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Tour of Tales from the Turf with Maryjean Wall and Erika Holmquist-Wall

February 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Public tour of Tales from the Turf: The Kentucky Horse,1825 – 1950 with exhibition curator Erika Holmquist-Wall, Mary & Barry Bingham Sr., Curator of European & American Painting & Sculpture, with special guest historian Maryjean Wall, author of How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders.

About the Author:
Maryjean Wall served as the turf writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader for twenty-five years. A respected author of Kentucky history, she holds a doctorate and is an instructor in the Department of History at the University of Kentucky.

Published by Currier and Ives
American printing firm, 1834-1907
Hindoo, 1881
Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper
Speed Art Museum, Gift of Clifford Lussky

FREE with admission


February 23, 2020
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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