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For the Hog Killing, 1979 exhibit

 

For the Hog Killing, 1979

Photography Exhibit

 
Thank you to the Snowy Owl Foundation, Lexington Parks & Recreation, and the Berry Center for co-sponsoring this exhibit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There will be a Look & See documentary screening
at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30 pm.
It is free, but reservations needed. For information and reservations, click here. 
 
October 29 - November 9

The Meeting Room Gallery at the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center

141 East Main Street, Lexington

Open: Tuesday-Thursday, 12pm - 5pm 

Friday-Saturday, 12pm - 8pm

Closed Sundays and Mondays

 
 
About the Artist:  Tanya Berry  is an artist and agrarian who is deeply entwined with the Kentucky community surrounding the hillside farm she shares with her husband, Wendell Berry. 
 
 
About the Book: At a farm in Henry County, Kentucky, Tanya Berry photographed a celebratory ritual of farm life: hog killing. These photographs, collected for the first time alongside Wendell Berry’s expressive essay, reveal the American agrarian tradition at its most harmonious: strong men and women toiling with shared purpose toward a common wealth.