Telling Kentucky's Story

Kentucky Book Festival

Please join us for the 2018 Kentucky Book Festival, November 12 - 17, 2018. Find out more about events taking place throughout the week including the 37th annual Kentucky Book Fair.

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Kentucky Reads

Kentucky Humanities announces Kentucky Reads — a statewide literacy initiative centered on Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the King’s Men by Kentucky native Robert Penn Warren

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Democracy & the Informed Citizen

Join us for these special Kentucky Reads: All the King's Men events.

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Dr. Richard Taylor, "Elkhorn: Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape"
Transylvania University professor of English, Kenan Visiting Writer, and Former Kentucky Poet Laureate, Dr. Richard Taylor, shares two chapters of his newest book, Elkhorn: Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape (2018, University Press of Kentucky). Join us on September 26th at 5:30 PM at the Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort to celebrate the launch of Elkhorn. This event is sponsored by Kentucky Humanities, the Thomas D. Clark Foundation, Nana Lampton, and Paul Sawyier Public Library. More episodes


Episode 19 — Kentucky Humanities magazine

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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