Speed Art Museum

© John Nation 1998

Louisville, KY





Founded in 1927, The Speed Art Museum has over 8,000 pieces in its collection spanning 6,000 years, ranging from ancient Egyptian to contemporary American art. The Museum has distinguished collections of 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting; 18th century French art; Renaissance and Baroque tapestries; and significant holdings of contemporary American painting and sculpture. African and Native American works also represent a growing segment of the Museum's collection.

The Speed Art Museum is located at 2035 South Third Street and features a café, gift shop, and art learning center. Hours and admission fees are available on the Museum's website.

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