The following educational programs are being offered:
One Day University at the Filson
Friday, November 30, 9:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. | One Day University brings together the nation's greatest professors from over 100 different institutions to present short versions of their very best courses. No grades, just the pure joy of lifelong learning.
The 25th Annual House Tour
Sunday, September 30 - 1:00-6:00 p.m. | Join The Filson Historical Society for the 25th Annual House Tour, sponsored by Kentucky Select Properties, Papercone Corporation, River City Bank, Germantown Mill Lofts, and Fincastle Farm.
Sue Mundy and Her Guerrilla War Against Convention
Tuesday, October 9, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Join Dr. Joseph M. Beilein Jr. for a lecture on Sue Mundy and their incorporation of the guerrilla: the beautiful bushwhacker who threatened Union patrols and gender conventions of mainstream 19th century society.
Family History Fair
Wednesday, October 10, 4:30-7:30 p.m. | Celebrate Family History Month at the Filson! Join the Filson along with regional libraries, history organizations, and area genealogical societies for a Family History Fair. Sponsored by Yelp Louisville
We Were the Lucky Ones
Tuesday, October 16, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Georgia Hunter’s searing novel is the story of a Jewish family ripped away from each other at the start of the German and Russian occupation of Poland on the eve of World War II, and their extraordinary journey back t
'A Christmas Carol's' American Roots
Wednesday, December 12, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Daniel Gifford shares how 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens mirrors a major turning point in American History.
African American Officers in Liberia
Thursday, February 7, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Brian Shellum tells the story of seventeen African American officers who trained, reorganized, and commanded the Liberian Frontier Force from 1910 to 1942. Of these men, two have Kentucky connections.
Genealogy through Photography: Exploring Family Photographs
Thursday, February 21, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join Heather Potter, Curator of Photographs and Prints, for an overview of the Filson's Photograph collection, a tutorial on how to search our collection, and tips for preserving your own family photos.