Frazier Museum

Louisville’s Frazier Museum Marks 40th Anniversary of the End of Vietnam War

The Frazier Museum presents Louisville Writer Graham Shelby’s “The Man on TV” The first time Graham laid eyes on his birth father, Graham was 12 and his father was featured on the CBS Evening News. Jimmy Godwin was a former Green Beret who told America about the battles he’d fought and friends he’d lost. Join us for a multimedia storytelling event that follows Graham’s 25-year journey to understand how a distant war can echo through the lives of families long after the last shot is fired.  Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6-7 p.m., gallery access, 7-8 p.m., presentation Frazier History Museum, 829…




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Get a Little Exposure to Genius at the Frazier

I learned plenty yesterday during a tour of the DaVinci exhibit down at the Frazier History Museum, including the fact that Leonardo was tall (6-6), left-handed and really, really diversely talented. I don’t see how he did everything he did in one 66-year lifetime. He came up with an idea for a parachute before there was this thing called flying, and his designs for helicopters were advanced. He was a pacifist, but designed machines used for killing people in war, like a primitive tank. There’s 10,000 feet of exhibits, including a room with extreme closeups of the Mona Lisa. But…


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Royal Wedding Parties, Mawwage, and Fairy Tales.

I left the Frazier Museum party just as William and Kate arrived at Buckingham Palace, thinking that I’d rush home and write up a story about the morning’s events for you lovely readers. Of course, once I got home, with the TV on, patiently awaiting their balcony kiss, I decided being alone was lame — David had to go to work because apparently the price for American freedom means we don’t get to observe the Queen’s holidays — and that I needed to run by the home of some Welsh friends, whom I was sure were still partying. Then I…


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Royal Wedding at the Frazier Museum

It’s Royal Wedding week! Everyone excited? Yeah … I know how you feel. Not only have I been failing in my goal to become obsessed with the Royal Wedding, but lately I’ve been failing at becoming obsessed with my own wedding. It’s not that I’m not excited. I’ve just had way too much other stuff going on lately. In a few weeks, I’ll be heading to Europe for a music tour, and my life has been spent on the details of that trip. But seeing as my first stop on the tour is Manchester, England, I figure I should try…