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Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208
502.634.2700

HOURS

Friday: 3 – 8 pm (North Building only)
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Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
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Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
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CLICK HERE TO RESERVE FREE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS (EXCLUDES ANDY WARHOL: REVELATION)

Closed Monday – Thursday

ADMISSION

Members FREE
Frontline Healthcare Workers FREE through June 2021, must present ID
Adults $20
Seniors (Age 60+) $14
Kids Age 4 – 17 $14
Kids Age 3 & Under FREE
University of Louisville Students, Faculty & Staff FREE
Select Area Schools Free*College Students (with valid ID) $14
Military Personnel $14

*Call Guest Relations at 502.634.2700 for details.

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS:

CAREFUL, NEAT, AND DECENT: ARTS OF THE KENTUCKY SHAKERS

August 21, 2020 – March 14, 2021
Draws together over 50 objects produced during the 1800s at Kentucky’s South Union and Pleasant Hill Shaker communities. These objects explore the wide creative output of Kentucky Shakers, from furniture to fruit preserves. Part of Shaker Commonwealth, a celebration of Kentucky Shaker arts at the Speed Art Museum.

MIRIAM GHANI + ERIN ELLEN KELLY: WHEN THE SPIRITS MOVED THEM, THEY MOVED

August 21, 2020 – March 14, 2021
A video meditation on Shaker landscaping, architecture, song, and dance featuring dancers from the Louisville Ballet and Moving Collective. Part of Shaker Commonwealth, a celebration of Kentucky Shaker arts and culture at the Speed Art Museum.

ANDY WARHOL: REVELATION

July 5 – November 29, 2020
The first exhibition to comprehensively examine the Pop artist’s complex Catholic faith in relation to his artistic production, and the largest presentation of his work ever in the region.

LOOSE NUTS: BERT HURLEY’S WEST END STORY

Opened December 13, 2019
This exhibition features Loose Nuts: A Rapsody in Brown, a richly illustrated and handwritten 125-page novella set in Louisville’s West End during the 1930s by Bert Hurley, a virtually unknown African American artist from Kentucky.

 

OWSLEY SUNDAYS: EVERY SUNDAY IS FREE!

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. Select special exhibitions will require an additional ticket purchase.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, ACCESSIBILITY, AND INCLUSION AT THE SPEED

Learn more about the Speed’s commitment to making the Museum a safe and welcoming place for everyone in our community, and let us know if there’s something we might have missed!

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FAQS

View a list of Speed Art Museum frequently asked questions.

 

TOURS

The Speed Art Museum has many different tour options for your group to choose. Click the button below to learn more.

Dining

The Speed’s café, Wiltshire At The Speed, offers local and seasonally changing brunch and lunch menus, as well as a coffee bar and à la carte items.

Directions + Parking

Directions

From I-65, take exit 133 toward U.S 60/Eastern Parkway. Turn left onto Warnock Street, then turn left onto Arthur Street. Turn right onto Eastern Parkway, then turn right onto South Third Street. The Speed Art Museum and parking garage will be on your right.

Parking

Hourly parking is available in the parking garage adjacent to the Speed on South Third Street. On-street metered parking is also available. Operating hours for meters are Monday – Saturday, 7 am to 6 pm Parking at metered spaces is free after 6 pm and all day Sunday.

Public Transit

You can get to the Speed using Lou Lift, free transportation throughout downtown and Old Louisville. Find out more about Lou Lift.

The Speed is also accessible by TARC, Louisville’s public bus system. Routes 2 (Second Street) and 94 (Cardinal Shuttle) will stop at the Speed, while Routes 4 (Fourth Street) and 29 (Eastern Parkway) stop within blocks of the Museum. View a map of public transportation options near the Speed.

Speed Public Transportation Map 3

Visit ridetarc.org to plan your trip. Each TARC bus can accommodate two bicycles, and bike racks are available at the Speed’s Third Street entrance.