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October 2017

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

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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After Hours at the Speed

October 20 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

MUSIC. DRINKS. ART. Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the Third Friday of every month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, food + drinks by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before. October’s exciting events include: — Live music from The Fervor, Todd Hildreth Trio, and Joey Thieman and Friends —…

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Adele & Leonard Leight Lecture Series: Hank Murta Adams

October 20 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Art Museum: Grand Hall, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The Adele and Leonard Leight Series: Art, Design, and Innovation presents: Hank Murta Adams – Assumption and Consumption: The Collision of Creativity and Community 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm:  Meet the artist 6:30 pm: Lecture Artist and art educator Hank Murta Adams uses glass and metal to explore the space between the personal and the universal, often working with the human figure. For the Adele and Leonard Leight Series, Adams will review his evolution as an artist and his creative…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Human Flow

October 20 at 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

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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

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: Human Flow

October 21 at 3:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Human Flow

October 21 at 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program One

October 22 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane This program features Aoure, a hybrid of fiction and documentary, in which Alassane chronicles the married life of a young Zharma (ethnic Muslim) couple living in the Niger River Valley (1962, 16mm, 30 minutes). This is paired with The Ring of King Koda (La Bague du Roi Koda). In this Zharma legend, the cruel, despotic King Koda tests the loyalty of one of his subjects, a fisherman named “Finger of God,” by…

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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

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

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

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: Human Flow

October 22 at 3:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

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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

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

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: Rear Window

October 25 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock “Of all Hitchcock’s films, this in the one which most reveals the man.” —Geoff Andrew, Time Out Rear Window is an intriguing, brilliant, macabre visual study of obsessive human curiosity and voyeurism. It was made entirely on one confined set built at Paramount Studios—a realistic courtyard composed of 32 apartments—providing the perfect vantage point for tenant L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries (James Stewart) to keep tabs on everyone through his “rear window.” Shot from the vantage point of…

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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

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: Vertigo

October 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock “One of the landmarks—not merely of the movies, but of 20th-century art.” —Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader Hypnotic and intense, no film has ever elicited so many theories of interpretation than Alfred Hitchcock’s dizzyingly compelling Vertigo. One of Hitchcock’s finest films delves into a web of obsession and deceit. Scottie (James Stewart) is a detective who develops a fear of heights after viewing the death of a colleague. During his recovery, he’s taken on the case of…

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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

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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SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 27 at 6:00 pm - 7:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Teen Advisory Council Presents: Fright Night

October 27 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

There’s been a murder at the Museum, and we need your help! Solve the case on our murder mystery tour, and once you’ve caught the killer, enjoy some twisted tunes, games, sweet treats, spooky snacks, and prizes for best costume and pumpkin decorating. Special guests include face painters, a photo booth from Derby City Selfie, and much more. Costumes encouraged! Event planned by the Speed’s Teen Advisory Council. This event is open to high school students ONLY. Ticket Pricing: members:…

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SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 27 at 8:00 pm - 9:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

October 28 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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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

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, discover how artists present their experiences of nature. What new perspectives will you…

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SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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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

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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SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program Two

October 29 at 12:30 pm - 1:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane This screening opens with Samba the Great (Samba le grand), an animation in which a princess, tests the fidelity of her would-be lover through a series of heroic challenges (1977, 16mm, 14 minutes). This is followed by The Return of an Adventurer (Le Retour d’un aventurier), one of Alassane’s most celebrated films. This homage to the American Western follows a band of would-be outlaws who ransack a Nigerien village (1966, 16mm, 34…

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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

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

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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SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 29 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 29 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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November 2017

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

November 1 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by David France “An urgent must-see.” —Brent McKnight, Seattle Times When the beloved, self-described “street queen” of NY’s Christopher Street was found floating in the Hudson River in 1992, the NYPD called Marsha P. Johnson’s death a suicide. Protests erupted but the police remained impassive and refused to investigate. Now, twenty-five years on, Oscar nominated director and journalist David France (How to Survive a Plague) examines Marsha’s death—and her extraordinary life—in his new film. Marsha arrived in the Village…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 1 at 6:00 pm - 7:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 1 at 8:00 pm - 9:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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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

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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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 2 at 6:00 pm - 7:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 2 at 8:00 pm - 9:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent (Speed member pre-sale only through 10/17)

November 3 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Cinema Presents: For Ahkeem

November 3 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

November 4 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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Early Childhood Professional Development: Meaningful Connections: Discussing Art with Young Children

November 4 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

How can early childhood educators use art reproductions to promote learning in their classrooms? This training will review the use of art vocabulary, open-ended questions, and Visual Thinking Strategies methodology as it applies to art discussions in the early childhood classroom. Learn how to use these strategies for talking about art with young children to engage cognitive, language, and social development. This workshop meets requires for annual training hours through ECE-TRIS. Online registration required. Free. Register!   Questions about Early…

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Speed Cinema Presents: For Ahkeem

November 4 at 12:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: For Ahkeem

November 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 4 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 4 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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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

The Bacchanal 9th Annual Patron Circle Party Saturday, November 4, 2017, 8:00 pm-  1:00 am Featuring festive live music by Stirfry Musette, silent disco, and revelry. Decadent food and drinks by Wiltshire At The Speed. Dress like the gods…or a mere mortal. Free & exclusive to International Benefactor and Patron Circle members. RSVP by Friday, October 20, 2017. To enter the gate of clouds or to bring guests contact Kelly Scott at 502.634.2704 or kscott@speedmuseum.org. Click here for more information…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program Three

November 5 at 12:30 pm - 2:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane In Shaki, as he observes the coronation of the Shaki King in the Oyo State of Western Niger, Alassane reflects on the intermingling of Aborisha, Islamic and Christian religious traditions (1973, 16 mm, 25 minutes). In Toula, or the Water Genie (Toula ou le genie des eaux), clashes between technology and faith occur. In the film, a water diviner requires the sacrifice of a young girl to bring an end to a…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: for Ahkeem

November 5 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 5 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

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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

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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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with 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 Surprises

November 8 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This national series, programmed by the venerable film critics and curators Harlan and Susan Jacobson, features a sneak preview screening of an art house film before its release, followed by a discussion. The series occurs monthly through April. The November 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 (Best Picture 2016), A Man Called Ove, Toni Erdmann, Land of Mine, and 20th…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Solaris (Solyaris)

November 10 at 7:00 pm - 9:50 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “The film has a hypnotic pull, drawing the viewer deeper and deeper into its enigmatic adventure.” —Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times In one of the most emotionally devastating science-fiction films ever made, cosmonaut and psychologist Chris Kelvin (Donatas Banionis) ventures to a space station whose three remaining inhabitants have been attempting to make contact with the mysterious planet Solaris. He’s convinced that the crew has gone insane, until he sees his own startling apparitions. Often described…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

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

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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SOLD OUT – Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Watercolors

November 11 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum: Prototype Lab, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, 40208 United States

Understanding any place can be deepened by experiencing its unique environment. Explore the Speed’s galleries, learn to look closely at your surroundings, and translate them into expressive paintings in this watercolor workshop. Instruction will focus on basic watercolor techniques so all experience levels are welcome. Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members SOLD OUT! Please see additional workshop on December 9: Art Journaling.     Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Art Lab: Seasonal Stamps

November 11 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum: Prototype Lab, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, 40208 United States

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. Design a unique stamp that captures the warm feeling of the holidays to decorate wrapping paper, cards, and more. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Solaris (Solyaris)

November 11 at 3:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “The film has a hypnotic pull, drawing the viewer deeper and deeper into its enigmatic adventure.” —Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times In one of the most emotionally devastating science-fiction films ever made, cosmonaut and psychologist Chris Kelvin (Donatas Banionis) ventures to a space station whose three remaining inhabitants have been attempting to make contact with the mysterious planet Solaris. He’s convinced that the crew has gone insane, until he sees his own startling apparitions. Often described…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Sacrifice (Offret)

November 11 at 7:00 pm - 9:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “Hang on to the very end and you may find yourself moved as you have never been moved before.” —Andrew Sarris, Village Voice The director’s final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation completed while he lived abroad in exile. As a wealthy Swedish family celebrates the birthday of their patriarch Alexander, news of the outbreak of World War III reaches their remote Baltic island—and the joyous mood turns…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program Four

November 12 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane This final program begins with the delightful animated film Kokoa. The festive citizens of the Kingdom of Frogs, crowd into an arena to watch their warrior engage in hand-to-hand combat for the opportunity to see Tountia and her musicans perform an enchanting concert. (2001, 16mm, 14 minutes). In Bon Voyage Sim, the president of the Republic of Toads receives a scoundrel’s welcome from his citizens after retuning from a luxury holiday abroad…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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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

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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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Sacrifice (Offret)

November 12 at 3:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “Hang on to the very end and you may find yourself moved as you have never been moved before.” —Andrew Sarris, Village Voice The director’s final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation completed while he lived abroad in exile. As a wealthy Swedish family celebrates the birthday of their patriarch Alexander, news of the outbreak of World War III reaches their remote Baltic island—and the joyous mood turns…

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Global Speed Series: Netherlands

November 14 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Henry Luttikhuizen “Looking for Love in the Low Countries” During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Dutch artists addressed a variety of themes associated with lust and love, ranging from the proposition of prostitutes to the promise of marital bliss. These tantalizing images offered ample opportunities to delight in human folly, to recognize the risks of romance, and envision the possibility of matrimonial harmony. Henry Luttikhuizen is Professor Art History at Calvin College in Grand Rapids MI.  He is the co-author…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 15 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown Director in person for this screening. “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Major!

November 16 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Annalise Ophelian Major! explores the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. Miss Major is a veteran of the Stonewall Rebellion and a survivor of Attica State Prison. As a former sex worker, an elder, a community leader, and human rights activist, she is simply “Mama” to many in her community. Her personal story and…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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After Hours at the Speed

November 17 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

MUSIC. DRINKS. ART. Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the Third Friday of every month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, food + drinks by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before. November’s exciting events include:  — Silent Disco with local DJs — Tribute to Radiohead’s “In Rainbows” performed by…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

November 18 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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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

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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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 18 at 3:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 18 at 7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

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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

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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University of Louisville Percussion Performance

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum: Grand Hall, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The University of Louisville Percussion Department will present a Music Gallery in the Speed’s Grand Hall. Percussion music in the form of ensembles and solos will be continuous, while museum guests are encouraged to walk around the instruments and performers during the performances. Get an up-close look at marimbas, timpani, vibraphones, steel drums, multi percussion sets, and more! Free.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Speed Teen Advisory Council: Z Media: Festival Z

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film The newly-formed Speed Teen Advisory Council brings back the popular selection of films produced and curated by students from Manual High School. Festival Z, the first annual audio and film festival hosted by Z Media, showcases the media talents of middle and high school students across Jefferson County. Members of the local film community served as judges. The showcase will be a meeting place for film lovers of all ages to broaden their local film communities…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 19 at 3:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Thanksgiving Day

November 23 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Friday, November 24 at 10:00 am.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

November 25 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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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

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 Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 25 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

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Speed Cinema Presents: Paris, Texas

November 26 at 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Wim Wenders “It is true, deep, and brilliant.”—Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times In late September, the great Kentucky-born actor Harry Dean Stanton died at the age of 91. In memory of his stellar career crossing six decade, we screen Paris, Texas which showcases one of his most celebrated roles. The film won the Palme d’Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) brings his keen eye for…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: Court

November 30 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Chaitanya Tamhane “Tamhane’s quiet techniques build to pure, cold fury.” —Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and harrowing…

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December 2017

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 1 at 7:00 pm - 9:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

December 2 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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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

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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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 2 at 3:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 2 at 7:00 pm - 9:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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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

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 Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 3 at 3:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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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

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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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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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

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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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

December 9 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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Adult Workshop: Back to Basics: Art Journaling

December 9 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speed Art Museum: Prototype Lab, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, 40208 United States

Explore the Speed’s collection, brush up on your drawing skills, and learn some sketching exercises to expand your journaling practice or to start a new one. Dust off an old sketchbook or use one of ours as all materials will be provided. No experience necessary. Ages 16 and up. $5 for members | $22 for non-members Register!     Learn more about other Adult Workshops.

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Art Lab: Faux Food Feast

December 9 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Art Museum: Prototype Lab, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, 40208 United States

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. Help us create a festive faux feast by recreating your favorite holiday dish with the provided materials. Free with general admission.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tours

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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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

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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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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After Hours at the Speed

December 15 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

MUSIC. DRINKS. ART. Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the Third Friday of every month, the Museum will be open until 10 pm. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, food + drinks by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before. December’s exciting events include:  — Live music by Frederick the Younger, Howell Dawdy, Maximon, and DJ Kim Sorise…

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See, Stop, Sketch!

December 16 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

December 23 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Christmas Eve

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

Happy Holidays! The Speed Art Museum will be closed on Sunday, December 24 for Christmas Eve. We will reopen at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 27.

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Speed Art Museum Closed: Christmas Day

December 25 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speed Art Museum, 2035 South 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

As a reminder, the Speed Art Museum is closed today and every Monday and Tuesday. We will reopen on Wednesday, December 27 at 10:00 am.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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See, Stop, Sketch!

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

Guests are invited to sketch throughout the Museum using free drawing materials provided at the front desk every Saturday. Sketching exercises included with the materials draw inspiration from both the permanent collection. Free with general admission. No registration required.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

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

This interactive and engaging one-hour docent-guided tour will let you explore some highlights from the Speed’s collection. Free with general admission. First come, first served. For more information, visit our tours page.

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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

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

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

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

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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