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The Innocent Bystander

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

Daily Events for Wednesday, Dec 12th, 2012

  • 9:00 am - 8:00 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 - 8:00 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
    2nd floor, north gallery

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pmHalf Off Wednesdays, Diana exhibit
    Enjoy half price “Diana” admission every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 888-71-TICKETS or at the box office. Through December 19 only.

    Location
    2nd floor, north gallery