Kentucky Historical Society
Scott Alvey to Lead the Kentucky Historical Society's Design Studio
Frankfort, KY - Scott Alvey of Louisville has been named director of the Design Studio at the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS). Alvey most recently served as director of visitor interaction for the Louisville Science Center. He assumes his new post on August 18.
"Science centers, certainly the one in Louisville, are engaging, dynamic places that are focused on visitor experience," says Kent Whitworth, executive director of KHS. "Mr. Alvey has a combination of proven project management skills with strong administrative abilities. His energy, his expertise, and his experience will be welcome additions to KHS."
Alvey's previous experience with the Louisville Science Center includes serving as assistant director of exhibits and collections, exhibits manager, and outreach coordinator. During 15 years with the Science Center, Alvey served on a variety of exhibition development projects, including project manager for development of The World Around Us and Discovery Gallery exhibitions.
"I'm honored to join the dynamic team at the Kentucky Historical Society," says Alvey. "KHS has always provided quality services, programs, and exhibitions which makes me very excited to be a part of its future."
Alvey holds a bachelor's degree in history from Western Kentucky University. He also serves as president of the Kentucky Museum and Heritage Alliance. He has been a presenter at numerous workshops and conferences, including the Kentucky Intensive Museum Management Seminar and the Association of Science and Technology Centers.
Alvey resides in Louisville.
An agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Historical Society, since 1836, has provided connections to the past, perspective on the present, and inspiration for the future. KHS operates the Old State Capitol, the Kentucky Military History Museum, and its headquarters, the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Since 1999, the thirty-million-dollar Center has welcomed more than one million visitors. For more information about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit the Web site.