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"Masks of Mexico: Reflecting the Past, Portraying the Future"

The William S. Webb Museum will be presenting a collection of masks from the R. Craig Ray Collection. The exhibit will run from April 18, 2014 to September 4th, 2014.

There will be a reception the day of the opening of the exhibit and light refreshments will be served from 4 to 6pm.


El Museo Wiliam S. Webb exhibirá parte de su colección de máscaras y antifaces de la Colección R. Craig Ray. La exhibición se encontrará en el Foyer de Lafferty Hall del 18 de abril al 4 de septiembre del 2014.

El 18 de abril a las 4 pm habrá una recepción de ignauración. Habrán refrescos y boquitas.

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 4:00pm to Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:00pm
Lafferty Hall Foyer

Civil War: The Untold Story


Civil War: The Untold Story is a 5-part documentary series features University of Kentucky historian Amy Murrell Taylor. The documentary will premier in April on Kentucky Educational Television.

This event will feature a film screening of Episode 4: Death Knell of the Confederacy followed by a panel discussion/Q&A with:

  • Patrick Lewis, Research Associate, Kentucky Historical Society
  • Amy Murrell Taylor, Associate Professor of History, UK
  • Carl Westmoreland, Senior Historian, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Chris Wheeler, Producer and Director, Great Divide Pictures

FREE ADMISSION. Open to the public. Seating limited. First-come, first-served.   

Join us for a sneak-peek screening of Civil War: The Untold Story, a visually stunning new 5-part documentary series narrated by Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) and produced for public television by Great Divide Pictures.  We will show Episode 4, Death Knell of the Confederacy which focuses on the Battles of Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge and the 1864 Campaign for Atlanta.

Featured as on camera historian in the series is UK Associate Professor of History Amy Murrell Taylor. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion: The Civil War in 2014: Does it still matter, and why?

The event is sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences.     

Photos/Video Clips on Facebook
Trailer (2 mins) on Vimeo

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Worsham Theater in the Student Center, University of Kentucky, 200 Avenue of Champions, Lexington, KY

Albisetti Recognized for Development Achievement With Mobley Award

History professor James C. Albisetti was one of six recipients recognized from across campus for excellence in furthering UK’s philanthropic efforts at the annual Terry B. Mobley Development Awards ceremony.


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