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10:30 am

Family Workshop: Soft Sculpture

February 15 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Family Workshop: Soft Sculpture What is a “soft sculpture?” Discover the answer to this question as we explore the soft and fuzzy forms in our special exhibition Design Unveiled, then join us in the studio to make a soft sculpture of your own!  Designed for ages 6 – 12, a parent or guardian must register with … Continued

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11:00 am

Speed Cinema+ Presents: Documentary Master Class with Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar

February 15 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Documentary Master Class: Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar Celebrated documentarians Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar will select scenes from their films and break down their approach and challenges to their filmmaking process. This session, geared to students and filmmakers, offers a rare opportunity for interaction with some of the field’s top practitioners. The program will … Continued

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1:00 pm

Speed Cinema+ Presents a Free Film: Making Morning Star and Sparkle

February 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Making Morning Star Directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar with Sparkle Directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar FREE Making Morning Star presents a behind-the-scenes look at the joys and challenges of developing a new American opera. Featured are interviews with and footage of the composer Ricky Ian Gordon, librettist William M. Hoffman, and … Continued

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

February 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission. For more information, visit our tours page.

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2:00 pm

Family Drop-In Tour

February 15 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Explore the Speed’s collection on this interactive, hands-on tour designed for children and families. Free with general admission.

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3:00 pm

Speed Cinema+ Presents a Free Film: Methadone: An American Way of Dealing

February 15 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Methadone: An American Way of Dealing Directed by Julia Reichert, Jim Klein, and Miles Mogulescu FREE Methadone: An American Way of Dealing remains a timely film about how the U.S. deals with heroin addiction, circa the 1970s rise in addiction rates. It addresses how social services, designed to help, in fact often neutralize those they … Continued

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6:00 pm

Speed Cinema+ Presents a Free Film: The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant

February 15 at 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm

The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant Directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar FREE The Last Truck opens on December 23, 2008, as the General Motors assembly plant in Moraine, Ohio shut its doors. As a result, 2,000 workers and 200 management staff were left without jobs two days before Christmas. The closing … Continued

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7:30 pm

Speed Cinema+ Presents a Free Film: American Factory

February 15 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

American Factory Directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar FREE In the husk of a huge, abandoned General Motors plant in Dayton, OH—the same plant from The Last Truck—a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory, hiring 2,000 blue-collar Americans and hundreds of native Chinese. Early days of hope and optimism are truly tested by the … Continued

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