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503 Main Ave., Northport, AL 35476




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The Staff

Even though we are very limited in employment numbers, our staff members make up for it in a big way. Contact them during normal business hours.

Amy Echols

Executive Director

Sherri Warner

Development Manager

Exa Skinner

Program Manager

Curtis Clark

Gallery Shop Manager



of the Board

The Kentuck Museum Association, Inc., is a 501c3 organization based in Northport, Alabama, governed by a Board of Directors.

Sontonia Stephens, President
David Pass, Vice President
Susan Snowden, Treasurer
Lyda Black, Secretary
Daniel Livingston, Artist Representative

Becky Booker
Elizabeth Brock
Wyatt Collins
Peyton Cork
Chet Goldstein
Robert W. Halli, Jr.
Kim Hudson
Karen Kennedy

Lynda Kuhn
Rufus Lewis
Myra Nodine
Katie Osborne
Alice Russell
George Shelton
Brian Winter
Vivian Wright



the festival

The annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts began in 1971 and attracts artists and collectors from across the country on the third weekend of October each year. This event is only possible because of this fine group of people. 

Renee Agee, Kentuck Bucks
Lyda Black, Front Gate/Tickets
Ann Bourne, Artist Hospitality
Frieda Burroughs, Artist Check-In

Brandon Cooper, Parking
Steve Davis, Studio Artist
Chad Englebert, Park Layout
Joe Fritz, Kentuck for Kids
Erin Hisey, Signs

Joanna Jacobs, Kentuck for Kids
Nini Jobson, Artists in the Schools
Jessie Jones, Volunteer Coordinator

Lynda Kuhn, Patron Party and Patron Hospitality
David Merzbacher, Artists in the Schools

Amanda Mulkey, Artist Party

John Newman, Parking at the Park
Randy Palmer, Music
John Parsons, Money
Barbara Patrick, Concessions
Steve Reinhart, Festival Grounds
Julie Ramm, City of Northport
Heath Smitherman, Northport Police Liaison

Susan Snowden, Treasurer
Sontonia Stephens, President, Board of Directors
Ronnie Stokes, Parking/Boy Scouts
Barbara Tidmore, Front Gate
Vicki Turnage, Concessions
Paul Whitehurst, General Contractor
Joseph Wright, Park Manager