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Exhibits and Events


The Keeneland Library Presents: Racing As It was Meant to Be

Treasures from the vaults of the Keeneland Library reveal almost a century’s worth of Thoroughbred racing history in images and artifacts, including original artworks and stunning trophies. From the Kentucky Association to the Keeneland of today, the richness of racing’s legacy is on display in a unique tribute to Kentucky’s distinctive sport. February 16-June 1, 2014. Sponsored by CMWA, Keeneland Association, Kentucky Bank & Quillin Leather & Tack


Paris ARTWALK at Hopewell Museum. Friday, April 25, 2014, 5-8 PM.

This popular event is a look at regional artists’ works in downtown Paris and at the Hopewell Museum. Guest artist is equine artist Gretchen Grosshardt. Free with light refreshments.


Claysville & Ruckerville: Paris’ Historically Black Neighborhoods.

Claysville and Ruckerville sprang up following the Civil War as communities for freed slaves. From maps and public lists of the time, we know names and locations of people who lived there and we’ve drawn on community memories to provide details of day to day living. Opens Feb. 2, 2014. On display through December 20, 2014.



Racing As It Was Meant to Be Art Activities for Kids.

Celebrate the Keeneland exhibit with free kid-friendly art projects. Visitors of all ages can make their own take-home horse mask, design a jockey silk or draw a cartoon in the style of Peb.