Events Calendar



Public Tours: Monday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Guided tours start at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St. at 1:30 p.m. (Monday-Saturday). $6 adults/$3 youth (5-18)/Free for children 5 and under and for members.





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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.



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 Brown Bites Lecture Series: "Frontier Flora in Frankfort", June 8, 2018, 12 p.m.

Join botanist Julian Campbell for our Brown Bites Lecture Series and imagine Liberty Hall’s landscape as John and Margaretta Brown would have experienced it! Dr. Campbell’s talk will focus on trees and other plants that were native to early Frankfort and will include a walk on the Liberty Hall grounds, weather permitting. The talk will take place at the Orlando Brown House, and a boxed lunch inspired by writings from early Kentucky will be included. $25. Reservations required.


OB SilhouetteFamily Workshops: "Silhouette Selfies", June 21 from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Sit for a shadow portrait and learn from artist Jody Jaques how to use your silhouette in craft projects inspired by books and objects in Liberty Hall’s collections.  For children 7-up and a parent or caregiver.  $25 fee includes all supplies and a silhouette-inspired snack!  Reservations required.







After Hours at Liberty: "Butterflies, Bees, and Better Gardens", June 28, 5:30 p.m.

Join naturalist Melissa Louise Calhoun—along with bees, butterflies, and other pollinators in the Liberty Hall garden—and learn about their life cycles and why and how to maintain a pollinator-friendly garden without professional help!  The program will include a walk in the garden, pollinator-inspired refreshments, and a plant to take home.





PNC Presents: An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July, July 4 from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Celebrate Independence Day with watermelon and lemonade, historical lawn games, patriotic scavenger hunts, and live music.  In partnership with Froggy 104.9, this free event takes place on the grounds of Liberty Hall.  Sponsored by John Paul and Marcey Broderson, Wilkerson Financial, and Theresa Walton.




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Family Workshops: "Printing with Plants", July 10 from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Join artist Jody Jaques to make nature-inspired prints using leaves and flowers from the Liberty Hall garden and create a set of notecards to take home.  For children 5-up and a parent or caregiver.   $25 fee includes a wallpaper tour of Liberty Hall, all supplies, and a snack!  Reservations required.