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Two Day Cultural Experience

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Day One

Morning

Gatsby’s on Fourth–Located in the lobby of the Seelbach Hotel, Gatsby’s on Fourth features a seasonal menu highlighting fresh, locally-grown ingredients. Named after the F. Scott Fitzgerald book, The Great Gatsby which highlighted the Seelbach Hotel, is a great breakfast stop to start your day. Be sure to check out one of the remaining Rathskellar’s in the country, or maybe check out where Al Capone played cards in The Oakroom—including the door that lead to his secret passageways.

Kore Gallery
-Opened in 2012, this contemporary art gallery features artwork from over sixty emerging and established local artists.

Tim Faulkner Gallery
-With over eight artists studios and exhibition space, the Tim Faulkner Gallery showcases a diverse and impressive collection of fine contemporary art.

Afternoon

Logan Street Market-This public market is a food hall, a shopping experience and a gathering place like nowhere else with over 30-locally owned shops.

Fleur de Flea Vintage Urban Market-Explore over 150 vendors selling vintage, vinyl, antiques mid-century, art deco, repurposed and more.

Stoneware & Co. Art Factory
-Louisville Stoneware & Co. has been dedicated to the tradition and careful craftsmanship of transforming clay into enduring, functional art forms for the home, kitchen and garden since 1815. During your tour, you’ll follow the steps of more than 20 skilled artisans who take the clay from raw form to completed piece, and along the way you’ll be able to touch the pieces in their various states.

Evening

Jack Fry’s-Upon first stepping inside, this history-laden restaurant that dates back to 1933 welcome guests who are invited to enjoy high-end Southern fare and cocktails in an old-world setting.

Day Two

Morning

Wagner’s Pharmacy–The history of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs is written on the walls of Wagner’s Pharmacy. Opened in 1922 and featured in everything from the Los Angeles Time to Southern Living to the movie “Secretariat,” Wagner’s is a must for breakfast before heading over to explore Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum.

Kentucky Derby Museum
-Experience the greatest 2 minutes in racing as you watch the “Greatest Race” in a 360-degree theatre. Tour the historic Churchill Downs to learn the history of the track to see the famous track up close.

Speed Art Museum
-Explore the Speed’s collections, spanning more than 6,000 years of human creativity, culture, and experiences that inspire curiosity, build visual literacy, and teach about the world around us. After a recent expansion project, the Speed Museum has something for everyone—modern art, classical pieces, and regional history.

Afternoon

Amici’s Café-An Italian café in the heart of Old Louisville, enjoy lunch either outside on Amici’s courtyard or inside where you feel transported to the Italian countryside.

Conrad-Caldwell House Museum
-Built in 1895, this Richardsonian Romanesque mansion and crown jewel of St. James Court, exemplifies the finest in Victorian-era wood, stone craftsmanship and featured the latest innovations of its day like interior plumbing and electric lights. Throughout the house are period time pieces, including many that are original to the home.

Glassworks–Visit two glass working art galleries under the same roof. Visit Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery to watch the artist transform glass into one-of-a-kind glass sculptures. Then head over to the Mark Payton Glass Center and see incredible glass art made from either glass fusing or flame working; you can even take a self-guided tour through the Mark Payton Glass Center.

Evening

Vincenzo’s- Where friends, new and old, come together to enjoy a special evening, Vincenzo’s offers simple meals or multi-course dinners featuring authentic Northern Italian cuisine that is sure to please your palate.

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