Frazier History Museum

Aug
25
2:00 PM14:00

Panel Discussion: Transcendentalists & Olmsted - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau were towering figures in American Transcendentalism. Join University of Louisville professors John Gibson (Philosophy) and Alan Golding (English) for a discussion about the local connections to transcendentalist thought centering around Mammoth Cave, the Olmsted park system, and the art and literature of Harlan Hubbard.

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Sep
4
2:30 PM14:30

History Highlight: Madame Glover - 2nd Floor, Southern Exposition Gallery

Did you know Louisville generated the most popular high society fashions? In a time when Louisville was a burgeoning city of Industry, Madame Glover crossed the Gilded Age divide between poor and rich: starting as a poor Irish immigrant, and working up to a wealthy, international fashion icon. Learn about fashions of the day – and a little embroidery!

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