Jessica Whitehead, the Museum's Curator of Collections, is not only extremely talented at her job as a writer, researcher, and curator, but also a wonderful artist. She's made a coloring sheet of Barbara Jo Rubin fun for all ages to fill in!
Share a photo of your colored sheet on Facebook and Instragram with #derbyeveryday.
"Shapes and Colors Horse Puppet (PreK-3)": Horse Puppets are filled with shapes and colors. Can you identify the different shapes and colors you used to create the horse puppet?
Challenge: Use your imagination and creativity to write a short story about horses. When you are done with the story, act it out using the puppets you created.
Which hat did the Queen of England wear to the Kentucky Derby in 2007?
The Queen of England attended the Kentucky Derby in 2007, the 133rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. She traveled with her husband, Prince Philip. Kentucky Derby Museum has a replica of this hat on display in our fashion exhibit.
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Today we put together a coloring sheet activity where you can design your own Derby hat. Express your style and then share a photo of your colored sheet online with us at #derbyeveryday.
Together let's make some homemade clay from common household ingredients and learn how to shape it into a horse head sculpture! We'll learn about design, balance, and engineering - techniques that Alexa King, artist of the Barbaro Memorial Statue, relied on when creating the statue. Share your own clay creations with us on social using #derbyeveryday!
This vocabulary list includes common words and terms used with horses and racing.
See this list of horse and horse-related books, compiled by the Children's Services staff at the Louisville Free Public Library where each is available to check out.
Hot Foot Fred hangs out on the Museum's second floor and enjoys watching our visitors from all around the world. Hang him on your wall!
And they're off! It takes a combination of skill and luck to win the Kentucky Derby, and even more to win the Triple Crown. You'll need both to find these Triple Crown winners in our Seek & Find.