Department of Parks
Kentucky is home to some of the most beautiful scenery and most interesting historical sites in the country. Our state park system includes 49 parks and historic sites and one interstate park with facilities for meetings and conferences, fine accommodations, camping, golf, education and much more.
Department of Tourism
Welcome to Kentucky. From the hills and hollows of eastern Kentucky through the rolling bluegrass of our heartland to the massive lakes and flatlands of the west, Kentucky has much to offer.
Fish & Wildlife Resources
Welcome to the gateway of the Kentucky outdoors. Take a look around and learn about conservation, wildlife, hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation in the state. We want you to enjoy Kentucky, naturally.
Governor's School for the Arts
The Governor’s School for the Arts provides hands-on arts opportunities for the state’s talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects or visual artists. GSA’s primary components include a three-week summer residential program, regional arts workshops and master classes, college and career day and an artist roster of performing and visual artists made up of GSA alumni.
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
In this 20,000 sq. foot facility you can shop for Kentucky products; experience Kentucky hospitality; explore Kentucky made crafts & history; enjoy Kentucky cuisine; learn about other must-see places; and enjoy full rest stop services.
Kentucky Arts Council
The Kentucky Arts Council supports, through grants and technical assistance, Kentucky arts organizations, non-profit community organizations, local arts councils, local government agencies, individual artists and crafts persons. The Council's major programs are: Arts and Cultural Organizational Support, Community Arts Development, Arts in Education, Individual Artist Recognition and Support, Arts Marketing, Folk and Traditional Arts Support, Arts Directories and Honors Programs.
Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage is the result of a collection of African American educators, artists and historians who have collaborated to give the long dormant history of African Americans in the region the voice and platform it deserves.
Kentucky Center for the Arts
We welcome you to the Kentucky Center website, highlighting up-to-date information about our history, art, center tours, staff & board members, employment information, and volunteers.
Kentucky Film Office
The Kentucky Office of Film and Development was created to encourage the film and entertainment industry to choose locations in the Commonwealth of Kentucky for filming of motion picture or entertainment productions. The office administers the Kentucky Film and Entertainment Industry Incentive Program and is a resource to producers and filmmakers who have questions about filming in Kentucky.
Kentucky Heritage Council
The mandate of the Kentucky Heritage Council is to identify, preserve, and protect the cultural resources of Kentucky. The Council also maintains continually updated inventories of historic structures and archaeological sites and nominates properties to the National Register of Historic Places. Through its various programs the Council strives to show how historic resources contribute to the heritage, economy, and quality of life of all Kentuckians.
Kentucky Historical Society
The Kentucky Historical Society is many things: a museum, a library, an educational institution, a research center. We oversee two historic sites and protect a treasure trove of documents and artifacts for the public. But at the heart of it all, we’re a far-reaching network of people devoted to exploring and preserving Kentucky’s rich and fascinating past, and using the power of history to improve life today.
Kentucky Horse Park
The horse park is like none other in the world. Dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the park features two outstanding museums, twin theaters and nearly 50 different breeds of horses. All of these elements combine to make a visit to the park an enjoyable learning experience for everyone - from those unfamiliar with the horse to the horse expert.
Kentucky Humanities Council
Telling Kentucky's Story.... Our pride, Our glory. Our popular living history Kentucky Chautauqua dramas will introduce your community to a dozen people who made Kentucky great. Kentucky Humanities magazine gives you fresh perspectives on our history and culture. And we'll invest in your good ideas for telling Kentucky's story, too -- ask us about a grant. Join us in creating a legacy of pride in the wealth of Kentucky culture!
The Kentucky State Fair Board promotes the progress of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and stimulates public interest in the advantages and development of the Commonwealth by providing the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center for exhibitions, conventions, trade shows, public gatherings, cultural activities, and other functions. In managing these facilities, the Kentucky State Fair Board resolves to advance Kentucky's tourism industry and economy while serving the entertainment, cultural and educational interests of the public.