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Heresy

After Joan of Arc was captured by the Duke of Burgundy in the year 1430, the English church planned to execute her on charges of witchcraft. Under an old English law, however, virgins could not be charged with witchcraft. She was instead convicted of heresy.

Daily Events for Friday, Nov 23rd, 2012

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 pmHolidays Around the World
    “Holidays Around the World” is an annual, 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. This visually-stunning  and  educational exhibition, featuring trees and displays, runs Thanksgiving through New Years.

    Location
    First and second floors

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 pmTop Drawer: 150 Years of Bittners
    Experience the old world craftsmanship of handmade furniture through the 18th and 19th centuries. “Top Drawer” is a 4,000 sq. ft. exhibition that explores how a German immigrant’s custom cabinet shop became not only a Louisville tradition, but also a nationally-renowned design firm. Exquisite American, English and Continental furniture inspired by great monarchs and makers is featured, as well as the story of how the political, cultural and social forces of these periods can inspire the aesthetic of our homes. Examine fine antiques from around the world as well as master-crafted pieces produced by the Bittners custom shop.

    Location
    Second Floor North Gallery

  • 4:00 pm - 10:00 pmBLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL!
    In conjunction with Light Up Louisville, the Frazier History Museum is offering half off all admission tickets to the museum-- including the "Diana" exhibition, "Top Drawer" and all permanent galleries-- from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m.on this day. This is also the very first day of  the 2012 "Holidays Around the World," so be among the first to  see this year's stunning display of festive trees!

    Location
    Second Floor North Gallery