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Kentucky’s covered bridges and water mills explored by noted artist, author Powell at BCM on July 18

Noted Kentucky artist and author Robert A. Powell will exhibit a portfolio of his pen and ink drawings of Kentucky landmarks along with a display of books he has written about Kentucky subjects at the July 18 Brown Bag Luncheon at Behringer-Crawford Museum.


During his 50-year career as a newspaper reporter and photographer, magazine editor, high school teacher and public relations specialist, Powell created hundreds of art prints, 40 published books and hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, with a major focus on Kentucky history.

Proclaimed by the Lexington Herald-Leader as “quite likely the most influential popular chronicler of Kentucky in recent years.”

Powell’s sketchbook series is a portfolio of pen and ink drawings depicting landmarks.  During his talk, he will refer to the images and read brief excerpts from various books.

The lunch and presentation will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the BCM Education Center at 1600 Montague Drive-Devou Park, Covington. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Guests should bring their own brown bag lunches. BCM will provide drinks, dessert and discourse. Cost: $3 for BCM members; $10 for future BCM members. Reservations requested at 859-491-4003.

Behringer-Crawford Museum celebrates the unique arts, heritage and culture of Northern Kentucky as part of the Ohio Valley. The museum is located in Covington’s Devou Park, 1600 Montague Rd., Covington. For more information about BCM, call (859) 491-4003, email info@bcmuseum.org or click here.

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