Social Speed: Kickin' It At The Speed

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Alright… stop, collaborate, and listen. The Speed is back with a brand new exhibition! Wear your favorite sneakers and check out the fly kicks in Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture. Bust a move to DJ Z-Nyce and Eons D and the Space Campaign. See Louisville sneakerheads show off their top kicks in a sneaker showcase hosted by Sylvanus ”Vane” Hudson. And transform your shoes from lame to fresh at our funkifying sneaker bar.

Members FREE | General Admission $15 | Students $5

DJ Z-Nyce | 6:00 – 7:15 pm, Grand Hall
DJ Z-Nyce is a true music fan who is knowledgeable about all kinds of music from underground hip hop to electronic pop music. DJ Z-Nyce is originally from Louisville, KY and spins hip hop, R&B, GoGo, and Reggae.

Eons D and the Space Campaign | 8:00 – 8:45 pm, Grand Hall
Eons D is more than your average rapper trying to blow up and cash in. He is on a mission to add dimension to the hip hop genre he has loved since he started listening to rap as a kid. Eons D performs as part of a band, The Space Campaign, which consists of a rotating lineup of collaborators and local musicians.

Sneaker Showcase with Sylvanus ”Vane” Hudson | 7:15 – 8:00 pm, Grand Hall
Louisville sneakerheads show off their favorite sneakers and discuss the inspiration behind their collections.

Funkify Your Feet | 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Atrium
Doodle! Embellish! Customize! Bring a pair of sneakers in need of an update and use our decorating bar to breathe new life into them.

Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture | 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 3rd Floor, North Building
From its origins in the recreational pastimes of the elite and the increasing importance of physical fitness to its role in athletic performance and urban style today, the sneaker has been a pivotal component of dress for more than 150 years. Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first museum exhibition in the United States to feature the sneaker’s complex and fascinating social history.

Derby City Selfie | 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 3rd Floor, North Building
Let us capture you busting a move and looking supadupafly in our photo booth.

Art Sparks | 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Have fun with our fifteen redesigned exhibits!

Speed Cinema presents: Fresh Dressed | 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Directed by Sacha Jenkins
This documentary explores hip hop’s influence on the fashion world, tracking the connection between artists and music fans as they seek to assert their identity through style. The film traces the ties between African American fashion and music from the 1800s through the present. With Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Nas, Pusha T, Swizz Beatz, and Damon Dash. A selection of the Sundance Film Festival. Running Time: 90 minutes. Tickets will be available one hour before screening. Limited seating available.
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