Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange accepting new applicants

The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) has convened more than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties. The Kentucky RUX network aligns people working across the arts, agriculture, community health and small business to work together toward the transformation of Kentucky’s economies, communities and sense of self. The Kentucky RUX network will showcase a new Kentucky community this … Continue reading Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange accepting new applicants

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

Season’s Greetings and Winter Office Hours

The semester’s end is quickly approaching and everyone at the Kentucky Folklife Program would like to wish wish you a ‘Happy Holidays!’ We are looking forward to sharing new events, programs, and more with you in 2018. Please note, Western Kentucky University (and so the Kentucky Folklife Program) is closed for winter break from December … Continue reading Season’s Greetings and Winter Office Hours

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

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

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