One Week Until Fall Break Camp!

Need something for your kids to do during Fall Break? We still have spots open for our Fall Break Camp! Since we are so excited for our theme, Weaving Discovery, we thought we would give you a bit of a sneak peek of some of the activities we will be doing with the campers, like:…

In Case You Missed It: White Oak Gathering

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our White Oak Gathering on Friday and Saturday, and a BIG thank you to all the basket makers who took time to share their craft! Leona Waddell, who is being inducted as a NEA National Heritage Fellow on September 30th, was among the 15 demonstrators who joined us. Since…

White Oak Gathering Event

The White Oak Gathering is the first program we will be having in conjunction with our upcoming White Oak Basket Exhibit! This event will take place on September 16th from 1-4:30PM and September 17th from 10AM-3PM. There will be basket making demonstrations and opportunities to meet Kentucky basket makers at this event! White Oak basket…

Fall Break Camp Registration is Open!

Registration is now open for the Kentucky Museum Fall Break Day Camp! Every year, we offer a fun, educational, and creative way for your child to spend the week. We are especially excited for the camp theme this year: Weaving Discovery! Campers will have the opportunity to explore the art of weaving through a variety…

White Oak Basket Exhibit Opening

Get ready folks, we will be unveiling our White Oak Basket Exhibit this week! Baskets are made all over the world, reflecting the folk communities and environments from which they emerge. For generations of community members in and around Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave region, basketmaking has been a way of life. This exhibit of over 100…

In Case You Missed It: Quilt Share Day

Last month our Kentucky Room was filled with visitors and quilters galore when we hosted a Quilt Share Day here at the museum! Quilters brought in one or two of their own quilts to be put on display for the viewing pleasure of visitors and other quilters. Visitors and quilters discussed modern topics in quilting,…

Free Wednesdays in July!

Wednesday Museum hours are 9AM-4PM. For more information, visit our home page or call 270-745-2592.

A Vibrant View of Human Rights

Tuesday, May 31 through Sunday, August 28 – Kentucky Museum Community Gallery Opening reception, open free to the public is Tuesday, May 31st at 1 PM. This exhibit showcases the collaborative work of residents at the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center and local artist Alice Gatewood-Waddell. The twelve paintings, each representing a month of the…

In Case You Missed It: Study Hall

The Museum hosted our first Study Hall May 9th.  One hundred and five WKU students enjoyed free coffee and study snacks from 4PM until midnight while studying in the beautiful KY Room ballroom. Chandeliers hung overhead as 15 of the Museum’s extension cords and power strips snaked around the ballroom. Students plugged in laptops, and…

In Case You Missed It: Early America Early Kentucky

Thank you to everyone who attended and helped out with Early America Early Kentucky last week! We had a blast sharing Kentucky’s history with the many 5th graders, parents, and teachers who came to visit us. WKU theatre major Elliott Talkington started off each day for us with his first person  performance as Rory, an…

The U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is Open

The U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts Exhibit is open at the Kentucky Museum! On February 26th, we held the opening reception and ceremony for the exhibit which features hundreds of works completed by both professional and amateur artists from Kentucky. Exhibit categories include painting, watercolor, works on paper, fiber arts, ceramics and glass, sculpture, mixed…

There’s S(no)w Place Like WKU!

Welcome back! And welcome to a winter wonderland. After being closed for the weekend due to the winter weather, and the first day of classes canceled we are so glad to have the students back on campus and to have a bit of warmer weather. Although, Abe is still looking a bit chilly! Luckily though,…