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.
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 New History of Kentucky
Wednesday, December 5 - Exhibits open, 5:00 p.m.; Lecture, 6:00 p.m. | Craig T. Friend and James C. Klotter will discuss their new edition of A New History of Kentucky, the standard single-volume treatment of life in the Commonwealth. Sponsored by the Uni
'A Christmas Carol's' American Roots
Wednesday, December 12, 6:00-7:30 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.