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Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Wednesday, March 20th
8:00am - 9:00pm

Muhammad Ali: A Rare Glimpse Into the Life of The Champ

  • Location: JRH Gallery
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Gallery Show highlights “The Greatest,” Images of Muhammad Ali from Courier-Journal Photojournalists

Open Sunday through Wednesday

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Thursday and Friday

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

Arte Cubano

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 9-May 28, 2019

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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

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts

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

Exhibit Dates:  March 2 - April 5, 2019.

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1:00pm - 3:00pm

Liberal Arts Job Fair

  • Location: DSU 3rd Floor
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm

The Climbing Clinic Series - Part 2

  • Location: WKU Challenge Course
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Part two of three climbing clinic series!

Price Per Clinic: $5.00
Included: Climbing gear, equipment, instructors, fun and challenges!
Incentive: Attend 2/3 clinics to receive $10.00 of Kings Bluff Climbing Trip April 6th.

The Climbing Clinic Series
Part 1: Basics & Techniques of Climbing
Part 2: Basics & Techniques of Climbing
Part 3: Skill refresher & Climb party
*Part 1 and/or Part 2 of The Climbing Clinic Series must be attended and completed in order to partake in Part 3: Skill refresher & Climb party.

Join ORAC & The Challenge Course to learn or brush up on your climbing skills. This three series part clinic will help you establish the basics of rock wall climbing that can be easily transferable to more indoor climbing, or getting your hands on some real rock! You'll enjoy our easy-going environment that is best for learning, practicing and making memories. We hope to see you at the top of the wall March 13th, 20th, and 27th.


Challenge Course location: 500 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY, 4210


Gaines Lecture Series: When Addiction Hits Home

  • Location: JRH Auditorium
  • Time: 5:30pm

The John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series Presents:
The Cincinnati Enquirer
2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Local Reporting
Enquirer journalists spent a week documenting the impact of heroin throughout their community.
Join us to hear what they discovered and how their coverage is making a difference today.
Check out their coverage of the heroin crisis, titled "Seven Days of Heroin: This is What an Epidemic Looks Like," HERE.
Guest speakers: Amy Wilson & Cara Owsley (WKU '95) from The Cincinnati Enquirer
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20
Jody Richards Hall Auditorium
FREE, open to the public & swipeable event
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