A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green

Kulturno naslijeđe: Bosanci u Bowling Green-u

September 29, 2017-June 30, 2018
As part of the Kentucky Folklife Program’s on-going oral history project, the Kentucky Folklife Program is proud to present A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green (Kulturno naslijeđe Bosanci u Bowling Green-u).  Opening from September 29, 2017 through June 30, 2018 at the Kentucky Museum, the exhibit is a partnership with the Bowling Green Bosnia Oral History Project, Kentucky Museum, WKU Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology.

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Related Events and Programming:

Exhibit Opening – September 29, 2017 from 5-7 PM. Join us from 5-7pm for the exhibit opening reception. This event will include musical performances by Balkan musicians Armin Hasanagic and Sasha Strunjas. WKU’s Office of International Programs is sponsoring Bosnian refreshments, and IYO Bosnia and Herzegovina t-shirts will be for sale ($5 cash or check). Remarks at 6:00pm. RSVP for the Facebook event.

Bosnia Experience Field Trip – October 13, 2017 from 9-11 AMThe Kentucky Museum is offering a special field trip focused on Bosnian culture. In addition to touring and exploring the Bosnian exhibit, students will also participate in special enrichment activities. Space is limited. To reserve, please contact Christy.Spurlock@wku.edu or call 270-745-6082

Gallery Hop – October 13, 2017 from 5-8 PM. The October Gallery Hop will feature the  A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green and the New Kentuckians exhibits. Balkan musicians Armin Hasanagic and Sasha Strunjas will perform from 5:30-7:30PM.  As always, Gallery Hops are free and open to the public. For more information BG Gallery Hop.

Bosnian Coffee Demonstration, RSVP required – October 26, 2017 from 4:30-6:30 PM. 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). Join us as Senida Husić and Sanida Palavra prepare coffee and discuss the importance of coffee and ćejf to Bosnian culture and tradition.  Special RSVP required for this event. To RSVP, fill out KFP’s online form.

KFP is proud to have the support of the National Endowment for the Arts and WKU’s International Programs for this exhibit.



The exhibit and oral history project is also supported by several community partners, including: