Category - Creative City Stories

In celebration of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Virtual Preservation Month, the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau has created digital jigsaw puzzles featuring local architectural landmarks! Join in the celebration of historic places all month long and begin to understand Paducah, Kentucky's rich American legacy through our built heritage.
 
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From historical churches to municipal buildings, piece together Paducah landmarks.

Discover your inner artist and Paducah history at once as you color Paducah “Wall to Wall" Murals. Download printable coloring pages illustrated by local artist Bill Ford to add your creative touch to these famous portraits from Paducah’s past!

Paducah Wall to Wall Murals

Celebrating 25 years in 2020, the Paducah "Wall to Wall" Murals project is on view 24/7 

Rhythmic and original, tune in to discover Paducah, Kentucky’s dynamic music scene – inspired by those who know it best! Live music venues distinguish Paducah and western Kentucky music in celebration of Kentucky Tourism’s "Year of Music."

Be inspired by The Wooks, featured in Brand USA's Hear the Music series.

The Kentucky issue of Quiltfolk is now available, and Paducah's quilt and fiber artists are at the heart of it all! Allow us to introduce you to the places and faces that represent our UNESCO Creative City's deep-rooted culture of quilting within this beautiful chronicle of the Bluegrass State.

Quiltfolk-Kentucky

The Kentucky issue of Quiltfolk is now available!

Since opening freight house in 2015, chef Sara Bradley has been around the world and back sharing her passion for Paducah and farm-to-table Kentucky cuisine. You may know this talented creative from Bravo's Top Chef season 16, but there's so much more to her #PaducahCreativeCity story!

Sara Bradley Freight House

Chef Sara Bradley serves farm-to-table fare and crafted cocktails at the freight house.

Preservation-minded couple Ed and Meagan Musselman created a stir when they set out to restore the Art Deco architectural gem that was built by Luther Carson in 1939 as a Coca-Cola bottling plant. Envisioning a mixed use renovation, their creativity is shining through in this landmark building located at the heart of Paducah’s Midtown neighborhood.

Ed & Meagan Musselman - Coke Plant Paducah

Meet the Musselmans, the visionaries behind the revitalization of the Coke Plant.

Inspired by Paducah's creative culture, local artists, entrepreneurs and venues are energizing the destination experience. Reflecting on the first five years of Ephemera Paducah and the fifth anniversary of Paducah's designation as a UNESCO Creative City, Kristin Williams shares her story!

Ephemera Greetings

Preview Ephemera's 2020 line-up of workshops with visiting artists and craft a creative getaway!

Connect & Share Your #PaducahCreativeCity Experiences!

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