‘Tales From The Turf: The Kentucky Horse, 1825-1950’

It’s hard to believe the Speed Art Museum has not had a major Kentucky equestrian art exhibition until now. To make up for lost time, it is doing it right, with paintings, sculpture, photographs, drawings and prints illustrating Kentucky’s long history with horses. Much of the art on display comes from private collections. The Project to Preserve African-American Turf History will present a free discussion, “Tales of African-American Kentucky Derby Achievements from 1875-1902,” on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 2 to 3 p.m.
—Jo Anne Triplett

THROUGH MARCH 1

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‘Tales From The Turf: The Kentucky Horse, 1825-1950’

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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