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Campaign promotes Kentucky-made crafts

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - With the holidays approaching, the Kentucky Arts Council is launching its annual online campaign to promote Kentucky retailers and homemade crafts.

The Give a Gift from Kentucky campaign provides information about special events, promotions and discounts from artists and retailers.

It's geared toward consumers who are interested in shopping locally and buying handmade items for the holidays.

Artists in the arts council's Kentucky Crafted program and Architectural Artists Directory are participating in special events and presenting work in their studios, galleries and showrooms during holiday open houses, exhibits and tours.

Shoppers interested in purchasing Kentucky-made items can visit more than 30 businesses designated as Kentucky Crafted Retailers.

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