Telling Kentucky's Story

Prime Time for Schools

Kentucky Humanities is proud to announce a grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and 20 more in 2019. Applications are being accepted through January 31, 2018 to host Prime Time at your school in Spring 2018 or Fall 2018.

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Smithsonian Traveling exhibit: Hometown Teams

Kentucky Humanities is hosting an exhibit during 2017 and 2018. Hometown Teams will be touring from March 2017 through December 2018.

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Mary Carson Breckinridge Chautauqua available

Kentucky Chautauqua introduces a new character, Mary C. Breckinridge, portrayed by Janet Scott. Book this new presentation now.

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Episode 35 - George McGee, Professor of Theatre and Henry Clay Chautauqua Actor
George McGee joins host Bill Goodman on this week's episode of THINK HUMANITIES. McGee is a professor of Theatre at Georgetown College and has been a Chautauqua actor since the program was created in 1992. McGee's two roles include Elijah Craig and his current portrayal of Kentucky's Great Statesman, Henry Clay. He has performed Henry Clay more than 900 times in schools, libraries, parks, and communities across the state for a total audience greater than 118,000. McGee discusses what drew him to theatre in college after serving in the army; the development of his Henry Clay performance; and his experience traveling the state to share the life and legacy of Senator Henry Clay. More episodes


Episode 16 — Contact Congress Today!

Kentucky Humanities has been Telling Kentucky's Story for more than 45 years. Through programs including Kentucky Chautauqua, Prime Time Family Reading Time, Kentucky Humanities magazine, Museum on Main Street, and the Kentucky Book Fair, we are sharing the humanities throughout the Commonwealth. One story at a time.

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