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Fact #14 (James Garfield)

Ambidextrous Bilingual

James Garfield could write Latin with one hand and Greek with the other hand simultaneously.

Daily Events for Sunday, Dec 30th, 2012

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 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

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 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

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmPrincess Tea Party
    New ticket price! Put on your finest tea or princess attire and join us for tea and savories, activities, exhibition access and lots of Princess Diana fun at this special event designed just for children. “Diana: A Celebration” exhibition access begins at 3 p.m.  Tickets are $45 for members and $50 for non-members. (Your event ticket grants you and one child entry to the exhibition any time between 3 p.m. and 3:59 p.m. on the day of the event. Cost for additional tickets is $20.) Click here for more.

    Location
    Frazier History Museum