We here at the Kentucky Folklife Program are excited to share a few of our recent exciting projects, some bittersweet news, and a bright outlook on what is to come. Thank you for supporting our work and coming along for the ride with us! Farewell Virginia It is with both a heavy yet cheerful … Continue reading Spring Update
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
A snap of KFP director Brent Björkman with master luthier Doug Naselroad, this year's recipient of the Homer Ledford Award. Björkman presented Naselroad with the award at this year's Kentucky Crafted: The Market, hosted by the Kentucky Arts Council (@kyartscouncil).
We're live from Kentucky Crafted: The Market in Lexington. At noon, join us at the Kentucky Stage as we present the Homer Ledford Award, followed by a live taping of the Knott Downtown Radio Hour.
This photo is from 2013's Kentucky Crafted: The Market, a snapshot of Art Mize's work space where he talked with attendees about his work as a luthier, a maker of stringed instruments. Mize was the 2007 recipient of the Homer Ledford Award. This year, the Kentucky Folklife Program along with the Kentucky Arts Council will … Continue reading Kentucky Crafted: The Market