This 30-minute film features Lexington activist James Sleet, who traced his roots to a freed slave community established near Perryville after the Civil War. Sleet and film director Eli Scarr will lead a discussion of the film immediately after the showing.
See the exhibit, “Photographing Freetowns: African American Kentucky through the Lens of Helen Balfour Morrison,” before or after the program.
Bring your friends and join the conversation!
Doors open at 5 p.m.
Program begins at 5:30 p.m.
$10 members; $15 others
Price includes soft drinks and hors d’oeuvres
(Cash bar available)
Walk-ins are welcome; reservations are appreciated.
Call 502-564-1972, ext. 4408
Announcing a Fascinating New Experience!
Glove Up! Behind the Scenes at the Kentucky Historical Society
Go where few people are allowed: behind the scenes in our museum storage areas. You will be able to see and handle artifacts and documents that help tell our state’s story.
1st and 3rd Saturdays,
June through August.
Details here or call
502-564-1792, ext. 4408.
Little Historians: Diving into Summer
We’ll explore the animals who make Kentucky’s lakes and rivers home. For ages 3-5.
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy
Bring your genealogy woes to KHS for group listening at its best.
Join us for a full day of Kentucky genealogy adventures, with guest host Renee Shaw.