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822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

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October 2015

FREE

Professional Development for K-8 Teachers: The Tangible Toolbox: Looking, Touching, and Making the Abstract Concrete

October 29, 2015 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

This workshop, with its focus on differentiation in K–8 English/language arts and visual arts learning, provides tools for teaching students to think critically about words and images via hands-on collaboration.   For more information, please contact Ashley Farmer at afarmer@speedmuseum.org or at 502.634.2966.  

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Jaunty Jack-o-Lanterns with Calliope Arts

October 31, 2015 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Free Family Art Activity: Jaunty Jack-o-Lanterns with Calliope Arts Learn about printmaking and design a one of a kind jack-o-lantern print!

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November 2015

Family Art Activity: Found Object Mosaic

November 7, 2015 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Make a collaborative mosaic using found objects! Bring a few small objects from home that you would like to contribute to the mosaic.

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Family Art Activity: Falling Leaves with Calliope Arts

November 14, 2015 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Free Family Art Activity: Falling Leaves with Calliope Arts   Saturday, November 14 11:30am – 3:30pm   Local Speed 822 East Market Street Louisville, Kentucky 40206   Learn about printmaking and create a beautiful print inspired by autumn leaves!

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Words of Art: Stories at the Speed

November 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Words of Art: Stories at the Speed   Saturday, November 21 12:00pm – 2:30pm   Local Speed – FREE 822 East Market Street Louisville, Kentucky 40206   Storyteller and musician Cynthia Changaris will be joining us for an imaginative day of performances. Featured Performances at 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00 PM

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Family Art Activity: Season’s Greetings – Card Making

November 28, 2015 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Free Family Art Activity: Season’s Greetings: Card-Making Saturday, November 28 11:30am – 3:30pm   Local Speed 822 East Market Street Louisville, Kentucky 40206   Celebrate the season by making personalized greeting cards for your friends and family!

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December 2015

FREE

Words of Art: Stories at the Speed

December 5, 2015 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Words of Art: Stories at the Speed Enjoy stories and performances by musician and storyteller Cynthia Changaris. Featured Performances at 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00 PM. FREE

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Board of Governors Meeting – Mini Retreat

December 11, 2015 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States
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FREE

Family Art Activity: Celestial Skies with Calliope Arts

December 12, 2015 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Free Family Art Activity: Celestial Skies with Calliope Arts Learn about printmaking and make an original print inspired by the night sky.  

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$5.00

Young Poets of Louisville Presents Floetic Friday Youth Poetry Slam

December 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Young Poets of Louisville will host its Floetic Friday Youth Poetry Slam on Friday, December 18th at Local Speed. The event is scheduled from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Join us for an evening of powerful words in an artistic and supportive environment. Admission is $5.

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FREE

Family Art Activity: Finger Knitting

December 19, 2015 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Free Family Art Activity: Finger Knitting Learn how to knit using nothing but your fingers!

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FREE

Family Art Activity: Resolve to Sparkle with New Year’s Jewelry

December 26, 2015 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Free Family Art Activity – Resolve to Sparkle with New Year’s Jewelry Make a new piece of beaded jewelry to ring in the New Year with style!

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January 2016

Words of Art: Stories at the Speed

January 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Storyteller and musician Cynthia Changaris will be joining us for an imaginative day of performances. Featured performances at 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00 pm at Local Speed.

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Volunteer Fair

January 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

As we near the end of the expansion project and look to the Speed Art Museum’s reopening, now is the time to find dynamic and energetic volunteers to ensure the success of the new Museum. We need your help! This is your chance to meet one-on-one with Museum staff and learn about all of the volunteer opportunities and benefits the new Speed will offer. Join us at the Local Speed for a Volunteer Fair on Monday, January 11th. To RSVP,…

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Board of Trustees Meeting

January 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

All Board of Trustees Meetings are from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

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$5.00

Young Poets of Louisville Presents Floetic Friday Youth Poetry Slam

January 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Young Poets of Louisville will host its Floetic Friday Youth Poetry Slam on Friday, January 15th at Local Speed. The event is scheduled from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Join us for an evening of powerful words in an artistic and supportive environment. Admission is $5.

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Family Art Activity: Beaded Animals Keychains

January 16, 2016 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Design an original pattern and make a cool beaded animal keychain!

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Family Art Activity: Emotion Translation

January 23, 2016 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Reflect on artworks in the Speed Museum’s collection and reflect on the emotional experiences that connect us all.

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The Humans of Shawnee Opening Reception

January 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Inspired by photographer Brandon Stanton and his Humans of New York project, eighteen high school photography students from the Academy @Shawnee created a series of self-portraits they called The Humans of Shawnee. Students carefully studied, analyzed, and discussed the images and statements collected by Brandon Stanton before writing their own intimate questions and responses. In these responses, students attempted to emulate the intimacy and honesty they admired in Humans of New York. The process of creating the accompanying portraits involved…

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Family Art Activity: Sensational Snowflakes with Calliope Arts

January 30, 2016 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Learn about printmaking and create an original snowflake print!

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February 2016

Board of Governors Meeting

February 4, 2016 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States
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Family Art Activity: Draw a (New) Friend

February 6, 2016 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Make a new friend at Local Speed and draw their portrait!

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Volunteer Fair

February 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

We Need Your Help! The Speed Art Museum’s reopening is nearly here and now is the time to find dynamic and energetic volunteers to ensure the success of the new Museum. We need your help! This is your chance to meet one-on-one with Museum staff and learn about all of the volunteer opportunities and benefits the new Speed will offer. From Administration to Art Sparks, from the Cinema to the Museum Store, whether you want to volunteer once a week…

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Words of Art: Stories at the Speed

February 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Enjoy stories and performances by musician and storyteller Cynthia Changaris. Featured performances at 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00 pm.

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$5.00

Young Poets of Louisville Presents Floetic Friday Youth Poetry Slam

February 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Young Poets of Louisville will host its Floetic Friday Youth Poetry Slam on Friday, February 19th at Local Speed. The event is scheduled from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Join us for an evening of powerful words in an artistic and supportive environment. Admission is $5.

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Family Art Activity: Printmaking with Calliope Arts

February 20, 2016 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Learn about printmaking and design an original artwork!

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Family Art Activity: Puzzling Art

February 27, 2016 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Make a puzzle inspired by artwork in the Speed Museum’s collection!

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March 2016

Family Art Activity: Stamp Quilt

March 5, 2016 at 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Local Speed, 822 East Market
Louisville, KY United States

Design your own stamp and make a collaborative quilt to celebrate the grand reopening of the Speed Art Museum!

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