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March 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows

March 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Various Directors “They’re breathtaking in their diversity and gorgeous to view.”—Marc Glassman, Classical 96.3 Since 1998, The Animation Show of Shows has selected the best in animated short films from the world’s top animation festivals such as Cannes, Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa, and Berlin. The styles of animation vary widely, from hand-drawn to stop motion to the latest computer-generated imagery. Highlights include About a Mother, a new folktale with echoes of Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, Disney/Pixar’s Sweet Piper, and Mirror,…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

March 25 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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IMG_1169_WEB_revised sketch

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 beginning on January 14th. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Native American Literature

March 25 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 artwork.  Join us in March, when Dr. Frank Kelderman, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Louisville, explores connections between Native American literature and the art of Frederick Weygold.  What new perspectives will you gain? Program is included with price of General Admission and Picturing American Indian…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows

March 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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new-yorker-mirror_screencap1-web

Various Directors “They’re breathtaking in their diversity and gorgeous to view.”—Marc Glassman, Classical 96.3 Since 1998, The Animation Show of Shows has selected the best in animated short films from the world’s top animation festivals such as Cannes, Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa, and Berlin. The styles of animation vary widely, from hand-drawn to stop motion to the latest computer-generated imagery. Highlights include About a Mother, a new folktale with echoes of Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, Disney/Pixar’s Sweet Piper, and Mirror,…

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Speed Cinema Presents: 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows

March 25 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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new-yorker-mirror_screencap1-web

Various Directors “They’re breathtaking in their diversity and gorgeous to view.”—Marc Glassman, Classical 96.3 Since 1998, The Animation Show of Shows has selected the best in animated short films from the world’s top animation festivals such as Cannes, Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa, and Berlin. The styles of animation vary widely, from hand-drawn to stop motion to the latest computer-generated imagery. Highlights include About a Mother, a new folktale with echoes of Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, Disney/Pixar’s Sweet Piper, and Mirror,…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: The Defenders with Jim Blanton

March 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film The quarterly series, The Defenders, returns with the dynamic screening program in which local well-known figures are invited to pick one of their guilty pleasure films, share it with the audience, and defend their choice after the screening. The audience is sworn to secrecy about what is screened. This month, Jim Blanton, the Director of the Louisville Free Public Library, shares a cult classic. Tickets will be available one hour before the screening in the Cinema…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 26 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

March 26 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: 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows

March 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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new-yorker-mirror_screencap1-web

Various Directors “They’re breathtaking in their diversity and gorgeous to view.”—Marc Glassman, Classical 96.3 Since 1998, The Animation Show of Shows has selected the best in animated short films from the world’s top animation festivals such as Cannes, Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa, and Berlin. The styles of animation vary widely, from hand-drawn to stop motion to the latest computer-generated imagery. Highlights include About a Mother, a new folktale with echoes of Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, Disney/Pixar’s Sweet Piper, and Mirror,…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 31 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
Tour

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: Dark Night

March 31 at 7:00 pm - 8:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Dark-Night_03-web

Directed by Tim Sutton “A haunting, thought-provoking piece of work, made infinitely more powerful by the things it chooses not to show.”—Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly An artfully understated critique of American gun culture, based around the 2012 massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a multiplex screening of The Dark Knight Rises, Tim Sutton’s Dark Night is a jarring, gripping work of American independent cinema. Shot in Sarasota, Florida and lensed by veteran French DP Helene Louvart (Pina, The…

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April 2017

Kindergarten Countdown Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt

April 1 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Preschool

Explore the Speed Art Museum with a self-guided scavenger hunt! Get to know the museum’s collection as you search for different shapes in the galleries. This event is for families with a child who will begin kindergarten during the 2017-2018 school year and are participating in the Kindergarten Countdown program. To sign up for Kindergarten Countdown and receive your free t-shirt, please visit any LFPL branch and inquire at the front desk. More information and a calendar of events can…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

April 1 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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IMG_1169_WEB_revised sketch

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 beginning on January 14th. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

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

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: Dark Night

April 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
Dark-Night_03-web

Directed by Tim Sutton “A haunting, thought-provoking piece of work, made infinitely more powerful by the things it chooses not to show.”—Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly An artfully understated critique of American gun culture, based around the 2012 massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a multiplex screening of The Dark Knight Rises, Tim Sutton’s Dark Night is a jarring, gripping work of American independent cinema. Shot in Sarasota, Florida and lensed by veteran French DP Helene Louvart (Pina, The…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Dark Night

April 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
Dark-Night_03-web

Directed by Tim Sutton “A haunting, thought-provoking piece of work, made infinitely more powerful by the things it chooses not to show.”—Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly An artfully understated critique of American gun culture, based around the 2012 massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a multiplex screening of The Dark Knight Rises, Tim Sutton’s Dark Night is a jarring, gripping work of American independent cinema. Shot in Sarasota, Florida and lensed by veteran French DP Helene Louvart (Pina, The…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker

April 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Joanne Grant “Fundi does exactly what Ella Baker does: it gives us the courage to act on our own—and to affect the future.”—Gloria Steinem The roles that women played in major political movements are too often overlooked in history. This inspiring documentary reveals the instrumental role that Ella Baker, a friend and advisor to Martin Luther King, played in shaping the American Civil Rights movement. This charismatic activist was affectionately known as the Fundi,…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

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

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Dark Night

April 2 at 3:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
Dark-Night_03-web

Directed by Tim Sutton “A haunting, thought-provoking piece of work, made infinitely more powerful by the things it chooses not to show.”—Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly An artfully understated critique of American gun culture, based around the 2012 massacre in Aurora, Colorado that took place during a multiplex screening of The Dark Knight Rises, Tim Sutton’s Dark Night is a jarring, gripping work of American independent cinema. Shot in Sarasota, Florida and lensed by veteran French DP Helene Louvart (Pina, The…

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Speed Cinema Presents: 1984

April 4 at 7:00 pm - 8:55 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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1984

National Event Day Screening Directed by Michael Radford “It’s the linguistic cargo—the story of “Newspeak,” the outlining of the censor’s calling—that makes this tale still fearful.”—Richard von Busack, MetroActive On this date, over 100 art house theaters across the country will be participating in a National Event Day screening of an adaptation of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four starring the late John Hurt. Scheduled to coincide with the day Orwell’s protagonist Winston Smith begins to rebel against his oppressive government by…

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: On the Farm Tour

April 5 at 10:45 am - 11:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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preschool_tour

Celebrate spring by exploring artworks in the Speed’s collection that depict life on the farm! Learn about farmers and what they do, as well as the animals and crops you might find on a farm. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

April 5 at 6:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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jeanne dielman

Directed by Chantal Akerman “A feminist masterwork of minimalist constraint; a cinematic powerhouse of narrative innuendo: Chantal Akerman’s pi ce de résistance.”—director Todd Haynes A unique and compelling work in film history, this early film by Chantal Akerman meticulously details, with a sense of impending doom, the daily routine of a middle-aged widow whose chores include making the beds, cooking dinner for her teenaged son, and turning an occasional trick. Striking in its sparseness, the film’s domestic regimen is engrossing,…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: On the Farm

April 7 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Preschool workshop

Looking for something new and interesting to do with your preschooler? Early learners (ages 2-5) will enjoy exploring the museum and expressing their creativity. Each workshop will begin with a tour of the museum’s galleries, followed by a hands-on art making activity. A parent or guardian must remain with the child throughout the workshop. Celebrate spring by exploring artworks in the Speed’s collection that depict life on the farm! Learn about farmers and what they do, as well as the…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
Tour

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: Alive and Kicking

April 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Susan Glatzer “The action that Alive and Kicking captures is so transfixing that one marvels that dancers can keep it up for five years, much less five decades.”—John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter This lively dance documentary offers an intimate insider’s peek into the culture of contemporary swing dance and its resurgence in modern society. Despite the troubles they are facing, the swing dancers exhibit exuberance, joy and even giddiness while they lose themselves in the dance. Boiled down…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

April 8 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
IMG_1169_WEB_revised sketch

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 beginning on January 14th. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop – Back to Basics: Printmaking

April 8 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Printmaking combines several creative skills, including drawing and painting. Come learn those skills and maybe a few more at this printmaking workshop. No experience required. $5 for Members | $17 for Non-Members Register!

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Art Lab

April 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. Explore the artworks of The Wonderland Museum exhibition, and create a sculpture of a curiosity that is interesting to you! Free with general admission.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Alive and Kicking

April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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alive-and-kicking1-web

Directed by Susan Glatzer “The action that Alive and Kicking captures is so transfixing that one marvels that dancers can keep it up for five years, much less five decades.”—John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter This lively dance documentary offers an intimate insider’s peek into the culture of contemporary swing dance and its resurgence in modern society. Despite the troubles they are facing, the swing dancers exhibit exuberance, joy and even giddiness while they lose themselves in the dance. Boiled down…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Alive and Kicking

April 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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alive-and-kicking1-web

Directed by Susan Glatzer “The action that Alive and Kicking captures is so transfixing that one marvels that dancers can keep it up for five years, much less five decades.”—John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter This lively dance documentary offers an intimate insider’s peek into the culture of contemporary swing dance and its resurgence in modern society. Despite the troubles they are facing, the swing dancers exhibit exuberance, joy and even giddiness while they lose themselves in the dance. Boiled down…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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University of Louisville Percussion Performance

April 9 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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University of Louisville Percussion

The University of Louisville Percussion Department will present a Music Gallery in the Speed’s Grand Hall.  Percussion music in the form of ensembles and solos will be continuous, while museum guests are encouraged to walk around the instruments and performers during the performances.  Get an up-close look at marimbas, timpani, vibraphones, steel drums, multi percussion sets and more!

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

April 9 at 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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preschool_tour

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.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 9 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Mindscape and The Hunting Lesson

April 9 at 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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moving-landscape

Free Owsley Sunday Film Mindscape and The Hunting Lesson Directed by Jacques Drouin Renowned for his meticulously crafted surrealist films, Jacques Drouin’s pinscreen animations are swirling visions which defy reality yet remain potently lifelike. In his second feature, Mindscape, an artist steps through his canvas into a landscape governed by symbolism and artistry (1976, Canada, video, 7 minutes). In A Hunting Lesson, Drouin transforms a children’s book by Jacques Godbout into a visually stunning meditation on respect for nature and…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Alive and Kicking

April 9 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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alive-and-kicking1-web

Directed by Susan Glatzer “The action that Alive and Kicking captures is so transfixing that one marvels that dancers can keep it up for five years, much less five decades.”—John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter This lively dance documentary offers an intimate insider’s peek into the culture of contemporary swing dance and its resurgence in modern society. Despite the troubles they are facing, the swing dancers exhibit exuberance, joy and even giddiness while they lose themselves in the dance. Boiled down…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 12 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema Presents: Graduation (Bacalaureat)

April 12 at 7:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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graduation film

Directed by Cristian Mungiu “Meticulously structured.”—Stuart Klawans, The Nation Romeo, a physician living in a small mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. His plan is close to succeeding–Eliza has won a scholarship to study psychology in the U.K. She just has to pass her final exams–a formality for such a good student. On the day before her first written exam, Eliza…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: After the Storm (Umi Yori Mo Mada Fukaku)

April 14 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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AFTER THE STORM2

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda  “Undoubtedly one of Kore-eda’s best.”—John Beasdale, CineVue From celebrated Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda (After Life, Still Walking), comes this powerful story of a family reconciling in the wake of a disaster. A formerly successful novelist works as a struggling detective under the pretense of doing research for his new novel. He blows his income on gambling which further estranges himself from his aging mother, ex-wife and 11-year-old son. When a typhoon brings the family members together…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

April 15 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
IMG_1169_WEB_revised sketch

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 beginning on January 14th. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Music

April 15 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 artwork. Join Amber Thieneman, the Speed’s Teaching Programs Coordinator, to consider connections between color and technique – dynamics and tempo as we complete a collaborative music composition in response to the selected artwork. Come blur the boundaries between sight and sound. What new perspectives will you gain?…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: After the Storm (Umi Yori Mo Mada Fukaku)

April 15 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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AFTER THE STORM2

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda  “Undoubtedly one of Kore-eda’s best.”—John Beasdale, CineVue From celebrated Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda (After Life, Still Walking), comes this powerful story of a family reconciling in the wake of a disaster. A formerly successful novelist works as a struggling detective under the pretense of doing research for his new novel. He blows his income on gambling which further estranges himself from his aging mother, ex-wife and 11-year-old son. When a typhoon brings the family members together…

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Speed Cinema Presents: After the Storm (Umi Yori Mo Mada Fukaku)

April 15 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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AFTER THE STORM2

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda “Undoubtedly one of Kore-eda’s best.”—John Beasdale, CineVue From celebrated Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda (After Life, Still Walking), comes this powerful story of a family reconciling in the wake of a disaster. A formerly successful novelist works as a struggling detective under the pretense of doing research for his new novel. He blows his income on gambling which further estranges himself from his aging mother, ex-wife and 11-year-old son. When a typhoon brings the family members together…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Mindscape and The Hunting Lesson

April 16 at 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Mindscape and The Hunting Lesson Directed by Jacques Drouin Renowned for his meticulously crafted surrealist films, Jacques Drouin’s pinscreen animations are swirling visions which defy reality yet remain potently lifelike. In his second feature, Mindscape, an artist steps through his canvas into a landscape governed by symbolism and artistry (1976, Canada, video, 7 minutes). In A Hunting Lesson, Drouin transforms a children’s book by Jacques Godbout into a visually stunning meditation on respect for nature and…

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Speed Cinema Presents: After the Storm (Umi Yori Mo Mada Fukaku)

April 16 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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AFTER THE STORM2

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda  “Undoubtedly one of Kore-eda’s best.”—John Beasdale, CineVue From celebrated Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda (After Life, Still Walking), comes this powerful story of a family reconciling in the wake of a disaster. A formerly successful novelist works as a struggling detective under the pretense of doing research for his new novel. He blows his income on gambling which further estranges himself from his aging mother, ex-wife and 11-year-old son. When a typhoon brings the family members together…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Teacher Professional Development- Picking Up S.T.E.A.M.!

April 20 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join the Speed and a surprise community partner for a fun-fueled evening of S.T.E.A.M.! Learn new approaches to using art to enhance S.T.E.M. learning: create 2-D-to-3-D works of art, apply math and science concepts to objects in the galleries, and explore how the night sky is the realm of scientists, artists, and all of us alike. Register! All participants will receive a certificate indicating that they’ve participated in three hours of professional development. JCPS teachers will be asked to sign…

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Speed Cinema Presents:
Embracing the Avant Garde: The Illinois Parables

April 20 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Embracing the Avant-Garde: This new monthly series focuses on key experimental films with expanded introductions. Directed by Deborah Stratman “It has the power both to soothe complicated feelings about America and to inflame them.”—A.O. Scott, New York Times Deborah Stratman’s latest documentary essay is a vibrant and often disturbing exploration of unmarked landscapes as visible traces left by a troubling history. Composed of image and text, archival footage and reenactments, the film delves into histories of settlement, removal, violence and…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: Sacred

April 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Peru Dance Mask

Directed by Thomas Lennon “A diverse, well-rounded, and visually breathtaking documentary.”—Outtake Directed by Oscar-winner Thomas Lennon (The Blood of Yingzhou District) and shot around the world by 40 filmmaking crews, Sacred immerses audiences in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions. At a time when religious dogmas dominate the world’s headlines, this film explores faith as a primary human experience. While global in scope, the film remains intensely intimate as its subjects navigate the milestones and crises of private…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

April 22 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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IMG_1169_WEB_revised sketch

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 beginning on January 14th. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
Tour

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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Pop-Up Music Performance: New Music by Rob Collier

April 22 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Stop by the Speed to enjoy the premiere performance of Fugue in 13 Stages, a new chamber work by Rob Collier. Free with general admission.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Sacred

April 22 at 3:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Peru Dance Mask

Directed by Thomas Lennon “A diverse, well-rounded, and visually breathtaking documentary.”—Outtake Directed by Oscar-winner Thomas Lennon (The Blood of Yingzhou District) and shot around the world by 40 filmmaking crews, Sacred immerses audiences in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions. At a time when religious dogmas dominate the world’s headlines, this film explores faith as a primary human experience. While global in scope, the film remains intensely intimate as its subjects navigate the milestones and crises of private…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Sacred

April 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Peru Dance Mask

Directed by Thomas Lennon “A diverse, well-rounded, and visually breathtaking documentary.”—Outtake Directed by Oscar-winner Thomas Lennon (The Blood of Yingzhou District) and shot around the world by 40 filmmaking crews, Sacred immerses audiences in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions. At a time when religious dogmas dominate the world’s headlines, this film explores faith as a primary human experience. While global in scope, the film remains intensely intimate as its subjects navigate the milestones and crises of private…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Savage Rose Theater Performance- Curiouser and Curiouser: Readings from Wonderland

April 23 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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wonderland museum exhibition

Curiouser and Curiouser: Readings from Wonderland Actors from the cast of Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Alice in Wonderland perform scenes from the play among the curiosities of the Wonderland Museum. You never know when you may find yourself tumbling down the rabbit hole! Free.

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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

April 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: Mindscape and The Hunting Lesson

April 23 at 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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moving-landscape

Free Owsley Sunday Film Mindscape and The Hunting Lesson Directed by Jacques Drouin Renowned for his meticulously crafted surrealist films, Jacques Drouin’s pinscreen animations are swirling visions which defy reality yet remain potently lifelike. In his second feature, Mindscape, an artist steps through his canvas into a landscape governed by symbolism and artistry (1976, Canada, video, 7 minutes). In A Hunting Lesson, Drouin transforms a children’s book by Jacques Godbout into a visually stunning meditation on respect for nature and…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Sacred

April 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
+ Google Map
Peru Dance Mask

Directed by Thomas Lennon “A diverse, well-rounded, and visually breathtaking documentary.”—Outtake Directed by Oscar-winner Thomas Lennon (The Blood of Yingzhou District) and shot around the world by 40 filmmaking crews, Sacred immerses audiences in an exploration of spirituality across cultures and religions. At a time when religious dogmas dominate the world’s headlines, this film explores faith as a primary human experience. While global in scope, the film remains intensely intimate as its subjects navigate the milestones and crises of private…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Artist Lecture: Dario Robleto

April 28 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Southern Accent artist Dario Robleto will discuss his artwork, A Defeated Soldier Wishes to Walk His Daughter Down the Wedding Aisle, and how it connects to his artistic practice. Based in Houston, Texas, Robleto considers himself a “materialist poet” whose sculptures explore the social and emotional resonance of materials, songs, history, and shared memories.  His research-driven practice results in intricate objects that reflect his interests in music, popular culture, science, war, empathy, and the cosmos. In 2016 he was appointed…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Kiki

April 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Sara Jordenö “Exhilarating . . . an indelible, must-see ode to gay New York.”—Manohla Dargis, New York Times 25 years after Paris is Burning introduced the art of voguing to the world, Kiki revisits New York’s thriving underground ballroom culture. It’s a larger-than-life world in which LGBTQ youth of color are empowered by staging elaborate dance competitions that showcase their dynamic choreography, fabulous costumes, and fierce attitudes. It’s also a safe space for teens who find acceptance, support,…

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Kentucky Derby Marathon

April 29 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Saturday, April 29 due to street closures for the Kentucky Derby Marathon.

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Community Celebration

April 30 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join us for a community celebration marking the opening of Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. The exhibition explores the complexities and rich cultural legacies of the American South. The opening celebration will be free for all visitors and feature gallery talks by Southern Accent artists, art making activities, music, film, and much more.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Always for Pleasure

April 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Source: Les Blank Films, Inc.

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Les Blank “What mostly comes across in Blank’s work, though, is his sheer love for humanity, especially for people dwelling on the margins.”—Mike D’Angelo, A.V. Club Director Les Blank produced documentaries for nearly 50 years, honing in on cultural spots and movements typically overlooked. His films focused on music, food, and regionally-specific delights. In Always for Pleasure, he created a raucous tribute to the sight, sounds, social traditions and flavors of New Orleans. The…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

April 30 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Jewel’s Catch One

April 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by C. Fitz “A worthy and necessary slice of history.”—Andrew Barker, Variety Jewel’s Catch One documents the oldest Black-owned disco in America and honors the legacy of businesswoman, activist, and healer, Jewel Thais-Williams, who stood up against hate and discrimination for 42 years. Four decades of music, fashion, celebrity, and activism were centered on the L.A. club Jewel’s Catch One which served as the center for breaking down racial, social and cultural barriers. One of the original safe spaces…

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Artist Talk: Mel Chin

April 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join Southern Accent artist Mel Chin for a lively discussion of his artwork Terrapene Carolina (Hillbilly Armor), a piece inspired by his home in North Carolina and the brave servicemen and women who have fought in the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Based outside of Asheville, NC, Mel Chin creates sculpture, drawings, videos, new media, and public artworks that are often collaborative and multidisciplinary, and reflect his commitment to social activism and promoting scientific research. Meet at Southern Accent…

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May 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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 Art Museum Closed: Kentucky Oaks Day

May 5 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Friday, May 5 for Kentucky Oaks Day, and Saturday, May 6 for Kentucky Derby Day.

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Kentucky Derby Day

May 6 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Saturday, May 6 for Kentucky Derby Day.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Manuscripts Don’t Burn

May 7 at 12:30 pm - 2:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film The Seventh Art Stand The Seventh Art Stand is a nation-wide series of films presented by movie theaters and community centers across the U.S. as an act of cinematic solidarity against Islamophobia. In May 2017, screenings across the U.S. will showcase films from the countries affected by Islamophobia and the Muslim Ban. The Network of Arab Alternative Screens (NAAS) joins U.S. theaters in this coalitional effort to elevate the cinemas and stories of our friends and…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Animals Tour

May 7 at 1:15 pm - 2:00 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 our Animal Tour. Explore artworks depicting animals and learn more about fascinating creatures from around the world on this early childhood tour.

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Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: How Does Your Garden Grow?

May 10 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Preschool workshop

Looking for something new and interesting to do with your preschooler? Early learners (ages 2-5) will enjoy exploring the museum and expressing their creativity. Each workshop will begin with a tour of the museum’s galleries, followed by a hands-on art making activity. A parent or guardian must remain with the child throughout the workshop. Flowers are blooming all around us outside but at the Speed you can find flowers in our galleries as well! Enjoy a tour of the museum’s…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 11 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: LFS Short Film Slam

May 11 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Co-presented by the Louisville Film Society, local filmmakers will present several short works that are fifteen minutes or less and then take questions and comments from the audience. This twice-yearly program offers a great opportunity to view works by established and emerging filmmakers from the region. Running time: 90 minutes. $7 for Speed and Louisville Film Society Members | $9 for Non-Members Purchase tickets!

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 12 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: Burden

May 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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burden

Directed by Timothy Marrinan and Richard Dewey “One of modern art’s most original, daring voices.”—Jason Newman, Rolling Stone For more than 45 years, Chris Burden’s work has consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art. His pioneering and often dangerous performance works of the 1970s earned Burden notoriety and fame in his early 20s. He had himself shot (Shoot, 1971), locked up (Five Day Locker Piece, 1971), electrocuted (Doorway to Heaven, 1973), cut (Through the Night Softly,…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

May 13 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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IMG_1169_WEB_revised sketch

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 beginning on January 14th. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Art Lab

May 13 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. Comfort Food Challenge: Many comforting foods are often associated with the South. Create your favorite meal using the materials provided. Free with general admission.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Burden

May 13 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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burden

Directed by Timothy Marrinan and Richard Dewey “One of modern art’s most original, daring voices.”—Jason Newman, Rolling Stone For more than 45 years, Chris Burden’s work has consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art. His pioneering and often dangerous performance works of the 1970s earned Burden notoriety and fame in his early 20s. He had himself shot (Shoot, 1971), locked up (Five Day Locker Piece, 1971), electrocuted (Doorway to Heaven, 1973), cut (Through the Night Softly,…

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Speed Cinema Presents:
Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present

May 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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tony-conrad

Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present “An unpretentious portrait of a singular artist.”—The WIRE Filmed over the past two decades, director Tyler Hubby captures the freewheeling creativity of the groundbreaking avant-garde multimedia artist Tony Conrad, whose work in experimental film and video, music and sound art—even public television—spanned more than 50 years. From his early seminal film The Flicker (1966) consisting entirely of alternating solid black and white frames to his acting and soundtrack composition for Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Taxi

May 14 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Jafar Panahi “Taxi stays as modest as (Panahai’s) smile, the point being not to recruit us to his cause, but to put us on the side of his compatriots.” —Anthony Lane, New Yorker A docu-drama inspired by the classic Iranian films of filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, Taxi follows director Jafar Panahi as he commandeers a taxi in the Iranian capital of Tehran. Panahi’s passengers include men, women, and children, played by non-professional actors, who spend…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present

May 14 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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tony-conrad

Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present “An unpretentious portrait of a singular artist.”—The WIRE Filmed over the past two decades, director Tyler Hubby captures the freewheeling creativity of the groundbreaking avant-garde multimedia artist Tony Conrad, whose work in experimental film and video, music and sound art—even public television—spanned more than 50 years. From his early seminal film The Flicker (1966) consisting entirely of alternating solid black and white frames to his acting and soundtrack composition for Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures…

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2016–17 Global Speed Series: France

May 16 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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The Speed Art Museum is pleased to announce the 2016–17 Global Speed Series: France. This series of art talks is and will feature renowned speakers from France’s art world. Flavie Durand-Ruel Mouraux Director of the Durand-Ruel Archives “Paul Durand-Ruel (1831-1922) Friend and Art-Dealer of the Impressionists”   Free for Members | $10 for Non-Members Reserve your tickets!

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 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 on tours, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 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 on tours, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 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 on tours, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Chasing Trane

May 19 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
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2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by John Scheinfeld Celebrated documentarian John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs John Lennon, Who is Harry Nilsson?) explores the life and work of jazz legend John Coltrane, with commentary and accolades from such diverse Coltrane fans as Denzel Washington, Carlos Santana, Common, Cornel West and former POTUS and saxophone player Bill Clinton. Saxophonist, composer, and innovator, John Coltrane pushed the frontiers of the jazz idiom, introducing elements of musical traditions from around the world. His magnum opus, the alternately somber…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

May 20 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 beginning on January 14th. Free with admission. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Magic

May 20 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 artwork. Join Hannah Zimmerman, the Speed’s Curatorial Administrative Assistant, to explore mythology and magic in artworks that draw on tradition and dreams to conjure up emotions in the viewer. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with General Admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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: Chasing Trane

May 20 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Chasing-trane

Directed by John Scheinfeld Celebrated documentarian John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs John Lennon, Who is Harry Nilsson?) explores the life and work of jazz legend John Coltrane, with commentary and accolades from such diverse Coltrane fans as Denzel Washington, Carlos Santana, Common, Cornel West and former POTUS and saxophone player Bill Clinton. Saxophonist, composer, and innovator, John Coltrane pushed the frontiers of the jazz idiom, introducing elements of musical traditions from around the world. His magnum opus, the alternately somber…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Chasing Trane

May 20 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Chasing-trane

Directed by John Scheinfeld Celebrated documentarian John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs John Lennon, Who is Harry Nilsson?) explores the life and work of jazz legend John Coltrane, with commentary and accolades from such diverse Coltrane fans as Denzel Washington, Carlos Santana, Common, Cornel West and former POTUS and saxophone player Bill Clinton. Saxophonist, composer, and innovator, John Coltrane pushed the frontiers of the jazz idiom, introducing elements of musical traditions from around the world. His magnum opus, the alternately somber…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Z Media: Festival Z

May 21 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Festival Z, the first annual audio and film festival hosted by Z Media, showcases the media talents of middle and high school students across Jefferson County. Each selection focuses on various definitions and interpretations of community through the form of an audio narrative, a short film, or a long-form film. Members of the local film community served as judges and each of the two programs is different. The showcase will be a meeting place for film…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Z Media: Festival Z

May 21 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Festival Z, the first annual audio and film festival hosted by Z Media, showcases the media talents of middle and high school students across Jefferson County. Each selection focuses on various definitions and interpretations of community through the form of an audio narrative, a short film, or a long-form film. Members of the local film community served as judges and each of the two programs is different. The showcase will be a meeting place for film…

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Speed Concert Series Presents: Olga Kern, Pianist

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Olga Kern, pianist Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3pm University of Louisville’s School of Music – Comstock Hall   Russian-American pianist Olga Kern is now recognized as one of her generation’s great artists. With her vivid stage presence, passionately confident musicianship and extraordinary technique, the striking pianist continues to captivate fans and critics alike. Olga Kern was born into a family of musicians with direct links to Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff and began studying piano at the age of five. She…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Tour

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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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 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 on tours, visit our tours page.

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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
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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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IMG_1169_WEB_revised sketch

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 beginning on January 14th. 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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Tour

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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cesanne-and-i

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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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

May 28 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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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.

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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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cesanne-and-i

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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Tour

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

Art Lab

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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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.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Poetry

June 17 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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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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.

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July 2017

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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Art Lab

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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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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August 2017

Art Lab

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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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.

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September 2017

Art Lab

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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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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