The Heart of the Turf at the Museum

Date: March 1, 2024 - May 4, 2024
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Price: Museum Members: Free | General admission: $10 | Under 5 years: Free Special rates available for seniors, military and groups.

The Lexington History Museum (LexHistory) is proud to host the Keeneland Library’s traveling exhibit The Heart of the Turf: Racing’s Black Pioneers. This groundbreaking exhibit follows the lives and contributions of Black horsemen and women from the era of slavery to the present. From racetrack superstars to behind-the-scenes caretakers, The Heart of the Turf showcases select stories of countless African Americans who forged their way in Kentucky and beyond, making the racing industry what it is today.