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Defining Paducah: Honoring the Outstanding Legacy of Local African Americans

  • Recurrence Recurring daily
  • Dates: Feb 2 - 28, 2019
  • Times: 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
  • Phone: (270) 534-3904
  • Admission: Free
  • Location:
    Yeiser Art Center
    905 Harrison St, Paducah, KY 42001 Paducah
    KY 42001
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The Student Art & Design Club at West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host a special art installation recognizing the legacy of notable African Americans from Paducah. The art installation will feature portraits of notable African Americans from Paducah's rich history, including B. A. Hamilton, a veteran businessman and community leader; Oscar Cross, the founder of Paducah's Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club; and Maggie Steed, the founder of Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah.

The unveiling of the portrait exhibit will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2 at 203 Broadway in downtown Paducah. A reception with speakers and refreshments will follow at the Yeiser Art Center until 5:00pm. The portraits will remain on display on the windows at the 203 Broadway location throughout February. There is no admission fee.

Defining Paducah: Honoring the Outstanding Legacy of Local African Americans

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