The Speed Art Museum

Celebrate the arts in a multitude of ways at one of Louisville’s finest art museums, The Speed Art Museum. With the opening of their newly remodeled building, the institution now provides an even more unique experience. Interactive art and a variety of exhibitions inspires the minds of diverse audiences. Adults and children alike have the opportunity to learn and create through adult workshops or youth outreach activities. Friday through Sunday, guests can stop by the newly added cinema for a mix of American independent and international films. The events calendar is ever-changing with concerts, film festivals and other special events that are always available to the public. Endure the power of creativity through art and films from all over the world!


“I’m highly impressed with their offerings for summer camps for kids. Highly impressed also with the renovated building and extreme friendly staff. They have some gorgeous pieces that should not be missed! Their cafe is delicious. It’s tranquil, sophisticated and inspirational.” -Elise O.

“The speed art museum is a wonderful place to soak up some local history and world history and really see some architectural and artistic beauty. This is a first class facility.” -Shelby Y.

“One of my favorite places to visit. The rotation of art keeps things fresh and the cinema always has something fascinating to entertain you.” -Andrew S.

SB Tip:

Sundays after 6 p.m., parking is FREE for metered spaces on the street! Otherwise, parking is available in the museum’s garage.

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Go For:
  • Unique exhibitions
  • 138-seat cinema
  • Creating and interacting with art
  • Concerts, film festivals and events

Wed-Thurs: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Contact Info:

(502) 634-2700


2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208