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Andrew Jackson recruited the help of pirates during the Battle of New Orleans-- weeks after a treaty actually ending the War of 1812 had been signed.

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12:00 pm FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

12:00 pm "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

12:00 pm FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

12:00 pm "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Samurai Lord & Ladies

Samuari Lords & Ladies: Tales of the Exotic Far East

Grades 1-3 and 4-6

Sure, samurai spent time slicing and dicing their enemies, but these warriors also enjoyed soothing pastimes that might surprise you: painting, poetry and even flower arranging. The Frazier History Museum’s amazing summer exhibit, “Samurai,” provides the backdrop for campers to explore Japanese culture and ancient stories of geishas, ninjas and samurai.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

12:30 pm English Civil War: 1643

A Royalist soldier describes the battles of Lansdowne Hill and Roundway Down.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Samurai Lord & Ladies

Samuari Lords & Ladies: Tales of the Exotic Far East

Grades 1-3 and 4-6

Sure, samurai spent time slicing and dicing their enemies, but these warriors also enjoyed soothing pastimes that might surprise you: painting, poetry and even flower arranging. The Frazier History Museum’s amazing summer exhibit, “Samurai,” provides the backdrop for campers to explore Japanese culture and ancient stories of geishas, ninjas and samurai.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

1:30 pm Storytelling: Tales of Japan

A traditional Japanese story is presented, with the help of a few audience members. Kids and adults alike invited to participate!

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Samurai Lord & Ladies

Samuari Lords & Ladies: Tales of the Exotic Far East

Grades 1-3 and 4-6

Sure, samurai spent time slicing and dicing their enemies, but these warriors also enjoyed soothing pastimes that might surprise you: painting, poetry and even flower arranging. The Frazier History Museum’s amazing summer exhibit, “Samurai,” provides the backdrop for campers to explore Japanese culture and ancient stories of geishas, ninjas and samurai.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

11:30 am Storytelling: Tales of Japan

A traditional Japanese story is presented, with the help of a few audience members. Kids and adults alike invited to participate!

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Samurai Lord & Ladies

Samuari Lords & Ladies: Tales of the Exotic Far East

Grades 1-3 and 4-6

Sure, samurai spent time slicing and dicing their enemies, but these warriors also enjoyed soothing pastimes that might surprise you: painting, poetry and even flower arranging. The Frazier History Museum’s amazing summer exhibit, “Samurai,” provides the backdrop for campers to explore Japanese culture and ancient stories of geishas, ninjas and samurai.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Samurai Lord & Ladies

Samuari Lords & Ladies: Tales of the Exotic Far East

Grades 1-3 and 4-6

Sure, samurai spent time slicing and dicing their enemies, but these warriors also enjoyed soothing pastimes that might surprise you: painting, poetry and even flower arranging. The Frazier History Museum’s amazing summer exhibit, “Samurai,” provides the backdrop for campers to explore Japanese culture and ancient stories of geishas, ninjas and samurai.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

3:00 pm English Civil War: 1643

A Royalist soldier describes the battles of Lansdowne Hill and Roundway Down.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

11:00 am SECOND SATURDAY Family Day

SECOND SATURDAY Family Day – “Samurai”

Did you know that many of the ideas for Samurai armor were originally imported from China? Or that Samurai wore straw sandals even into battle? Come visit “Samurai” and then check out the crafts and activities focused on Asian culture. Museum admission and all SECOND SATURDAY activities are FREE for all Kids Club members, ages 5-14! 

12:00 pm Storytelling with Graham Shelby

Professional storyteller Graham Shelby performs true stories and tall tales from Japan. After a childhood in Kentucky, Graham spent three years working in a small Japanese town and his stories weave elements of language and culture into funny, thrilling tales of mishaps and adventure.

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

2:00 pm Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Join us as an associate of  Crane House demonstrates and teaches about Japanese tea ceremony.

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

3:00 pm Storytelling: Tales of Japan

A traditional Japanese story is presented, with the help of a few audience members. Kids and adults alike invited to participate!

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

12:00 pm "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

12:00 pm FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Time Travelers

Time Travelers

Grades 4-6

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

Grades 1-3

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

12:30 pm English Civil War: 1643

A Royalist soldier describes the battles of Lansdowne Hill and Roundway Down.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Time Travelers

Time Travelers

Grades 4-6

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

Grades 1-3

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

10:30 am Storytelling: Tales of Japan

A traditional Japanese story is presented, with the help of a few audience members. Kids and adults alike invited to participate!

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Time Travelers

Time Travelers

Grades 4-6

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

Grades 1-3

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Time Travelers

Time Travelers

Grades 4-6

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

Grades 1-3

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Time Travelers

Time Travelers

Grades 4-6

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

Grades 1-3

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

11:30 am Lucrezia Borgia

One of the most famous women of the Italian Renaissance, made “infamous” by rumors in her own time and since, tells of her life as the daughter of the Pope and sister of the notorious Cesare Borgia.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am No Interpretations Today
12:00 pm "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

12:00 pm FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Grades 6-8

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Grades 6-8

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Grades 6-8

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Grades 6-8

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

2:45 pm Storytelling: Tales of Japan

A traditional Japanese story is presented, with the help of a few audience members. Kids and adults alike invited to participate!

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am Summer Camp - Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Behind the Scenes on Museum Row

Grades 6-8

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

11:30 am Lucrezia Borgia

One of the most famous women of the Italian Renaissance, made “infamous” by rumors in her own time and since, tells of her life as the daughter of the Pope and sister of the notorious Cesare Borgia.

Location
1st Floor Theater

12:00 pm "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

12:00 pm FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am Summer Camp - Chicks Rule!

Chicks Rule!

Grades 1-6

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

11:00 am Storytelling: Tales of Japan

A traditional Japanese story is presented, with the help of a few audience members. Kids and adults alike invited to participate!

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

9:00 am Summer Camp - Chicks Rule!

Chicks Rule!

Grades 1-6

Saddle up, buckeroos, and leave your DSi video game behind as you head out on a western adventure. You’ll follow the Pioneers’ journey from the Kentucky frontier all the way out to the wild, wild west. After our days are done, sit around a “campfire” to hear traditional Native American legends or tall tales that helped folks pass time during the long, starry nights on the trail.

At Frazier Museum Summer Camp, children engage in an array of fun, multi-sensory experiences and activities, including daily excursions into the galleries, hands-on investigation of museum objects, creative arts & crafts and lively interactions with our costumed cast of historical interpreters.

Weeklong day camps for rising 1st through 8th graders are offered during select weeks in June and July, with Day Camp available the week of August 6 – 10. Camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the option of extended care until 5:30 p.m.

Fees are just $185 per week, $160 for Frazier Museum Members OR, you purchase the Camp/Family Membership Combo and get one camp at the member rate, plus a one-year Family membership for only $210! (Camp/Family Membership Combo is for new members only.)

Click here for more information.

9:00 am FREE Admission for Military Families

Museum Row” attractions offer free admission to military families Memorial Day through Labor Day

Ali Center, Frazier Museum, KentuckyShow! and Science Center participate in country-wide program offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Several of Louisville’s “Museum Row on Main” attractions are participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012.

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Science Center, Muhammad Ali Center and KentuckyShow! at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts offer military discounts year-round, but will be waiving admission fees entirely from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012 as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The free admission offer is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

This is the third consecutive year of the Blue Star Museums program. Through this collaboration, military families have an unparalleled opportunity to visit some of the country’s finest museums in all 50 states for free.

“This is both an opportunity to thank military families for their service and sacrifice, as well as a chance to create connections between museums and these families that will continue throughout the year,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Especially for families with limited time together, those on a limited budget, and ones that have to relocate frequently, Blue Star Museums offers an opportunity to enjoy one another and become more fully integrated into a community.”

For a complete list of participating museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For more information on all of Louisville’s Museum Row attractions, visit www.MuseumRowonMain.com.

About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserve, with a mission to support, connect and empower military families.

9:00 am "Samurai" exhibit gallery open

An exhibition of extraordinary beauty, artistry and richness, “Samurai” tells the epic tale of the rise and fall of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history. Centuries old armor made of iron, silk and gilded metal showcase how the Samurai used their artistry to convey ferocity and instill fear. Personal items, such as painted scrolls and screens, reveal a more intimate side of Samurai culture and help expose the role of women in Samurai society. This original Frazier History Museum exhibition will feature national treasure artifacts from Japanese and American collections, and will be shown exclusively at the Frazier Museum. “Samurai” presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest artifacts relating to the legacy left by this great warrior culture. Click here to learn more.

11:00 am Storytelling: Tales of Japan

A traditional Japanese story is presented, with the help of a few audience members. Kids and adults alike invited to participate!

Location
1st Floor Interpretation Stage

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