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Speed Art Museum: Grand Hall

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2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
(502) 634-2700


October 2017

Collecting Photography: Advice and Strategies

October 8 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a discussion on collecting photography including helpful advice and strategies from experts. Our panel features Paul Paletti, director of the Louisville Photo Biennial, Rachel Peart, a specialist in Photographs from Phillips auction house in New York, Stephen Reily, Interim Director of the Speed Art Museum, and Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Speed Art Museum. This event is presented in conjunction with Southern Elegy: Photography from the Stephen Reily Collection and the Louisville Photo Biennial.…

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Southern Symbols: Remembering Our Past and Envisioning Our Future

October 13 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Southern Symbols: Remembering Our Past and Envisioning Our Future A Public Conversation at the Speed Art Museum Cities throughout the United States are removing public statues, flags, and monuments associated with the Confederacy. As a nation, we are revisiting how we remember the legacy of slavery, the Civil War, and our history of racial discrimination. In association with the exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, the Speed Art Museum will host a public conversation led by…

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Adele & Leonard Leight Lecture Series: Hank Murta Adams

October 20 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Adele and Leonard Leight Series: Art, Design, and Innovation presents: Hank Murta Adams – Assumption and Consumption: The Collision of Creativity and Community Artist and art educator Hank Murta Adams uses glass and metal to explore the space between the personal and the universal, often working with the human figure. For the Adele and Leonard Leight Series, Adams will review his evolution as an artist and his creative intersections with communities. Adams received his undergraduate degree in painting from…

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November 2017

University of Louisville Percussion Performance

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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! Free.

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