“We’ve been working on this exhibit with the Frazier for over a year. Over the next seven months, we’re going to be able to showcase to our community, adults and children alike, how water works in louisville. and originally our first name was the Louisville Water Works,” said Greg Heitzman, company president and CEO.
Lectures are the third Thursday of each month at noon. The next one, on September 16, is called “Abraham Lincoln and the Underground Railroad in Kentucky.”
It was created by Union Private August Bloedner to honor his fellow soldiers killed in the Battle of Rowlett’s Station near Munfordville, Kentucky in December of 1861.
First editions of two revolutionary books that developed the field of astronomy are on view at a local museum. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The books on display at the Frazier International History Museum are from the University of Louisville Libraries archives. On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres by Copernicus proposed that the Earth orbits… Continue reading Museum Exhibits Rare Books on Astronomy
The University of Louisville has announced its new Arts and Culture Partnerships Initiative. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The initiative took root two years ago when the university began to develop formal agreements with local arts and cultural groups that could benefit nonprofits while giving students learning opportunities and faculty prospects to advise these groups.… Continue reading U of L Launches Arts and Culture Initiative
Sure, the end-of-the-year holidays have significant meaning for different faiths, but this time is also when arts organizations take stock of their current season…and plan for the next. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports on how the current economy is factoring into what we might see and hear in the future. Summer’s high fuel costs and the… Continue reading Arts Groups Watch, Plan for Economic Fallout
Many cultural attractions around town are offering free or reduced admissions while power in Louisville area many homes and area schools are closed. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The Frazier International History Museum, the Louisville Science Center and the Louisville Zoo are among the organizations offering reduced or free admissions until schools reopen. Mark Zoeller… Continue reading Cultural Attractions Reduce Admissions this Week