Department of Parks
Fiber Exhibit Opens Nov. 18 at John James Audubon State Park

Press Release Date:  Friday, November 14, 2014  
Contact Information:  Kim McGrew,
270-827-1893
 


HENDERSON, Ky. – John James Audubon State Park is hosting a fiber exhibit called “Fabulous Fibers II” starting with an opening reception on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.

 

The exhibit will fill the lower and main levels of the Audubon Museum at John James Audubon State Park. Quilts and fiber art will be on display from nine creative artists.

 

The participating artists are: Peggy Brown, Nashville, Indiana; Karen Hampton, Evansville, Indiana; Kathleen Loomis, Louisville; Marti Plager, Louisville; Daren Redman, Nashville, Indiana; Katherine Sands, Carmi, Illinois; Beth Schnellenberger, Jasper, Indiana; Julia Sermersheim, Santa Claus, Indiana; and Joanne Weis, Louisville.

 

The unique works will be displayed in the museum through Feb. 15, 2015. The museum is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

For more information, call 270-827-1893.

 

John James Audubon State Park is the site where Audubon studied and painted birds from 1810-1819. The park is equipped with cottages and a campground, and offers many recreational opportunities, including a nine-hole golf course, six miles of hiking trails, fishing and more. It also has a museum and nature center interpreting Audubon’s life through a collection of his paintings and memorabilia. For more information, visit www.parks.ky.gov 

 

 

 

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The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov