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IMH to share discoveries from History Harvests, African American equestrians on June 13

The International Museum of the Horse will hold a Shareback Session as a follow-up to the recent History Harvests. The event is free and open to the public, and it will be held on June 13 from 6-7 p.m. at the Lexington Public Library, Central Branch, in Meeting Room A. Museum staff will present highlights from the community contributions and share what has been learned from the objects and stories. History...

LEAF initiative pilot program in three Ky counties offers on-site educational and employment services

Pilot programs in three Kentucky counties have recently begun, marking the official launch of the Library Economic Advantage Forum – or LEAF – initiative, a partnership between the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA), Kentucky Adult Education (KYAE) Skills U and the Kentucky Career Center (KCC) system. The LEAF initiative has been created to address the needs of Kentucky’s families,...

More stars coming to Lexington as grant helps build new planetarium and mobile space lab

(Photo from Wikimedia Commons)   A new Museums for America grant will soon bring more stars to Lexington.   Lexington’s Living Arts and Science Center has been awarded a $55,092 federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services toward the purchase of a new mobile digital planetarium and multi-media astronomy and space science programming.   The new mobile planetarium...