During his second run for presidency, Teddy Roosevelt was shot by a would-be assassin en route to a speaking engagement in Milwaukee. He delivered his speech with the bullet in his chest.
Daily Events for Saturday, Oct 6th, 2012
- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm"Diana: A Celebration" exhibit gallery open
This 7,500 sq. ft. exhibition explores the life and humanitarian work of one of the 20th century’s most remarkable women. Diana’s life is explored through nine galleries containing 150 objects, ranging from her royal wedding gown and 28 designer dresses to family jewels, heirlooms, personal mementoes, paintings, rare home movies and photos.
“Diana: A Celebration” comes to the Frazier directly from the Althorp Estate in England, the Spencer Family’s 500-year-old ancestral home, where it is on display every summer. A portion of the proceeds generated to the Althorp Estate from the exhibition, produced by Arts & Exhibitions International, will benefit charitable causes including the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. Click here to read more.
3rd Floor North Gallery
- 12:30 pm - 12:50 pmLucrezia BorgiaOne of the most famous women of the Italian Renaissance, made "infamous" by rumors in her own time and since, tells of her life as the daughter of the Pope and sister of the notorious Cesare Borgia.
1st Floor Theater