Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering in Paducah

Folklorists, Community Scholars, oral historians, folk artists, tradition bearers and other folklife enthusiasts are invited to the Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering at the Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah, Kentucky on May 16th. Participants from all over western Kentucky will come together to develop plans for a Kentucky Folklife Network & Digital Magazine, coordinated by the Kentucky … Continue reading Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering in Paducah

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Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering in Bowling Green

Folklorists, Community Scholars, oral historians, folk artists, tradition bearers and other folklife enthusiasts are invited to the Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering at the African American Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky on May 15th. Participants from all over western Kentucky will come together to develop plans for a Kentucky Folklife Network & Digital Magazine, coordinated by … Continue reading Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering in Bowling Green

Kentucky Folklife Network, Cumberland Gathering Information

  Folklorists, Community Scholars, oral historians, folk artists, tradition bearers and other folklife enthusiasts are invited to the Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering at the Godbey Appalachian Center on Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College’s Cumberland campus on March 30th. Participants from all over eastern Kentucky will come together to develop plans for a Kentucky Folklife … Continue reading Kentucky Folklife Network, Cumberland Gathering Information

The Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering at the 2019 Kentucky Crafted: The Market

Folklorists, Community Scholars, folk artists, tradition bearers and other folklife enthusiasts are invited to the Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering at the 2019 Kentucky Crafted Market at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena. Participants from all over Kentucky will come together in Lexington to develop plans for a Kentucky Folklife Network & Digital Magazine, coordinated by … Continue reading The Kentucky Folklife Network Gathering at the 2019 Kentucky Crafted: The Market

Community Scholars underway in Allen County

We have officially completed four weeks of the Community Scholars training in Allen County!  The 12 soon-to-be Community Scholars have been hard at work interviewing family and community members and developing projects.  Since the program's kick-off in August, Mark Brown of Kentucky Arts Council and the staff of the Kentucky Folklife Program have been meeting … Continue reading Community Scholars underway in Allen County

Launching Community Scholars in Allen County

This month the Kentucky Arts Council  and the Kentucky Folklife Program launched the next step of the 2-year Allen County Folklife and Oral History Project, a Community Scholars program in Allen County.  For the next few months KFP and KAC will be training community members to collect, interpret, preserve, and share the culture and traditions of their communities. The introductory … Continue reading Launching Community Scholars in Allen County