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

MAP OF THE SPEED / MAPA EN ESPAÑOL

HOURS

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday:
10 am – 5 pm
Friday: 10 am – 8 pm
*Note: The Museum will be closed at 5 pm on September 6 and 27.
Sunday: 12 pm – 5 pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday

ADMISSION

Members FREE
Adults $15
Seniors (Age 60+) $10
Kids Age 4 – 17 $10
Kids Age 3 & Under Free
University of Louisville Students, Faculty & Staff Free
Select Area Schools Free*
College Students (with valid ID) $10
Military Personnel $10

*Call Guest Relations at 502.634.2700 for details.

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS:

KENTUCKY WOMEN: ENID YANDELL

July 17, 2019 – January 12, 2020
To celebrate her 150th birthday, the Speed is presenting a fresh look at Enid Yandell’s career, contextualizing the world in which she lived, as a young woman living and working in turn-of-the-century Louisville, Paris, and New York City.

GONZO! THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO HUNTER S. THOMPSON

July 12 – November 10, 2019
An exhibition highlighting the professional collaborations (and personal relationships) that Thompson enjoyed with the artists and photographers tasked with illustrating his work, and even more importantly, articulating his vision through visual means.

EBONY G. PATTERSON…WHILE THE DEW ARE STILL ON THE ROSES…

June 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020
The Speed Art Museum presents the work of artist Ebony G. Patterson in the comprehensive solo exhibition …while the dew is still on the roses… Organized by the Pérez Art Museum, the project is the most significant presentation of Patterson’s work to date and includes work produced over the last five years, embedded within a new installation environment that references a night garden.

YINKA SHONIBARE CBE: THE AMERICAN LIBRARY

March 29 – September 15, 2019
A celebration of the diversity of the American population and an instigator of discovery and debate.

 

Become a member to see exhibitions first and free. See answers to some of our FAQs.

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. Every Sunday also includes a featured free program hosted by the Museum or one of our community partners as part of Sunday Showcase.

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!

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.