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August 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Starving the Beast

August 24 at 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Steve Mims “A jolt of chilling clarity.” —Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times Starving the Beast examines the ongoing power struggle on college campuses across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform America’s public universities. The film documents a philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education as a “value proposition” to be borne by the beneficiary of a college degree rather than as public good for society. Financial winners and losers emerge…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

August 25 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Introduction by Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Faculty Research Fellow, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, UofL Post-screening discussion by Trinidad Jackson Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

August 26 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

August 26 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Post-screening discussion by Dr. Kaila Story and Jaison Gardner Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice,…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

August 26 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Post-screening discussion by Dr. Kaila Story and Jaison Gardner Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice,…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

August 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Post-screening discussion by Dr. Kaila Story and Jaison Gardner Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice,…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Best of the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

August 27 at 12:30 pm - 2:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Various Directors Launched in 1979 by the Clermont-Ferrand University Film Society, this festival has grown to be the largest international film festival dedicated to short films. The selection of seven films includes a mixture of live action and animation dealing with topics such as terrorism, seduction, urban renovation, WWI, and a first kiss. 2014-15, France, in French with English subtitles, 110 minutes. Free. First come, first served.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Nature Tour

August 27 at 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Connect with nature as your experience the Speed in a whole new way. From paintings depicting gardens to our beautiful Art Park, there is something for every young nature lover on this tour. Free.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

August 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Today’s teenage girls are tomorrow’s world citizens, voters, and activists! Through education and inspiration, girls can be empowered, informed, and confident. We invite all teenage girls to join our monthly book club that tackles tough subjects like women’s rights, immigration, civil rights, the environment, and much more, in a safe space that is open for dialogue. Readers will interact with guest moderators, politicians, and community advocates, plus have opportunities to connect through art and activism. All girls ages 13-17 are…

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Family Tour

August 27 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Families are invited to explore the Speed’s collection with our specially trained teen docents. These interactive tours are fun for guests of all ages. Free. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

August 27 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Post-screening discussion by Trinidad Jackson Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an…

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Curator Talk with Erika Holmquist-Wall: Degas’s Little Dancer

August 29 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Curator Talk with Erika Holmquist-Wall, Chief Curator and Mary and Barry Bingham Sr. Curator of European and American Paintings and Sculpture Degas’s Little Dancer Join Erika’s gallery talk on “Little Dancer, Age Fourteen” by Edgar Degas (French, 1834 – 1917), a newly-installed loan at the Speed. Speed Art Museum, 6 – 7 pm   To RSVP, please contact Kelly Scott at 502.634.2704 or kscott@speedmuseum.org Space is limited and restricted to Patron Circle and International Benefactor Circle Members. More information on…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

August 31 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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September 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

September 1 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 2 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

September 2 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Special Exhibition Drop-in Tour

September 2 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Discover Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with exhibition admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

September 2 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

September 2 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Best of the Annecy Animation Film Festival

September 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Various Directors Launched in 1960, the Annecy International Animation Festival is one of the most venerable programs focusing on animated feature films, short films, ads, student films and work made for streaming platforms. The program features 10 short works focusing on super heroes, animals on the hunt, and a troop of diving giraffes. 2011-2014, France, video, in French with English subtitles, 62 minutes. Both programs are made possible by the Cultural Services of the Emabassy of…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 3 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Whose Streets?

September 3 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis Screened in conjunction with the Seventh Art Stand, a rapid response initiative which utilizes film to bridge communities and create new inroads for civil rights discourse. “An actual moving document of events fresh in the country’s memory, but never before laid as bare as they are here.” —Jude Dry, IndieWire Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Sir 420 (Shree 420)

September 7 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Bombay Cinematic City: This fall series of screenings and discussions explores the changing cinematic representations of Bombay (the official name until 1995) now known as Mumbai. Directed by Raj Kapoor “Probes the eternal moral battle between virtue and sin.” —Dinesh Raheja, rediff.com Produced, directed, and starring Raj Kapoor, the film focuses on Raj, a poor, but educated orphan who travels to Bombay with dreams of improving his station.  While initially falling for the poor but virtuous Vidya, he’s soon seduced…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Funeral Parade of Roses (Bara no sôretsu)

September 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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New 4K Digital Restoration Directed by Toshio Matsumoto “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Long unavailable in the U.S., Japanese director Toshio Matsumoto’s shattering, kaleidoscopic masterpiece is one of the most subversive and intoxicating films of the late 1960s: a headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art, and black mascara. No less than Stanley Kubrick cited the film as…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 9 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Creative Writing

September 9 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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As part of the Back-to-the-Basics Series, Prof. Kiki Petrosino, poet, Associate Professor of English at University of Louisville and Faculty Fellow at the Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society, will lead a creative writing workshop that invites participants to explore the connections between place, space, and the imagination. This workshop is appropriate for anyone interested in creative writing. Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!   Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

September 9 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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 general admission.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Art Lab: Quilt Sculpture Challenge

September 9 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Flex your creative muscles and get innovative in Art Lab! Participants will explore materials and tinker to creatively solve artistic challenges. Drop into the Prototype Lab in Art Sparks from 1 to 3 pm the second Saturday of every month for a new challenge. No registration necessary. Quilt Sculpture Challenge: Quilting is one way that communities come together in the South and across the country. Create a fabric sculpture that represents your community using the materials provided. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 9 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Funeral Parade of Roses (Bara no sôretsu)

September 9 at 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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New 4K Digital Restoration Directed by Toshio Matsumoto “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Long unavailable in the U.S., Japanese director Toshio Matsumoto’s shattering, kaleidoscopic masterpiece is one of the most subversive and intoxicating films of the late 1960s: a headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art, and black mascara. No less than Stanley Kubrick cited the film as…

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Speed Cinema Presents: A Clockwork Orange

September 9 at 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Stanley Kubrick “There is no other director who can transfix the human condition with such galvanic images.” —Tony Plamer, The Spectator Stanley Kubrick produced and directed this adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s 1962 dystopian crime novel A Clockwork Orange. Noted for its visual design set in the futuristic Britain, the film focuses on the antisocial delinquent Alex (sinisterly played by Malcolm McDowell) who is drawn to classical music and “ultra-violence.” While the horrific crime spree of Alex’s gang is…

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Art in the Park Picnic

September 10 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Save the date for the 4th Annual Art in the Park Picnic, hosted by the Speed Museum pARTnership. This FREE Family event features: -Games and activities in the Art Park -Live music by Appalatin -Music Together interactive program by Shine Studio -Tennis games by the US Tennis Association -Art making -Balloon making by John the Balloon Guy -Face painting by Amy Parks from Kid Canvas -Food and drink by food trucks and Wiltshire at the Speed   Sponsored by: The…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Best of the Annecy Animation Film Festival

September 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Various Directors Launched in 1960, the Annecy International Animation Festival is one of the most venerable programs focusing on animated feature films, short films, ads, student films and work made for streaming platforms. The program features 10 short works focusing on super heroes, animals on the hunt, and a troop of diving giraffes. 2011-2014, France, video, in French with English subtitles, 62 minutes. Both programs are made possible by the Cultural Services of the Emabassy of…

Find out more »

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: A Clockwork Orange

September 10 at 3:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Stanley Kubrick “There is no other director who can transfix the human condition with such galvanic images.” —Tony Plamer, The Spectator Stanley Kubrick produced and directed this adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s 1962 dystopian crime novel A Clockwork Orange. Noted for its visual design set in the futuristic Britain, the film focuses on the antisocial delinquent Alex (sinisterly played by Malcolm McDowell) who is drawn to classical music and “ultra-violence.” While the horrific crime spree of Alex’s gang is…

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SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

September 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio Filmed with extraordinary access over more than two years, May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers is a deeply intimate and revealing look at the Grammy Award-nominated North Carolina band fronted by Seth and Scott Avett. Directors Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio chart the Avett Brothers’ decade-and-a-half rise, while chronicling their 2016 collaboration with famed producer Rick Rubin on the critically-acclaimed album “True Sadness.” Using the recording process as a backdrop, the film depicts a lifelong creative partnership put to the test as band members undergo marriage,…

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Speed Cinema Presents: May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

September 12 at 9:00 pm - 10:50 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio Filmed with extraordinary access over more than two years, May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers is a deeply intimate and revealing look at the Grammy Award-nominated North Carolina band fronted by Seth and Scott Avett. Directors Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio chart the Avett Brothers’ decade-and-a-half rise, while chronicling their 2016 collaboration with famed producer Rick Rubin on the critically-acclaimed album “True Sadness.” Using the recording process as a backdrop, the film depicts a lifelong creative partnership put to the test as band members undergo marriage,…

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Texture Tour

September 13 at 10:45 am - 11:30 am
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Enjoy this tactile tour that gives young learners an appropriate way to explore the museum environment through their sense of touch. Using a variety of props, this tour will help children match, sort, and describe textures in artworks with developing their vocabulary. Free with general admission.   Learn more about other Preschool Programs.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema Presents: A Curated Series of Suprises

September 13 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema: A Curated Series of Surprises This national series, programmed by the venerable film critics and curators Harlan and Susan Jacobson, features a sneak preview screening of a an art house film before its release, followed by a discussion. The series occurs monthly through April. The September selection will be announced a few weeks before the event on the Speed’s website and social media. Last year’s series features such stellar titles as Moonlight, A Man Called Ove,…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: 44 Pages

September 14 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Tony Shaff “A must-see for all ages.” —Tracee Bond, Irish Film Critic For 70 years, Highlights has been a source of fun and education for kids, a demographic the magazine refers to as the “world’s most important people.” In 44 Pages, filmmaker Tony Shaff follows the staff as they prepare for their upcoming anniversary issue. Working out of an old house in quaint Honesdale, Pennsylvania, the editorial team is an enthusiastic bunch—passionate about children and seemingly always in…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Columbus

September 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Kogonada “Lovely and tender, marking Kogonada as an auteur to watch.”—Geoff Berkshire, Variety One of the breakout films of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is this striking debut film shot in Columbus, Indiana and anchored by the mid-century modern architecture that has defined the city. Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), in her late teens, works as an architecture docent and lives with her mother in the small town haunted by the promise of modernism. Jin (John Cho), a visitor…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 16 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Speed Museum Volunteer Appreciation Day

September 16 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 could not operate without its volunteers. Now we’re giving back to them with a day full of volunteer-exclusive events. All active Speed volunteers are invited to join us on Saturday September 16 for a reception and rewards ceremony, a Cinema screening, a tour of Southern Accent, double discounts in the Museum Store, and more!

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Speed Cinema Presents: Columbus

September 16 at 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Kogonada- in person “Lovely and tender, marking Kogonada as an auteur to watch.”—Geoff Berkshire, Variety One of the breakout films of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is this striking debut film shot in Columbus, Indiana and anchored by the mid-century modern architecture that has defined the city. Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), in her late teens, works as an architecture docent and lives with her mother in the small town haunted by the promise of modernism. Jin (John Cho),…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 16 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Columbus

September 16 at 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Kogonada “Lovely and tender, marking Kogonada as an auteur to watch.”—Geoff Berkshire, Variety One of the breakout films of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is this striking debut film shot in Columbus, Indiana and anchored by the mid-century modern architecture that has defined the city. Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), in her late teens, works as an architecture docent and lives with her mother in the small town haunted by the promise of modernism. Jin (John Cho), a visitor…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Best of the Annecy Animation Film Festival

September 17 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Various Directors Launched in 1960, the Annecy International Animation Festival is one of the most venerable programs focusing on animated feature films, short films, ads, student films and work made for streaming platforms. The program features 10 short works focusing on super heroes, animals on the hunt, and a troop of diving giraffes. 2011-2014, France, video, in French with English subtitles, 62 minutes. Both programs are made possible by the Cultural Services of the Emabassy of…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 17 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Columbus

September 17 at 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Kogonada “Lovely and tender, marking Kogonada as an auteur to watch.”—Geoff Berkshire, Variety One of the breakout films of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is this striking debut film shot in Columbus, Indiana and anchored by the mid-century modern architecture that has defined the city. Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), in her late teens, works as an architecture docent and lives with her mother in the small town haunted by the promise of modernism. Jin (John Cho), a visitor…

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Ai Weiwei and the Future of Chinese Museums, a Lecture by Professor Jeffrey Johnson

September 17 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Jeffrey Johnson will speak about Ai Weiwei’s impact as an activist, artist, and architect. He will specifically share some of Ai’s thoughts on the future of the museum in China as well discuss his lesser known approach to architecture in the radically transforming landscape of urban China. Jeffrey Johnson is the director of the School of Architecture at the University of Kentucky School of Design and a principal of SLAB Architecture. For over a decade, Johnson has been researching the…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

September 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Matt Tyrnauer “The movie is scored like a thriller, seemingly building to some terrifying conclusion.” —Stephanie Merry, Washington Post Arguably no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs. In her epochal book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, author and activist Jane Jacobs helped change the way we look at urban living. Citizen Jane is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged constituents fight the power…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The B-Side: Else Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

September 22 at 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Errol Morris “An enjoyable, but also profound movie.” —Glenn Kenny, New York Times Elsa Dorfman is a master practitioner of a rare photographic format: the large-size Polaroid 20″ x 24″ camera. For three decades in her studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she took thousands of portraits, including those of accomplished friends like poet Allen Ginsberg and singer Jonathan Richman. Now in her late seventies, she opens her archives and her memories for this documentary by her long-time friend, director…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 23 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Gallery Talk: Art and Photography

September 23 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join Lucy Kacir, Community Outreach and Studio Programs Coordinator, to learn more about the photographic processes used by artists in the Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art special exhibition. What new perspectives will you gain? Program is included with price of…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

September 23 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger “As fluid, committed and elegant in its movements as one of Whelan’s performances.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina and Louisville native Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for the company and danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Special Exhibition Drop-in Tour

September 23 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Discover Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with exhibition admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The B-Side: Else Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

September 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Errol Morris “An enjoyable, but also profound movie.” —Glenn Kenny, New York Times Elsa Dorfman is a master practitioner of a rare photographic format: the large-size Polaroid 20″ x 24″ camera. For three decades in her studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she took thousands of portraits, including those of accomplished friends like poet Allen Ginsberg and singer Jonathan Richman. Now in her late seventies, she opens her archives and her memories for this documentary by her long-time friend, director…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

September 23 at 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Linda Saffire and Adam Schlesinger “As fluid, committed and elegant in its movements as one of Whelan’s performances.” —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina and Louisville native Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. One of the modern era’s most acclaimed dancers, Whelan was a principal ballerina for the company and danced numerous ballets by George Balanchine…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The B-Side: Else Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

September 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Errol Morris “An enjoyable, but also profound movie.” —Glenn Kenny, New York Times Elsa Dorfman is a master practitioner of a rare photographic format: the large-size Polaroid 20″ x 24″ camera. For three decades in her studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she took thousands of portraits, including those of accomplished friends like poet Allen Ginsberg and singer Jonathan Richman. Now in her late seventies, she opens her archives and her memories for this documentary by her long-time friend, director…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Don’t Blink – Robert Frank

September 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Laura Israel “Informative without seeming unduly invasive.” —A.O. Scott, New York Times Robert Frank, now 92 years old, is among the most influential artists of the last half-century. His seminal volume, The Americans, published in 1958, records the Swiss-born photographer’s candid reactions to peculiarly American versions of poverty and racism. Today, it is a classic work that helped define the off-the-cuff, idiosyncratic elegance that is the hallmark of Frank’s artistry. Director Laura Israel (Frank’s…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 24 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

September 24 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Today’s teenage girls are tomorrow’s world citizens, voters, and activists! Through education and inspiration, girls can be empowered, informed, and confident. We invite all teenage girls to join our monthly book club that tackles tough subjects like women’s rights, immigration, civil rights, the environment, and much more, in a safe space that is open for dialogue. Readers will interact with guest moderators, politicians, and community advocates, plus have opportunities to connect through art and activism. All girls ages 13-17 are…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The B-Side: Else Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

September 24 at 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Errol Morris “An enjoyable, but also profound movie.” —Glenn Kenny, New York Times Elsa Dorfman is a master practitioner of a rare photographic format: the large-size Polaroid 20″ x 24″ camera. For three decades in her studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she took thousands of portraits, including those of accomplished friends like poet Allen Ginsberg and singer Jonathan Richman. Now in her late seventies, she opens her archives and her memories for this documentary by her long-time friend, director…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Amar Akbar Anthony

September 28 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Manmohan Desai “Like a lens that refracts the past onto the present.” —William Elison, author of Amar Akbar Anthony: Bollywood, Brotherhood and the Nation Released after censorship restrictions were lifted by a more liberal Indian government, Amar Akbar Anthony indulged audiences in a story with loose morals and visual excitement. The film is focused on a comedy of errors involving the brothers named in the film’s title. Abandoned in a park by the father as infants, the three…

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Queer Eye on the South

September 28 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join us for an evening of art and conversation co-hosted by the LGBT Center and the Speed Art Museum, focusing on queer artists in the exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. All are welcome to this celebration of queer artists and the LGBT Center’s 10th anniversary! Gallery talk by Dr. Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Associate Professor of Art History at University of Louisville and Miranda Lash, curator of contemporary art, Speed Art Museum. Cash bar will be…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

September 29 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Marie Noëlle “A mix of intelligence and romantic impulse.” —Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader A sweeping biographical film about the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge is as much an intimate portrayal of the struggles of the scientist’s private world as of her legendary public accomplishments. The film chronicles her epic battles against the male academic establishment, as well as her blissful marriage to her scientific partner, Pierre. Her world falls apart…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

September 30 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: Animal Explorers

September 30 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Early learners (ages 2-5) will enjoy exploring the museum and expressing their creativity. Each workshop begins with a tour of the Museum’s galleries, followed by a hands-on art making activity. A parent or guardian must register with the child and remain with them throughout the workshop. 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. $5…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

September 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

September 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Marie Noëlle “A mix of intelligence and romantic impulse.” —Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader A sweeping biographical film about the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge is as much an intimate portrayal of the struggles of the scientist’s private world as of her legendary public accomplishments. The film chronicles her epic battles against the male academic establishment, as well as her blissful marriage to her scientific partner, Pierre. Her world falls apart…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

September 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Marie Noëlle “A mix of intelligence and romantic impulse.” —Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader A sweeping biographical film about the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge is as much an intimate portrayal of the struggles of the scientist’s private world as of her legendary public accomplishments. The film chronicles her epic battles against the male academic establishment, as well as her blissful marriage to her scientific partner, Pierre. Her world falls apart…

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October 2017

Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 1 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 1 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

October 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Directed by Marie Noëlle “A mix of intelligence and romantic impulse.” —Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader A sweeping biographical film about the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge is as much an intimate portrayal of the struggles of the scientist’s private world as of her legendary public accomplishments. The film chronicles her epic battles against the male academic establishment, as well as her blissful marriage to her scientific partner, Pierre. Her world falls apart…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Teacher Professional Development: “What’s Going on Here?”: Learning to Talk About Artworks with Your Students

October 5 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Discover new methods for facilitating conversations with artworks that can be easily translated from the Speed’s galleries to the classroom. During this PD session, you will learn a variety of techniques that will encourage students to look closely, engage in conversations, and explore ideas that will spark their own creativity. Register!   Our professional development workshops are designed to provide K-12 teachers with resources and ideas that are original, easy to use, and in support of Core Learning Standards. These…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 6 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

October 7 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Museum Melodies Tour with Sharon Owen

October 7 at 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join local children’s musician, Sharon Owen, for an interactive, musical adventure through the Speed! Inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection, sing and make music as you tour the galleries and experience the museum in a whole new way. This tour is best suited to children who are between 2 and 7 years of age. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 7 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Special Exhibition Drop-in Tour

October 7 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Discover Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art during this interactive and engaging tour. Free with exhibition admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

October 8 at 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Bring your preschooler (ages 2-5) to the Speed Art Museum for a fun and educational tour designed specifically for early learners! A variety of different tours are available to appeal to your little one’s interests. Encourage your child’s inner art lover with a memorable experience at the…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 11 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 12 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Southern Symbols: Remembering Our Past and Envisioning Our Future

October 13 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Speed Museum: Grand Hall,
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Southern Symbols: Remembering Our Past and Envisioning Our Future A Public Conversation at the Speed Art Museum Cities throughout the United States are removing public statues, flags, and monuments associated with the Confederacy. As a nation, we are revisiting how we remember the legacy of slavery, the Civil War, and our history of racial discrimination. In association with the exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, the Speed Art Museum will host a public conversation led by…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Southern Symbols Keynote: Lost Causes and Causes Not Lost: Confederate Memorials, Then and Now by Dr. David Blight

October 13 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Keynote lecture by Dr. David W. Blight of Yale University Dr. Blight will deliver a lecture on why the Confederacy in its various memorial manifestations never seems to go away. It will also examine why nearly all debates or struggles over monuments and memorials are about the the present. He will address this issue as a matter of origins and about our contemporary political culture. Dr. David W. Blight is the Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

October 14 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Guests are invited to sketch in Southern Accent using drawing materials provided at guest relations every Saturday. Materials are free for members and with exhibition admission. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from Minnie Jones Evans, Jeff Whetstone, and others featured in the Southern Accent exhibition. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Smartphone Photography

October 14 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Images have power—especially as seen in the special exhibition Southern Accent. Learn how to give every images power in this smartphone photography workshop. Transform your daily snapping into works of art by learning to create a composition, work with natural light, and other skills. BYOD—Bring your own device (any smartphone with a camera will do). Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!   Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Sonya Clark, Unraveling

October 14 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join Southern Accent artist Sonya Clark as she performs her powerful performance piece Unraveling. For this artwork Clark will carefully unravel a confederate flag thread by thread and invite members of the public to join her in this process. Clark is chair of the Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Unraveling is designed to be a slow, thoughtful process, with respect for all participants. Program is included with price of general admission and Southern Accent special…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 18 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: Nature All Around Me

October 19 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Beauty exists all around us – you just have to look for it! See how artists throughout history have drawn inspiration from nature and then design your own masterpiece using natural materials. Early learners (ages 2-5) will enjoy exploring the Museum and expressing their creativity. Each workshop begins with a tour of the Museum’s galleries, followed by a hands-on art making activity. A parent or guardian must register with the child and remain with them throughout the workshop. $5 for…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 21 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 22 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Citizen Girls! A Social Justice Book Club

October 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Today’s teenage girls are tomorrow’s world citizens, voters, and activists! Through education and inspiration, girls can be empowered, informed, and confident. We invite all teenage girls to join our monthly book club that tackles tough subjects like women’s rights, immigration, civil rights, the environment, and much more, in a safe space that is open for dialogue. Readers will interact with guest moderators, politicians, and community advocates, plus have opportunities to connect through art and activism. All girls ages 13-17 are…

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Animals Tour

October 25 at 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Gallop, slither, or swim to the Speed for this wild tour! Explore artworks depicting animals and learn more about fascinating creatures from around the world on this early childhood tour. Bring your preschooler (ages 2-5) to the Speed Art Museum for a fun and educational tour designed specifically for early learners! A variety of different tours are available to appeal to your little one’s interests. Encourage your child’s inner art lover with a memorable experience at the Speed! Free with…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Gallery Talk: Art + Nature

October 28 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join Eileen Yanoviak, Membership Manager at the Speed, to explore how the limitless possibilities of the natural world have inspired artists for centuries. From delicate details to sweeping light and color, explore how artists present their experiences of nature. What new perspectives will you…

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 28 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour

October 29 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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November 2017

Teacher Professional Development: Connect the Arts: Exploring the Speed Through Music, Dance, and Theater

November 2 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Explore the Speed’s collection through various forms of creative expression. In what ways is a painting like a theater production? In what ways have artworks inspired musical compositions? How can we use dance to help us better understand how an artwork was created? These are just some of the questions that will be addressed during this interactive session. Register!   Our professional development workshops are designed to provide K-12 teachers with resources and ideas that are original, easy to use,…

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The Bacchanal – 9th Annual Patron Circle Party

November 4 at 8:00 pm - November 5 at 1:00 am
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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The Bacchanal 9th Annual Patron Circle Party Saturday, November 4, 2017, 8:00 pm-  1:00 am Free and exclusive to Patron Circle members. Patron Circle Gold members (and above) receive additional tickets to the event. For more information about tickets or to RSVP, contact Kelly Scott at 502.634.2704 or kscott@speedmuseum.org.   For more information about the Patron Circle or to join.

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Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: My Five Senses

November 8 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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We use our five senses to learn about the world around us, and this exciting workshop incorporates all of them! We will explore the galleries and imagine what we would see, touch, taste, smell, and hear in different artworks then complete an artmaking activity that engages our senses! Early learners (ages 2-5) will enjoy exploring the Museum and expressing their creativity. Each workshop begins with a tour of the Museum’s galleries, followed by a hands-on art making activity. A parent…

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Nature Tour

November 12 at 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Connect with nature as you experience the Speed in a whole new way. From paintings depicting gardens to our beautiful Art Park, there is something for every young nature lover on this tour. Bring your preschooler (ages 2-5) to the Speed Art Museum for a fun and educational tour designed specifically for early learners! A variety of different tours are available to appeal to your little one’s interests. Encourage your child’s inner art lover with a memorable experience at the…

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Gallery Talk: Art + Fashion

November 18 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join Chief Curator Erika Holmquist-Wall for a revealing look at fashion trends throughout the Speed’s collection. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with general admission.

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Museum Melodies Tour with Sharon Owen

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join local children’s musician, Sharon Owen, for an interactive, musical adventure through the Speed! Inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection, sing and make music as you tour the galleries and experience the museum in a whole new way. This tour is best suited to children who are between 2 and 7 years of age. Free with general admission.

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Storytime Tour

November 25 at 10:30 am - 11:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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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. Bring your preschooler (ages 2-5) to the Speed Art Museum for a fun and educational tour designed specifically for early learners! A variety of different tours are available to appeal to your little one’s interests. Encourage your child’s inner art lover with a memorable experience at the…

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December 2017

Gallery Talk: Art + History

December 2 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Our monthly gallery talk series offers you an in-depth look at the Speed’s collection. During each Art and… gallery talk, we’ll use a different topic as a lens through which to explore one or more artworks. Join Mick Sullivan, Manager of Youth and Family Programs at the Frazier History Museum and creator of The Past and The Curious podcast, to discover something new while looking at Art through the lens of History. What new perspectives will you gain? Free with…

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Animals Tour

December 3 at 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Gallop, slither, or swim to the Speed for this wild tour! Explore artworks depicting animals and learn more about fascinating creatures from around the world on this early childhood tour. Bring your preschooler (ages 2-5) to the Speed Art Museum for a fun and educational tour designed specifically for early learners! A variety of different tours are available to appeal to your little one’s interests. Encourage your child’s inner art lover with a memorable experience at the Speed! Free with…

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Preschool Drop-in Tour: Five Senses Tour

December 7 at 10:30 am - 11:15 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Explore the Speed’s galleries using your five senses! Imagine what it you would hear, see, smell, taste, or touch if you were transported into different artworks while encouraging critical thinking skills. Bring your preschooler (ages 2-5) to the Speed Art Museum for a fun and educational tour designed specifically for early learners! A variety of different tours are available to appeal to your little one’s interests. Encourage your child’s inner art lover with a memorable experience at the Speed! Free…

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Teacher Professional Development: Full STEAM Ahead

December 7 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Join us for an interactive evening where we put the A(rt) in STEAM. Analyze ancient feats of engineering, predict the weather based on a painting, and discover reactions between art materials as you learn new approaches for using artworks from the Speed collection to enhance a STEM curriculum. Register!   Our professional development workshops are designed to provide K-12 teachers with resources and ideas that are original, easy to use, and in support of Core Learning Standards. These highly interactive…

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Preschool Side-by-Side Workshop: Colorful Connections

December 13 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Search for different colors in artworks and learn about how artists use color while exploring the Museum’s contemporary art collection. Then create a colorful masterpiece of your own while learning about color mixing! Early learners (ages 2-5) will enjoy exploring the Museum and expressing their creativity. Each workshop begins with a tour of the Museum’s galleries, followed by a hands-on art making activity. A parent or guardian must register with the child and remain with them throughout the workshop. $5…

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February 2018

Teacher Professional Development: My Old Kentucky Home

February 1, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Discover the people and places of the Commonwealth during this PD session focused on the art of Kentucky. We will investigate how paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts objects help to tell the story of Kentucky from the 18th century to the present day. Register!   Our professional development workshops are designed to provide K-12 teachers with resources and ideas that are original, easy to use, and in support of Core Learning Standards. These highly interactive sessions provide varied experiences, from…

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March 2018

Teacher Professional Development: Looking Through the Lens of Impressionism

March 1, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Explore Impressionist masterpieces of the 19th century—both in the Speed’s collection and in the special exhibition Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism. What makes a painting Impressionist? What techniques were these artists using that were new and innovative?  These questions—and more—will be addressed during this session. Register!   Our professional development workshops are designed to provide K-12 teachers with resources and ideas that are original, easy to use, and in support of Core Learning Standards. These highly interactive sessions provide…

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April 2018

Teacher Professional Development: Art Time Machine

April 12, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Compare artworks from the ancient world to the 20th century and discover how each artistic style expands on—and sometimes directly opposes—what came before it. We will explore similarities and differences between a variety of artistic movements, including Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism, and everything in between. Register!   Our professional development workshops are designed to provide K-12 teachers with resources and ideas that are original, easy to use, and in support of Core Learning Standards. These highly interactive sessions provide varied experiences,…

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July 2018

Summer Teacher Institute: Art Time Machine Part 2: Contemporary Continuum

July 5, 2018 at 10:00 am - July 6, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Speed Art Museum,
2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States
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Summer Teacher Institute: Art Time Machine Part 2: Contemporary Continuum Thursday, July 5 – Friday, July 6, 10 am – 4 pm each day Continue your exploration of the world of art by attending this two-day PD session focused on artworks from 1945 to the present day. Consider how artists use their work to address current events and create your own artworks inspired by the Speed’s collection. We’ll also explore how technology and social media can be used to investigate…

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