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…

Spring Break Camp is only a month away!

Our annual Spring Break Camp is only a month away, and we still have some spots open. Our theme this year is Clay Camp. Your child will have the opportunity to learn basic techniques for working with clay to make a variety of creative projects including pots, sculptures, and anything else they can imagine. We…

Christmas in Kentucky is only a few days away!

Our annual holiday event, Christmas in Kentucky, is this Saturday, December 3rd, from 11am-2pm! And the best part? Admission is FREE! Visit for a chance to enjoy gingerbread in the Felts Log House, complete a scavenger hunt and win a prize, try out some Civil War activities like writing with a quill pen, and make up…

Do you have a basket you love?

Then join us for our Basket Celebration on November 12 from 1-3pm! Admission will be half off during this event. We will be hosting a basket share where visitors can bring their own favorite basket and share it with others. You can bring any basket that is special to you, it does not have to…

Gallery Hop featuring the Basket Exhibit

This Friday, October 14th the Kentucky Museum will be offering free admission to our Basket Exhibit from 5 to 8 PM during Bowling Green’s Gallery Hop. There will be a Curator’s Talk by Beth Hester at 6 PM. If you have not yet stopped by to check out the basket exhibit, this is a great…

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…

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…

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…