Frazier History Museum

Museum Store Sunday
Nov
26
12:00 PM12:00

Museum Store Sunday

You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. This year, mark your calendars for the Sunday after Thanksgiving as Museum Store Sunday, where everything in our museum shoppe is 20% off!!

When you shop at one of the participating 7 attractions on Museum Store Sunday, you can enter to win an amazing raffle basket valued at over $600, stocked with museum memberships, admission passes, and unique gifts from every participating location!

Products available at museum stores are carefully curated to reflect the individual qualities and personalities of the institutions.. There is something to be found for everyone while perusing a museum store and its offerings while supporting the mission of that particular attraction. Look for fun, hands-on activities and programming at most locations throughout the day! 

Special deals offered in each store during Museum Store Sunday:
Frazier History Museum: 20% off storewide
Kentucky Derby Museum: BOGO General Admission when you mention Museum Store Sunday, 15% off $60 or more and 30% off branded merchandise, one free Green Screen Photo with gift shop purchase
Kentucky Science Center: 30% off branded merchandise and $20 off any membership level, purchased in the Gift Shop
KMAC Museum: 30% off "Art Is The Big Idea" t-shirts, 10% all KMAC Shop & Cafe items, 10% off KMAC Family-Level only Memberships
Locust Grove - Historic Locust Grove, Inc. 30% off Locust Grove merchandise
Muhammad Ali Center: Annual Clearance Event, up to 50% off select merchandise, in store only
Speed Art Museum:  Museum Double-discounts for members and 15% off store-wide for non-members, 30% off branded merchandise

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Fruit Boot Camp
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Fruit Boot Camp

Join us for this fun family wellness workshop designed to teach you and your school-age children how to eat right and stay active together. Adults and kids will practice making a healthy food item and participate in a fun fitness activity that the whole family can enjoy. All physical fitness levels are welcome. Children must be age 5 or older, and one parent or guardian must be present and participate with every two children registered. This Family Wellness Workshop is offered in association with the Frazier exhibition, Hope & Healing: Celebrating 125 Years of Norton Children's Hospital.

This workshop is free with general admission to the museum. 

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Nutcracker Family Dance Workshop
Dec
3
2:00 PM14:00

Nutcracker Family Dance Workshop

Celebrate the holiday season with Helen Daigle of the Louisville Ballet at a Nutcracker Family Dance Workshop! This class will get the whole family moving together while learning ballet basics and choreography from the Brown-Forman Nutcracker. Don’t miss out! Please note all children must be accompanied by a participating adult. PLUS, one lucky family at each workshop will receive 4 tickets to see Louisville Ballet’s production of The Brown-Forman Nutcracker.

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Second Saturday: Family Day - Christmas Past and Present
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Second Saturday: Family Day - Christmas Past and Present

Join us for the last Second Saturday of 2017! We will have live performances by The Brown School Ballet Program at 11:00 and special performances of song and pageantry by the Louisville Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival at 12:00 and 1:00, we’ll be sharing the sights, sounds and tastes of the season!

Enjoy Nutcracker The Exhibition: 60 Years of Magic and Majesty, watch some our holiday-themed live interpretive performances, get crafty with recycled trees and mini-nutcracker ornaments, discover some popular gifts from Christmas past, and taste a few treats while you’re at it!

To learn more about the Louisville Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, CLICK HERE

Our Second Saturday Family Days are brought to you by our friends at Republic Bank

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Winter Break Camps
Dec
20
to Dec 29

Winter Break Camps

We’re incredibly excited about winter break!  We're inviting children in grades 1-6 to join in a series of full-day festive winter programming.  Come for just one day, or join us for all six, as we explore fun themes related to the chilly weather.  We'll also play some traditional games and music and enjoy learning about unique festivities celebrating winter-time and beyond from all corners of the globe. 

All camp sessions are:

  • taught by professional educators
  • limited to 18 children
  • run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with the option for extended care until 5:30 p.m. 

General Admission: $45 / Frazier Members: $35

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Girl Talk
Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

Girl Talk

This parent-daughter class will help you start the conversation around physical and emotional changes during puberty, along with learning the importance of good sleep habits, nutrition and exercise. Recommended for girls ages 8 to 13 and their parents. This Family Wellness Workshop is offered in association with the Frazier exhibition, Hope & Healing: Celebrating 125 Years of Norton Children's Hospital.

This workshop is free with general admission to the museum.

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Boy Talk
Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

Boy Talk

This parent-son class led by a pediatric urologist will help you start the conversation about physical and emotional changes associated with puberty, along with learning the importance of good sleep habits, nutrition and exercise. Recommended for boys ages 10 to 14 and their parents. This Family Wellness Workshop is offered in association with the Frazier exhibition, Hope & Healing: Celebrating 125 Years of Norton Children's Hospital.

This workshop is free with general admission ticket to the museum

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Makers Series
Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Makers Series

Join the W. Britain team at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville, KY during the 2018 Show of Shows. 2018 marks 125 years of W. Britain and the Frazier History Museum boasts one of the largest and most important collections of historic toy soldiers and figures from 1770 to the present day, including many iconic pieces made by W. Britain.

Guests will also enjoy inspired pairings from premium caterer Wiltshire Pantry, and bourbon truffles from Art Eatables, the world’s first Bourbon certified chocolatier. And this is Kentucky, so a wee dram of premium Kentucky Bourbon is sure to be on the menu. Join us and raise a glass to W. Britain’s 125th!

General Admission for the event: $35.

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Brownie Badge Day: Celebrating Community
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Brownie Badge Day: Celebrating Community

Come spend a fun day at the Frazier making, learning and singing.
Complete the activities and participate in the scheduled class session and you will walk away with your Celebrating Community Badge.Some of the requirements will be stationed-based for scouts and chaperones to take care of on their own, but the majority will happen in our interactive and fun class session.
Stations open at 10:00 AM; Required class sessions starts at 11:00 AM.

It is not a requirement to book as a group, Brownie/chaperone pairs welcome!
For more info contact Mick Sullivan at (502) 753-5660
$10 per attendee (Brownie, sibling, required chaperone)
The celebrating Community Badge is included for Brownies.

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Nutcracker Family Dance Workshop
Nov
19
2:00 PM14:00

Nutcracker Family Dance Workshop

Celebrate the holiday season with Helen Daigle of the Louisville Ballet at a Nutcracker Family Dance Workshop! This class will get the whole family moving together while learning ballet basics and choreography from the Brown-Forman Nutcracker. Don’t miss out! Please note all children must be accompanied by a participating adult. PLUS, one lucky family at each workshop will receive 4 tickets to see Louisville Ballet’s production of The Brown-Forman Nutcracker.

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Mindfulness and Meditation for Stress Relief
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Mindfulness and Meditation for Stress Relief

This Family Wellness Workshops will help you and your family discover stress relief through fun movement and mindfulness exercises. This workshop is appropriate for families with children 5 or older. This Family Wellness Workshop is offered in association with the Frazier exhibition, Hope & Healing: Celebrating 125 Years of Norton Children's Hospital.

This workshop is free with general admission to the museum. 

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Breakfast with the Nutcracker - Members Only
Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

Breakfast with the Nutcracker - Members Only

Members will enjoy a continental breakfast and tour of Nutcracker: The Exhibition 60 Years of Magic and Majesty with retired Louisville Ballet Costume Master, Dan Fedie. Before retiring in 2016, Fedie managed the Louisville Ballet’s costume shop. RSVP by November 15. 

RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ONLINE
If you wish to RSVP, please call the museum store: 502.753.5663

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Second Saturday: Family Day - Native Americans
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Second Saturday: Family Day - Native Americans

For November’s Second Saturday family day, we’re excited to share some of the rich history and stories of our continent’s indigenous peoples.  

Our friends from The Little Loom House will be here to demonstrate traditional Navajo Rug weaving.  They have a ton of great information to share, andthey might even need your help with their project!

You can also throw some Nerf arrows with an atlatl, try your hand at the moccasin game, put your hands on some unusual objects,  learn about traditional foods, hear stories, see live performances and more.

Our Second Saturday Family Days are brought to you by our friends at Republic Bank.

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Book-signing and reception with photographer Thorney Lieberman
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Book-signing and reception with photographer Thorney Lieberman

Presentation 2-3pm I  Reception 3-4pm

Explore the history and artistry of Kentucky's State Capitol building as captured by Thorney Lieberman, renowned architectural photographer, in his new book of photography, The Kentucky State Capitol Building. Featured as the cover story of Kentucky Monthly in August, 2017 the magazine complimented the lush photographs: "Lieberman succeeded as well in capturing the stately elegance of this magnificent building," high praise for a building that has been dubbed "the most beautiful, historic building in Kentucky."

Special guests from the Louisville Free Public Library will be on hand to help promote civic engagement through Café LOUIE (Louisvillians Organized United Informed & Engaged).  Café LOUIE aims to facilitate legislator collaboration among Louisville’s 28-member state delegation and to provide opportunities for voters to engage with them. The Friends of the Library host this series of community events at Louisville's branch libraries where constituents can meet directly with their legislators.

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Absinthe with Poe Event
Oct
30
5:00 PM17:00

Absinthe with Poe Event

Join us for an exclusive chance to enjoy a unique spirit and one of the great authors with whom it’s most associated.  Follow the Green Fairy to Copper & Kings where you’ll learn about the distillation process and secrets unveiled about this botanically-infused liquor.  You’ll learn all about Absinthe on this special botanical-focused distillery tour, finishing with an Absinthe tasting and learn to make your own Absinthe cocktail, with a souvenir glass to take home.  Then it’s a relaxing ride in our luxury shuttle, complete with gourmet refreshments, taking you to your engagement with the great poet himself, Edgar Allen Poe.  Accompanied by a selection of illuminated manuscripts, the Frazier Museum’s live performers will bring some of Poe’s best known works to the stage, including The Raven and The Masque of the Red Death, along with live musical accompaniment by the Tamerlane Trio in the Brown-Forman Theater.

Bottle-Your-Own Absinthe (122 proof, aged two years in a rye whiskey barrel) available for a special price of $60/bottle for attendees.
Tickets $75/Absinthe Tour Only $30

 

 

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An Evening with Poe
Oct
20
to Nov 2

An Evening with Poe

Returning for an eighth exciting year, An Evening with Poe will delight and chill you with tales of horror,  lost love, and stolen breath by one America’s most beloved authors, Edgar Allan Poe.  Included will be some of his most well-known pieces such as The Raven and The Bells, and live music performed by the Tamerlane Trio.  It is an event not to be missed and sells out every year, so get your tickets early. 

Treat yourself this Halloween season with stories well told and music well played. Tickets are $20 for general admission/ $15 for Frazier Museum members. Cash bar.

Performance Times:
All performances from 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM.

Performance Dates:
Friday - Tuesday, October 20-24
Friday - Monday, October 27-30
Wednesday - Thursday, November 1-2

 

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Second Saturday: Family Day - Halloween
Oct
14
11:00 AM11:00

Second Saturday: Family Day - Halloween

We’re always excited for October - there are so many great stories to share!  From fun fiction like our hilarious live adaptation of Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow, to the real life scare of the Salem Witch Trials, Halloween never fails to capture our imagination.

Fun activities for the day include

  • Professional Makeup and FX artist Izzie Frost demo station
  • The Table of Fears: How well do you know your phobias? 
  • Halloween print-making. Get inspired by our display of Student Art from DeSales and Manual High Schools and then create some a Print-block-style art of your own
  • Candy Challenge – can you sort the Halloween treats in order by the date they first appeared.  You might be surprised – and learn something too.
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - 1:00pm – our teaching artists have created an fun, hilarious, family-friendly, and accurate version to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. 
  • Our friends from the Louisville Zoo will be here from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. with creepy creatures to thrill, delight, and educate!

It's an event that's not to be missed!

While you're here, take some time to enjoy our quarterly Grandparents Lounge. Sit back, relax, and enjoy some quiet time and refreshments!

Our Second Saturday Family Days are brought to you by our friends at Republic Bank.

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Masters Series
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Masters Series

This exclusive bourbon, cocktail, and craft beer event is a chance for visitors to immerse themselves into the pride of the Commonwealth with Masters of Kentucky’s booming beverage industry. for this installment,  we have Michters Apocalypse Brew Works, and Jeptha Creed Distillery confirmed.

 Guests will also enjoy inspired pairings from throughout the evening . Live a little, come have a taste!

General Admission: $28     Frazier Members: $22

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Breakfast with Poe - Members Only
Sep
30
9:00 AM09:00

Breakfast with Poe - Members Only

A preview of one of the hottest tickets in town with a behind the scenes look at how the Frazier’s annual “An Evening with Poe” comes together. Members will enjoy a continental breakfast and brief sneak-peek of this season’s upcoming “An Evening with Poe” production as well as a chance to ask questions of the incredible Poe team.  RSVP by September 27. 

RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE ONLINE
If you wish to RSVP, please call the museum store: 502.753.5663

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Old Forester Speakeasy
Sep
28
6:30 PM18:30

Old Forester Speakeasy

In celebration of the film Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the featured bourbon at our next Old Forester Speakeasy is Statesman, the newest member of the Old Forester Family, and one of the stars of the soon to be released blockbuster film. Outside of the exclusive tasting, Old Forester will guide guests through the making of a classic cocktail, the Statesman Old Fashioned handmade (by you) or ordered at any bar.

We’re adding Derby City Ballroom and Nitty Gritty Vintage Clothing to the mix this time around, as we introduce our new dance contest to accompany the always popular best-dressed contest. The toe- tapping will be inspired by the always great sounds of Billy Goat Strut Revue featuring Gayle King on vocals. What are you waiting for?  Tickets are going fast.

Price: $25 General Admission, $20 for Frazier Members

Tickets for this event are no longer available online.
If you would like to purchase a ticket in advance, please call (502) 753-5663
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Owsley Brown Frazier Classic Annual Sporting Clay Tournament
Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Owsley Brown Frazier Classic Annual Sporting Clay Tournament

Named in honor of the founder of the Frazier History Museum, his broad philanthropic investment in the Louisville community,and his lifelong love of history and the artistry of the gun, the Second Annual Owsley Brown Frazier Classic will take place on September 22, 2017 at the Elk Creek Hunt Club in Owenton, Kentucky.

The Classic will feature 12 or 20 gauge, double barrel, break action shotguns and awards will be given for the best overall score, best team score, and to the winner of the long bird competition. All levels of shooters are welcome. Participants are responsible for bringing their own shotgun to the event or procuring a rental from Elk Creek Hunt Club (please note there is a limited supply of rentals available). This is a rain or shine event.

Each participant will receive a swag bag, coaching assistance, golf cart (for four persons), four complimentary boxes of shells, catered lunch, complimentary beverages, and entry to the awards ceremony and reception featuring Kentucky bourbon, craft beer, and hors d’oeuvres.

Participation fees are $250/person or $1,000/team of four.

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An Evening with Bourbon Master, Bill Samuels, Jr.
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening with Bourbon Master, Bill Samuels, Jr.

Spend a remarkable evening at the Frazier History Museum with Bill Samuels, Jr., son of the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark. Mr. Samuels will lead a tasting of Maker’s 46 and other distinctive Maker’s Mark bourbons while sharing special stories of the history of the industry.

Receive an extraordinary gift for attending – making it an evening you’ll never forget!

General Admission:  $40/person; $75/couple         
Frazier Members:  $35/person

Frazier Classic Participants:  $25/person

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE
Please call: 502-753-5663, walk-ups are welcome!

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Give For Good Louisville
Sep
14
12:00 AM00:00

Give For Good Louisville

The Frazier history Museum is participating in Give for Good Louisville, the biggest day of local giving! Donate to the Frazier on September 14th - between midnight and 11:59PM and double the impact of your donation. Donations will provide children with hands-on educational programming, send  at-risk/under-served children to our camps, and enable our unique programs to travel to community centers, schools, and libraries.

Give For Good Louisville is hosted by the Community Foundation of Louisville, and was created to inspire people to give generously to one or more of the 500+ local participating nonprofits that make our community one where people and place can thrive.  Be a part of this force for good and #GiveForGoodLou on September 14! 

 

 

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Irrepressible: Up Close with Emily Bingham
Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Irrepressible: Up Close with Emily Bingham

6:30pm - Gallery access to Spirits of the Bluegrass: Prohibition and Kentucky, Cash Bar
7:00pm- Presentation followed by Q&A
8:00pm - Book signing

Join local author and historian, Emily Bingham, for a biographical lecture and slide show about the life of her great aunt, immortalized in her book Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham. This lecture and slideshow builds around the haunting discovery of nearly 200 beribboned love letters from the Jazz Age in an attic trunk that also held a first edition of Virginia Woolf’s “The Years” and a court ensemble once owned by the 1930s shorts-wearing rebel tennis star Helen Jacobs! The Lecture will take place in the Frazier's Speakeasy, where the trunk that contained Henrietta's treasures is on display as a part of the Spirits of the Bluegrass: Prohibition and Kentucky Exhibition. 

Emily Bingham is the great-niece of Henrietta Bingham. Born in Louisville, Kentucky into a journalism family, early on she decided she wanted to write. She studied history at Harvard and received her Ph.D. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has taught at University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, and Centre College. Her great-aunt Henrietta’s extraordinary courage and allure first struck her when, as a graduate student, she conducted an an oral history project with her grandmother, Mary Caperton Bingham. “Irrepressible” is Henrietta’s extraordinary story.

Full cash bar featuring a Henrietta-inspired “ Bees Knees” cocktail, a perfect blend of sweet and tart!
Price: $10 General Admission, Free for Members

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“Real or Not Real? How Propaganda, Media Manipulation, and ‘Reality TV’ Impact Our Thinking” Panel Discussion
Aug
31
5:00 PM17:00

“Real or Not Real? How Propaganda, Media Manipulation, and ‘Reality TV’ Impact Our Thinking” Panel Discussion

Exhibit open at 5:00 / program 7:00-8:00 p.m.  

The worldwide, cultural phenomenon of The Hunger Games explores chilling questions: how can the media be used as a tool for social control? How do citizens discern what is “real” in the world of reality TV? What effect does exposure to violence and suffering have on the thoughts, emotions, and behavior of our citizens – including our children. Joining us on our panel will be Stephen George from Louisville Public Media, James Miller from duPont Manual High School, Rachel Platt from WHAS 11, and Robert Detmering from the University of Louisville. Frazier Director of Marketing, Andy Treinen will lead a debate and engage with the audience as our panelists tackle these timely questions.
 

Program + exhibit admission: $20 general admission/$16 to Frazier members 
Program only: $10 general admission/FREE Frazier Museum members

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Dusty Bottle: Four Roses
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Dusty Bottle: Four Roses

Author of Four Roses: The Return of a Whiskey Legend, bourbon historian, and a Kentucky treasure,Al Young is celebrating 50 years in the Bourbon business at Four Roses. The second in the Frazier’s Dusty Bottle Series raises a glass of Four Roses 2017 Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Small Batch Bourbon to Al Young. As part of this truly unique experience guests will hear stories, engage in conversations, and taste Four Roses offerings. The evening will culminate with a taste of the wildly popular limited edition small batch bourbon dedicated to Al Young. 

General Admission $75 | Frazier Members $65

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Members Only Capitol Party
Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

Members Only Capitol Party

Celebrate the The Hunger Games: The Exhibition with lavish Panem-inspired eats, a “stylist” to perfect your Capitol look, the chance to test your knowledge of the film series with our trivia contest, and drawings for prizes. Capitol Party admission is free, The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is $16 for members. Cash bar. 

Reservations for this event are closed.
Should you have any questions, please call 502-753-5663

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Second Saturday: Family Day - Technological Wonders of the Hunger Games
Aug
12
11:00 AM11:00

Second Saturday: Family Day - Technological Wonders of the Hunger Games

This month we will talk tech!  Explore some of the more futuristic aspects from The Hunger Games (holograms, computer-generated beasts, hydroponic food, drones, etc.) as well as all of the modern-day technology that went into the production of the films and exhibition.

Come play video games made by a local designer with over 20 years of experience and talk about video game development! Our friends from “Mommy’s Best Video Games” will be here to talk tech, show you the ropes on a few original games.

Representatives from Humana’s Women in Technology Group will also be here to talk Virtual Reality, they’ll have some awesome VR glasses on hand to try, and more!

Our Second Saturday Family Days are brought to you by our friends at Republic Bank.

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Dusty Bottle: Evan Williams
Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

Dusty Bottle: Evan Williams

Join Artisanal Master Distiller Charlie Downs for a rooftop tasting of the 1994 Vintage Evan Williams Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Heaven Hill Distillery has reached into their archives to provide a glimpse into history: pre-fire Single Barrel Bourbon!   This 10-year-old Bourbon is not only a time capsule of flavor, but a chance to taste history that cannot be repeated. This truly unique experience is a must for Bourbon enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

General Admission $75    |   Frazier Members $65

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Mix and Mingle Power of One with Jennifer Lawrence
Jul
14
to Jul 15

Mix and Mingle Power of One with Jennifer Lawrence

Together, the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and The Frazier History Museum are thrilled to announce The Power of One, a benefit event to support the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and its mission to promote arts awareness “…and positively impact the lives of young people, artists and the organizations that serve them.”

Please join Jennifer Lawrence and The Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence, for an evening to celebrate The Hunger Games: The Exhibition.

Mix & Mingle Ticket $300 I 7pm-12am
Guests will enjoy passed apps, drinks and access to The Hunger Games: The Exhibition.  They will also enjoy live music by local artist Linkin’ Bridge and the Louisville Crashers beginning at 9pm.

Tickets are limited; event is 21+. To purchase tickets or read more about the event, please click here.

Tickets MUST be purchased in ADVANCE of the event. 
We will NOT be able to accept walk up sales the night of the event.

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The Power of One with Jennifer Lawrence at the Frazier!
Jul
14
to Jul 15

The Power of One with Jennifer Lawrence at the Frazier!

Together, the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and the Frazier History Museum are thrilled to announce The Power of One, a benefit event to be held on the evening of Friday, July 14th at the Frazier History Museum. Jennifer Lawrence, film director, Francis Lawrence, and other cast members from The Hunger Games film franchise will attend in support of the foundation’s fundraiser (all subject to availability).

This event will celebrate how one person has the power to positively impact the lives of young people, artists, and the organizations that serve them. This experience curated for select guests is one that Louisville will never forget! 

The evening begins with a photo opportunity, cocktail party, viewing of The Hunger Games: The Exhibition and dinner.

Tickets start at $1000. Specialty-themed drinks from Michter’s™ and hors d’oeuvres from Chef Dean Corbett and a cast of other prestigious Louisville chefs will be served throughout the exhibition experience leading up to a spectacular dining experience in the Frazier’s loft. A star-studded cast of talented local and national musicians, including Linkin' Bridge, and the Louisville Crashers will entertain guests every step of the way.

Power of One Tickets have SOLD OUT
We will NOT be able to accept walk up sales the night of the event.

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The Power of One Pajama Party
Jul
13
to Jul 14

The Power of One Pajama Party

The Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and the Frazier History Museum are thrilled to announce The Power of One Pajama Party, a once in a lifetime event to be held at the Frazier History Museum to support the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and its mission to promote arts awareness and positively impact the lives of young people, artists and the organizations that serve them.

The Hunger Games film franchise star Jennifer Lawrence will attend in support of the foundation’s fundraiser, and guests will have exclusive after-hours access to the exhibit, take part in activities such as stunt choreography 101, elements of archery with Urban Archers, special effects make-up, Peeta’s Bakery cake decorating, and watch a screening of The Hunger Games, the film that started it all. Guests may choose to leave at midnight, after a screening of the film, or make it a night at the museum, and sleep in the Frazier galleries. This event is designed for children 6 and up; children must be accompanied by a legal guardian. A pizza dinner, popcorn snack, light breakfast, and swag bag with autographed poster are all included.


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The Masters Series
Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

The Masters Series

This exclusive bourbon, brandy, and craft beer event is a chance for visitors to immerse themselves into the pride of the Commonwealth with Masters of Kentucky’s booming beverage industry. In the second event of this crowd-pleasing Masters Series, guests will get a chance to taste products from Maker’s Mark Distillery, Copper & Kings American Brandy Company, and Against The Grain Brewery, while learning about the passion that goes into crafting great bourbon, brandy, and beer. Maker’s Mark Chief Operating Officer Rob Samuels, Copper & Kings Owner Joe Heron, and Against the Grain Owner & Brewmaster Jerry Gnagy, will lead tastings, share stories, and answer questions, that take guests behind the curtain for an experience they won’t soon forget. Guests will also enjoy inspired pairings from premium caterer Wiltshire Pantry. Live a little, come have a taste! 

Price: $28 General Admission, $22 for Frazier Members

Tickets for this program are no longer available for purchase online.
Walk-ups are welcome, or
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Second Saturday: Survival in the Wild . . . and in the City
Jul
8
11:00 AM11:00

Second Saturday: Survival in the Wild . . . and in the City

Whether in the woods or your own city neighborhood, nature provides much of what you need to survive. We will explore foraging, medicinal plants, making cordage and other survival skills. Survivalist Austin Hollis will share surprising information about your own backyard and help you make your own natural rope while our friends from Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets will be here to share nature’s most effective remedies for some of life’s ailments.

 

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Glenview Trust Enriching Life Series event: “Saving Kentucky: The Greening of the Bluegrass” with Sally Van Winkle Campbell and Thomas Shelby
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Glenview Trust Enriching Life Series event: “Saving Kentucky: The Greening of the Bluegrass” with Sally Van Winkle Campbell and Thomas Shelby

Frazier’s exhibition, Saving Kentucky: Greening the Bluegrass, based on a book of the same name, is a vivid celebration of the stories and places that make Kentucky so very special.  Join us for an evening of conversation with project visionaries Thomas Hart Shelby, descendent of Kentucky's first governor, Isaac Shelby, and Sally Van Winkle Campbell, granddaughter of Pappy Van Winkle, as they share stories behind their work. From tenant farmers to urban revivalists, these Kentuckians have one thing in common: a deep connection to their heritage and a fierce determination to preserve it for future generations. These photographs present a call to each of us to embrace the future with hope, and most of all, imagination, even as we hold tight to the past.

Tickets: $10 general admission/FREE to members of the Frazier Museum.  Price includes light refreshments and cash bar.

 

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Erin go Bragh, Y’all: The History of the Irish in Louisville
Jun
7
6:00 PM18:00

Erin go Bragh, Y’all: The History of the Irish in Louisville

The Frazier History Museum and Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) are teaming up once again to bring you a fascinating look at how Louisville’s 19th century Irish community compared to those in other Southern cities. Along with how and why Irish men and women came to the U.S., plus how they survived and eventually thrived, there will be a Louisville-centric look at the 1855 anti-immigrant “Know Nothing” riots and military participation in the Civil War, the overlooked Louisville roots of the Irish revolutionary invasion of Canada in 1866 and more.

Dr. David Gleeson and Dr. Patrick Lewis will lead the discussion. Gleeson is author of two popular books on Irish immigration to the South and professor of American history and associate pro vice chancellor for Research and Innovation at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Lewis is project director of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition at the Kentucky Historical Society and a member of the Kentucky Humanities Council’s Speakers Bureau.

Tickets: $10 general admission/FREE to members of the Frazier Museum and Kentucky Historical Society.  Price includes light refreshments and cash bar.


TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE
If you have any questions, please call (502)753-5663

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Old Forester Speakeasy
Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

Old Forester Speakeasy

Listen up all you Daddys and Dames, it’s time to get dolled up and get a wiggle on at the Old Forester Speakeasy at the Frazier History Museum! What better way to get your  Bourbon Affair™  underway than by celebrating Kentucky bourbon’s impact on the world in the Frazier’s Old Forester Speakeasy!

 Our native spirit has a rich history and tremendous persistence on Louisville’s Main Street thriving before & after, and surviving through our country’s noble experiment. We invite you to come celebrate with the only bourbon enjoyed before, during and after prohibition still made by the same company. So grab your squeeze and make a clean sneak to the Old Forester Speakeasy where guests will enjoy Whiskey Row Series tastings, great grub and live music that will have you hoofing all night longTickets are $25  for General Admission,  and $20 for Frazier Members

Tickets for the Old forester Speakeasy are no longer available on line, but walk-ups are welcome tonight! should you have any questions, please call 502-753-5663.

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Farm to Frazier: Culinary Roots Featuring Michael Twitty
Jun
5
6:00 PM18:00

Farm to Frazier: Culinary Roots Featuring Michael Twitty

Doors at open at 6:00pm
Program portion of the Evening runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Rooftop Dinner Portion of the Evening runs from 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Join Michael Twitty, chef, culinary historian, and award-winning author and blogger on his mission to reconstruct, revive, and revere the traditional African American foodways of the Antebellum South.  Following the program, an optional Antebellum Chef-inspired dinner and up close experience with Twitty, a  TED Fellow and Smith Fellow at the Southern Foodways Alliance Fellow, will take place in the Frazier’s rooftop garden.

Program : $12 general admission/FREE to Frazier Members
Rooftop Dinner : $100 (includes program portion)

To purchase tickets, please call (502) 753-5663.

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