A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green
Kulturno naslijeđe: Bosanci u Bowling Green-u
ExhibitionsA Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit Opening Reception September 29 5-7PM
The Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Folklife Program are pleased to offer A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green. This exhibit is a partnership with the Kentucky Folklife Program's Bosnia Oral History Project, the Kentucky Museum, and the WKU Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology.New Kentuckians August 28-February 2
New Kentuckians is a special exhibit of artwork in our Community Gallery. These forty pieces of children’s artwork and stories were created in 2001 from a partnership between the Museum and Parker Bennett’s ESL program. Children from Bosnia, Mexico, Laos, El Salvador, Vietnam and Cambodia chronicled through art and narrative their arrivals to the United States in the 1990s. More Information.
PROGRAMSWalk To Remember Srebrenica Symposium (Part One) July 11 6-7 PM
Held in the Kentucky Room of the Kentucky Museum, the theme of this year's symposium is "A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green." Please note, this educational symposium is part one of a two-part event (see below), held in conjunction with the 2017 Walk to Remember Srebrenica Genocide. For more information, Kentucky Folklife Program.Walk to Remember Srebrenica Genocide (Part Two) July 15 4-6 PM 601 State Street Circus Square Park
Please join us in this walk to remember in downtown Bowling Green. For more information, Kentucky Folklife Program.Bosnia Experience Field Trip October 13 9-11AM
The Kentucky Museum is offering a special field trip focused on Bosnian culture. In addition to touring and exploring the Bosnian exhibit, students will also participate in special enrichment activities. Space is limited. To reserve, please contact Christy.Spurlock@wku.edu or call 270-745-6082Gallery Hop October 13 5-8PM
The October Gallery Hop will feature the A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green and the New Kentuckians exhibits. As always, Gallery Hops are free and open to the public. For more information BG Gallery Hop.Community Heritage Day November 4 TBD
Do you have historical photographs or documents you would like to preserve? Learn more about? Join us for a community digitization project. Your photograph or document will be scanned and preserved on a complimentary flash drive.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCESBosnians in Kentucky Traveling Trunk For Grades K-6
Traveling trunks are free resource kits available for checkout to area educators and homes school-ers. This trunk was designed by students in Dr. Tim Evans' Folklore & Education class. The trunk features an extensive lesson plan with numerous activities and includes a variety of resources: books, maps, music, interviews, lute, coffee set, and much more. For more information and a complete inventory, please visit the Kentucky Museum's Traveling Trunk page.
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