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The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate’s Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History
Tuesday, June 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m. AND Thursday, June 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Author James Higdon tells the story of the Cornbread Mafia, the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history. Tickets are first come, first served.



Lost Wax Metal Casting
Thursday, June 27, Exhibits open - 5:00; Lecture, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Artist Matt Weir helps demistify the "Lost Wax Metal Casting process, which Enid Yandell used to create some of her works.



Filson Friday - A New Deal for Medicine: Expanding and Desegregating Louisville Hospitals after World War II
Friday, July 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Dr. Lynn Pohl kicks off the Filson's annual Filson Friday lecture series with a lecture on how hospital care transformed during the 1950s and 60s.



Architectural Archives Tour
Tuesday, July 16, 12:00-2:00 p.m. | Join the Filson for a behind-the-scenes archives tour focusing on its unique collection of architectural drawings. A box lunch will be provided. This program is the result of a partnership between the Filson Historical



Filson Friday - Down the Ohio and into the Wilderness: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Friday, July 19, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join Jim Holmberg for an illustrated lecture on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.



Filson Friday - Facing History: The Stories Behind Thomas McKenney's Indian Portraits
Friday, July 26, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Dr. Abigail Glogower takes you between the pages of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America," A recent acquisition to the Filson's collection.



Filson Friday - History Stitched in Quilts
Friday, August 2, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Museum Registrar Maureen Lane will share favorite quilts in the Filson's collection, each with a story to tell.



Music Under the Trees featuring the Louisville Crashers
Friday, August 30, Gates open at 5:30, Music begins 6:00-8:30 p.m. | Join us for an evening of rock and roll at beautiful Oxmoor Farm.



One Day University at the Filson
Friday, September 13, 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Back by popular demand! The Filson is pleased to present One Day University for the second time, with a new lineup of great lecturers!



Members Only: The 26th Annual House Tour
Sunday, September 22, 2019 | Join the Filson Historical Society for the 26th Annual Distinctive Dwellings House Tour!



Enid Trolley Tour of Louisville (TWO DATES: September 27 and September 28)
Friday, September 27, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. OR Saturday, September 28, 9:00-4:00 p.m. | Join us for a day tour of Enid Yandell's artwork in both public and private collections around Louisville. Lunch at Wiltshire Pantry is included. Two dates are offered.



Enid Yandell: Kentucky's Pioneer Sculptor
Thursday, October 3, 5:00-7:00 p.m. | This study examines Yandell’s life and work: how she grew from a young, Southern dilettante into a mature, gifted artist who ran in circles with more established male artists in New York and Paris. Includes Enid’s Bi



Complicating the Confederate Monument: Enid Yandell’s 1894 Proposal for Louisville, Kentucky
Tuesday, November 12 - Exhibits open, 5:00 p.m., Lecture, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Malone will share an overview of her article on Enid Yandell’s proposat for the Confederate Monument, which is forthcoming in the winter 2019 issue of Ohio Valley History.


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