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December 2018

Global Speed Series: Complexity and Contradiction in the Art of Frida Kahlo

December 11 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Adriana Zavala will discuss how the artist Frida Kahlo has been interpreted as a popular icon. Springing from Kahlo’s popular celebrity, Dr. Zavala will propose more nuanced interpretations of Kahlo’s life and art that historicize her embrace of indigenous traditions and her gender bending tendencies. Global Speed is a community lecture series featuring international figures in the art world, to entertain and inform on global art topics. Adriana Zavala is Associate Professor of modern and contemporary Latin American and…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema: Stan & Ollie

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

Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema Stan & Ollie Directed by Jon S. Baird “A delightful romp with the duo considered by some to be the best comedy team of the 20th century.”—Harvey S. Karten, Big Apple Reviews Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, Laurel & Hardy (played by Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly) set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. As the charm and beauty…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-In Tour: Story Time

December 14 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Story Time Tour Friday, December 14, 10:45 am 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 Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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After Hours at the Speed

December 14 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Sponsored by Chambord Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the SECOND Friday of December, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before. December’s exciting events include:  Join us for an evening celebrating and supporting our partners at Kentucky Refugee…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Burning (Beoning)

December 14 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Burning (Beoning) Directed by Lee Chang-dong Based on Haruki Murakami’s 1992 short story Barn Burning first published in The New Yorker, Burning is the searing examination of a relationship fueled by rage, confusion and thwarted desire. The life of a frustrated, introverted young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo), is complicated by his fascination for Haemi, a spirited childhood friend whose appearance back in his life offers romantic possibility. She asks him to watch her cat while she takes off to North Africa…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Exhibition Drop-in Tour

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

Join our Docents to discover the Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University exhibition during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.     Image Credit: Morris Louis, American, 1912-1962 Beth Aleph, 1959-60 Acrylic on canvas Overall: 95 3/8 × 18 1/4 × 140 3/8 in. (242.3 × 356.6 cm) Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley 75.46  

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Speed Cinema Presents: Burning (Beoning)

December 15 at 3:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Burning (Beoning) Directed by Lee Chang-dong Based on Haruki Murakami’s 1992 short story Barn Burning first published in The New Yorker, Burning is the searing examination of a relationship fueled by rage, confusion and thwarted desire. The life of a frustrated, introverted young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo), is complicated by his fascination for Haemi, a spirited childhood friend whose appearance back in his life offers romantic possibility. She asks him to watch her cat while she takes off to North Africa…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Burning (Beoning)

December 15 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Burning (Beoning) Directed by Lee Chang-dong Based on Haruki Murakami’s 1992 short story Barn Burning first published in The New Yorker, Burning is the searing examination of a relationship fueled by rage, confusion and thwarted desire. The life of a frustrated, introverted young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo), is complicated by his fascination for Haemi, a spirited childhood friend whose appearance back in his life offers romantic possibility. She asks him to watch her cat while she takes off to North Africa…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents A Free Owsley Sunday Film: Seven Chances

December 16 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Busting Out for Buster Seven Chances Directed by Buster Keaton Sunday, December 16, 1:30 pm Free One day, Buster gets word that if he can be married by seven o’clock in the evening, he will inherit $7,000,000. When his sweetheart refuses, he proposes to everyone in skirts, including a Scotsman. Hopeful still, he advertises for a bride and is horrified to discover 500 would-be brides hot on his trail in a hilarious chase to the finish. 1925, U.S., 4K DCP,…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Burning (Beoning)

December 16 at 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Burning (Beoning) Directed by Lee Chang-dong Based on Haruki Murakami’s 1992 short story Barn Burning first published in The New Yorker, Burning is the searing examination of a relationship fueled by rage, confusion and thwarted desire. The life of a frustrated, introverted young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo), is complicated by his fascination for Haemi, a spirited childhood friend whose appearance back in his life offers romantic possibility. She asks him to watch her cat while she takes off to North Africa…

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Family Drop-In Tour

December 16 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Drop-In Art Making

December 18 at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Need something fun to do while the kids are out of school? Enjoy a creative, guided art making activity inspired by the Speed’s collection! Drop in at your convenience and join the fun. Free with Museum admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 21 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

December 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Exhibition Drop-in Tour

December 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Join our Docents to discover the Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University exhibition during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.     Image Credit: Morris Louis, American, 1912-1962 Beth Aleph, 1959-60 Acrylic on canvas Overall: 95 3/8 × 18 1/4 × 140 3/8 in. (242.3 × 356.6 cm) Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley 75.46  

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 22 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 22 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Family Drop-In Tour

December 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Youth Side-by-Side Workshop: Printmaking Possibilities

December 27 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Explore the Speed’s special exhibition, Picasso to Pollock, to learn about different types of printmaking and then try your hand at creating your own one-of-a-kind prints! Ages 6 to 12. A parent or guardian must also register for the workshop. Registration fee covers museum admission, tour, and art activity. $5 for members/ $10 for non-members. TICKETS

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 28 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Exhibition Drop-in Tour

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

Join our Docents to discover the Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University exhibition during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.     Image Credit: Morris Louis, American, 1912-1962 Beth Aleph, 1959-60 Acrylic on canvas Overall: 95 3/8 × 18 1/4 × 140 3/8 in. (242.3 × 356.6 cm) Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley 75.46  

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 29 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 29 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

December 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Various Directors Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the 20th Animation Show of Shows features 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, and the diverse challenges we face. “Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium…

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Family Drop-In Tour

December 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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January 2019

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The World Before Your Feet

January 4, 2019 at 6:00 am - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The World Before Your Feet Directed by Jeremy Workman While many may feel that they know their neighborhoods well, few of us have experienced the joy of breaking our routines to explore new ways of viewing our environment. There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths, and roads in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all–every street, every block, every pedestrian overpass, park lane, and hiking trail. A journey that stretches from…

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Youth Side-by-Side Workshop: Easy Abstraction

January 4, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Easy Abstraction Explore Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N* on a guided tour and learn about how the artist creates her layered, abstract paintings. Then, using her work as inspiration, try your hand at creating a one-of-a-kind layered masterpiece that combines printmaking, painting, and collage techniques. Ages 6 – 12 years. A parent or guardian must also register for the workshop. $5 for members/ $10 for non-members. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Art Lab

January 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Art Lab and enjoy an open art making studio where the only limitation is your own creativity! A variety of materials will be provided for you to use to make your vision a reality. Free with museum admission.

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Exhibition Drop-in Tour

January 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Join our Docents to discover the Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University exhibition during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.     Image Credit: Morris Louis, American, 1912-1962 Beth Aleph, 1959-60 Acrylic on canvas Overall: 95 3/8 × 18 1/4 × 140 3/8 in. (242.3 × 356.6 cm) Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley 75.46

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Speed Cinema Presents: The World Before Your Feet

January 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The World Before Your Feet Directed by Jeremy Workman While many may feel that they know their neighborhoods well, few of us have experienced the joy of breaking our routines to explore new ways of viewing our environment. There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths, and roads in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all–every street, every block, every pedestrian overpass, park lane, and hiking trail. A journey that stretches from…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The World Before Your Feet

January 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The World Before Your Feet Directed by Jeremy Workman While many may feel that they know their neighborhoods well, few of us have experienced the joy of breaking our routines to explore new ways of viewing our environment. There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths, and roads in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all–every street, every block, every pedestrian overpass, park lane, and hiking trail. A journey that stretches from…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents A Free Owsley Sunday Film: Sherlock Jr.

January 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Busting Out for Buster Sherlock Jr. Directed by Buster Keaton Sunday, January 6, 1:30 pm Free Buster plays a movie projectionist who daydreams himself into the movies he is showing by merging with the figures and the backgrounds on the screen. While dreaming he is Conan Doyle’s master detective, he snoops out brilliant discoveries. 1924, U.S., 4K DCP, 45 minutes. Recommended for all ages.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The World Before Your Feet

January 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The World Before Your Feet Directed by Jeremy Workman While many may feel that they know their neighborhoods well, few of us have experienced the joy of breaking our routines to explore new ways of viewing our environment. There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths, and roads in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all–every street, every block, every pedestrian overpass, park lane, and hiking trail. A journey that stretches from…

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Family Drop-In Tour

January 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The World Before Your Feet

January 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The World Before Your Feet Directed by Jeremy Workman While many may feel that they know their neighborhoods well, few of us have experienced the joy of breaking our routines to explore new ways of viewing our environment. There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths, and roads in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all–every street, every block, every pedestrian overpass, park lane, and hiking trail. A journey that stretches from…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema: Capernaum (Capharnaüm)

January 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema Capernaum (Capharnaüm) Directed by Nadine Labaki “A deeply assured piece of direction.”—Emily Yoshida, New York Magazine Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum (“Chaos”) tells the story of Zain, a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the “crime” of giving him life. Zain is a gutsy streetwise child who flees his negligent parents, survives through his wits on the streets, takes care of an Ethiopian refugee and her…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The World Before Your Feet

January 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The World Before Your Feet Directed by Jeremy Workman While many may feel that they know their neighborhoods well, few of us have experienced the joy of breaking our routines to explore new ways of viewing our environment. There are 8,000 miles of sidewalks, paths, and roads in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all–every street, every block, every pedestrian overpass, park lane, and hiking trail. A journey that stretches from…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Ballad of Shirley Collins

January 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The Ballad of Shirley Collins Directed by Rob Curry and Tim Plester Thursday, January 10, 6 pm “A buoyant, affecting work . . .radiates with the afterglow of Collin’s earthy star power.”—Little White Lies Widely regarded as the 20th century’s most important singer of English traditional song, Shirley Collins was devoted to reviving the musical tradition.  Alongside her sister Dolly, Shirley stood at the epicenter of the folk music revival during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1980, due to traumatic…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

January 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story Directed by John Anderson Grammy-nominated filmmaker John Anderson’s Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story is a feature-­length documentary about the life and career of legendary blues musician Paul Butterfield. The film features Butterfield’s music and words, along with first-­hand accounts from his family, his band mates and those closest to him. Butterfield, who died in 1987, is regarded by some as the greatest blues harmonica player of all time. The…

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Adult Workshops: Back to Basics: Body Prints

January 12, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Prepare to get messy in this month’s workshop! While exploring Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N*, we will learn about her creative process and how she creates her abstract works. Then we will create our own works of art inspired by her body print series! All materials will be provided. $10 for members / $20 for non-members REGISTER

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Art Lab

January 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Art Lab and enjoy an open art making studio where the only limitation is your own creativity! A variety of materials will be provided for you to use to make your vision a reality. Free with museum admission.

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Youth Side-by-Side Workshop: Easy Abstraction

January 12, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Easy Abstraction Explore Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N* on a guided tour and learn about how the artist creates her layered, abstract paintings. Then, using her work as inspiration, try your hand at creating a one-of-a-kind layered masterpiece that combines printmaking, painting, and collage techniques. Ages 6 – 12 years. A parent or guardian must also register for the workshop. $5 for members/ $10 for non-members. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Exhibition Drop-in Tour

January 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Join our Docents to discover the Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University exhibition during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.     Image Credit: Morris Louis, American, 1912-1962 Beth Aleph, 1959-60 Acrylic on canvas Overall: 95 3/8 × 18 1/4 × 140 3/8 in. (242.3 × 356.6 cm) Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley 75.46

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Speed Cinema Presents: Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

January 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story Directed by John Anderson Grammy-nominated filmmaker John Anderson’s Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story is a feature-­length documentary about the life and career of legendary blues musician Paul Butterfield. The film features Butterfield’s music and words, along with first-­hand accounts from his family, his band mates and those closest to him. Butterfield, who died in 1987, is regarded by some as the greatest blues harmonica player of all time. The…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents A Free Owsley Sunday Film: Cops

January 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Busting Out for Buster Cops Directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline Sunday, January 13, 2 pm Free This short is a wonderful example of Buster Keaton’s film artistry. A carefully orchestrated series of gags in which he plays an innocent who tries to impress his girl by becoming more than he is, winds up with him inextricably caught in a police parade that breaks up to pursue him. 1922, U.S., DCP, 18 minutes. Recommended for all ages.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

January 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story Directed by John Anderson Grammy-nominated filmmaker John Anderson’s Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story is a feature-­length documentary about the life and career of legendary blues musician Paul Butterfield. The film features Butterfield’s music and words, along with first-­hand accounts from his family, his band mates and those closest to him. Butterfield, who died in 1987, is regarded by some as the greatest blues harmonica player of all time. The…

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Family Drop-In Tour

January 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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After Hours at the Speed

January 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  January’s exciting events include:  5 – 7 pm: Family Programming Activity! — A special menu designed for After Hours…

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba)

January 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov Production on this film started only a week after the Cuban missile crisis and was designed to be Cuba’s answer to both Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin and Jean-Luc Godard’s freewheeling romance, Breathless. Instead, I Am Cuba turned out to be something quite unique — a wildly schizophrenic celebration of Communist kitsch, mixing Slavic solemnity with Latin sensuality. The plot, or rather plots, feverishly explore the seductive, decadent, and marvelously photogenic world of Batista’s…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba)

January 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov Production on this film started only a week after the Cuban missile crisis and was designed to be Cuba’s answer to both Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin and Jean-Luc Godard’s freewheeling romance, Breathless. Instead, I Am Cuba turned out to be something quite unique — a wildly schizophrenic celebration of Communist kitsch, mixing Slavic solemnity with Latin sensuality. The plot, or rather plots, feverishly explore the seductive, decadent, and marvelously photogenic world of Batista’s…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Andrei Rublev

January 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:05 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Andrei Rublev Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky With his second feature, a towering epic that took him years to complete, Andrei Tarkovsky waded deep into the past and emerged with a visionary masterwork. Threading together several self-contained episodes, the filmmaker traces the renowned icon painter Andrei Rublev through the harsh realities of fifteenth-century Russian life, vividly conjuring the dark and otherworldly atmosphere of the age–a primitive hot-air balloon takes to the sky, snow falls inside an unfinished church, naked pagans celebrate…

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Speed Cinema Presents A Free Owsley Sunday Film: The General

January 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Busting Out for Buster The General Directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman Sunday, January 20, 1 pm Free Many critics consider The General to be the last great comedy of the silent era, and it consistently ranks as one of the greatest films of all time on international critics’ polls. Set during the Civil War and based on a true incident, the film is also an authentic-looking period piece that brings the scope and realism of Matthew Brady-like images…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Andrei Rublev

January 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 6:05 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Andrei Rublev Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky With his second feature, a towering epic that took him years to complete, Andrei Tarkovsky waded deep into the past and emerged with a visionary masterwork. Threading together several self-contained episodes, the filmmaker traces the renowned icon painter Andrei Rublev through the harsh realities of fifteenth-century Russian life, vividly conjuring the dark and otherworldly atmosphere of the age–a primitive hot-air balloon takes to the sky, snow falls inside an unfinished church, naked pagans celebrate…

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Family Drop-In Tour

January 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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General Member Talk with Miranda Lash on Keltie Ferris

January 25, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

General Membership talk with Curator of Contemporary Art Miranda Lash, followed by a curator-led tour of Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N* before it closes. Space is limited and restricted to Members of the Speed. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact LaShana Avery via email or at 502.634.2719. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Speed Cinema Presents: Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku)

January 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft, and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that it is love—not blood—that defines a family. This latest from Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda (Nobody Knows) begins with the mischief and intrigue of a heist film. But Shoplifters…

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Preschool Workshop: Colorful Connections

January 26, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Search for different colors in artworks and learn about how artists use color while exploring the museum’s contemporary art collection. Then create a colorful masterpiece of your own while learning about color mixing! $10 member parent + child / $16 non-member parent + child RESERVE TICKETS

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Speed Reading Book Club: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

January 26, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan before exploring Degas’ Little Dancer. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku)

January 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft, and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that it is love—not blood—that defines a family. This latest from Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda (Nobody Knows) begins with the mischief and intrigue of a heist film. But Shoplifters…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku)

January 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft, and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that it is love—not blood—that defines a family. This latest from Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda (Nobody Knows) begins with the mischief and intrigue of a heist film. But Shoplifters…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Stranger with a Camera

January 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Appalshop at 50 Stranger with a Camera Directed by Elizabeth Barret Sunday, January 27, 1 pm During the 1960s, filmmakers from around the world came to Appalachia to document the dire conditions of the region’s poorest residents. Media focused the nation’s attention on economic injustice and helped to lead to the declaration of the War on Poverty. However, the use of the striking images of poverty raised questions about whether media-makers with otherwise good intentions exploited and perpetuated long-held stereotypes…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku)

January 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft, and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that it is love—not blood—that defines a family. This latest from Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda (Nobody Knows) begins with the mischief and intrigue of a heist film. But Shoplifters…

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Family Drop-In Tour

January 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Patron Circle Coffee with a Curator: Miranda Lash on Keltie Ferris

January 30, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Patron Circle members are invited to join Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art, for coffee and a curator-led tour of Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N* before it closes on February 3. Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact Kelly Scott via email or at 502.634.2704.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

January 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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February 2019

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Art Lab

February 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Art Lab and enjoy an open art making studio where the only limitation is your own creativity! A variety of materials will be provided for you to use to make your vision a reality. Free with museum admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Family Drop-In Tour

February 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Patron Circle Coffee with a Curator: Dutch and Flemish Art with Erika Holmquist-Wall and Ron Davey

February 8, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Patron Circle members are invited to join Erika Holmquist-Wall, Chief Curator and Mary & Barry Bingham Sr., Curator of European & American Painting & Sculpture, and Head Preparator, Ron Davey, for coffee and a tour of Dutch and Flemish Art. Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact Kelly Scott via email or at 502.634.2704. .

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Adult Workshops: Back to Basics: Pet Portraits

February 9, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us this month to celebrate your favorite family member… your pet! Bring in a reference photo and we will work to capture the spirit of your pet through illustration techniques. All materials will be provided. Ages 16 and up. $10 for members / $20 for non-members RESERVE  

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Youth Side-by-Side Workshop: Clock Creations

February 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Clock Creations Learn about the history of time keeping and how it intersects with family heirlooms and memory on a guided tour of Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Case Clock. Using these ideas, you’ll create your own clock decorated with a personalized design. Ages 6-12 years. A parent or guardian must also register for the workshop. $5 for members/ $10 for non-members. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Art Lab

February 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Art Lab and enjoy an open art making studio where the only limitation is your own creativity! A variety of materials will be provided for you to use to make your vision a reality. Free with museum admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Family Drop-In Tour

February 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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After Hours at the Speed

February 15, 2019 at 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  February’s exciting events include:  5 – 7 pm: Family Programming Activity! — A special menu designed for After Hours…

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Youth Side-by-Side Workshop: Clock Creations

February 15, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Clock Creations Learn about the history of time keeping and how it intersects with family heirlooms and memory on a guided tour of Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Case Clock. Using these ideas, you’ll create your own clock decorated with a personalized design. Ages 6-12 years. A parent or guardian must also register for the workshop. $5 for members/ $10 for non-members. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Family Drop-In Tour

February 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Patron Circle Coffee with a Curator: African Galleries with Kim Spence

February 20, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Patron Circle members are invited to join Kim Spence, Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photography, for coffee followed by a curator-led tour of African Art. Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact Kelly Scott via email or at 502.634.2704. .

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Family Drop-In Tour

February 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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General Membership Talk with Kim Spence on the Renovated African Galleries

February 27, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Members are invited to talk with Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photography Kim Spence about the updated African Galleries. Space is limited and restricted to Members of the Speed. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact LaShana Avery via email or at 502.634.2719. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

February 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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March 2019

Family Drop-In Tour

March 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Adult Workshops: Back to Basics: Geometric Paintings

March 9, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We will go back to the basic elements of art, using shapes, colors, and patterns to create artworks in this month’s workshop. Using our high school math skills and acrylic paint, we will create our own geometric masterpieces inspired by Frank Stella. These artworks are sure to take shape! All materials will be provided. Ages 16 and up. $10 for members / $20 for non-members RESERVE

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Youth Side-by-Side Workshop: Kentucky Quilts

March 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Kentucky Quilts Enjoy a guided tour of the Kentucky Gallery and discover how geometry and craftsmanship come together in the Speed’s quilt collection. Then work together to create a quilt design of your own and bring it to life as a large-scale painting! Ages 6-12 years. A parent or guardian must also register for the workshop. $5 for members/ $10 for non-members. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Art Lab

March 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Art Lab and enjoy an open art making studio where the only limitation is your own creativity! A variety of materials will be provided for you to use to make your vision a reality. Free with museum admission.

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Family Drop-In Tour

March 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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After Hours at the Speed

March 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  March’s exciting events include:  5 – 7 pm: Family Programming Activity! — A special menu designed for After Hours…

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Teen Workshop: Stop Motion Animation

March 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for our new teen workshop series and learn about the stop motion animation process. Practice your skills and work with other teens to create a short film inspired by an artwork in the Museum’s collection. Ages 13 and up. $5 members/ $10 non-members RESERVE TICKETS 

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Family Drop-In Tour

March 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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Patron Circle Coffee with a Curator: Making Time with Scott Erbes

March 20, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Patron Circle members are invited to join Scott Erbes, Curator of Decorative Arts, for coffee followed by a curator-led tour of Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Clock. Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact Kelly Scott via email or at 502.634.2704.

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Preschool Workshop: My Five Senses

March 20, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

We use our five senses to learn about the world around us, and this exciting workshop incorporates all of them! We will explore the galleries and imagine what we would see, touch, taste, smell, and hear in different artworks then complete an art-making activity that engages our senses! $10 member parent + child / $16 non-member parent + child RESERVE

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Speed Reading Book Club: The Clock Winder by Anne Tyler

March 23, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read The Clock Winder by Anne Tyler before exploring works in the Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Case Clock exhibition. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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Family Drop-In Tour

March 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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General Membership Talk with Scott Erbes on Making Time

March 27, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

General Membership talk on Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Case Clock with Curator of Decorative Arts and Design Scott Erbes. Space is limited and restricted to Members of the Speed. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact LaShana Avery via email at 502.634.2719. TICKETS COMING SOON

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Family Drop-In Tour

March 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Best suited to children aged five to ten years. Free with admission.

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May 2019

Speed Reading Book Club: No Single Sparrow Makes a Summer by Louisville Story Program and Iroquois High School

May 18, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read No Single Sparrow Makes a Summer by Louisville Story Program and Iroquois High School before exploring works in The American Library exhibition. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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July 2019

Speed Reading Book Club: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

July 27, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson as a part of GonzoFest. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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September 2019

Speed Reading Book Club: These Honored Dead: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery by Jonathan F. Putnam

September 28, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read These Honored Dead: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery by Jonathan F. Putnam before exploring works in the Speed’s collection. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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November 2019

Speed Reading Book Club: Three Girls in a Flat by Enid Yandell, Jean Loughborough, and Laura Hayes

November 23, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read Three Girls in a Flat by Enid Yandell, Jean Loughborough, and Laura Hayes before exploring works in the Speed’s collection. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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