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May 2019

Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 23 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 23 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 24 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 24 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 24 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 24 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 25 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 25 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 25 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 26 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 26 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Family Drop-In Tour

May 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amazing Grace

May 26 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Amazing Grace Directed by Alan Elliot  “Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another.”—Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR One of the most-anticipated films of the season, a documentary capturing the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling gospel album, Amazing Grace, languished for decades after being shot in 1972. Sidney Pollock, who filmed the material, couldn’t get over the hurdle of synching the soundtrack to the picture, until producer Alan Elliott took over the project – finding a way…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 29 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 30 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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Coal’s Deadly Dust: Film Screening and Discussion with NPR’s Howard Berkes

May 30 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Louisville Public Media and the Ohio Valley ReSource will host a free screening and discussion surrounding the FRONTLINE/NPR collaboration of Coal’s Deadly Dust, an investigation of the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and the failure to respond. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with NPR’s Howard Berkes, Ohio Valley ReSource managing editor Jeff Young, and director Elaine McMillion Sheldon. A cash bar will be available. This event is free and open to the…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 31 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Walking on Water

May 31 at 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Walking on Water Directed by Andrey Paounov “An installation of stunning beauty and a documentary that delights in capturing the act of creation.” —Jay Weissberg, Variety Walking on Water follows internationally renowned contemporary artist Christo on his quest to realize The Floating Piers, originally conceived in 1970 by Christo and his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude. In 2016, seven years after Jeanne-Claude’s death, this stunning, site-specific masterpiece was finally cleared to be mounted on Italy’s Lake Iseo, which lies at…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

May 31 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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June 2019

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 1 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Walking on Water

June 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Walking on Water Directed by Andrey Paounov “An installation of stunning beauty and a documentary that delights in capturing the act of creation.” —Jay Weissberg, Variety Walking on Water follows internationally renowned contemporary artist Christo on his quest to realize The Floating Piers, originally conceived in 1970 by Christo and his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude. In 2016, seven years after Jeanne-Claude’s death, this stunning, site-specific masterpiece was finally cleared to be mounted on Italy’s Lake Iseo, which lies at…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Walking on Water

June 1 at 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Walking on Water Directed by Andrey Paounov “An installation of stunning beauty and a documentary that delights in capturing the act of creation.” —Jay Weissberg, Variety Walking on Water follows internationally renowned contemporary artist Christo on his quest to realize The Floating Piers, originally conceived in 1970 by Christo and his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude. In 2016, seven years after Jeanne-Claude’s death, this stunning, site-specific masterpiece was finally cleared to be mounted on Italy’s Lake Iseo, which lies at…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 2 at 1:00 am - 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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Making Time Tour with Curator Scott Erbes

June 2 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Scott Erbes, Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, for a special public tour of Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Case Clock, 1790-1850. FREE, part of Sunday Showcase.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Walking on Water

June 2 at 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Walking on Water Directed by Andrey Paounov “An installation of stunning beauty and a documentary that delights in capturing the act of creation.” —Jay Weissberg, Variety Walking on Water follows internationally renowned contemporary artist Christo on his quest to realize The Floating Piers, originally conceived in 1970 by Christo and his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude. In 2016, seven years after Jeanne-Claude’s death, this stunning, site-specific masterpiece was finally cleared to be mounted on Italy’s Lake Iseo, which lies at…

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Family Drop-In Tour

June 2 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 5 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 6 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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Speed Cinema Presents: Rams

June 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rams Directed by Gary Hustwit $9 / $7 Speed and AIGA Louisville members “The man who all but invented consumer product design as we know it today.”—The Guardian For over fifty years, Dieter Rams has left an indelible mark on the field of product design and the world at large with his iconic work at Braun and Vitsoe. The objects Rams has designed have touched the lives of millions of people–– Braun coffeemakers, shavers, stereos, calculators, speakers, or alarm clocks; Oral-B toothbrushes;…

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Coffee with a Curator: Chief Curator Erika Holmquist-Wall and Head Preparator Ron Davey

June 7 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Patron Circle Coffee with Chief Curator Erika Holmquist-Wall and Chief Preparator Ron Davey. Erika and Ron will give a behind-the-scenes peek into the design and installation of a gallery, and caring for the Speed’s collection. Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact Kelly Scott via email at 502.634.2704. Made possible with the generous support of our sponsor: .

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 7 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 7 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Adult Workshop Back to Basics: Oil Landscapes PART ONE

June 8 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Back to Basics: Oil Landscapes Saturday, June 8 AND Saturday, June 15, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm This is a two-part workshop and participants should plan to attend both days. Join us at the Speed for our first adult workshop series! This two-part class will explore the basics of oil painting. Learn about color and texture while you create your own landscape masterpiece! All materials provided. Members $20/ Non-members $40 TICKETS 

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 8 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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Youth Side by Side Workshop: Storybook Creations

June 8 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Youth Side by Side Workshop: Storybook Creations Art Sparks Classrooms Discover how art can tell stories by looking at artworks in the Museum’s galleries, and then return to the studio to imagine, write and illustrate your own story book! Ages 6 – 12 years. A parent or guardian must also register for this workshop. $10 for adult + child member | $20 for adult + child nonmember TICKETS

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Art Lab

June 9 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Art Lab and put your creativity to the test. Art Lab provides a creative space for artistic experimentation, encouraging visitors to solve creative challenges, tinker with technology and discover new materials for art-making. All ages are welcome; All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Free with museum admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 9 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 9 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Family Drop-In Tour

June 9 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Museum Playdate: Baby Bonanza

June 12 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am

2nd Wednesday of the month 10:30-11:30 am, See Guest Relations for Location Ages 0-12 months Get out of the house and come to the Speed for a morning of interactive play with your baby! Each month we will set up in a different gallery to look at art and engage in related hands-on play. Join us for the whole hour or stop by for a few minutes and enjoy some social time with other families at the Museum. Free with Museum admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 12 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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Museum Playdate: Toddler Takeover

June 13 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Thursday of the month 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Pick up Activity Map from Guest Relations Ages 12 – 36 months Free with admission Bring your toddler to the Speed for a fun, laid-back Museum experience. Drop in for a quick visit or stay the whole time – it is up to you! A variety of activity stations will be set up throughout the Museum for you and your child to explore at your own pace. Free with Museum admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 14 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 14 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Adult Workshop Back to Basics: Oil Landscapes PART TWO

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

Back to Basics: Oil Landscapes Saturday, June 8 AND Saturday, June 15, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm This is a two-part workshop and participants should plan to attend both days. Join us at the Speed for our first adult workshop series! This two-part class will explore the basics of oil painting. Learn about color and texture while you create your own landscape masterpiece! All materials provided. Members $20/ Non-members $40 TICKETS 

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 16 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Family Drop-In Tour

June 16 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Global Speed Lecture Series with Dr. Mary Miller

June 18 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Were they enslaved? A close look at female Jaina figurines Unpack the complexity of Maya social life with Dr. Mary Miller, distinguished art historian and director of the Getty Research Institute. Dr. Miller will examine figurines from Jaina, an island off the Yucatan mainland known for elite burial sites, and ask who were these weavers, these warriors, these amorous women, these faithful companions of the dead? About the Speaker: Mary Miller became director of the Getty Research Institute on January 1,…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 19 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 20 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 21 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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After Hours at the Speed

June 21 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay up late with us and celebrate the opening of Ebony G. Patterson’s …while the dew is still on the roses… at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  Generously sponsored…

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 21 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 22 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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Open Studio

June 23 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Visit the Speed for an open art making studio, where the only limitation is your own creativity! Each month, different materials will be provided for you to make artworks inspired by the Museum’s collection. Free with museum admission. All ages are welcome; All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Education Court

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 23 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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Family Drop-In Tour

June 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Coffee with the Curator: The Ancient World with Kim Spence

June 26 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Kim Spence as she explores the theme of Death and Remembrance in the ancient world. Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. For more information on the talk, or joining Patron Circle, please contact Kelly Scott via email at 502.634.2704. Made possible with the generous support of our sponsor:

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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 26 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 28 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 28 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 29 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 29 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 30 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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Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

June 30 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Family Drop-In Tour

June 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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July 2019

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

July 3 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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Family Drop-In Tour

July 7 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Art Lab

July 14 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Art Lab and put your creativity to the test. Art Lab provides a creative space for artistic experimentation, encouraging visitors to solve creative challenges, tinker with technology and discover new materials for art-making. All ages are welcome; All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Free with museum admission.

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Family Drop-In Tour

July 14 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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After Hours at the Speed

July 19 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay up late with us at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  Generously sponsored by Bulleit Bourbon: Frontier Whiskey In partnership with GonzoFest Louisville to celebrate the opening of Gonzo! An…

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Family Drop-In Tour

July 21 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Speed Reading Book Club: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

July 27 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson as a part of the Gonzo! The Illustrated Guide to Hunter S. Thompson exhibition and GonzoFest. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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Open Studio

July 28 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Visit the Speed for an open art making studio, where the only limitation is your own creativity! Each month, different materials will be provided for you to make artworks inspired by the Museum’s collection. Free with museum admission. All ages are welcome; All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Education Court

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Family Drop-In Tour

July 28 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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August 2019

Family Drop-In Tour

August 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Family Drop-In Tour

August 11 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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After Hours at the Speed

August 16 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay up late with us at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  In partnership with Louisville Public Media, Louisville Free Public Library, and Louisville Story Program. August’s exciting events include:  5 —…

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Family Drop-In Tour

August 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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September 2019

Borders and Movement Series Part Two: U.S. Foreign Policy, Refugees, & Immigrants

September 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Borders and Movement, a two-part community discussion led by the University of Louisville’s Cultural Center’s Hispanic and Latino Initiatives and La Casita Center Part 2: “U.S. Foreign Policy, Refugees, & Immigrants” presented by Dr. Theresa Keeley Sunday, September 8, 2019, 2-3:30pm Grand Hall, FREE with admission, part of Sunday Showcase. Join us for an in-depth discussion on U.S. and Central America relations and transnational activism. Dr. Keeley will explain how the current migration problem is not an isolated event, but…

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After Hours at the Speed

September 20 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay up late with us at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  Generously sponsored by Angel’s Envy September’s exciting events include:  5 — 7 pm: Family programming activity Education Court — Specialty…

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Speed Reading Book Club: These Honored Dead: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery by Jonathan F. Putnam

September 28 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read These Honored Dead: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery by Jonathan F. Putnam before exploring works in the Speed’s collection. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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October 2019

After Hours at the Speed

October 18 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay up late with us at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  October’s exciting events include:  5 — 7 pm: Family programming activity Education Court — Specialty cocktails — A special menu…

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After Hours at the Speed

October 18 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay up late with us at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  October’s exciting events include:  5 — 7 pm: Family programming activity Education Court — Specialty cocktails — A special menu…

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November 2019

After Hours at the Speed

November 15 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stay up late with us at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar + food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.  November’s exciting events include:  5 — 7 pm: Family programming activity Education Court — Specialty cocktails — A special menu…

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Speed Reading Book Club: Three Girls in a Flat by Enid Yandell, Jean Loughborough, and Laura Hayes

November 23 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. This month we will read Three Girls in a Flat by Enid Yandell, Jean Loughborough, and Laura Hayes before exploring works in the Speed’s collection. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy. FREE with admission.

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