Meet the Tooleys

Each year, Bonita and Dean Tooley hop into their mini motor home in Edgewood, New Mexico, and drive more than 1,000 miles to Paducah, Kentucky, for QuiltWeek. When the Tooleys first came to Paducah for the quilt show in 1999, they were “spellbound” by the quilts, the dogwoods, and the red carpet welcome they received…

Paducah Named UNESCO Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art

Nov. 21, 2013, Paducah, Ky. – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated Paducah, Kentucky, the world’s seventh City of Crafts and Folk Art, making the city a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, announced Paducah’s designation today along with Enghien-les-Bains (France) and Sapporo (Japan)…