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Exhibit Opening - "What's Old is New Again: Recent Acquisitions to the Collection" and "The Evolution of Camp Zachary Taylor" -
Friday, January 26 | 4:00-6:00 p.m. | Join us for the opening of our new exhibits, "What's Old is New Again: Recent Acquisitions to the Collection" and "The Evolution of Camp Zachary Taylor."

Old Dogs, Children, and Watermelon Wine: A Panel on the Life and Music of Tom T. Hall
Tuesday, January 30 | Gallery Open, 5:00p.m., Panel, 6:00-7:00p.m. | Peter Cooper, Diane Pecknold, Alanna Nash, and Aaron Rosenblum (moderator) will offer a panel discussion on Tom T. Hall.

CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads
Thursday, February 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join Richard H. Underwood for a presentation on the true facts behind 24 southern murder ballads.

African American Quilts: Examining the Narrative in Kentucky Quilts”
Tuesday, February 13, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Dr. Pearlie Johnson will give a presentation on quilts in Kentucky and examine cross-cultural parallels in technique and assemblage.

Prairie Defender: The Murder Trials of Abraham Lincoln
Tuesday, February 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Author George R. Dekle, Sr. provides insight into Abraham Lincoln's legal career and the culture in which he practiced law in this presentation.

Blues Night with Tyrone Cotton
Friday, February 23, 7:00 p.m. | Join us for our annual Blues Night performance featuring Tyrone Cotton.

Forty Minutes to Glory: Inside the Kentucky Wildcats’ 1978 Championship Season
Tuesday, February 27, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | In Forty Minutes to Glory, Doug Brunk presents an inside account of this celebrated squad and their championship season from summer pick-up games to the net-cutting ceremony in St. Louis.

Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research Workshop
Tuesday, March 6, 1:00-4:30 p.m. | Join The Filson for a workshop on researching Irish and Scots-Irish family history. Sponsored by Jerry Miller

A Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South
Thursday, March 8, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Michael D. RObinson expands the scope of the secession crisis to show how the fate of the Border south hung in the balance in the months surrounding the clash at Fort Sumter.

The Log Cabin: An American Icon
Tuesday, March 13, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Alison K. Hoagland shows how the log cabin was a uniquely adaptable symbol and its evolving place in public memory.

The Two Lives and One Passion of Louise Marshall: Founder of the Cabbage Patch Settlement - Sponsored by John and Mary Wolford a
Tuesday, March 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Filson members Linda Raymond and Bill Ellison will give a presentation on Louise Marshall, the Founder of the Cabbage Patch Settlement.

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