Many thanks to all who came out for the 2017 Hammer-In at the Kentucky Museum. We’re so thankful to partner on such a wonderful event with the Kentucky Museum. If you missed the event, stay tuned for next year!
Check out photos from this year’s event, courtesy of KFP’s Ashley Edwards on KFP’s Facebook page.
Join us on October 7, 2017 for the Hammer-In at the Kentucky Museum, a free community event celebrating the metal workers’ trade. The event includes demonstrations, classes, exhibits, a narrative stage, and other activities for all ages. For detailed information about the schedule and demonstrators, check out the the Kentucky Museum’s website. You can also download the schedule for the day.
The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology‘s graduate Foodways class, in conjunction with the Kentucky Folklife Program, will be presenting a Bosnian coffee demonstration on Thursday, October 26th from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at the Kentucky Museum (room TBA).
“Making Bosnian coffee is something that you have to learn and…it’s an acquired skill…it’s almost an apprenticeship that your your mom or your parents put you through.” – Senida Husić, 2016
Join us as Senida Husić and Sanida Palavra prepare coffee and discuss the importance of coffee and ćejf to Bosnian culture and tradition. Special RSVP required for this event. To RSVP, please fill out the form below:
*** NOTE: This event is full, however you are welcome to fill out the form to request a spot on a waiting list. We’ll email you the day prior to the event to let you know if there is an available spot. ***
by Virginia Siegel / Video courtesy of WKU PBS
As the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Folklife Program entered the final stages of construction and exhibit preparation, WKU PBS was there to capture it. WKU PBS will be producing a series of videos on the Bowling Green Bosnian American community and our current exhibit A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green throughout the semester. This first video is a sneak peak of that footage, and we will add more videos here as they are released. Many thanks to the WKU PBS team for documenting the hard work that’s gone into our project!
See this video on Facebook.
See this video on Facebook.
We invite you to join us for the exhibit opening of A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green (Kulturno naslijeđe: Bosanci u Bowling Green-u)
- Date: Friday, September 29th
- Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
- Place: Kentucky Museum
Remarks by President Timothy C. Caboni to begin promptly at 6:00pm. Our opening reception will include musical performances by Balkan musicians Armin Hasanagic and Sasha Strunjas of Bowling Green. Bosnian-themed refreshments will be provided. IYO Bosnia and Herzegovina t-shirts will be available for $5 (cash or check) for faculty, staff, and community members.
We are now just 2 days away from our narrative stage Chattin’ on the Porch at the Horse Cave Heritage Festival. We will be at the Historic Thomas House Lawn in downtown Horse Cave, Kentucky starting at 11am on Saturday September 16, 2017. Join us for conversations with long time Horse Cave residents, musicians, farmers, members of the film industry, and even a storyteller! This is one event that you do not want to miss!