Frazier History Museum

Teacher Professional Development:  Teaching Kentucky History
Jun
7
9:00 am09:00

Teacher Professional Development: Teaching Kentucky History

The Frazier History Museum is pleased to host the Kentucky Council for the Social Studies as they offer a teacher professional development focused on teaching Kentucky history.  James Klotter, the state historian of Kentucky, and Freda Klotter, an award-winning teacher, will present on meaningful ways to utilize their book “Faces of Kentucky” in the classroom. Participants will also view important artifacts from Kentucky history in the Frazier Museum’s collection and view a live performance.

For pricing information and additional details click here 

Second Saturday Family Day / Kindergarten Countdown “Explore your own Hometown”
Jun
11
11:00 am11:00

Second Saturday Family Day / Kindergarten Countdown “Explore your own Hometown”

It’s amazing what there is to learn from exploring Louisville!  From the First Pioneers to the Belle of Louisville and the Kentucky Derby, there’s something fun for everyone to discover today.  Guests will enjoy live performances, hands-on history stations, crafts and more!


Kindergarten Countdown is a partnership between Metro United Way, Louisville Metro, LFPL, JCPS, and PNC Bank, with support from cultural and educational institutions throughout the county.  The goal of Kindergarten Countdown is to support children's transitions into kindergarten.

To learn more about Kindergarten Countdown and to see the full schedule of free events offered around the city for incoming Kindergarten students click here!

Free for members or with paid museum admission.

 

Owsley Brown Frazier Classic Annual Sporting Clay Tournament
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Owsley Brown Frazier Classic Annual Sporting Clay Tournament

Presented by Remington

The first annual Owsley Brown Frazier Classic Annual Sporting Clay Tournament, named in honor of the founder of the Frazier History Museum, will take place, from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., on Friday, June 17, 2016 at the Elk Creek Hunt Club, 1860 Georgetown Road, Owenton, KY 40359. Proceeds will benefit exhibitions, programs, and operations at the Frazier History Museum.

The Frazier Classic will feature shotguns, and the tournament, spread over Elk Creek Hunt Club’s 2,500 acre hunting preserve, will be shot as 100 target rounds. Participants are responsible for bringing their own shotgun to the event or procuring a rental from Elk Creek Hunt Club (please note there are a limited supply of rentals available). All levels of shooters are welcome!  

Awards and prizes will be given for the best overall score(s) and a long bird competition.

This is a rain or shine event.

For more information click here.

 

Old Forester Speakeasy Series
Jun
17
6:30 pm18:30

Old Forester Speakeasy Series

This night of Old Forester Bourbon fun at the Frazier Museum will awe guests with experiential circus act performances by CirqueLouis, toe-tappin’ Bourbon Jazz tunes by Louisville’s own Billy Goat Strut Revue, delicious bites by Marketplace Restaurant - Theater Square, and a free signature craft cocktail! Master Bourbon Specialist Jackie Zykan will create two signature Old Forester cocktails: a bourbon twist on the classic Charleston Sparkler, and the delicious Juice Joint. 

Guests will get a chance to taste Old Forester’s special selection of bourbons, including the 1870 and 1897 Whiskey Row series expressions, while exploring the museum’s gorgeous exhibition about Prohibition and Kentucky – including the Old Forester Speakeasy right in the middle of the exhibit! As long as the evening skies are clear, cocktails will also be served on the rooftop with a beautiful, expansive view of the Ohio River and downtown Louisville.

Now on sale! Get your tickets here.

Stay tuned for the last two Speakeasies in 2016:

  • Thursday, August 18
  • Thursday, October 20

 

 


Shining like the Sun: Stories from the Heart of Louisville
May
24
6:30 pm18:30

Shining like the Sun: Stories from the Heart of Louisville

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (doors open at 6:30 p.m., program at 7:00 p.m.)

The Frazier History Museum invites you to tell YOUR STORY about respect, compassion, forgiveness and faith-in-action. Moderated by Louisville Public Media’s Executive Editor, Stephen George,  this Moth-style storytelling program will feature true, personal stories inspired by the themes of Thomas Merton’s famous epiphany in 1958 at the corner of 4th and Walnut Streets in Louisville:

 “I was suddenly overwhelmed with the realization that I loved all those people, that they were mine and I theirs, that we could not be alien to one another even though we were total strangers … And if only everybody could realize this! But it cannot be explained. There is no way of telling people that they are all walking around shining like the sun.” 


Cash bar. $5 general admission/FREE to Frazier members and Bellarmine University students, staff, faculty.  Limited seating, so reservations recommended.

 Click here to RSVP.