Traveling Exhibit at the Allen County Public Library

We're excited to announce that we just sent our traveling exhibit panel series on white oak basketmaking to its first destination, the Allen County Public Library in Scottsville. It'll be displayed for a six-week period before it moves on. Stay tuned as we announce upcoming locations! In addition to the exhibit, we'll be hosting The Basket Maker's Catalog's … Continue reading Traveling Exhibit at the Allen County Public Library

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Community Scholars underway in Allen County

We have officially completed four weeks of the Community Scholars training in Allen County!  The 12 soon-to-be Community Scholars have been hard at work interviewing family and community members and developing projects.  Since the program's kick-off in August, Mark Brown of Kentucky Arts Council and the staff of the Kentucky Folklife Program have been meeting … Continue reading Community Scholars underway in Allen County

Launching Community Scholars in Allen County

This month the Kentucky Arts Council  and the Kentucky Folklife Program launched the next step of the 2-year Allen County Folklife and Oral History Project, a Community Scholars program in Allen County.  For the next few months KFP and KAC will be training community members to collect, interpret, preserve, and share the culture and traditions of their communities. The introductory … Continue reading Launching Community Scholars in Allen County