Celebrating Heritage, Changing Lives

We are improving lives by addressing critical issues surrounding literacy, food insecurity, and access to traditional arts.

MEETING THE CHANGING NEEDS OF Central Appalachia

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KENTUCKY GIVES DAY IS COMING: TUESDAY, MAY 10

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Honoring the past, improving the present, and planning for the future of central Appalachia.

Since our founding in 1902, Hindman Settlement School has evolved to meet the changing needs of the region. The Settlement’s work today includes education and service programs that address the critical needs of youth and families while promoting the rich traditional arts of Appalachia.

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Join textile artist Nicole Musgrave for a 4-week course on improvisational quilting at the Hindman Settlement School. Students will learn basic quilting techniques and will use donated and discarded fabrics to create their own quilt without the use of a pattern.  No previous sewing or quilting experience is required. Open to anybody 10 years of age or older. The class is limited to 20 participants, so be sure to reserve your spot! More info at: https://hindman.org/events/improvquiltclass/

Join textile artist Nicole Musgrave for a 4-week course on improvisational quilting at the Hindman Settlement School. Students will learn basic quilting techniques and will use donated and discarded fabrics to create their own quilt without the use of a pattern. No previous sewing or quilting experience is required. Open to anybody 10 years of age or older. The class is limited to 20 participants, so be sure to reserve your spot! More info at: hindman.org/events/improvquiltclass/ See MoreSee Less

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I'd be very interested in being a part of this. I'm put of town, but if you wouldn't mind, I'd like to register for this class.

We continue to seek information regarding the theft of a 2018 Kawasaki Mule from our campus last Monday night. Can you help us identify the individual in this video (who in later footage is driving off in the Mule and turning left onto Highway 160 towards Main Street).

Call our office at 606-785-5475 or the Knott County Sheriff’s Office at 606-785-5354 with any information.
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Oh no! I can not believe this happened.

The Settlement is thrilled to share that our literary imprint, Fireside Industries, is the recipient of a Cliff Todd Endowment grant from Just Fund KY, a non-profit dedicated to promoting fairness and equity to LGBTQ Kentuckians through educational outreach. Funds will be used to support the development of a yet-to-be-announced title from a regional author that shares her life journey, specifically growing up as a queer woman, farmer, business-owner, and person of faith in rural Kentucky. Learn more at www.firesideindustries.org!

The Settlement is thrilled to share that our literary imprint, Fireside Industries, is the recipient of a Cliff Todd Endowment grant from Just Fund KY, a non-profit dedicated to promoting fairness and equity to LGBTQ Kentuckians through educational outreach. Funds will be used to support the development of a yet-to-be-announced title from a regional author that shares her life journey, specifically growing up as a queer woman, farmer, business-owner, and person of faith in rural Kentucky. Learn more at www.firesideindustries.org! See MoreSee Less

For this Foodways Friday, the greenhouse on campus has been growing some beautiful produce. We already have beautiful, green tomatoes, bushels of honey snap peas, and harvested over 100 lbs of fresh, crisp cucumbers. Get ahold of these fresh veggies at our Farmers Market!Image attachmentImage attachment

For this Foodways Friday, the greenhouse on campus has been growing some beautiful produce. We already have beautiful, green tomatoes, bushels of honey snap peas, and harvested over 100 lbs of fresh, crisp cucumbers. Get ahold of these fresh veggies at our Farmers’ Market! See MoreSee Less

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The canned sweet pickles you sell are delicious!

I planted pickle vines just today! And ready to buy Annastazia beans to plant next week.

Where do you set up to sell?

Info please

Josh Mullins I need peas!

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Last chance to sign up for Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle’s class "Make Your Move: Novel Drivers!" Class begins May 5th, sign up at hindmanmakery.org! See MoreSee Less

Last chance to sign up for Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle – Author‘s class "Make Your Move: Novel Drivers!" Class begins May 5th, sign up at hindmanmakery.org! See MoreSee Less

We are less than a week a way from the start of our next courses with Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle – Author and Shawna Kay Rodenberg! Sign up today @hindmanmakery.org! See MoreSee Less

Jayne Moore Waldrop is a Kentucky writer and attorney. She knows her home state from end to end, having grown up in far western Kentucky in a family of displaced Appalachians who returned home often to visit eastern Kentucky.

Waldrop is the author of Retracing My Steps, a finalist in the New Women’s Voices Chapbook Series, and Pandemic Lent: A Season in Poems, both published by Finishing Line Press. Her linked story collection, Drowned Town, was published in 2021 by University Press of Kentucky through its Fireside Industries imprint, a partnership with Hindman Settlement School.

Jayne Moore Waldrop is a Kentucky writer and attorney. She knows her home state from end to end, having grown up in far western Kentucky in a family of displaced Appalachians who returned home often to visit eastern Kentucky.

Waldrop is the author of Retracing My Steps, a finalist in the New Women’s Voices Chapbook Series, and Pandemic Lent: A Season in Poems, both published by Finishing Line Press. Her linked story collection, Drowned Town, was published in 2021 by University Press of Kentucky through its Fireside Industries imprint, a partnership with Hindman Settlement School.
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Write like a scholar with Patricia Hudson! Register for her course now: https://hindman.org/events/appalachian-writers-workshop/ 

Patricia Hudson has been a freelance writer for more than 30 years. She’s written for magazines ranging from Country Living to Women’s Sports and Fitness, but her favorite assignments focus on historical topics. She was a contributing editor at Americana magazine for more than a decade, writing about historic preservation, folk art, and travel destinations for history lovers. As a frequent contributor to Southern Living magazine, she traveled extensively in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, profiling people whose passion for those regions matched her own. She’s a long-time member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Her book credits include: Inns of the Southern Mountains, and Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia, as well as The Carolinas and the Appalachian States, a volume in the Smithsonian Guide to Historic America series.

Write like a scholar with Patricia Hudson! Register for her course now: hindman.org/events/appalachian-writers-workshop/

Patricia Hudson has been a freelance writer for more than 30 years. She’s written for magazines ranging from Country Living to Women’s Sports and Fitness, but her favorite assignments focus on historical topics. She was a contributing editor at Americana magazine for more than a decade, writing about historic preservation, folk art, and travel destinations for history lovers. As a frequent contributor to Southern Living magazine, she traveled extensively in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, profiling people whose passion for those regions matched her own. She’s a long-time member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Her book credits include: Inns of the Southern Mountains, and Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia, as well as The Carolinas and the Appalachian States, a volume in the Smithsonian Guide to Historic America series.
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This will be fascinating!

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