Athens of the West
Visitors who crossed the Allegheny Mountains into the western frontier around 1800 sent back word of the unique community they found on this Bluegrass plateau in “Kaintuck”.
In Black and White
Collected in a Museum project funded by a grant from the Kentucky Humanities Council, this exhibit includes over 100 prints depicting African-American life in the Bluegrass from as early as 1860 through the 1950s.
Trainers of the Bluegrass
Featuring famous race horse trainers either from the Bluegrass or whose careers have been made with significant success in the region.
Portions of "The Written Word" exhibit.