legacy as a jumping off point, McElwee reaches back to his roots in this wry, witty rumination on American…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

July 30 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Am the Blues

July 30 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Daniel Cross “Heartache never sounded so good.” —Chris Knight, The National Post This tune-filled documentary takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta, and the moonshine-soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country, visiting blues musicians rooted in the genre’s heyday, many now in their 80s, still living in the American deep South and touring the Chitlin’ Circuit. In addition to Bobby Rush, who won…

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August 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Museum Melodies Tour with Sharon Owen

August 2 at 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join local children’s musician, Sharon Owen, for an interactive, musical adventure through the Speed! Inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection, sing and make music as you tour the galleries and experience the Museum in a whole new way. This tour is best suited to children who are between 2 and 7 years of age.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

August 5 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 6 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Storytime Tour

August 9 at 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Half Cocked

August 10 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Michael Galinsky Southern Accent artist Michael Galinsky’s film features the 1990s Louisville Music scene. The film from 1994 tells the story of a group of high school teens who steal a van full of music equipment and pretned to be a rock band called “Truckstop.” $7 for members | $9 for non-members Purchase tickets!

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 11 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

August 12 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Resistance Wearables

August 12 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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There’s a lot to dissent against these days. Come see Southern Accent and make a t-shirt as a wearable work of art that shares your message. Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!   Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Art Lab: Where I’m From- 3D Map Challenge

August 12 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Flex your creative muscles and get innovative in Art Lab! Participants will explore materials and tinker to creatively solve artistic challenges. Drop into the Prototype Lab in Art Sparks from 1 to 3 pm the second Saturday of every month for a new challenge. No registration necessary. Where I’m From—3D Map Challenge: Southern Accent is an exhibition themed around the idea of place. Create a 3D map of where you are from using the materials provided. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 12 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 13 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

August 19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Industry

August 19 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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 Scott Erbes, Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, to learn more about English manufacturer Matthew Boulton and the metalwork from his manufactory. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with general admission.   Learn more about other Gallery Talks and Lectures.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Feelings Tour

August 20 at 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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On this tour, we will look at portraits in the Museum’s collection as a starting point for understanding our own and other’s feelings. Through exploration of different types of emotions and thinking about what makes us feel a certain way, this gallery experience will encourage compassion, communication, and empathy in young learners. Free.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 20 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

August 26 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Nature Tour

August 27 at 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Connect with nature as your experience the Speed in a whole new way. From paintings depicting gardens to our beautiful Art Park, there is something for every young nature lover on this tour. Free.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

August 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Today’s teenage girls are tomorrow’s world citizens, voters, and activists! Through education and inspiration, girls can be empowered, informed, and confident. We invite all teenage girls to join our monthly book club that tackles tough subjects like women’s rights, immigration, civil rights, the environment, and much more, in a safe space that is open for dialogue. Readers will interact with guest moderators, politicians, and community advocates, plus have opportunities to connect through art and activism. All girls ages 13-17 are…

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Curator Talk with Erika Holmquist-Wall: Surprise Masterpiece

August 29 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Curator Talk with Erika Holmquist-Wall, Chief Curator and Mary and Barry Bingham Sr. Curator of European and American Paintings and Sculpture Surprise Masterpiece Speed Art Museum, 6 – 7 pm 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 an International Benefactor Circle Member.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 31 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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September 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 2 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 3 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 9 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Creative Writing

September 9 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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As part of the Back-to-the-Basics Series, Prof. Kiki Petrosino, poet, Associate Professor of English at University of Louisville and Faculty Fellow at the Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society, will lead a creative writing workshop that invites participants to explore the connections between place, space, and the imagination. This workshop is appropriate for anyone interested in creative writing. Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!   Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

September 9 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Free with general admission.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Art Lab: Quilt Sculpture Challenge

September 9 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Flex your creative muscles and get innovative in Art Lab! Participants will explore materials and tinker to creatively solve artistic challenges. Drop into the Prototype Lab in Art Sparks from 1 to 3 pm the second Saturday of every month for a new challenge. No registration necessary. Quilt Sculpture Challenge: Quilting is one way that communities come together in the South and across the country. Create a fabric sculpture that represents your community using the materials provided. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Texture Tour

September 13 at 10:45 am - 11:30 am
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Enjoy this tactile tour that gives young learners an appropriate way to explore the museum environment through their sense of touch. Using a variety of props, this tour will help children match, sort, and describe textures in artworks with developing their vocabulary. Free with general admission.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 16 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 17 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 23 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Photography

September 23 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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 Lucy Kacir, Community Outreach and Studio Programs Coordinator, to learn more about the photographic processes used by artists in the Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art special exhibition. What new perspectives will you gain? Program is included with price of…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 24 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 30 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: Animal Explorers

September 30 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Early learners (ages 2-5) will enjoy exploring the museum and expressing their creativity. Each workshop begins with a tour of the Museum’s galleries, followed by a hands-on art making activity. A parent or guardian must register with the child and remain with them throughout the workshop. 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. $5…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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October 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 1 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

October 7 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 11 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 12 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

October 14 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Smartphone Photography

October 14 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Images have power—especially as seen in the special exhibition Southern Accent. Learn how to give every images power in this smartphone photography workshop. Transform your daily snapping into works of art by learning to create a composition, work with natural light, and other skills. BYOD—Bring your own device (any smartphone with a camera will do). Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!   Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Sonya Clark, Unraveling

October 14 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join Southern Accent artist Sonya Clark as she performs her powerful performance piece Unraveling. For this artwork Clark will carefully unravel a confederate flag thread by thread and invite members of the public to join her in this process. Clark is chair of the Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Unraveling is designed to be a slow, thoughtful process, with respect for all participants. Program is included with price of general admission and Southern Accent special…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 29 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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