The following educational programs are being offered:
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.
Blues Night with Tyrone Cotton
Friday, February 15, 7:00-10:00 p.m. | A longstanding tradition, Blues Night will feature the music of Tyrone Cotton. $15 for members, $20 for non-members. Sponsored by Republic Bank.
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.
Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research Workshop
Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Join the Filson Historical Society and the Ulster Historical Foundation for the second annual Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research Workshop. Sponsored by Jerry Miller.
Kentucky's "Humble" Gunsmiths
Tuesday, April 16, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Mel Hankla will discuss the life and times of the Humble brothers, Kentucky riflesmiths in the 1700s.