Colby Ernest, Executive Director

Development and Fundraising, Marketing, Accounts Payable, HR, Special Programming Group Visits, Field Trips To Go, Traveling Trunks, Camps, STEM Activity Kits

Please call or email for the following:

Birthday Parties, Museum Rentals, Group Visits/Enrichments Programs, Special Group Visit Programming (Kentucky Heritage, Literacy, Science, Engineering, Civics, ExploraSmile, or call for special requests)

Open Positions

Education and Community Outreach Director

The Explorium of Lexington seeks an Education & Community Outreach Director to plan, coordinate, and oversee all aspects of The Explorium’s educational programs. The ideal candidate will display passion for The Explorium mission and the impact they will have on their community; an enthusiastic and creative person with strong managerial, organizational and communication skills; a desire to work with a team of staff and volunteers; and exceptional abilities to lead groups of children. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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To apply: send a resume and cover letter to or apply here:

Visitor Services Staff


  • Customer relations
  • Booking birthday parties and group visits
  • Selling memberships
  • Keeping the Museum floor ready for visitors
  • Routine cleaning
  • Inventory of store and birthday items
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a part-time position and candidate must be able to work weekends.


  • Minimum education: high school diploma, some college preferable.
  • Applicants should enjoy working with the public and have a friendly and diplomatic demeanor.

To apply: send a resume and cover letter to or apply here:

No phone calls, please.

Board of Directors

  • Shelby Fink, Chair
  • Olivia Davis, Vice Chair
  • Chris Henry
  • Hunter Porter
  • Jacinta Porter, Secretary
  • Douglas Reed
  • Carrie Rogers
  • Patrick Singleton, Treasurer

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