WHO: The Kentucky Horse Park
WHAT: Opening of new $10 million, 8,000-square-foot museum expansion, presentation of the new wing to Gov. Steven L. Beshear for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, organized tours of the galleries and cocktail reception
WHEN: Saturday, June 12, 5-7pm
WHERE: International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park
WHY: After 2 ½ years of construction, the new $10 million Al-Marah wing, which was made possible by the largest donation to the Kentucky Horse Park in its 31-year history, is ready to open to the public. The two-story permanent expansion features art and artifacts from around the world and technologically enhanced interactive exhibits geared toward youth visitors ages 8-14. Exhibits were designed by nationally acclaimed Hilferty & Associates.