Exhibits, Upcoming

Students Curate Exhibit for the KM

Every now and then, students in the FLK 470G Museum Procedures and Preservation Techniques class get to work on a very special project: an exhibit at the Kentucky Museum! From researching the content to writing the labels to mounting the exhibit, students have the chance to get hands-on experience in each part of the exhibit development process.  This year, students are… Continue reading Students Curate Exhibit for the KM


Baskets donated to Kentucky Museum

Charlotte, Lynn and Brent hold four white oak baskets donated to the Kentucky Museum by Dr. Cam Collins and Dr. Jane Bramham. Visit our Facebook page to see a closeup of the tiny basket Charlotte holds. To learn more about basketmaking in Kentucky, check out our current exhibit, “Standing the Test of Time: Kentucky’s White… Continue reading Baskets donated to Kentucky Museum


Latest addition to Kentucky Museum Quilt Collection!

We asked, and you answered.  Earlier this year, the Kentucky Quilt Project offered the Kentucky Sun Quilt, made circa 1880s in Russell County, to the Kentucky Museum at less than its appraised value.  We put out a call for donations to The Kentucky Sun Quilt Fund and ultimately, 44 organizations, quilt lovers, and Friends of… Continue reading Latest addition to Kentucky Museum Quilt Collection!