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Breonna Taylor, 2020
Exhibition: Promise, Witness, Remembrance
04/07/21 - 06/06/2021 (more information)
Amy Sherald
Breonna Taylor, 2020
Courtesy of the artist and Hauser and Wirth
Exhibition: Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper
02/19/2021 – 08/22/2021 (more information)
Isabelle de Borchgrave
b. 1946, Belgium
Elizabeth I Court Dress, 2001
Paper. Inspired by a ca. 1599 portrait by the studio of Nicolas Hilliard (English, ca. 1547-1619) at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire
Elizabeth I Court Dress, 2001
Cube in Sphere, 1983
Exhibition: Collecting – A Love Story: Glass from the Adele and Leonard Leight Collection
02/06/2021 –06/20/2021 (more information)
Stanislav Libenský (Czech, 1921-2002)
Jaroslava Brychtová (Czech, 1924-2020)
Cube in Sphere, 1983
Cast glass, 11 1/2 in. diameter
The Speed Art Museum, partial and promised gift, Adele and Leonard Leight Collection 1992.18.27
Exhibition: Wolfgang Buttress: Blossom
TBD (more information)
Wolfgang Buttress, English, born 1965
Blossom, 2018 – 2020
Mixed media installation
Commissioned by the Speed Art Museum through the generosity of Cary Brown and Steve Epstein.
Exhibition season sponsored by:
Cary Brown and Steven E. Epstein
Paul and Deborah Chellgren
Debra and Ronald Murphy
Blossom, 2018 – 2020
Portrait of a Forty Year Old Woman, possibly Marretj
Exhibition: A Celebration of the
Speed Collection

3/12/2016 (more information)
Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606 - 1669
Portrait of a Forty Year Old Woman, possibly Marretje Cornelisdr. van Grotewal, 1634
Oil on panel, 27 7/16 × 22 in.
(69.7 × 55.9 cm.)
Purchased with funds contributed by individuals, corporations and the entire community of Louisville, as well as the Commonwealth of Kentucky Frame conservation funded by Edith and Jacob Horn,
The Horn Foundation 1977.16
Exhibition: The World Turned Upside Down:
A Contemporary Response

TBD (more information)
Jean Dubuffet, French, 1901 - 1985
Appeal for Calm
(Appel au calme)
, 1962
Gouache on paper
32 × 26 5/16 in. (81.3 × 66.8 cm.)
Bequest from the Nancy Batson Rash and Dillman A. Rash Collection 1998.19.2
Appeal for Calm (Appel au calme), 1962
Mermaid and Fisherboy, about 1897
Exhibition: Kentucky Women: Enid Yandell
07/17/2019 – TBD (more information)
Enid Yandell, American, 1869 -1934
Mermaid and Fisherboy, about 1897
Painted plaster. 10 3/4 × 7 × 5 1/4 in.
Gift of Mrs. J. J. Trask 1941.14.7


Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 634-2700
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www.speedmuseum.org
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Directions
From I-65, take exit 133 toward U.S 60/Eastern Parkway. Turn left onto Warnock Street, then turn left onto Arthur Street. Turn right onto Eastern Parkway, then turn right onto South Third Street. The Speed Art Museum and parking garage will be on your right.

Parking
Hourly parking is available in the parking garage adjacent to the Speed on South Third Street. On-street metered parking is also available. Operating hours for meters are Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parking at metered spaces is free after 6 p.m. and all day Sunday.

Public Transit
The Speed is accessible by TARC, Louisville’s public bus system. Routes 2 (Second Street) and 94 (Cardinal Shuttle) will stop at the Speed, while Routes 4 (Fourth Street) and 29 (Eastern Parkway) stop within blocks of the museum.

Visit ridetarc.org to plan your trip. Each TARC bus can accommodate two bicycles, and bike racks are available at the Speed’s Third Street entrance.

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About
Whether you’re an art aficionado or don’t know a Dali from a Degas, you can find fresh inspiration and meaning at the Speed Art Museum. With modern architecture, expanded programming, interactive exhibits and inviting outdoor spaces, the Speed offers countless opportunities for everyone to create their own connections and experience art at their own speed.

Collection

History
The Speed Art Museum, originally known as the J.B. Speed Memorial Museum, is Kentucky’s oldest and largest art museum. From its modest beginnings in 1925, the museum has continued to expand its building and enrich its collection. (more information)


Exhibitions:

Promise, Witness, Remembrance
April 7 - June 6, 2021
(more information)

Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper
February 19, 2021 – August 22, 2021
(more information)

Collecting – A Love Story: Glass from the Adele and Leonard Leight Collection
February 6 – June 20, 2021
(more information)

Wolfgang Buttress: Blossom
TBD
(more information)

The World Turned Upside Down: A Contemporary Response
TBD
(more information)

The World Turned Upside Down
TBD
(more information)

Kentucky Women: Enid Yandell
July 17, 2019 – TBD
(more information)

A Celebration of the Speed Collection
TBD
(more information)

Events

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