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Social Speed: Derby’s Done!

May 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Social Speed

You survived Derby; now it’s time to focus on the other things that make Kentucky great! Celebrate our wonderful home-sweet-home by listening to Bluegrass music, learning about Kentucky’s diverse artistic styles, making your own art, and tasting the state’s finest bourbons.

$15, Members FREE

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Kentucky Blue Grass Music | 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the Grand Hall
Come enjoy some of Kentucky’s best Blue Grass Music!
6-7 pm: Kentucky Blue Belles
7-9 pm: Relic


Speed Cinema presents: Short Film Slam | 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Co-presented by the Louisville Film Society

See a selection of short films, 10 minutes or less, created by filmmakers from Louisville and hear the artists discuss their methods, intentions, and background on their productions. Tickets will be available one hour before screening. Limited seating available.


My Old Kentucky Home Tour | 6:30 and 7:30 pm, Meet in the Atrium
Explore the faces and places of Kentucky during these interactive gallery tours! At 6:30, reacquaint yourself with some of Kentucky’s most famous citizens.  At 7:30, do some sight-seeing around our state without ever leaving the galleries. Join us to see what new discoveries you can make about your Old Kentucky Home.


Kentucky Captured | 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the Education Court
Create beautiful projected images inspired by vintage postcards from our old Kentucky home using old-school AV equipment.


Sculpture Challenge: Horsin’ Around | 6:00 – 9:00 pm in Art Sparks
We challenge you to create your own interpretation of Deborah Butterfield’s sculptures, Burnt Pine and Danuta, using only the materials supplied.


Locust Grove Historical Actors | 6:00 – 9:00 pm, moving through the Museum
Get to know Kentucky history up close by speaking with a person from 1816. Costumed and in character, interpreters from Locust Grove will be on hand to share their unique perspective on important local history.


Louisville Folk School | 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the Kentucky Gallery
Louisville Folk School students and instructors will entertain with Appalachian Ballads, traditional Kentucky tunes, and other selections from the Folk School curriculum.


Art Sparks | 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Have fun with our fifteen interactive exhibits!



May 12, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Speed Art Museum
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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