Kentucky Foundation for Women

The mission of the Kentucky Foundation for Women is to promote positive social change by supporting varied feminist expression in the arts.

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The 2017 Art Meets Activism Grant information is now available.  The AMA grants support Kentucky artists and organizations to engage community in artmaking.  Workshops will be held in Louisville, Hopkinsville and Grayson.

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This year’s Summer Residency Program, “Voice Lessons,” with Writer-in-Residence George Ella Lyon will be held June 11-17 at Hopscotch House. Kentucky women writers who wish to develop their artistic skills are invited to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 3.

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Highlights the stories of KFW and the broader community who have passionately worked to construct the art and social justice movement that is uniquely Kentucky.

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New on the KFW Blog

In our latest guest blog post, KFW Board member Shayla Johnson describes the beginning of her identity formation as an artist who loves dance.

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We Want Your Feeback!

Tell us what you think about residencies at Hopscotch House. Are you interested in a long term residency and/or a community workshop with KFW? Click to give us your feedback with a short survey!

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Community Workshop with George Ella Lyon

George Ella Lyon will present a community workshop on June 10 at Hopscotch House. Titled “Taking Yourself By Surprise,” this workshop features ways to get out of our routine and let new energy, new […]


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