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2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

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November 2015

The Big Reveal

November 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm - November 8, 2015 at 1:00 am
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The night includes Exclusive Access to the New Speed. Food | Drinks | Live Music | Silent Disco and More   Parking will be available at the Speed Art Museum Garage.   You must be a Patron Circle Member to attend. Annual memberships start at $500 and benefits include two tickets per household to The Big Reveal and much more.   Sign up online at www.speedmuseum.org/patroncircle.html or by phone at (502) 634-2717.   Patron Circle members RSVP by Friday, October…

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March 2016

The Speed Opening Gala

March 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm - March 6, 2016 at 1:00 am
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The Speed Ball is the Speed Art Museum’s most significant fundraiser and is critical for the current, and future, success of the Museum. With the opening of the new Museum in March 2016, The Speed Opening Gala will serve as the 2016 Speed Ball, and will be the inaugural celebration for the new Speed Art Museum, having been closed since 2012 for a $60-million dollar renovation and expansion. The Speed Opening Gala will take place Saturday, March 5, 2016. Dress…

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Speed Art Museum – Public Opening!

March 12, 2016 at 10:00 am - March 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join the Speed Art Museum as we celebrate our long-awaited opening with 30 hours of non-stop events and activities, starting with a 10am ribbon cutting.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 16, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

March 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Young Poets of Louisville Presents Floetic Friday Youth Poetry Slam

March 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Young Poets of Louisville will be having its final open slam of the season. The top six poets will represent Louisville as a youth poetry slam team at the Brave New Voices International Poetry Festival this summer in Washington, D.C. Join us for a night of poetry, music, and tea by Teas You. Event is free and open to the public.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

March 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

March 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 30, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

March 31, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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April 2016

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Adult Workshop- Back to Basics: (Smartphone) Photography

April 2, 2016 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Point, click, shoot! Today, nearly everyone carries a camera with them all the time. This photography workshop will focus (pun intended) on the art of smartphone camera use. Creating a composition, working with natural light, and other skills taught in this workshop will transform your daily snapping and casual photo-taking into works of art. BYOD – Bring your own device (any smartphone with a camera will do). Click here to register!

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Youth Workshop: Explore Art! Phone Art, Ages 13-17

April 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Teens will work collaboratively to create one-of-a-kind artworks using nothing more than their smartphones. Learn essential photography skills and explore apps that will transform your photos and videos. BYOD – Bring your own device (any smartphone with a camera will do). Click here to register!  

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Artist Lecture: Susan Philipsz

April 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Susan Philipsz, one of the world’s most renowned sound artists, will lecture on her artwork Sunset Song in the Speed Art Museum’s collection as well as her recent projects. Known for her innovations in sound art, Philipsz’s installations have appeared throughout the world in exhibitions such as documenta, Skulptur Projekte Muenster, the Biennale of Sydney, and the Carnegie International. In 2013 Philipsz was included in Soundings: A Contemporary Score, the first-ever major exhibition of sound art at the Museum of…

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

April 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 3, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

April 5, 2016 at 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Join Speed Art Museum educators for a literary adventure around the museum! This tour will link favorite children’s books with works in the museum’s collection to encourage language development and spark lively conversations. Free with admission.  

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 7, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Speed Cinema presents: Mustang

April 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven “A beautiful, quietly devastating and ultimately hopeful film.”—T’Cha Dunlevy, Montreal Gazette France’s entry for the Best Foreign Film Oscar, Mustang is a gripping tale of rebellion set in a rural seaside village in Northern Turkey. When five free-spirited teenage sisters frolic in the ocean with their male friends after school, the town is scandalized. The highly religious community chides the family and the girls are removed from school, locked down, and prepared for quick marriages…

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

April 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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2015-16 Global Speed Series – Italy

April 12, 2016 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

“Italian Futurism, 1909 – 1944: Reconstructing the Universe” The Speed Art Museum is pleased to announce the second talk in the series, featuring Vivien Greene, Senior Curator of 19th and Early 20th Century Art at the Guggenheim. Vivien Greene will give a comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism, one of Europe’s most important 20th-century avant-gardes. Until 2014, when the Guggenheim Museum showed 350 works by 80 artists in a multi-disciplinary exhibition, the historical sweep of Futurism had yet to be examined…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Board of Trustees Meeting

April 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

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

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Board of Governors Meeting

April 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Social Speed: Getting To Know You

April 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Social Speed

Social Speed-April | Getting To Know You Come break the ice with us at our very first Social Speed as we welcome new and returning visitors! Enjoy an exciting night of games, art-making, drinks, and fun as you get to know the new Speed, its collection, and your Louisville neighbors. $15 | Members FREE Click here to register! Lecture by Matthew Moore | 6:30 pm in the Grand Hall Site-specific artist, Matthew Moore, will talk about his installation, Palaver, in…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Families Tour

April 16, 2016 at 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This early learner tour will look at depictions of families in the museum’s collection. On it, we will think about how family life in the past was different from our life in the present. Free with admission.

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Words of Art: Stories at the Speed

April 16, 2016 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Storyteller and musician Cynthia Changaris will be joining us for an imaginative hour of performances. Free with admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 16, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

April 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Transportation Tour

April 20, 2016 at 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Does your early learner love all things with engines, wheels, and wings? On this tour, we will travel the galleries together as we learn about different modes of transportation from around the world. Free with admission.  

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

April 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Educator Evening: Getting to Know You

April 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Join the Speed for a lively evening of introductions, art-making, tools you can use in your classroom, and a preview of our all-new education programs. Collaborate in a hands-on exploration of works of art, get a taste of what our school tours have to offer, and learn how the Speed can serve you and your students in the year to come! Refreshments served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

April 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Saturday, April 30th (Cinema Remains Open)

April 30, 2016 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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May 2016

Owsley Sunday: Every Sunday is Free!

May 1, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Oaks Brunch

May 6, 2016 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Save the date for the Oaks Brunch at the Speed Art Museum! Enjoy brunch, an open bar, and entertainment at the Museum. Open seating is available between 9am and 1pm. Transportation to and from Churchill Downs will be provided. Click here to purchase tickets.  Oaks Brunch Committee: Julia Carstanjen, Chair Karen Casi, Co-Chair Patrick McLane, Co-Chair Annette Adams Kelly Fleenor Rhonda Frey Debbie Huddleston Mitchell Connie Simmons Amy Streeter Andrea Yorgy   Oaks Brunch Sponsors:    

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Kentucky Oaks Day

May 6, 2016 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Friday, May 6th for Kentucky Oaks Day, and Saturday, May 7th for Kentucky Derby Day. We will reopen on Sunday, May 8th. While the museum will be closed for general use, we invite you to join us on Friday for our Oaks Brunch. Click here to learn more about this event and to purchase tickets.

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Kentucky Derby Day

May 7, 2016
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Friday, May 6th for Kentucky Oaks Day, and Saturday, May 7th for Kentucky Derby Day. We will reopen at 12:00 pm on Sunday, May 8th.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

May 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Social Speed: Derby’s Done!

May 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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 Click here to purchase tickets!   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…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Youth Workshop: Explore Art! 3D Creations, Ages 5-7

May 14, 2016 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Explore sculpture through this hands-on experience. Participants will find inspiration in the Speed’s collection of 3D art before they work together to construct temporary sculptures with larger-than-life building blocks. Then they will mix up their own batch of clay and create a 3D work of art to take home. Click here to register!  

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Adult Workshop- Back to Basics: Mixed Media

May 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Enjoy a guided tour of the Speed’s mixed-media works and find inspiration to create your own. We will create original works of art using a variety of materials and with a focus on textile applications. Try something new and see what happens! Click here to register!  

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

May 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Feelings Tour

May 15, 2016 at 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

On this tour, we will look at portraits in the museum’s collection to help us understand our own and others’ emotions. By exploring different types of emotions, we will think about what makes us feel a certain way. Designed to promote social-emotional development which is crucial for school readiness, this tour will encourage compassion, communication, and empathy in early learners. Free with admission.  

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2015-16 Global Speed Series – Italy

May 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Massimiliano Gioni is the Artistic Director of the New Museum in New York and the Director of the Nicola Trussardi Foundation in Milan. He has curated numerous international exhibitions and biennials including: Manifesta 5 (2004, with Marta Kuzma); the 4th Berlin Biennale (2006, with Maurizio Cattelan and Ali Subotnick); the 8th Gwangju Biennale (2010). In 2013 he curated the 55th Venice Biennial, of which he was the youngest director in its 110 years long history. Members FREE/Non-Members $10/Students $5 Click…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

May 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

May 26, 2016 at 10:45 am - 11:30 am
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Join Speed Art Museum educators for a literary adventure around the museum! This tour will link favorite children’s books with works in the museum’s collection to encourage language development and spark lively conversations. Free with admission.  

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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River City Invitational Youth Poetry Slam

May 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Join us for the River City Invitational Youth Poetry Slam, a competition between four teams: Young Poets of Louisville, Metaphorically Speaking (Dayton, OH), Word As Bond (Indianapolis, IN), and DePaul Cristo Rey (Cincinnati, OH). Hosted by Young Poets of Louisville, this is the first invitational youth poetry slam held in Louisville. Free and open to the public.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tours

May 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Owsley Sundays: Every Sunday is Free!

May 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
Speed Logo

Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, anyone can visit the Speed for free on Sundays through March 2021. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

May 31, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with admission. First come, first served.

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