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Video The Speed’s Current Exhibition: Art of the Streets: The French Poster, 1880-1930

The Speed’s current exhibition, Art of the Streets: The French Poster, 1880-1930, features lithographic reproductions of famous designs from the golden age of the poster. Together with original prints from the collection of Jonathan and Tracy Blue, these rarely seen … Continue reading

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Video Discovering a Kentucky Masterpiece with Robert Brewer

Throughout their history, sideboards symbolized status. They were the perfect accompaniment to well-dressed and well-mannered diners. Such was the case in early nineteenth-century Kentucky: estate inventories and other documentary sources show that sideboards were often among the most expensive pieces … Continue reading

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Photo Lights Off/ Future On Family Fun at the Speed

On September 22, families enjoyed a full day of fun at the Museum as part of the expansion kickoff celebration featuring musical performances by Mom’s RockSchool, family portraits in Art Sparks, films from the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, paintball … Continue reading

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Photo 100/100: A Party to Begin All Others

The Speed celebrated the kickoff of its $50 million expansion project with a weekend full of events! This year’s 100/100 party invited guests to make their mark on the Speed like never before with a collaborative art project on the … Continue reading

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Photo The Power of Public Space

The Speed Art Museum partnered with the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art – North America (INCCA-NA) and Louisville’s Commission on Public Art (COPA) to present a two-day symposium, titled “The Power of Public Space” from September 14-15. … Continue reading

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