The Speed Art Museum April 2019 Calendar

The Speed is now open until 8 p.m. on Fridays and also hosts the monthly After Hours Party every third Friday until 10 p.m. More information can be found at speedmuseum.org.

EXHIBITIONS

Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Case Clock, 1790-1850

Now through June 16, 2019

Free for members and free with admission for non-members.

 

Yinka Shonibare MBE: The American Library

Now through Sept. 15, 2019

Free for members and free with admission for non-members.

 

EVENTS & PROGRAMS

 

Teen Gallery Sketching

3:30 to 5 p.m. April 3

Teens are invited to draw in the Speed’s galleries during this informal sketching program. At start time, a museum staff member will highlight one or two artworks in the museum’s collection and offer prompts as inspiration. Bring your own sketching materials, or use our supply of pencils, paper and clipboards. No previous experience required. Free with admission; teens eligible for admission waivers.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

1 to 2 p.m. April 3

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

1 to 2 p.m. April 4

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 5

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

1 to 2 p.m. April 6

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Borders and Movement Series Part One: Blanketed Thieves: The Historical Roots of Racist Depictions of the Mexican Body in the Borderlands

2 to 3:30 p.m. April 7

Presented by Dr. Katherine Massoth. Dr. Massoth’s talk will be followed by a discussion led by Sarah C. Nuñez, Assistant Director of the Cultural Center at the University of Louisville and Karina Barillas, Director of La Casita Center, incorporating community members. This event is free.

Photo by Andrea Hutchinson.

Collection Highlights Drop-in Tour

2 to 3 p.m. April 7

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission

 

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

1 to 2 p.m. April 10

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

1 ro 2 p.m. April 11  

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 12

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

1 to 2 p.m. April 13

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

1 to 2 p.m. April 14

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

 

Making Time Tour with Scott Erbes

2 to 3 p.m. April 14

You’re invited to join Scott Erbes, curator of decorative arts, for a public tour of Making Time: The Art of the Kentucky Tall Clock. This event is free.

“Making Time” at the Speed Art Museum. Photo by Kathryn Harrington.

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

2 to 3 p.m. April 14

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

1 to 2 p.m. April 15

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

Teen Gallery Sketching

3:30 to 5 p.m. April 17  

Teens are invited to draw in the Speed’s galleries during this informal sketching program. At start time, a museum staff member will highlight one or two artworks in the museum’s collection and offer prompts as inspiration. Bring your own sketching materials, or use our supply of pencils, paper, and clipboards. No previous experience required. Free with admission; teens eligible for admission waivers

 

After Hours at the Speed

5 to 10 p.m. April 19

Evening hours are back at the Speed! On the third Friday of each month, the museum will be open until 10 p.m.. Each After Hours event comes alive with an eclectic mix of music, performances, cash bar and  food available by Wiltshire at the Speed, and of course art! Come experience the Speed after hours like you’ve never experienced it before.

 

Collection Highlights Drop-In Tour

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 26

Explore the Speed and engage in conversations during this one-hour Docent-guided tour focused on the highlights of our collection. Free with admission.

Photo by Andrea Hutchinson.