Public Tours - Ongoing
Guided tours start at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St., at 1:30 pm (Monday - Saturday). $6 adults/$3 youth (15-18)/Free for children 5 and under and for members. Please note: Our last tour public tour this year will be Friday, November 17, 2017. We will resume public tours March 15, 2018.
Kentucky Made: Decorative Arts from the Liberty Hall Collection - Ongoing
Featuring some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the Liberty Hall collection, this exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and painters. Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer and Paul Sawyier. Located on the 2nd floor of Liberty Hall; the exhibit is only viewed through a guided tour.
November 11 - Harvest Holiday Centerpiece Workshop, Orlando Brown House, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
In this workshop, floral artists Ashley Averell and Marcey Broderson will teach you how to make a holiday centerpiece using greens from the Liberty Hall garden and fall vegetables. $25 fee includes materials and refreshments. Reservations required. Call (502) 227-2560 for reservations.
November 17 - Brown Bites Lecture, Orlando Brown House, 12 p.m.
Join LHHS curator Kate Hesseldenz for "Trials and Tribulations: Aaron Burr in John Brown's Kentucky" to learn about the motives behind Aaron Burr's western journey following his famous duel with Alexander Hamilton. Find out Burr's connections to John Brown and why he visited Liberty Hall multiple times in 1805 and 1806. Box lunch included. $20. Reservations required. Call (502) 227-2560 for reservations.
December 8 - Christmas Tea, 12 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with a relaxing luncheon tea catered by Fork, Knife and Spoon in the historic Orlando Brown House. The event begins with a cup of bourbon-laced egg nog inspired by a 200-year-old Frankfort recipe, followed by tea sandwiches, scones, seasonal desserts, and Liberty Hall’s black currant tea. A discount in the museum store and a chance to win a door prize complete the event. $30 per person. Reservations required, call (502) 227-2560.