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Teddy Roosevelt had a photographic memory and could read an entire page in the time it took most people to read a single sentence.

Daily Events for Saturday, Oct 13th, 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.


    Location
    3rd Floor North Gallery

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pmSECOND SATURDAY Family Day
    "Halloween" We know Halloween isn’t until later in the month, but we thought it would be fun to celebrate early.  We’ll highlight ways that cultures around the world have used costumes and masks for things other than getting candy.  Dress up as your favorite person from history to make the day more fun!  And don’t be scared that you won’t be able to afford all of the entertainment: SECOND SATURDAY activities are FREE for all museum visitors.  As always, museum admission is FREE for Kids Club members on SECOND SATURDAYs! Click here for more information. 

    Location
    3rd Floor North Gallery

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pmGraham Shelby Storytelling
    Dracula is done. Werewolves are weak.   If you think you've seen it all in terms of scary stories, you don’t know kaidan – ghost stories from Japan. Professional storyteller Graham Shelby offers kaidan featuring monsters, shape-shifters, and ghostly samurai who seek revenge from beyond the grave.

    Location
    1st Floor Theater