Fun for the Holidays!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Museums! Visit us to see a holiday exhibit of Lefton Colonial Village buildings and figurines. This winter scene depicts a small town and its residents bustling in preparation for the holidays in the late 1800s. On loan from a private collector, the village evokes a.. read more →

09 Dec 2014
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The Big Read, Oct. 2 – Nov. 15

The Maltese Falcon comes to Hopkinsville! The Museums of Hopkinsville joins the Pennyroyal Arts Council, Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library, Christian County Public Schools, Christian County Literacy Council, City of Hopkinsville, Christian County Chamber of Commerce, Hopkinsville Community College, and the Kentucky New Era to celebrate the Big Read. The Big Read is a program of.. read more →

14 Oct 2014
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Tobacco War Pilgrimage, Sept. 26 & 27

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces the 3rd Annual Tobacco War Pilgrimage  to be held on September 26 & 27, 2014. The events of the weekend commemorate a period of agricultural crisis, economic boycott, and vigilante rebellion that affected every aspect of life in the region. Join us Friday night for an Old Time.. read more →

21 Aug 2014
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Summer Exhibits

New Exhibits for the Summer! The Pennyroyal Treasures exhibit currently features archaeological remnants in a display titled Unearthing Christian County’s Courthouse. These items were discovered during recent renovations to the current courthouse and date from the courthouse that was burned by Confederate Gen. Hylan B. Lyons in 1864. Through this physical investigation, it has been.. read more →

09 Jul 2014
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Lights! Camera! Action! Hopkinsville Goes to the Show

Since its earliest days, Hopkinsville has offered its citizens venues for entertainment. This exhibit celebrates the dawn of the golden age of movies in this community. From the first “moving picture show” at Holland’s Opera House in 1905, to the introduction of “talkies” at the Princess Theater in 1928, to the drive-in theaters of the.. read more →

02 Jul 2014
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Supper in the Cemetery: Dessert with the Dead, May 31

Want to learn more about our community’s history and heritage?  Do you have a sweet tooth? Then, join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County for a special Supper in the Cemetery: Dessert with the Dead in Riverside Cemetery on May 31, 2014 at 3pm. Get an exclusive opportunity to tour the newly-restored Riverside Chapel and.. read more →

15 May 2014
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KHQS Challenge Quilts, May 1-10

No matter your age, I bet you have memories of a fresh, new box of crayons. Close your eyes? Can you smell them? Do you see them lined up like colorful little soldiers in a box? Whether you used a coloring book or a blank piece of paper, the opportunities for artistic expression were endless!.. read more →

28 Apr 2014
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Quilt Presentation, Saturday April 19

“Quilting: A Legacy of Love” Join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County on Saturday, April 19 from 10:30am-1pm for “Quilting: A Legacy of Love,” a special presentation by Bobbie Smith Bryant. A talented freelance writer, Bryant focuses her research on regional specialties. The presentation will be hosted by the Kentucky Star Quilt Shop (S. Virginia.. read more →

18 Apr 2014
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25th Annual Quilt Show, April 8-26

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces its 25th Annual Quilt Show from April 8 – 26, 2014. This exhibit showcases both old and new quilt masterpieces from area quilters and always proves to be one of the Museum’s most colorful and artistic displays each year. Hands-on activities offer all visitors the opportunity to step.. read more →

01 Apr 2014
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Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar, March 28-30, 2014

Best-selling authors Sidney and Nancy Kirkpatrick join the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County to pay tribute to Hopkinsville’s most famous son: World-renowned Psychic Edgar Cayce Join the experts for an exciting weekend of lectures, discussions, and a guided tour of where it all began: the tobacco farm where he had the visions that prompted his.. read more →

27 Feb 2014
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