Gallery Talks + Lectures

Art & Feminism Gallery Talk
April 21, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
oin Dr. Susan Jarosi, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Louisville, to explore ideas of feminism in Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism.
Free with admission.

Pop-Up Performance: University of Louisville Music Composition Students with Special Guest Keir Neuringer
April 22, 2-4 pm
Keir Neuringer, a Philadelphia-based saxophonist, composer, and writer whose work is underpinned by interdisciplinary approaches and socio-political contextualization, will join University of Louisville music composition students in a program featuring newly created works centered around computer, electronic and improvised music for an afternoon featuring the newest technology and avant-garde aesthetics.

2017-18 Global Speed Series: The Netherlands
Dr. Wayne Franits
May 15, 6:30-8:00 pm
Seventeenth-century Dutch artists depicted women of all ages in a sweeping variety of contexts. This lecture addresses the question of how such subject matter was fashioned in art and its relation to daily life at that time. Dr. Wayne Franits is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Syracuse University. More information.
Free for members / $10 non-members

Gallery Talk on Ebony G. Patterson’s Golden Rest – Dead Treez
May 17, 3-4 pm
Join contemporary intern Moriah Mudd-Kelly for a closer look at Ebony G. Patterson’s Golden Rest – Dead Treez.
Free with admission.

Luxury and Dress in the Age of Madame Adélaïde Lecture
May 18, 6-7 pm
Chief Curator Erika Holmquist-Wall will join Dennita Sewell, the Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion at the Phoenix Art Museum, to provide an in-depth look at one of the Speed’s most popular portraits. Learn more about the life and times of Madame Adélaïde, including an overview of French fashion of the 18th century, during this lecture co-sponsored by the Charter Collectors.
Free with admission to After Hours @ the Speed.