Kentucky Museum Of Art & Craft
The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft was founded in 1981 by Phyllis George Brown, then First Lady of Kentucky and former Miss America. It was established to promote the rich art and craft heritage of Kentucky through three main areas of programming: exhibition, education, and support of artists through a retail Gallery Shop.
The organization has seen artists progress from novices to masters and Main Street transform from an almost a deserted noncommercial street to the thriving business and cultural district it is today. However, the organizationâ€™s commitment to preserving one of Kentuckyâ€™s most precious resources, its continuing tradition of fine craftsmanship, has remained the same. By bringing the work of nationally recognized artists to Kentucky and by bringing the work of Kentucky artists to the national scene, KMAC has been able to preserve art and craft heritage and advance it.
Over the years, our educational programming has soared and its focus has continued to increase our work with under-served schools in our Education Center, Jefferson County, and throughout the state.
In January of 2001 the o...
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