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KFP and the Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology are excited to welcome Paddy Bowman, director of Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education, to Western for a short residency during the month of April. In addition to working with students and faculty, Bowman will give a public presentation entitled "Dress to Express" … Continue reading Paddy Bowman Visits WKU
On Saturday, June 15th KFP staff and WKU Professors and graduate students headed out to the Martin Homeplace near Allegre, KY to celebrate 18th annual Odell Martin Day. This annual event is a day for thumbpickers to gather in honor of Kentucky thumbpicker Odell Martin. Martin, who was inducted into the National Thumbpickers Hall of … Continue reading Odell Martin Day
In these first few weeks of summer Kentucky Folklife Program has been busy packing, cleaning, and organizing to make the move into the Pioneer Log Cabin at WKU. Take a moment to look at the photos from the move. See the full photo album on facebook.