Basketmaking in South Central Kentucky Narrative Stage

This event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 4, at 7:30 p.m. Hope to see you there! Basketmaking is one of the most longstanding and vibrant traditional art forms in the Mammoth Cave region. Although most baskets in South Central Kentucky are made of white oak, other basketmaking traditions exist as well, such as willow and honeysuckle. … Continue reading Basketmaking in South Central Kentucky Narrative Stage

KFP Partnering with Mammoth Cave National Park for Summer Survey

The Kentucky Folklife Program is partnering with Mammoth Cave National Park for a special summer-long, National Endowment for the Arts-sponsored project, titled Folklorist in the Park. The Kentucky Folklife Program has hired Josh Chrysler, a recent graduate from WKU’s Folk Studies master’s program, to work as the Folklorist in the Park. This will be done through ethnographic … Continue reading KFP Partnering with Mammoth Cave National Park for Summer Survey