From bold and colorful to white and austere, the tea and coffee services displayed in “Teatime Chic” illustrate changing definitions of “modern” over the course of sixty years. The pieces proclaimed their owners’ modern sensibilities to those who joined them at the table. In this video, Chief Curator Scott Erbes highlights notable pieces and designers featured in the exhibition.
“Teatime Chic” is on display at Local Speed from March 6 to July 25, 2015.
“Come With Me” is an exhibition of photographs and poems by students of the West End School, a private middle and elementary school for boys. As part of the project, the Speed Museum staff and volunteers worked with the students as they learned about photography, using Holga cameras, to express their individual perspectives on their lives at the school.
“Come With Me” is on display at Local Speed from March 6 to July 25, 2015.
REMIX, curated by artists Stephen Paul Day and Sibylle Peretti, brings contemporary glass and ceramic art to the gallery at Local Speed. This exhibition includes works from the extensive collection of Adele and Leonard Leight, and pieces created by Day and Peretti specifically for this exhibition. Here the Leights, Day, and Peretti delve into the Leight Collection and discuss the progression of glass as an art form.
REMIX is on display at Local Speed (822 East Market Street) from November 7, 2014 – February 21, 2015.
Ché Rhodes, Associate Professor at the University of Louisville and glass artist, demonstrates the processes of glassblowing and glass casting at the Cressman Center. His knowledge and expertise brings context to the REMIX exhibition at Local Speed, the Speed Art Museum’s satellite gallery space.
Through the Wall Together program, the Speed Art Museum partners “with local art organizations or non-profits to engage community participation through art.” This exhibition at Local Speed features works created by girls of the Maryhurst school, an agency dedicated to providing healing and care for children traumatized by abuse and neglect.