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Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Thursday, September 12th
8:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Kentucky Room
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibit

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Held in conjunction with the National Basketry Organization 2019 Biennial Conference this exhibit is unique in it's focus on basketry and in it's inclusion of the full range of work being executed by well-known and emerging artists.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Even Coverlets Get the Blues

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Kentuckians have practiced the art of weaving for more than 200 years.
Techniques represented in Even Coverlets Get the Blues range from overshot, double weave, and tied-biederwand to hooked rug making.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

HAD Artist Collective Murals

  • Location: Kentucky Museum Courtyard
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Anel Lepić and Muhamed “Hamo” Bešlagic, two HAD Collective artists from Bosnia, carved murals in the Kentucky Museum courtyard.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Kentucky Museum Front Lawn
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Museum host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018 on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. Dougherty created Highbrow, a sculpture made from intertwined tree saplings, on the Museum's front lawn.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Kentucky Room
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
All Day

Out of the Box

  • Location: Community Gallery
  • Time: All Day

In 2019, the Kentucky Building celebrates 80 years of showcasing South Central Kentucky’s unique culture and heritage. In honor of this milestone, the Kentucky Museum presents Out of the Box, an exhibition focused on fostering multidisciplinary discussions about our collective heritage while shining new light on the relevance of our museum in the 21st century. 

Using local historical artifacts, photos, and records, we invite you to discover how every object tells multiple stories. Themes and stories are curated in partnership with faculty from 9 WKU departments

9:30am - 11:00am

BG OnStage presents: "Seussical Jr."

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
For ticket information, please visit https://www.bgonstage.org/ or call 270-904-1382
4:00pm

IYO Revisited Opening Event: ZSEIFS Retrospective

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 4:00pm

To kick off the 2019-20 IYO Revisited, join us for an opening reception for the ZSEIFS Retrospective exhibition at the Kentucky Museum. 

This photo- and object- based exhibition serves to highlight the multiple outcomes of the Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar, an interdisciplinary program that internationalizes faculty members through intensive study and travel abroad. A compilation of reflections, photos, and artifacts from participants, the exhibition demonstrates the impact of the program's five-year history.

Reception at 4:00pm, with a panel discussion featuring ZSEIFS alumni to follow.

4:00pm - 6:00pm

ZSEIFS Retrospective Opening Panel

  • Location: Kentucky Room
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Office of International Programs and Kentucky Museum will honor the opening of our ZSEIFS Retrospective exhibit with a special panel of faculty from ZSEIFS trips. Come here about their travels and how the ZSEIFS program has impacted WKU's faculty, staff, and students.

7:00pm

Bonfire on the Hill

  • Location: The Valley (Rodes/McCormack/Gilbert/Hilltopper Hall Lawn)
  • Time: 7:00pm

The residents of Rodes, McCormack, Gilbert, and Hilltopper Halls are invited to "Bonfire on the Hill," September 12th at 7 pm. Join us for music, s'mores, and a bonfire!

 

All Day

SpiritFunder "Adopt an Artifact" Campaign

  • Time: All Day

On September 12, the Kentucky Museum launches a new fundraising campaign called “Adopt an Artifact.” With a special invitation from “Nunu,” the Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus on display in the Decorative Arts Gallery, the South Central Kentucky community is invited to make a gift and “adopt” an artifact to support future conservation and care.

To donate to the SpiritFunder, visit our GiveCampus site.

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