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Wicked Bible

After obtaining the throne, Charles I of England commissioned a new edition of his father's King James Bible. His reprint had major flaws, and the seventh commandment read, "Thou shalt commit adultery." Charles had most of the copies burned.

Daily Events for Thursday, Oct 25th, 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

  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmAn Evening with Poe
    October 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31; November 1 & 2 Doors open at 6:30, performances begin at 7:30 on October 25, 26, 27, 30, November 1 and 2. October 24 and 31 performances will begin at 8:15 p.m. Buy tickets now  Enjoy An Even Edgier Edgar For more than a century, readers have been terrified, surprised, and delighted by one of America’s greatest storytellers, Edgar Allan Poe. Whether about grisly murder or ethereal and untouchable love, Poe delivers a new thrill to his audience with each tale. Read more here. Through the Frazier Museum’s Historic Interpretations Department, we bring some of Poe’s best known works to the stage for a live show like you’ve never seen before. This year, eight Poe tales will be presented, including six poems and two short stories:
    • The Raven
    • The Murders in the Rue Morgue
    • Spirits of the Dead
    • Alone
    • The City in the Sea
    • The Bells
    • The Masque of the Red Death
    • Dream Within a Dream
    Tickets are just $15 and include admission to the museum’s galleries*. Cash bar. To purchase tickets now, click here or call (502) 753-5663.  Advance purchase is recommended! Frazier Museum members will receive priority seating. *Restrictions apply. Tickets do not include access to special exhibitions, such as “Diana: A Celebration.”

    Location
    3rd Floor North Gallery