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Hopewell Museum Re-Opens Feb. 7th

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Hopewell Museum will re-open on Wednesday, February 7th with normal operating hours of noon to 5 p.m.

Cookies with Santa – Dec. 3rd

Cookies with Santa, Sunday, December 3rd, 2-4pm

Join us for Cookies with Santa on Sunday, December 3rd from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.* FREE & Open to the public.
*Families of children who have sensory sensitivies or other special needs may prefer to visit between 1:30-2:00 p.m.

Christmas Cocktail Party – Dec. 9th

Hopewell Museum's Holiday Cocktail Party Saturday, December 9th 5-7pm Christmas tree in museum

Join us for a fun evening and holiday music with wine, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres on Saturday, December 9th from 5-7pm. Festive Attire. Purchase tickets online, over the phone with a credit card, or in person before December 7th. Members $35|Non-Members $40|Under 40 $30. All proceeds benefit HPBC/Hopewell Museum’s education programs. Click here to RSVP online.

Story Front Presents: The Paris 3 – Nov. 17 & 19

Story Front Presents: The Paris 3 Nov 17 & 19 A Story of Justice, Unity, and Transformation How three young girls dared to confront segregation, inspiring a movement in 1961 that forever altered the small town of Paris, Kentucky

Join us for a showing of The Paris 3: A Story of Justic, Unity, and Transformation, presented by Story Front. The Paris 3 tells how three young girls dared to confront segregation, inspiring a movement in 1961 that forever altered the small town of Paris, Kentucky. Showtimes are November 17th at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. and November 19th at 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Annual Member Meeting & Soup Supper – November 18

Hopewell Museum Members! Join us for our annual member meeting & soup supper on November 18 at 6 PM. Chautauqua performer Simonetta Cochis will entertain us with her interpretation of Madame Mentelle (presented by Kentucky Humanities, with regional sponsors: PNC Bank, Kentucky Colonels, the Cralle Foundation and others). We will vote on our 2024 slate of board members and our annual budget. RSVP to info@hopewellmuseum.org or 859-987-7274. This event is free and open to members.

Tony Leonard Photography of Secretariat Exhibit Opening – Oct. 25th

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Join us on Wednesday, October 25th, from 5:30-7:00pm, to view the spectacular collection of Secretariat photos taken by the late renowned equine photographer, Tony Leonard. This exhibit is curated by our own Bobby Shiflet, of Frames on Main, from his extensive private collection of memorabilia. You won’t be disappointed! The opening reception includes refreshments and is free to the public. Click here for more details.

100 Years of the Signal – Nov. 4th

Join us for a celebration of the inventor Garrett Morgan, 100 Years of the Signal 1923-2023, on Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 2-5pm at the Hopewell Museum. We will have light refreshments and an unveiling of the model signal. Presented by Hopewell Museum and Paris Westside Neighborhood Association, Inc.

Join us for a celebration of the inventor Garrett Morgan, 100 Years of the Signal 1923-2023, on Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 2-5pm at the Hopewell Museum. We will have light refreshments and an unveiling of the model signal. Presented by Hopewell Museum and Paris Westside Neighborhood Association, Inc. Click here for more details.

A Night at the Museum

Paris Story Fest Presents: A Night at the Museum

Paris Story Fest Presents: A Night at the Museum on Thursday, October 26th at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Hopewell Museum. Join us for an evening of scary stories featuring Paul Strickland. Family Friendly runs 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Really Scary runs 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Fall ArtWalk – Friday, Sept. 15th

Downtown Paris Ky Fall ArtWalk: Paint the town red, orange, and yellow. Friday, September 15th 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Street sales, live music, good food, pop-up galleries, sidewalk studios, family friendly, activities aplenty

Join us Friday, September 15th during fall ArtWalk as we present the paintings of Michael Johnathon! Refreshments will be available from 5:00-8:00pm. Free.

Creative Harvest Exhibit

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Our walls and shelves are filled with the artwork of members of the Hopewell Creative Arts Guild. Please stop by to visit this exciting annual exhibit of local art.