Telling Kentucky's Story

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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Join the Speakers Bureau

Join Jacqueline Kohl-Hamilton as a speaker in the Speakers Bureau. The deadline for applications is April 20, 2018.

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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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Episode 38 - Janet Scott, Chautauqua Actress
Host Bill Goodman is joined by actress, director, writer, and teacher, Janet Scott. Janet is a veteran actress, having portrayed two acts for Kentucky Chautauqua in addition to numerous roles for stage, television, and film during her thirty-year professional career in New York City. She channeled her appreciation for her hometown of Shaker Heights, Ohio when she portrayed Mary Settles: The Last Shaker at Pleasant Hill for Kentucky Chautauqua. She currently portrays Mary Carson Breckinridge: The Frontier Nursing Service. She discusses her acting career in New York; her dedication to community-based arts programs; her work with Lexington's new Actors Equity Theatre Company; and her experience teaching for UK's Opera Theatre.More episodes


Episode 18 — Announcing Kentucky Reads

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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