Standing the Test of Time: Kentucky’s White Oak Basket Tradition

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Date(s) - September 16, 2016 - April 8, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Kentucky Museum on the campus of Western Kentucky University

1444 Kentucky Street
Bowling Green


This exhibition showcases the history of the generations-old white oak basket making tradition of South Central Kentucky.  Sections of interest include:  family ties, days of the peddlers, utility, forest to final product, marketing, and recent expressions.  Come and meet basket makers at the White Oak Gathering  on Sept. 16 from 1:00 – 4:30 and Sept. 17 from 10:00 – 3:00.  Join us for the Opening Reception Sept. 16 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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