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LouisvilleKY’s Frazier History Museum to be Official Kentucky Bourbon Trail starting point

(Louisville, KY, September, 6, 2017) – The Frazier History Museum and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association have finalized its partnership to mutually develop a Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Welcome Center & Exhibit that will be located at the Frazier along Louisville’s famed Whiskey Row. The center will exclusively become the “Official Starting Point of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Experiences” when it opens in August 2018, showcasing the iconic members of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventure and its Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® featuring the state’s micro distilleries. The interactive, state-of-the-art experience will include Kentucky Bourbon-related historical exhibits and educate visitors on why the…


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Celebrate The Power of One with LouisvilleKY’s own Jennifer Lawrence at the Frazier

Story and pictures from www.fraziermuseum.org Louisville, Ky., – 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…


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Bourbon chocolatier Art-Eatables opens new chocolate shop in LouisvilleKY

Will be second location for the world’s first bourbon-certified chocolatier  Photos from Art Eatables’ Facebook page Louisville, KY (May, 12 2017) – Mayor Greg Fischer welcomed Art Eatables, and its delicious Small-batch Bourbon Truffles™, as the chocolatier opened its newest location in the downtown Bourbon District. The chocolatier is located at 819 West Main Street, just east of the Frazier History Museum. “In Louisville, bourbon is more than just our signature drink; it’s a critical part of our history and culture,” said the Mayor. “Art Eatables is known for tying together bourbon and food — and it’s easy for visitors…


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Mayor Fischer urges LouisvilleKY to explore the arts this summer

  Louisville — Mayor Greg Fischer today encouraged citizens to attend the upcoming Arts & Culture Day event and to pick up a Cultural Pass for youngsters. Arts & Culture Day will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 on the Brown-Forman Lawn at Waterfront Park. “The arts make our city a vibrant place to live and an attractive destination for visitors,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “We take pride in our capacity for creativity and lifelong learning, and I encourage citizens to attend Arts & Culture Day and to learn more about the many arts institutions…


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LouisvilleKY’s The WEEK: You Can’t Mail a Banjo to Italy, and Other Stories

It has been a truly wonderful week — I was able to enjoy free lunches twice, thanks to good luck and kindness from a stranger.  On Monday, I took my son Luke to the UPS Store in Stony Brook, with the intention of shipping a banjo to my son Nick in Italy. Well, that didn’t work out, as the UPS staffer looked at me, took a deep breath, and told me the cost was $650. Not happening. But next door we happened upon the grand opening of a new Potbelly Sandwich Store. My friend Denise, from the Jeffersontown Chamber, saw…


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Louisville’s Frazier Features Famed Southern Exposition at Metro Hall

Louisville, Ky., – From operas to orchestras, livestock to light bulbs, Louisville’s Southern Exposition was spectacular in every way. Starting this week at Metro Hall, the Frazier History Museum will showcase a time when the world traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to discover innovation through a world’s fair.  The Southern Exposition featured cutting edge technology illuminated by the magic of the incandescent light bulb, which allowed activities to go on well after sundown.  As part of the Frazier History Museum’s partnership with Louisville Metro Government that began last year, visitors will see the Southern Exhibition at Louisville Kentucky. The exhibit will…


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Frazier Launches New Hometown History Series with The Power of Persuasion: 100 Years of Doe-Anderson

(Louisville, KY — July 17, 2015) The Frazier History Museum kicks off its new Hometown History Series August 1 with a retrospective on the unprecedented 100-year span of one of Louisville’s most prestigious companies, Doe-Anderson. The Power of Persuasion: 100 Years of Doe-Anderson traces the creative company’s history of serving as successful strategists and communicators for a long list of who’s who in local, regional and national clients. The exhibit will be unveiled at an invitation only event hosted by Doe-Anderson on July 30 before opening to the public on August 1 and running through February 14, 2016. Founded in…


Frazier Museum Has New Leader, Announces New Bourbon Feature

The Frazier Names New President and CEO  Local Cultural Attractions Professional Penelope J. Peavler To Lead History Museum Into The Future  The Frazier History Museum announced that Penelope J. Peavler, a seasoned museum and cultural attractions administrator, has been named President and CEO of the Frazier History Museum following a national search. Peavler will step into her new role on August 1, 2015. Interim Director Paula Hale will facilitate the transition. Peavler’s duties will include administration, operations, curatorial, education, development and marketing oversight of the 10-year old institution, which is home to a number of significant historical collections. The Frazier also…


America’s Little Darling Comes to Louisville’s Frazier History Museum

Louisville, Ky., – The Frazier History Museum will bring one of Hollywood’s most iconic and memorable sweethearts to life as it presents “Love, Shirley Temple,” an exhibit featuring nearly 200 items from the legendary actress’s personal collection of movie costumes, dolls and memorabilia, for a very limited engagement from July 3rd to 8th, 2015. Theriault’s, the world’s auction leader for important childhood objects, is sponsoring the event as part of a series of seven opportunities to see the collection in selected cities from New York to California that began in late April and will culminate in Louisville at the Frazier….


Take a Pass in Louisville with the Kids This Summer

Cultural Pass returns to keep kids learning, growing over the summer Passes allow children free access to 30 museums, cultural attractions LOUISVILLE  – The hugely popular Cultural Pass, created last year to keep children learning and exploring over the summer, is back with an expanded list of participating attractions Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.  “We are dedicated to building a culture of lifelong learning in Louisville for everyone, from our youngest citizens to our wisest grandmothers and grandfathers,” Fischer said. “The Cultural Pass was an immediate success, helping thousands of youngsters visit engaging and inspiring places they’d never been, to…