The second "virtual exhibit" of a display at the offices of the Lexington History Museum is now available. Use the arrow keys to navigate through the display. The circles on the floor represent camera angles.
March 2017: LexArts Gallery HOP: Horseracing in Lexington. Exhibit features the original copper horse topping the weathervane at the Old Courthouse, a photo of the new horse on the renovated cupola of the Old Courthouse, enlarged images of vintage postcards of Lexington race tracks and horse farms, and reproductions of portraits of famous African-American jockeys of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
January 2017: LexArts Gallery HOP: Costumes for the documentary "Belle Brezing & the Gilded Age of the Bluegrass" designed and created by Nelson Fields, costume designer and associate professor at the University of Kentucky. The virtual tour also features black and white photographs from our collection, a pioneer broad axe and other items on display in the LexHistory offices.
Stay tuned as we offer vitual exhibits of future displays. Also, join us for the next LexArts HOP from 5-8 p.m. May 19, 2017, in our offices, Suite 312, The Square, 401 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507.