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Book Binding WorkshopMandela Peace Prize DayWomen & Quilting as a Political ArtQuilt Squares with the GreeksChristmas in KentuckySam Bush unveils MandolinMuseums Class exhibit"A Star in Each Flag: Conflict in Kentucky" exhibitConscience of the Human Spirit exhibit

Book Binding Workshop with Nicole Hand

Dr. Saundra Ardrey makes a presention on the topic of "Women & Quilting as a Political Act"

Greeks create quilt squares inspired by Nelson Mandela's life or ones which reflect leadership themes

Sam Bush unveils his mandolin in the "Instruments of American Excellence" exhibit and participates in a narrative stage at the Kentucky Museum. Photos courtesy of William Kolb.

WKU students enrolled in ART 496: Special Topics: Gallery Studies & FLK/ANTH 470G: Museum Procedures and Preservation Techniques incorporate Kentucky Museum artifacts & WKU Library Special Collections materials into mini-case exhibits in the Ivan Wilson Corridor Gallery

"A Star in Each Flag: Conflict in Kentucky" exhibit

The Kentucky Museum's mission is to serve as a cultural resource by advancing an understanding and appreciation of history and art through a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, community service, and professional practice.

The Kentucky Museum is a premier museum in the Southeastern United States, providing on-going resources to its community, recognized for cultural experiences as well as the quality and diversity of nationally significant collections, and aspires to develop its reputation by drawing visitors from within and beyond its region.

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