Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208
Wednesday – Saturday:
10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday
The Museum will be closed October 31 – November 2 for a private event. We will reopen for regular Museum hours on November 3.
Seniors (Age 60+) $12
Kids Age 4 – 17 $12
Kids Age 3 & Under Free
University of Louisville Students, Faculty & Staff Free
Select Area Schools Free*
College Students (with valid ID) $12
Military Personnel $12
*Call Guest Relations at 502.634.2700 for details.
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PICASSO TO POLLOCK
JUNE 16, 2018 – JANUARY 13, 2019
The exhibition serves as a basic primer in early 20th century modern Western art. Featured artists include Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gabriele Muenter, Egon Schiele, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, Kay Sage, Paul Klee, Diego Rivera, and Jackson Pollock.
JULY 21, 2018 – JANUARY 6, 2018
Thomas Chambers was the first artist working in America to make landscape painting accessible to a wider audience and broader socioeconomic class, tapping into the fascination and interest in travel and exploration.
OCTOBER 6, 2016 – FEBRUARY 3, 2019
Born in Louisville in 1977, Ferris offers a fresh approach to abstract painting and the exploration of the artist’s identity through the body. Featuring artworks from the last eight years, Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N* celebrates an artist who thoughtfully examines the language and history of painting and the meaning of being an artist today.
OWSLEY SUNDAYS: EVERY SUNDAY IS FREE!
Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II. Beginning June 16, admission to Picasso to Pollock is not included in Free Owsley Sundays. Tickets are available for $5 on Free Owsley Sundays. Reserve yours today!
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Directions + Parking
From I-65, take exit 133 toward U.S 60/Eastern Parkway. Turn left onto Warnock Street, then turn left onto Arthur Street. Turn right onto Eastern Parkway, then turn right onto South Third Street. The Speed Art Museum and parking garage will be on your right.
Hourly parking is available in the parking garage adjacent to the Speed on South Third Street. On-street metered parking is also available. Operating hours for meters are Monday – Saturday, 7 am to 6 pm Parking at metered spaces is free after 6 pm and all day Sunday.
You can get to the Speed using Lou Lift, free transportation throughout downtown and Old Louisville. Find out more about Lou Lift.
The Speed is also accessible by TARC, Louisville’s public bus system. Routes 2 (Second Street) and 94 (Cardinal Shuttle) will stop at the Speed, while Routes 4 (Fourth Street) and 29 (Eastern Parkway) stop within blocks of the Museum. View a map of public transportation options near the Speed.
Visit ridetarc.org to plan your trip. Each TARC bus can accommodate two bicycles, and bike racks are available at the Speed’s Third Street entrance.