Virtual Programs

Designed for students and teachers, but fun for learners of all ages, these virtual field trips and Art Detectives videos offer opportunities to explore artworks from the Speed’s collection in new and exciting ways. The virtual programming also includes art-making videos guaranteed to inspire your creative side. Click here to explore all of the virtual offerings.

Art Sparks from Home

Looking for activities the whole family can enjoy from home? The Speed Museum has compiled a list of printmaking, coloring, and at-home museum tours anyone can enjoy. This list will be updated regularly, so be sure to check back often. The full set of activities can be found here.

Speed Cinema

If you’re getting burned out on your usual favorites to stream online, Curator of Film Dean Otto has you set with some outside-the-box recommendations! With everything from art house cinema, filmed Italian opera productions, experimental up-and-coming filmmakers, and new releases like the long-anticipated Portrait of a Lady on Fire, there’s no shortage of good things to watch! Dean is here to guide you.  Check out Dean’s recommendations here.

Reading Recommendations

LaShana Avery, the Speed’s Membership Coordinator, is an avid reader. Her current record stands at 20 books in one week! If you’re looking for a good read while #socialdistancing at home, she’s got you covered with this reading list inspired by artworks in the Speed’s permanent collection. See LaShana’s recommendations here.

Explore the Museum Online

While the Museum is closed, you can read Bert Hurley’s entire illustrated novella online, anytime! Reading aloud has been proven to regulate breathing, relieve anxiety, and enhance mindfulness. Post a video of yourself reading Bert Hurley and use #BertHurleyStorytime to share with others! Read now.