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18th Annual Creative Harvest Art Exhibit, Oct. 11th – Dec. 15th

18th Annual Creative Harvest Art Exhibit

Join us for the opening reception for the 18th Annual Creative Harvest Art Exhibit on Friday, October 11th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This exhibit is presented by Hopewell Creative Arts Guild and Hopewell Museum. Click here for more details.

Night at the Museum, Oct. 19th 6 pm – 8 pm

Night at the Museum

Hands-on art & history activities. Activities subject to change. Pre-registration requested, space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All activities are 2-4 PM unless otherwise noted. Free. Please click here for more details.

Ruddles Mills Cemetery Walking Tour, Oct. 20th 2 pm to 4 pm

Insights provided by local historians. Pre-registration required. $10/person, students under 15 free. Proceeds benefit HPBC/HM and Ruddles Mills Cemetery. Click here for more details.

Gingerbread Houses with Fonda Eigel, Nov. 16th 2 pm – 4 pm

Gingerbread Houses

Hands-on art & history activities. Learn how to make a gingerbread house with Fonda Eigel. Pre-registration requested, space is limited. You must pre-register by November 9th. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Click here for more details.

Santa at the Museum, Dec. 8th 1:30*, 2-4 PM

Meet Santa and his Museum helpers for free photos, crafts, and cookies. *Families of children with special needs may schedule an appointment between 1:30-2:00 PM. Free & open to the public. Sponsored by Kentucky Bank. Click here for more details.

Christmas Party, Dec. 14th 5pm. – 7pm

Christmas Party

Enjoy a festive evening with friends, heavy hors d’oeuvres, & drinks! RSVP by Dec. 12. $35 Members/$40 Non-members/$30 U40. You can reserve online. Proceeds benefit education programs. Click here for more details.

Fall Open House: Return to Frontier Kentucky, Sep 15th 2-4 pm

Join us for our fall open house and driving tour at Fairfield. Light Refreshments will be served. $10 Members/$15 Non-members, no reservations required, pay on-site the day of the tour. Click here for more details.

Mary Spears Van Meter Dinner – Friday, August 9th

MSVM Dinner Invitation

Join us at the Hopewell Museum for the 2019 Mary Spears Van Meter dinner with guest speaker Tressa Brown of the Kentucky Heritage Council and the presentation of the Mary Spears Van Meter Historic Preservation Award. Social hour starts at 6 p.m. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. Paid reservations required by Thursday, August 1st – $35 for members and $40 for non-members. Reserve online or call 859-987-7274. For more details, click here.

Exhibit Opening: Hattie Hutchcraft Hill, June 9th – On Display through Sep. 29th

Hattie Hutchcraft Hill

Join us June 9th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for an opening reception for Hattie Hutchcraft Hill, Bourbon County’s Adventurous Artist (1847-1921). Light refreshments will be served. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit, curated by Margaret Layton, will run from June 9th through September 29th. For more details, click here.

Win, Place & Show Derby Party – April 26th

The Barr House, 1200 Cypress Street, 7p.m. – 11 p.m. Join us for a fun pre-Derby celebration with dance music by The Mercy Men! Food, Live & Silent Auction, & Hat Contest! RSVP Required. $60 Members/ $65 Non-members /$40 U40 /$70 at the door. View Event Details!