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Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208
Friday: 3 – 8 pm (North Building access only)
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Frontline Healthcare Workers FREE through June 2021, must present ID
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.
February 19 – August 22, 2021
This show-stopping exhibition features life-size, trompe l’œil paper costumes spanning nearly 500 years of fashion, replicating historical garments found in European masterworks and in collections from around the world.
February 6 – June 20, 2021
Draws together over 60 works by over 50 artists to illustrate both the Leights’ shared lives as collectors and the stories of international contemporary glass embedded within their collection.
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.
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.
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.
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!
View a list of Speed Art Museum frequently asked questions.
Directions + Parking
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.
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.
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.
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.