Special Programming, Videos, and Events

Girl Scout Saturdays:

Join us for a morning of equine programming as we learn about America’s great horse race – the Kentucky Derby! We’ll tour both the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs, learn about the amazing women who have owned, trained and ridden in the Derby, and we’ll immerse ourselves into our 360 movie called “The Greatest Race”.

  • September 12*
  • February 12
  • April 17

Who? All Girl Scout Troops are welcome. There will be programming available for scouts of all ages.

Cost: $7 per scout, $5 if programs held virtually. Cost includes Derby Museum Girl Scout Patch.

Adult Chaperones are Free.

*Please note: These events are subject to change based up recommendations and directives from the Governor’s office regarding Covid-19.

Horsing Around With Art:

Kentucky Derby Museum's annual student art competition for Louisville Metro students to showcase their talents and celebrate the Kentucky Derby experience!

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Derby Academy:

Kentucky Derby Museum’s YouTube Education Channel

Join us for "Derby Academy," an education based collection of 11-minute episodes highlighting topics of America's greatest horse race, and longest running continuous sporting event. Science, math, social studies and humanities come to life as we learn about one of the things that makes Kentucky – Kentucky! "Derby Academy" is designed for teachers to use in classroom to supplement curriculum in a variety of subjects for grades 4-8 and always tie to America’s longest, continuous, sporting event with curriculum you’re teaching in your classroom.

Each episode will include the following academic standards:
2.19 Students recognize and understand the relationship between people and geography and apply their knowledge in real-life situations.
2.20 Students understand, analyze, and interpret historical events, conditions, trends, and issues to develop historical perspective.
6.1 Students connect knowledge and experiences from different subject areas.
6.3 Students expand their understanding of existing knowledge by making connections with new knowledge, skills, and experiences.

View Derby Academy Episodes