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Let’s Talk | Bridging the Divide: A Night with the Met

Tuesday, January 26, 7:00-8:30 p.m. – REGISTER HERE

Join us for a rare opportunity to spend some time with Daniel Weiss, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  As we enter 2021, with a pandemic still looming and cultural institutions and museums facing mounting challenges, we’ve assembled local leaders from The Frazier, KMAC, Roots 101, The Speed and The Filson Historical Society to discuss our collective future with Weiss.  The Met is commemorating its 150th Anniversary, as we all reflect on who we are, and who we serve. Weiss is an American Historian, and the author of six books as well as numerous articles.  The Frazier’s Rachel Platt will moderate the discussion on January 26th, from 7 until 8:30 pm.  Registration is required for the Virtual Zoom Program that is open to the public.

Venue Rental

Spaces Available for Rent Beginning 2022

The Filson Historical Society is a unique venue that blends the historic with the modern and provides a stunning background for any event. Several areas of the campus are available to be rented for dinners, retreats, meetings, receptions, parties, or weddings. The venues have access to 74 free parking spaces and wifi, as well as small catering areas. All of the Filson’s facilities have accessible parking.

View a virtual tour of our spaces!

Visit the Filson

1310 S. 3rd St., Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 635-5083

The Filson is temporarily closed to the public to protect our staff, volunteers, and patrons during the coronavirus pandemic. All events are currently being held virtually; to register for our live virtual events, please visit our Events Page; for information on recorded lectures and other activities, please visit us online at Bringing History Home.

We continue to provide remote research services; please email gro.l1618527980aciro1618527980tsihn1618527980oslif1618527980@hcra1618527980eser1618527980.


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