Photo of basket maker Leona Waddell by Scott Gilbert
September 16, 2016 - April 8, 2017
Exhibit Opening Reception
Friday, September 16 6-8PM
Join us for the exhibit opening of Standing the Test of Time: Kentucky’s White Oak Basket Tradition.
White Oak Gathering
Friday, September 16 1-4:30PM
Saturday, September 17 10AM-3PM
Location: Community Gallery
White Oak basket makers will demonstrate their craft, show their completed baskets, and share their love of basket making with museum visitors. For more information, please contact Lynne.Ferguson@wku.edu. The White Oak Gathering is included with regular museum admission.
Gallery Hop: Featuring Basket Exhibit
Friday, October 14 5-8PM
Curator's Choice Talk 6 PM
Location: Western Room and Gallery A
Join the Kentucky Museum for the October Gallery Hop featuring our basket exhibit. Basket maker and exhibit co-curator Beth Hester will give a curator’s talk at 6PM. Free admission.
Saturday, November 12 1-3PM
Location: Kentucky Room, Ed Room, Community Gallery
Basket Share-The Kentucky Museum invites the public to bring baskets in for an informal sharing experience. Tables and chairs will be provided for guests to display and discuss their favorite baskets. Baskets may be beloved family heirlooms, or recently made or purchased basket treasures. For more information, contact Christy.Spurlock@wku.edu Basket Share hours are included with regular museum admission.
Weaving Activities-Three weaving stations will be offered with weaving activities for all ages. Great activity for families. For more information, please contact Lynne.Ferguson@wku.edu. Weaving activity hours are included with regular museum admission.
Egg Basket Making Workshop
Saturday, January 14, 2017 9-4PM
Location: Education Room
Registration is now closed.
You may contact Lynne.Ferguson@wku.edu
Admission to the Museum is always free for WKU Faculty, Staff, Students and our Friends Members. Please visit our Membership page to join today.
Jerry E. Baker
Drs. Cam Collins and Jane Bramhan
Bill and Mary Hester
Harry and JoNell Hester
Portia and Tom Pennington
Vicky and John Hast
Stephen and Lee Price
Patrick Graves Gilbert
Colonel Robert and Cora Jane Spiller
Bob and Joyce Lantz
Lyn and John Knepler
Mary Ella Gilbert
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