Kentucky Historical Society
KHS to Participate in Smithsonian Museum Day
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2011) – The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 24, where museums across the country will open for free to those possessing a Museum Day Ticket.
The KHS history campus will be open for free on Sept. 24 to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket. Visit www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday to register.
The KHS history campus is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. One Smithsonian Museum Day ticket is allowed per household for up to two people. At the KHS history campus, a Museum Day ticket includes entrance to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History (including regularly scheduled museum theatre performances and “A Kentucky Journey,” “Toyota Kentucky Hall of Governors” and “The Makings of a Master: Kentucky Folk Art Apprenticeships” exhibitions) and the Old State Capitol. The Kentucky Military History Museum, which is also part of the KHS history campus, is currently closed for renovations.
To learn more about this and other events at KHS, visit www.history.ky.gov or call 502-564-1792. For more information about Smithsonian Museum Day, visit www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday.
An agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Historical Society, established in 1836, is committed to helping people understand, cherish and share Kentucky's history. The KHS history campus includes the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, the Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal. For more information about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit www.history.ky.gov.