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:… Continue reading One Week Until Fall Break Camp!
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… Continue reading In Case You Missed It: White Oak Gathering
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… Continue reading White Oak Gathering Event
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… Continue reading Fall Break Camp Registration is Open!
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… Continue reading White Oak Basket Exhibit Opening
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,… Continue reading In Case You Missed It: Quilt Share Day