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Civil War carpet

Civil War Gallery

The carpet in our Civil War gallery was custom-made to resemble the carpet one might have seen in an 1860s-era home.

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9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

10:45 am Free Frank

Former slave Frank McWhorter talks about coming to Kentucky in the 1790s, his establishment of a saltpetre business, and his efforts to free himself and his family from slavery.

Location
Great Hall Stage

12:00 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:00 pm Wilhelm Tell

An account of the medieval Swiss farmer and hunter who became a national hero.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Arming the Samurai

An Historic Interpreter demonstrates how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.

Location
Great Hall Stage

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

1:00 pm Juliette Gordon Low

The story of the Savannah woman who founded the Girl Scouts of America.

Location
Great Hall Stage

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Little Bighorn: 1876

Sergeant Windolph’s account of the battle of “Greasy Grass,” which came to be known as “Custer’s Last Stand.”

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:30 pm The Geste of Robin Hood

Using an original ballad, a 14th century yeoman tells the story of this legendary outlaw.

Location
Great Hall Stage

7:30 pm An Evening with Poe

Back by popular demand – the Frazier Museum’s Teaching Artists present “An Evening With Poe.” Join us for a night of chilling tales including The Conqueror Worm, Alone, The Raven, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Ulalume, The Cask of Amontillado, The Bells, and Loss of Breath set to a period inspired score performed by the Tamerlane Trio.

Doors open one hour prior to start time and lasts approximately two hours. Advanced purchase is highly recommended. Purchase tickets here.

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am Olaudah Equiano

The first ex-slave to publish his memoirs describes his trials and travails as a ten-year-old boy sold into slavery in the mid-18th century.

Location
Great Hall Stage

12:30 pm Big Nose Kate

The story of Kate Elder, mistress of the infamous Doc Holliday, and one of the few who witnessed the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Arming the Samurai

An Historic Interpreter demonstrates how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:30 pm Juliette Gordon Low

The story of the Savannah woman who founded the Girl Scouts of America.

Location
Great Hall Stage

7:30 pm An Evening with Poe

Back by popular demand – the Frazier Museum’s Teaching Artists present “An Evening With Poe.” Join us for a night of chilling tales including The Conqueror Worm, Alone, The Raven, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Ulalume, The Cask of Amontillado, The Bells, and Loss of Breath set to a period inspired score performed by the Tamerlane Trio.

Doors open one hour prior to start time and lasts approximately two hours. Advanced purchase is highly recommended. Purchase tickets here.

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am Annie Oakley

In her own words, the life and times of the world’s most famous female sharpshooter.

Location
Great Hall Stage

12:30 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm Molly Pitcher

The heroine of the Battle of Monmouth during the American Revolution wasn’t as lady-like as you might think.

Location
Great Hall Stage

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Long Meg of Westminster

The exciting exploits of the 16th century English folk heroine.

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

7:30 pm An Evening with Poe

Back by popular demand – the Frazier Museum’s Teaching Artists present “An Evening With Poe.” Join us for a night of chilling tales including The Conqueror Worm, Alone, The Raven, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Ulalume, The Cask of Amontillado, The Bells, and Loss of Breath set to a period inspired score performed by the Tamerlane Trio.

Doors open one hour prior to start time and lasts approximately two hours. Advanced purchase is highly recommended. Purchase tickets here.

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am A Seamstress of the Gilded Age

Exploring “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of the Gilded Age, an Irish-immigrant seamstress working in a Louisville dress shop sheds some light on working conditions and fashion at the turn of the twentieth century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Day in the Life: The Cowboy

A cowboy describes life in the 19th century American West. An interactive presentation geared toward children up to age twelve.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:30 pm CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge

During the American Civil War, these two ships battled each other off the coast of Cherbourg, France. An amazing story of Captain Raphael Semmes, who commanded the confederate raider Alabama.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

3:30 pm A Seamstress of the Gilded Age

Exploring “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of the Gilded Age, an Irish-immigrant seamstress working in a Louisville dress shop sheds some light on working conditions and fashion at the turn of the twentieth century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am Agincourt Archer

An archer in the army of Henry V of England gives his perspective of the campaign that led to the battle of Agincourt in France during the Hundred Years War.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm A Seamstress of the Gilded Age

Exploring “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of the Gilded Age, an Irish-immigrant seamstress working in a Louisville dress shop sheds some light on working conditions and fashion at the turn of the twentieth century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Elizabethan Swordmaster

Our Interpreters demonstrate sword and buckler, rapier and dagger techniques taken directly from 16th century manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Rifleman Harris: 95th Rifles

In his own words, this is the story of a soldier in an elite unit of the British Army during the Peninsula Wars against the French Army of Napoleon I.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Anne Bonny

The story of one of the most infamous female pirates to sail the Caribbean during the “Golden Age of Piracy” in the 18th century.

Location
Great Hall Stage

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am Free Frank

Former slave Frank McWhorter talks about coming to Kentucky in the 1790s, his establishment of a saltpetre business, and his efforts to free himself and his family from slavery.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Day in the Life: The Cowboy

A cowboy describes life in the 19th century American West. An interactive presentation geared toward children up to age twelve.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:00 pm First Friday Home School Day Diorama Day!

Recommended for K – 8th grades

The Frazier Museum is thrilled to team up with the Carnegie Center for Art and History for the first ever Diorama Day! Students of all ages are enthralled with dioramas of all sizes, from the tiniest wooden figure in the historic scenes at the Carnegie Center to the toy soldier displays and life-size historic tableaus at the Frazier Museum. Enjoy them all in one day through this unique homeschool program that we hope will inspire your students to go home and create their own diorama related to their current unit of study. Related activities will be available at each site and you may begin at either location. The Carnegie Center is located in New Albany, Indiana – just a 15 minute drive from the Frazier Museum. For more information please visit www.CarnegieCenter.org

1:45 pm Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:15 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

4:15 pm Arming the Samurai

An Historic Interpreter demonstrates how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Museum Row on Main Teacher Appreciation Day

The Frazier History Museum is teaming up with other museums on or near historic Main Street to honor teachers! All professional educators will receive free admission for themselves and one guest to the following locations: Frazier History Museum, Kentucky Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Show your school ID or other verification for admittance. For more information on participating sites visit www.museumrowonmain.com.

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:00 am Second Saturday Family Day Native American Heritage

For November’s SECOND SATURDAY Family Day, we’re excited to share some of the rich history and stories of our continent’s indigenous peoples.  With fun traditional games, engaging storytelling, live performances, and a host of hands-on objects, everyone is sure to go home with a smile and some new knowledge.  Continuous activities from 11am-3pm, with live historical interpretations throughout the day.

Location
Great Hall

11:00 am Storytelling: Brave Martha and the Dragon

A fair damsel tells the legend of a young girl who saves a village from a horrible dragon. A wonderful story for the whole family.

Location
Great Hall Stage

11:45 am John Floyd, Kentucky Surveyor

The year 1781 was a turbulent and dangerous time for settlers in Kentucky. Colonel Floyd tells of the difficulties and dangers that existed in what is now Jefferson County.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Little Bighorn: 1876

Sergeant Windolph’s account of the battle of “Greasy Grass,” which came to be known as “Custer’s Last Stand.”

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:15 pm Storytelling: Native American Stories

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:00 pm Elizabethan Swordmaster

Our Interpreters demonstrate sword and buckler, rapier and dagger techniques taken directly from 16th century manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:45 pm Molly Pitcher

The heroine of the Battle of Monmouth during the American Revolution wasn’t as lady-like as you might think.

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:30 pm George Rogers Clark

The man credited as the founder of Louisville describes the early part of his campaign against the British during the Revolutionary War.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

1:00 pm Anne Bonny

The story of one of the most infamous female pirates to sail the Caribbean during the “Golden Age of Piracy” in the 18th century.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:15 pm Juliette Gordon Low

The story of the Savannah woman who founded the Girl Scouts of America.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

4:00 pm Trafalgar

An English Tar tells of the action of one of the greatest naval battles in history.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

12:30 pm Day in the Life: The Frontier Woman

A pioneer woman describes life on the “western” frontier in Kentucky during the 1780’s. An interactive presentation geared toward children up to age twelve.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:45 pm Free Frank

Former slave Frank McWhorter talks about coming to Kentucky in the 1790s, his establishment of a saltpetre business, and his efforts to free himself and his family from slavery.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:30 pm In Rehearsal: Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

3:30 pm Annie Oakley

In her own words, the life and times of the world’s most famous female sharpshooter.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:00 am Free Frank

Former slave Frank McWhorter talks about coming to Kentucky in the 1790s, his establishment of a saltpetre business, and his efforts to free himself and his family from slavery.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:00 pm John Floyd, Kentucky Surveyor

The year 1781 was a turbulent and dangerous time for settlers in Kentucky. Colonel Floyd tells of the difficulties and dangers that existed in what is now Jefferson County.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:15 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Big Nose Kate

The story of Kate Elder, mistress of the infamous Doc Holliday, and one of the few who witnessed the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am Oregon Trail: 1848

A pioneer woman heading west tells the story of what it was like to cross American in a covered wagon.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Olaudah Equiano

The first ex-slave to publish his memoirs describes his trials and travails as a ten-year-old boy sold into slavery in the mid-18th century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

3:30 pm Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

This story is taken from the letters of the young man who led the first combat regiment of African-American soldiers, the 54th Massachusetts, during the American Civil War.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge

During the American Civil War, these two ships battled each other off the coast of Cherbourg, France. An amazing story of Captain Raphael Semmes, who commanded the confederate raider Alabama.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Mary Miller

The story of the Louisville woman who became the first licensed female steamboat master in the United States.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as he shares some of his favorite card tricks.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

1:30 pm Josephine Bonaparte

Two weeks before Napoleon’s coronation as Emperor of France, his wife Josephine tells of her experiences with her first husband, the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror, and courtship and marriage with the young general from Corsica.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:30 pm Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm A Seamstress of the Gilded Age

Exploring “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of the Gilded Age, an Irish-immigrant seamstress working in a Louisville dress shop sheds some light on working conditions and fashion at the turn of the twentieth century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:50 am John Floyd, Kentucky Surveyor

The year 1781 was a turbulent and dangerous time for settlers in Kentucky. Colonel Floyd tells of the difficulties and dangers that existed in what is now Jefferson County.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

1:30 pm Arming the Samurai

An Historic Interpreter demonstrates how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:00 am The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

11:45 am Dolley Madison

One of the most dynamic First Ladies in American history recounts the attack on Washington by British troops during the War of 1812.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

This story is taken from the letters of the young man who led the first combat regiment of African-American soldiers, the 54th Massachusetts, during the American Civil War.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

1:30 pm Olaudah Equiano

The first ex-slave to publish his memoirs describes his trials and travails as a ten-year-old boy sold into slavery in the mid-18th century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:30 pm Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler, using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

3:00 pm Mary Miller

The story of the Louisville woman who became the first licensed female steamboat master in the United States.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

12:00 pm Molly Pitcher

The heroine of the Battle of Monmouth during the American Revolution wasn’t as lady-like as you might think.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:30 pm Clara Barton

A battlefield nurse, she was referred to as “The Angel of the Battlefield” during the American Civil War and went on to establish the American Red Cross.*****

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

1:30 pm Mary Miller

The story of the Louisville woman who became the first licensed female steamboat master in the United States.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Free Frank

Former slave Frank McWhorter talks about coming to Kentucky in the 1790s, his establishment of a saltpetre business, and his efforts to free himself and his family from slavery.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

12:30 pm Sybil Ludington

The story of the 16-year-old girl whose midnight ride rivaled Paul Revere’s.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm Olaudah Equiano

The first ex-slave to publish his memoirs describes his trials and travails as a ten-year-old boy sold into slavery in the mid-18th century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Annie Oakley

In her own words, the life and times of the world’s most famous female sharpshooter.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:45 am John Floyd, Kentucky Surveyor

The year 1781 was a turbulent and dangerous time for settlers in Kentucky. Colonel Floyd tells of the difficulties and dangers that existed in what is now Jefferson County.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Molly Pitcher

The heroine of the Battle of Monmouth during the American Revolution wasn’t as lady-like as you might think.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:15 pm Elizabethan Swordmaster

Our Interpreters demonstrate sword and buckler, rapier and dagger techniques taken directly from 16th century manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Berengaria

The only queen of England never to set foot there describes her marriage to Richard I, “the Lionheart,” and her honeymoon during the 3rd Crusade.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:15 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

12:00 pm Sybil Ludington

The story of the 16-year-old girl whose midnight ride rivaled Paul Revere’s.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

1:30 pm Free Frank

Former slave Frank McWhorter talks about coming to Kentucky in the 1790s, his establishment of a saltpetre business, and his efforts to free himself and his family from slavery.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:30 pm Elizabethan Swordmaster

Our Interpreters demonstrate sword and buckler, rapier and dagger techniques taken directly from 16th century manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:00 am Olaudah Equiano

The first ex-slave to publish his memoirs describes his trials and travails as a ten-year-old boy sold into slavery in the mid-18th century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

11:30 am Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

12:30 pm The Execution of Anne Boleyn

Taken from contemporary accounts, a lady-in-waiting to Henry VIII’s second wife and queen, Anne Boleyn, describes the first execution of a member of England’s royal family.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

2:30 pm Anne Bonny

he story of one of the most infamous female pirates to sail the Caribbean during the “Golden Age of Piracy” in the 18th century.

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:30 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

1:30 pm Anne Bonny

The story of one of the most infamous female pirates to sail the Caribbean during the “Golden Age of Piracy” in the 18th century.

Location
Great Hall Stage

2:15 pm Arming the Samurai

An Historic Interpreter demonstrates how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

4:00 pm Agincourt Archer

An archer in the army of Henry V of England gives his perspective of the campaign that led to the battle of Agincourt in France during the Hundred Years War.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

12:30 pm Molly Pitcher

The heroine of the Battle of Monmouth during the American Revolution wasn’t as lady-like as you might think.

Location
Great Hall Stage

1:30 pm Trafalgar

An English Tar tells of the action of one of the greatest naval battles in history.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm In Rehearsal: Medieval Sword and Buckler

Our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with one-handed sword and buckler using the 13th century German fight manual known as the I.33.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Free Frank

Former slave Frank McWhorter talks about coming to Kentucky in the 1790s, his establishment of a saltpetre business, and his efforts to free himself and his family from slavery.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am A Seamstress of the Gilded Age

Exploring “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of the Gilded Age, an Irish-immigrant seamstress working in a Louisville dress shop sheds some light on working conditions and fashion at the turn of the twentieth century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Mary Miller

The story of the Louisville woman who became the first licensed female steamboat master in the United States.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Anne Bonny

The story of one of the most infamous female pirates to sail the Caribbean during the “Golden Age of Piracy” in the 18th century.

Location
Great Hall Stage

3:30 pm The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

11:30 am Olaudah Equiano

The first ex-slave to publish his memoirs describes his trials and travails as a ten-year-old boy sold into slavery in the mid-18th century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Big Nose Kate

The story of Kate Elder, mistress of the infamous Doc Holliday, and one of the few who witnessed the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Annie Oakley

In her own words, the life and times of the world’s most famous female sharpshooter.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

9:00 am Museum Closed for Thanksgiving
9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

9:00 am Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World is a visually-stunning, multi-cultural tree display that celebrates holiday traditions found throughout Louisville’s diverse communities. It ranges from trees decorated as they would be in countries that observe Christmas, to cultural displays showcasing other holidays observed around the globe throughout the year. – See more at: http://www.fraziermuseum.org/exhibitions/upcoming-2/#sthash.zdlegWNC.dpuf

9:00 am White Christmas: The Exhibit

A Hollywood classic and
everyone’s favorite holiday movie,
White Christmas: The Exhibit
features costumes and
memorabilia on loan from the
Rosemary Clooney House, in
Augusta, Kentucky. Generations
have considered White Christmas
the quintessential holiday movie,
and now visitors can view
authentic items from the movie
starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,
Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen

10:45 am Annie Oakley

In her own words, the life and times of the world’s most famous female sharpshooter.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

11:00 am Hands-On History

Visit with a Teaching Artist as he shares some of his favorite card tricks.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

11:30 am The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Arming the Knight

One of our knights is armed in 15th century-style plate armor.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm Elizabethan Swordmaster

Our Interpreters demonstrate sword and buckler, rapier and dagger techniques taken directly from 16th century manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm A Seamstress of the Gilded Age

Exploring “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of the Gilded Age, an Irish-immigrant seamstress working in a Louisville dress shop sheds some light on working conditions and fashion at the turn of the twentieth century.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

9:00 am Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World is a visually-stunning, multi-cultural tree display that celebrates holiday traditions found throughout Louisville’s diverse communities. It ranges from trees decorated as they would be in countries that observe Christmas, to cultural displays showcasing other holidays observed around the globe throughout the year. – See more at: http://www.fraziermuseum.org/exhibitions/upcoming-2/#sthash.zdlegWNC.dpuf

11:00 am The Buffalo Soldier: Cuba, 1898

A buffalo soldier tells of the taking of San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and the role played by black soldiers.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

11:45 am Holiday Stories from Around the World

A collection of fun and unusual holiday traditions and stories from different world cultures. Learn about the Yule Lads from Iceland, the Krampus from Germany, and La Befana from Italy.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

12:30 pm Mary Miller

The story of the Louisville woman who became the first licensed female steamboat master in the United States.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

1:30 pm Elizabethan Swordmaster

Our Interpreters demonstrate sword and buckler, rapier and dagger techniques taken directly from 16th century manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

2:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
3rd Floor Landing

2:30 pm The Gift of the Magi

O. Henry’s classic story of love, sacrifice, and gift giving.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Holt Collier

The story of an ex-slave whose life as a hunter and guide in the Mississippi Delta eventually found him leading President Theodore Roosevelt on what became known as the “Teddy Bear Hunt” in 1902.

Location
Great Hall Stage

9:00 am Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age

Lifestyles of the Rich &
Famous: Art, Fashion &
Luxury in the Gilded Age
presents the spirit and material
culture of the Gilded Age (ca.
1870-1915) through the era’s most
iconic artwork and objects.
Fashionable dresses and
accessories, American
Impressionist paintings, and luxury
products from the period are
among the items featured in the
exhibition. Through the exhibition,
visitors will experience the
extravagance of the Gilded Age
and the birth of Modern American
consumer culture.

Location
3rd floor

9:00 am Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World is a visually-stunning, multi-cultural tree display that celebrates holiday traditions found throughout Louisville’s diverse communities. It ranges from trees decorated as they would be in countries that observe Christmas, to cultural displays showcasing other holidays observed around the globe throughout the year. – See more at: http://www.fraziermuseum.org/exhibitions/upcoming-2/#sthash.zdlegWNC.dpuf

1:00 pm Hands-On History

Visit with a staff member as we share some of our favorite hands-on objects, each with a great story to tell.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

2:15 pm Arming the Samurai

An Historic Interpreter demonstrates how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

3:30 pm Wilhelm Tell

An account of the medieval Swiss farmer and hunter who became a national hero.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

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