800 Pleasant St, Paris, KY 40361 info@hopewellmuseum.org 859.987.7274

Fall Open House: Return to Frontier Kentucky

Join us for our fall open house and driving tour at Fairfield. Light Refreshments will be served. $10 members and $15 non-members. No Reservations Required. See flyer for more details.

Mary Spears Van Meter Dinner, August 11th

Mary Spears Van Meter Dinner.

Join us at the museum for our Annual Mary Spears Van Meter Dinner on August 11th. Social hour starts at 6 p.m. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. Guest Speaker is form Lt. Governor Crit Luallen. Paid reservations required by August 3rd. Members $35/Non-Members $40. View event details.

Current Exhibit: The Many Faces of Bourbon County

The many faces of Bourbon County

This exhibit features the art of Phyllis Brown and images of local citizens who played a part in Bourbon County’s history. Learn more about the exhibit.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Field Trip: Jul. 28th

Freedom Museum

Members & volunteers are invited to join your Museum friends for a day trip to Cincinnati. Cost $20 for members and $25 for non-members. View the event page for more details.

Community Listening Session, June 4th

Community Listening Project

All are Invited…We want to hear from you! Monday, June 4, 5:30 PM at the Public Library Community Room. Refreshments at 5:30 PM, Meeting from 6:00-8:00 PM. Please take our survey.

“Home Work” Exhibit Event Series: Speed Family Heritage Recipes

speed family recipes

On June 3rd at 2 p.m. at the museum, join us for a lecture and book signing with Susan Lindsey, editor of “Speed Family Heritage Recipes.” The book includes both history of the Speed Family of Louisville and recipes. The event is free and open to the public.

Historic African American Churches Tour, May 19th

African American Churches

Join us we learn about the historic African American Churches in downtown Paris. Click here for more details.

Win, Place & Show Derby Party, Apr. 28th

Join us on April 28th (7 to 11 p.m.) for the 12th Annual Win, Place & Show Derby Party at The Barr House Inn. Reservations are $50 for members, $55 for non-members, and $35 under 40. $60 at the door. Call 859-987-7274 for reservations. View the event flyer for more details.

Asian Cuisine at the Paradise Cafe, April 15th

Join HPBC/Hopewell Museum as we learn about the cultural history of Asian food traditions from Lee Nguyen, owner of Paradise Cafe. Includes a special Dim Sum meal, dessert, and drink followed by a tour of the “world’s tallest 3-story building.” Space is limited. Pre-paid reservations required to Hopewell Museum $15.00 by April 10th (gratuity not included). View the flyer here.