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Leap Into History: Volunteer Recruiting

February 29 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

BECOME AN OLD STATE CAPITOL GUIDE Love history and want to share it with others? Join us for a volunteer…

Elkhorn Creek and Paul Sawyier

March 6 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of the Kentucky landscape that inspired artist Paul Sawyier!

Shaping the KY Landscape

March 14 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through the lens of Paul Sawyier, a watercolor artist from Frankfort, learn about the landscape of Kentucky.

Beautiful Words: Hand-Lettering Basics

March 14 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon exploring the beautiful penmanship of Kentuckians past!

Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the 20th Century

April 3 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come and hear the tale of Spectacular Bid, one of America’s greatest racehorses.

Camp ArtyFact: Fabulous Foods

April 6 | 9:00 am - April 10 | 12:00 pm

Date: April 6-10 Time: 9 a.m. to noon Age: 5-12 Instructor: KHS Staff Calling all kid cooks and food fanatics!…

Camp ArtyFact: Museum Makers

April 6 | 1:00 pm - April 10 | 4:00 pm

Date: April 6-10 Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Age: 5-12 Instructor: KHS Staff Do you wish there was a…

Poems, Paint and Personality

April 18 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What makes Kentucky, Kentucky?

The Governor’s Derby Day Celebration

May 2 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Kentucky History Center and Museums will be a part of the annual Governor’s Derby Day Celebration in Historic Downtown Frankfort.

Kentucky Riverscape Painting Inspired by Paul Sawyier

May 23 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of watercolor painting inspired by Frankfort’s own Paul Sawyier.

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