University of Louisville – Photographic Archives

Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville, Third Street, Louisville, KY 40292 Tel: (502) 852-6752 Fax: (502) 852-8734

Internet Address: www.louisville.edu/library/ekstrom/special Administrator: Mr. James C. Anderson Admission: Free, contributions welcomed.

Established: 1968 ADA Compliant: Y

Open: Monday to Wednesday, 10am-4:00pm; Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday, 10am-4:00pm. Facilities: Exhibition Gallery; Library (1,200 volumes); Reading Room.

Activities: Lectures; Temporary Exhibitions.

University of Louisville – Photographic Archives Photo Gallery



The Photographic Archives acquires significant documentary and fine art photographs, organizes them, and makes them available to both the researcher and the casual browser. Its gallery hosts changing exhibitions of prints from the Archives collections and from contemporary photographers. Housing over 1.2 million photographs, the permanent collection is composed of hundreds of discrete collections, including national documentary subjects, local history photographs, and a museum collection of fine prints. The fine art collection includes work by Ansel Adams, Stern J. Bramson. Paul Caponigro, Walker Evans. Arthur Fellig (Weegee), Phillipe Halsman, Dorothea Lange, Lisette Model, Edwin and Louise Rosskam, Arthur Rothstein. Ben Shahn. Edward Weston, Minor White, and Marion Post Wolcott.

Maysville Mason County Museum

215 Sutton St, Maysville, KY 41056 Tel: (606) 564-5865 Fax: (606) 564-4372 Director: Mrs. Dawn Browning

Aciniission: fee: adult (research)-$3.50 (tour)-$2.50 (combined)-$5.00, student-$0.50.

Attendance: 3,500 Established: 1876 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Parking: on street.

Open: January to March. Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm.

April to December. Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm.

Closed: Legal Holidays.

h acilities: Architecture (former public library. 1876); Galleries; Library (7,500 volumes, non-circulating); Reading Room. Shop Activities: Guided Tours; Permanent

Exhibits: Temporary Exhibitions:

Traveling Exhibitions.

Publications: blogs.

Housed in a former public library built about 1.S76. the Museum includes an art gallery a history museum, and a genealogical/history library.

Karl Bodmer Jean Franguis Millet. Simon Butler, hand-colored lithograph, c 1&50 Scene is of an incident in which Butler (aka S.mon Kenton) Mason County’s pioneer settler, was tied to an unbroken colt by the Shawnee. Collection of and photograph courtesy of Mason County Museum.

Maysville Kentucky.

Morehead State University – Kentucky Folk Art Center

102 West 1st Street. Morehead, KY 40351 Tel: (606) 783-2204 Fax: (606) 7 3-5034

Internet Address: %vww.kyfolkart.org Director: Mr. Garry Barker Admission: fee: adult-$3.00. senior-$2.00.

Attendance: 5,000 Established: 1985 Membership: Y Parking: free on site.

Open: Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm;

Sunday. lpm-5pm.

Facilities: Auditorium Exhibition Area (10.000 square feet); Library; Shop (work

from over 50 eastern Kentucky folk artists, Exterior view of Kentucky Folk Art Center, a former wholesale

blogs). grocery warehouse (c. 1906). Photograph courtesy of Kentucky

Activities: Education Programs (children); Folk Art Center, Morehead, Kentucky.

Films; Lectures: Traveling Exhibitions: Workshops.

Publications: newsletter. “KFAC News” (quarterly); video. “Local Visions’.

Housed in a renovated brick grocery warehouse (c 1906), KFAC operates the Kentucky tolk Art Museum on the ground floor and a gallery on the second level. I he Museum displays selections from Morehead State Universitys permanent collection of over 800 works of folk art; the rest of the collection is available for researchers and special exhibitions. The gallery features rotating exhibits.

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