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

Basket Demonstration December 4th

Join us this Sunday, Dec. 4th for a White Oak Basketmaking Demonstration at the Mammoth Cave National Park Visitor Center from 12-3pm. We're pleased to have white oak basketmakers Scott Gilbert and Beth Hester along with willow and honeysuckle basketmakers Charles, Charlene, and Brandon Long joining us to talk about their craft. This is a … Continue reading Basket Demonstration December 4th

Upcoming Hammer-In on 10/8

Sam Stoner is a blacksmith from Allen County, KY who specializes in fixed blades, tomahawks, and friction folders in carbon steel and Damascus. Each piece is crafted in a traditional manner using no electricity or motors. Join us at the Kentucky Museum on 10/8 and talk to Sam and other local metal workers about their … Continue reading Upcoming Hammer-In on 10/8

Travel Exhibit Panels on Display at Taylor Co. Public Library

In early 2014, KFP began working on a set of exhibit panels discussing Kentucky’s white oak basket-making tradition. Funded by a recently awarded NEA ArtWorks grant, these free-standing, 3′ x 7′ retractable panels incorporate images of basket-makers, their work, and the life narratives of these artists to help contextualize this important local tradition for a … Continue reading Travel Exhibit Panels on Display at Taylor Co. Public Library

Traveling Exhibit Panels in Glasgow

In early 2014, KFP began working on a set of exhibit panels discussing Kentucky’s white oak basket-making tradition. Funded by a recently awarded NEA ArtWorks grant, these free-standing, 3′ x 7′ retractable panels incorporate images of basket-makers, their work, and the life narratives of these artists to help contextualize this important local tradition for a … Continue reading Traveling Exhibit Panels in Glasgow