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2023 Events


January 16, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr Day Community Celebration

Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Lexington, KY

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February 6, 2023

Author Visit at Francis Parker School

Goshen, KY


February 11, 2023

Storytime -  A Journey in Color: The Art of Ellis Wilson

Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington


February 18, 2023

Ellis Wilson Day Celebration

  • Proclamation of Ellis Wilson Day 
    by Kathy O'Nan, Mayor.

  • Jackson Purchase Historical Society
    program presentation on
    A Journey in Color: The Art of Ellis Wilson

  • Exhibit of Original Ellis Wilson Paintings, presented by Ice House Gallery.

  • Program will be available on Zoom through the Jackson Purchase Historical Society.
    More info available here:


Graves County Public Library, Mayfield

February 18, 2023

A Journey in Color: The Art of Ellis Wilson
discussion and exhibit of original illustrations

by Michael McBride

Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center

Hendersonville TN

February 20, 2023

1PM CST, Children's Story and Art Hour

Graves County Public Library

February 28, 2023

7PM CST, Hopkins County Historical Society

56 N. Main Street, Madisonville KY


March 4, 2023

11am, Storytime and Book Signing

Plaid Elephant Bookstore, Danville KY

March 18, 2023

7pm, Women Speak Anthology Reading

Appalachian Studies Association Conference

Ohio University, Athens OH

April 1, 2023

Book Signing with Frank X Walker

Carmichael's Bookstore

Louisville, KY

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