Community Heritage Day this Saturday

Community Heritage Day at the Kentucky Museum will be held this Saturday: November 4, 2017, 9am – 4 pm Free Admission to the Kentucky Museum We invite you to bring a selection of items that are significant to your family or our community story (maximum of five). We’ll be digitizing 2-dimensional items and photographing 3-dimensional … Continue reading Community Heritage Day this Saturday

Photos from the 2017 Hammer-In

Many thanks to all who came out for the 2017 Hammer-In at the Kentucky Museum. We're so thankful to partner on such a wonderful event with the Kentucky Museum.  If you missed the event, stay tuned for next year! Check out photos from this year's event, courtesy of KFP's Ashley Edwards on KFP's Facebook page. … Continue reading Photos from the 2017 Hammer-In

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

Horse Cave Heritage Festival a Success

That's a wrap! Another fantastic year of programs for Chattin' on the Porch at Horse Cave Heritage Festival. Many thanks to our community partners, including the City of Horse Cave, Kentucky. A huge thanks to the folks that make it happen, the graduate students of WKU Folk Studies! Thanks for making this a fun, successful … Continue reading Horse Cave Heritage Festival a Success

Horse Cave Heritage Festival this weekend

We are now just 2 days away from our narrative stage Chattin' on the Porch at the Horse Cave Heritage Festival.  We will be at the Historic Thomas House Lawn in downtown Horse Cave, Kentucky starting at 11am on Saturday September 16, 2017.  Join us for conversations with long time Horse Cave residents, musicians, farmers, … Continue reading Horse Cave Heritage Festival this weekend

From the Archives: Horse Cave Heritage Festival

From the archives: Gary Puckett speaks at the Kentucky Folklife Program’s narrative stage “Chattin’ on the Porch” about southern gospel music at the 2015 Horse Cave Heritage Festival. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the festival this year in downtown Horse Cave on 9/16! “Chattin’ on the Porch” will start at 11 AM. #tbt … Continue reading From the Archives: Horse Cave Heritage Festival