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Older Wiser Learning Still (OWLS) on September 20

OWLS LAUNCHES WITH SPEED ART MUSEUM Older. Wiser. Learning. Still. (OWLS) returns with time to be social, enjoy lunch, and learn together.

On Wednesday, September 20, the OWLS first meeting of 2017-2018 will welcome Eileen Yanoviak, art historian and Speed Art Museum Membership Manager, as she explores the past, present, and future of the Speed—from its founding, to a world-class collection, to the recent $60 million renovation and expansion. Through behind-the-scenes photography, video, and, of course, great art, learn more about the history of the Speed and its current and upcoming exhibitions, film, events, partnerships, and outreach.

 

OWLS will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the HPC Dining Room, lunch is serve at 11:45am. RSVP to connie.foss@hpclouisivlle.org or 502-451-2910.

 

Program Title: “Speed Art Museum: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”

This year, the Speed Art Museum celebrates 90 years as Louisville’s premier art and cultural center. Join Eileen Yanoviak, art historian and Speed Art Museum Membership Manager, as she explores the past, present, and future of the Speed—from its founding by Hattie Speed, to a world-class collection, to the recent $60 million renovation and expansion. Through behind-the-scenes photography, video, and, of course, great art, learn more about the history of the Speed and its current and upcoming exhibitions, film, events, partnerships, and outreach.

 

About Eileen Yanoviak: In addition to being the Membership Manager at the Speed Art Museum, Eileen is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Louisville and adjunct faculty at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has worked in museums in Arkansas and Kentucky for fifteen years. She is an independent writer, curator, and art critic, and she recently co-edited a book on art and landscape, published by Cambridge Scholars Press. She has two daughters, Claire (almost two years) and Lorelai (14 years.) Her husband Steve Yanoviak is the Chair of Conservation Biology at the University of Louisville. They moved to Kentucky in 2012.

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