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Makings of a Master to be in Whitley County beginning Sept. 8

Exhibit is free

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2016) — The Kentucky Arts Council’s traveling exhibit “Makings of a Master” will be on display beginning Sept. 8 in Whitley County.

The free exhibit will be at the Whitley County Cooperative Extension Office Community Arts Center, 428 Main St. in Williamsburg, through Nov. 30.

“Makings of a Master” contains seven display cases housing a variety of musical instruments, tools and artworks made by master tradition bearers, interpretive panels, display photos and quotes, along with a push-button video display.

The exhibit will be in Whitley County during Williamsburg Old Fashioned Trading Days, Sept. 8-10. On Sept. 9, Kentucky traditional music duo The Local Honeys, Montana Hobbs and Linda Jean Stokley, will perform in concert and talk about their experiences as apprentices in the arts council’s Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant program. The concert is 1 p.m. on Stage 2 of the festival in downtown Williamsburg.

“Whenever we get the chance to share history with people, we always look forward to it. It’s what we do best,” said Stokley. “We like to show people why we love Kentucky music.”

For more information on the “Makings of a Master” exhibit, contact Mark Brown, arts council folk and traditional arts director, at [email protected] or 502-564-3757, ext. 495.