Gallery Talks + Lectures

JULY

Friday, July 19, 6 pm
Tour of Gonzo! The Illustrated Guide to Hunter S. Thompson
Led by curator Erika Holmquist-Wall and Thompson scholar Dr. Rory Feehan as part of After Hours at the Speed.
FREE for Members | $20 for non-Members 

Saturday, July 27, 11:30 am – 1 pm
Speed Reading Book Club: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
Part book discussion, part gallery tour. Discuss the book before exploring the Gonzo! The Illustrated Guide to Hunter S. Thompson exhibition and GonzoFest. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy.
FREE with admission

AUGUST

Sunday, August 18, – 3:30 pm
Represent! The Black Body on Page, Wall and Stage
A diverse multi-generational mix of artists, organizers, administrators, educators, and motivators converge and converse around the evocative work of Ebony G. Patterson and her solo exhibition, …while the dew is still on the roses…, Led by Idris Goodwin, playwright, break beat poet, educator, and Artistic Director of StageOne Family Theatre.
FREE with admission

SEPTEMBER

Sunday, September 8, 2 – 3:30 pm
Borders and Movement Series Part Two: U.S. Foreign Policy, Refugees, & Immigrants
Part two of a two-part community discussion led by the University of Louisville Cultural Center’s Hispanic and Latino Initiatives and La Casita Center, inspired by the themes explored in the exhibition The American Library by Yinka Shonibare CBE.
FREE with admission

Saturday, September 28, 11:30 am – 1 pm
Speed Reading Book Club: These Honored Dead: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery by Jonathan F. Putnam 
Join us for this program that is part book discussion, part gallery tour. Visit the Museum Store to purchase a copy.
FREE with admission

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

Saturday, November 23, 11:30 am – 1 pm
Speed Reading Book Club: Three Girls in a Flat by Enid Yandell, Jean Loughborough, and Laura Hayes
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

DECEMBER