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.