Kentucky Humanities Council

Local/Regional News
2:37 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Chandler To Head Up Kentucky Humanities Council

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky Humanities Council has named former Congressman Ben Chandler as its new executive director.

The non-profit group is not affiliated with the state, but works closely with state tourism and arts organizations. It is affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Chandler will officially start July 1st. Current executive director Virginia G. Carter will retire in August.

At a press conference Friday, Chandler joked that he's looking forward to taking a hiatus from politics.

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Local/Regional News
11:10 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Reenactors Help Preserve, Pass On Kentucky's Rich History

Abolitionist John Fee, played by Obadiah Ewing-Roush

LEXINGTON, KY--Famous Kentuckians like Henry Clay, Adolph Rupp, and Col. Sanders are household names.

But many people know them only through books or TV shows.

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Local/Regional News
1:00 am
Sat July 28, 2012

Kentucky Chautauqua Program Plans 20th Anniversary Celebrations At State Parks

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Humanities Council is celebrating a significant milestone this year; the twentieth anniversary of its Kentucky Chautauqua Program.   KHC Executive Director Virginia Carter recently stopped by the WUKY studios to talk about an upcoming promotion with Kentucky State Parks called History & Humor, Hummin’ & Strummin’ 2012.

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