Social Speed

The newly reopened Speed Art Museum is presenting its first Social Speed. Called “Getting to Know You,” we get to know the Speed again, and the Speed gets to learn more about the community. Matthew Moore, the artist behind “Palaver,” the site-specific installation for the Art Park, is giving a lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall. Head over to the Speed Cinema at 7 p.m. for a film chosen by musician Will Oldham. It’s part of The Defenders series, in which a local celebrity is invited to pick a favorite guilty pleasure film and then defend it in front of the audience. There’s also Speed Dating with the art in the permanent collection, Art + Trivia, Personality Quiz and a photo booth.

THURSDAY, APRIL 14

Speed Art Museum
6-9 p.m. | $15, members free
2035 S. Third St.
http://speedmuseum.org

About the Author

Social Speed

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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