A force of social change, the life of Appalachian activist, Helen Matthews Lewis, is revealed through her own notes and letters in a new compilation edited by Judith Jennings. Join Jennings at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27th at noon to explore the life of a true mover and shaker.
Former professor, Lindsey Apple, unearths the story of the Clay clan in his latest book, ‘The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch’. Join him at The Filson tomorrow, March 13th at noon for a look for the lesser known – but no less important – members of the Clay family.
Delve into the past of Kentucky’s sweetest nectar with author and bourbon lord, Chet Zoller, at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow evening at 6pm. And – yes – there will be samples.
The Crescent Hill neighborhood gets touted again! Join local authors Sam and Debbie Thomas at The Filson tomorrow, Tuesday February 21st, at 6pm as they share the stories that contributed to the creation of their popular books.
In conjunction with Black History Month, local historian and former Filson staffer, Peg Bogert, will explore the history of slavery in Kentucky this Thursday, February 16th at 12pm at The Filson Historical Society.
Co-authors Kenneth Clay and Mervin Aubespin share their memories of life in Louisville’s bustling Walnut Street neighborhood tomorrow evening, Tuesday February 7th at 6pm.
Join historian James A. Ramage at The Filson Historical Society today at noon as he discusses his new book, ‘Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War’.
Rediscover a forgotten Kentucky as Douglas A. Boyd presents his new account of a demolished neighborhood in “Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community”. Join him at The Filson Historical Society this Wednesday at noon, January 18th.
Members of The Filson Historical Society, rejoice! Actors Theatre performer, William McNulty, will participate in a free reception and special reading of Truman Capote’s "A Christmas Memory" starting tonight at 5pm.
This is not Pottery Barn. Join Warren and Julie Payne as they present their new book, "Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery", at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow at noon.
As part of The Filson’s Gertrude Polk Brown Lecture Series, Adam Goodheart will speak at Ballard High School this Sunday, November 20th, presenting a picture of America in battle in his new book, "1861: The Civil War Awakening".
Join former Kentucky Poet Laureate, Richard Taylor, at The Filson Historical Society on Wednesday, November 16th, for a discussion on the life of Audubon, the inspiration for Taylor’s newest poetry collection, Rare Birds: Sonnets on the Life of James John Audubon.