Appalachian Artisan Center of Kentucky, Inc.

Appalachian Artisan Center of Kentucky, Inc.

Funding Received: 2017
Hindman, KY
$475,000
Funding Period: 2 years and 6 months

In Hindman, KY, the Appalachian Artisan Center will expand its work with youth and adults to address the community’s opioid epidemic through workforce programs in traditional craft and music. These programs will also contribute to an increase in economic opportunity through the creation of jobs to meet an increasing demand for handcrafted instruments in the region.

This project is partnering with a rare luthiery studio in Hindman as one of several education and workforce partners.

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See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

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The “Culture of Recovery” Project at the Appalachian Artisan Center partners the arts with local substance abuse recovery programs and the healthcare industry by offering... Read More
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Dec 13, 2017
Knott County, Ky.– The Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman works hard to promote one of our region’s most unique treasures, our artisans. Now, they are... Read More
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Dec 7, 2017
ArtPlace America, a public-private partnership that works to position arts and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development, has announced grants... Read More
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Today, we are proud to announce the 23 creative placemaking projects that will receive funding in communities of all sizes across 18 states and one...Read more
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In Hindman, KY, the Appalachian Artisan Center will be expanding work with youth and adults to address the community’s opioid epidemic through workforce programs in...Read more