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Wednesday August 24th
9:00am - 4:00pm
A Vibrant View of Human Rights
Location: Kentucky Museum - Community Gallery
Description:

This exhibit showcases the collaborative work of residents at the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center and local artist Alice Gatewood-Waddell. The twelve paintings, each representing a month of the year, highlight human rights issues relevant to that month.

Opening reception Tuesday, May 31, at 1 pm, open to the public.

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9:00am - 4:00pm
Backwards & Forwards: 20th Century Quilts Exhibit
Location: Kentucky Museum
Description:

More than 30 quilts and wall hangings illustrate how Kentucky quiltmakers looked to both the past and to the future for inspiration. In the first part of the 20th century, Americans' interest in their Colonial heritage contributed to a revival in quiltmaking, yet modern trends such as Art Nouveau and Art Deco also brought a contemporary feel to the work of some quilters and pattern designers.  The revival that began around the time of the U.S. Bicentennial also had a dual effect with some quilters choosing traditional methods while others began experimenting with modern fabrics, techniques, and motifs.  This divergence in approaches continued into the 21st century.

These quilts were selected from the Kentucky Museum's nationally significant collection which numbers more than 250 quilts and textile samples.

9:00am - 4:00pm
Summer Camp Exhibit
Location: Kentucky Museum - Garden Gallery
Description:

Each participant in the Kentucky Museum Summer Camp will have a work chosen to exhibit in the Summer Camp Exhibit. More Information

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