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So far KFW Team has created 54 blog entries.

Meet Whitney, The Appalachian Image Collector

Meet 2018  SRP Participant, Whitney Withington!
Each year, we award five women a week-long stay at Hopscotch House for participation in our Summer Residency Program. SRP supports feminist visual, media, and performing artists who need time, space, and funds to create and work on their art.

Whitney Withington plans to use her stay at Hopscotch House to create […]

By |May 21st, 2018|KFW Blog|

Reflections on the United Nations and Gender Equality

Amira Karaoud wrote a blog detailing her experience at the United Nation’s largest meeting on gender equality in New York City. According to Amira, “45 Member States of the UN, organizers, scholars, hundreds of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from around the globe and many other institutions and individuals representing civil society and their communities, gathered in the […]

By |April 12th, 2018|KFW Blog|

Protected: Mirrors – An Afternoon with Mitzi Sinnott

The following guest blog is from KFW member Shannon Davis-Roberts.
Protected: Mirrors – An Afternoon with Mitzi Sinnott,
International Women’s Day 2018, Murray State University

Welcome to Murray, Kentucky, a small, Western Kentucky town that lies comfortably close to Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area and the Tennessee State line. Murray’s pride is Murray State University. Since 1922, Murray State has […]

By |March 28th, 2018|KFW Blog|

KFW Features Maggie Steed for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, KFW is featuring Maggie Steed, a Paducah business woman whose hotel hosted many famous African Americans and now stands as a historic site. We also wish to thank KFW Grantee Betty Dobson for her tireless work to preserve Steed’s legacy.  
Maggie Steed: Pioneering Entrepreneur  
Visit the Hotel Metropolitan Museum in Paducah […]

By |March 8th, 2018|KFW Blog|

KFW Interviews Artist Estella Conwill Májozo



KFW is profiling Estella Conwill Májozo for Black History Month in honor of her dedication to social justice and extensive efforts to highlight the achievements and struggles of African Americans and spark social change. 


Estella Conwill Majozo: Shining a Light on History and Creating a New Path  
Dr. Estella Conwill Majozo is not done telling the story of African American history. Her […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|KFW Blog|

SRP Artists Present at Art Sanctuary Gallery Opening

KFW Presents “Strength in Three”
On Friday, February 2nd artists from the 2016 Summer Residency Program showcased the completed work of the projects started during their stay at the Hopscotch House. In the exhibit called “Strength in Three”, KFW artists Sandra Charles, Alexis “STIX” Brown, and Lindsey Windland collaborated with the Art Sanctuary to present a […]

By |February 21st, 2018|KFW Blog|

Hopscotch House Summer Residency Art Exhibit 

We will be hosting an art exhibit at The Art Sanctuary to present the work of the artists that participated in our Hopscotch House Summer Residency program. Please join us as members of KFW showcase their art through paintings, drawings, photos, and other forms of mediums. Opening night is Friday, February 2 from 6pm-9pm. The event […]

By |January 24th, 2018|News|

The Legacy Continues

In our newest blog post “The Legacy Continues,” Ellen Birkett Morris interviews Sallie Bingham and Judi Jennings about their work in arts, activism, and social justice today, where they emphasize the importance “to rebuild a new and realistically hopeful vision for what our communities, state, and nation can be.” Click here to read the full […]

By |October 11th, 2017|News|

The Legacy Continues

The following guest blog is from Ellen Birkett Morris, a Louisville-based writer.
The Legacy Continues
On Sunday, September 24 Kentucky Foundation for Women community members gathered at Hopscotch House as Judi Jennings, former KFW Executive Director, received the Sallie Bingham Award and Amani Nichae received the Firestarter Award.

The Firestarter Award honors a young woman who shows meaningful promise in developing […]

By |October 11th, 2017|KFW Blog|

KFW Day 2017

We celebrated KFW Day 2017 at Hopscotch House on September 24.  KFW Day is more than an awards ceremony; it is an opportunity for the feminist community to come together and share ideas. We had an excellent turnout of Kentucky feminists and artists who got to make valuable networking connections. Of course, we also honored […]

By |October 5th, 2017|News|
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