Kentucky Folklife Program receives Kentucky History Award for Community Impact

On November 9th, the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) presented the Kentucky Folklife Program, part of the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at Western Kentucky University (WKU), and the Kentucky Museum with a Kentucky History Award in the category of Community Impact for the exhibit, “A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green.” On display at … Continue reading Kentucky Folklife Program receives Kentucky History Award for Community Impact

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“A Culture Carried” Dates Extended and Online Exhibit Announced

Extended Exhibit Dates: We proud to announce extended exhibition dates for A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green at the Kentucky Museum. Open since September 29, 2017, this exhibit is now extended to May 11, 2019. If you have not had the opportunity to visit, make sure to stop by! This exhibit is produced by … Continue reading “A Culture Carried” Dates Extended and Online Exhibit Announced

Bosnian Dessert Demonstration on April 25th

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Dessert Demonstration with Adina Husić, Sabina Husić, and Senida Husić Wednesday, April 25th 5:00-6:00 pm Confucius Institute Kitchen, WKU   Finals stressing you out? Come try some tasty Bosnian desserts! The Kentucky Folklife Program and … Continue reading Bosnian Dessert Demonstration on April 25th

Bosnian Coffee Demo on 3/7

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Coffee Demonstration with Senida Husić, Dženana Kadrić, and Sanida Palavra Wednesday, March 7th 4:00pm WKU Faculty House The Kentucky Folklife Program and Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology, in conjunction with WKU's International Year of … Continue reading Bosnian Coffee Demo on 3/7

Bosnian Pita Demonstration to be held 11/16

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Pita Demonstration with Fatima Delic and Nejra Delic Thursday, November 16th 4:30pm Confucius Institute Kitchen Organized by the students of FLK 585 Foodways Join us as mother-daughter pair Fatima and Nejra Delic prepare pita and … Continue reading Bosnian Pita Demonstration to be held 11/16

Bosnian Coffee Demo on October 26th, 4:30-6:30pm

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 … Continue reading Bosnian Coffee Demo on October 26th, 4:30-6:30pm

WKU PBS produces “Behind the Scenes” of “A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green”

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 … Continue reading WKU PBS produces “Behind the Scenes” of “A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green”

“A Culture Carried” Opens Friday

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 … Continue reading “A Culture Carried” Opens Friday

Welcome to WKU’s International Year of Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dobro došli! Welcome! It's officially the start of WKU's International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the flag for Bosnia and Herzegovina is waving at the Kentucky Museum! Here at the Kentucky Folklife Program we're putting the finishing touches on our exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green, and also planning monthly programming for … Continue reading Welcome to WKU’s International Year of Bosnia & Herzegovina