Bone Black, 28

…I like to watch the nurses. To me they are beautiful, intelligent, capable- everything the doctors are not. I think this because the doctors are men and the nurses women. It is the nurses who combine \ medicine with the recognition that they are treating human beings, with human needs. It is the nurse who.. read more →

Bone Black, 16

… Her hair has not been combed. It has not been plaited into the two braids that identify this woman as the grandmother I have always known. It is she who explains that picture taking is no in nocent act–that it is a dangerously subtle way we drive our souls into extinction. If this is.. read more →

Bone Black, 52

… We must rise early to catch the buses that will take us to the white schools. So early that we must go into the gymnasium and wait for the other students, the white students, to arrive. Again we are herded, prodded, pushed, told not to make trouble in this early morning waiting period. Sometimes.. read more →

October Fun!

Fall fun with the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County! The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County is excited to announce a full calendar of programs for October. We hope you’ll join us to learn more about local history! Here’s what’s happening: Saturday, October 2, 10am-4pm: Museum-at-Home Pinata Kit – This month’s Museum-at-Home kit celebrates Hispanic Heritage.. read more →

30 Sep 2021
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Summer at the Museum

It’s Summer in the City! The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County is ready for summer! We are very excited to host in-person programs again, and we hope you’ll join us to learn more about Hopkinsville and Christian County. History on Tap: Edgar Cayce Revisited When: Tuesday, June 29 at 6:30pm Where: Hopkinsville Brewing Company Join.. read more →

17 Jun 2021
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Spring at the Museums

Spring is Sprung! The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County is in the mood for Spring with a variety of special programs. While some programs will remain virtual to ensure the health and safety of all, we are offering a few in-person programs this month. In-person programs will follow health guidelines; participants and visitors will be.. read more →

02 Apr 2021
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We’re Hiring: Public Relations Coordinator

Do you love local history? Do you have experience promoting fun, creative programs? Do you get excited about this community and all it has to offer? The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County is hiring an Public Relations Coordinator to create, plan, and oversee public relations and marketing initiatives for the museum and its programs. The.. read more →

Big Read 2021

For the 7th year in a row – Hopkinsville is excited to participate in the Big Read, a grant program through the National Endowment of the Arts and administered by Arts Midwest. We will be reading Madeline Miller’s Circe, a novel about the strange child—not powerful, like her father Helios, the god of the sun, nor.. read more →

19 Feb 2021
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Black History Month

The Museums Celebrate Black History Month! We have a few programs coming up to honor the rich African American history in Hopkinsville and Christian County. Book Signing with Levi Peterson, Jr. When: Saturday, February 27 from 1pm-3pm Where: Pennyroyal Area Museum Longtime local educator Levi Peterson, Jr. joins us for an in-person book signing of his new.. read more →

17 Feb 2021
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2020 by the Numbers

2020 was quite the year! Check out some of the museum’s highlights – by the numbers: read more →