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Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Tuesday, September 17th
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.

8:00am - 6:00pm

U.S. Drought Monitor Forum

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center, Regency Room
  • Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Scientists and policymakers from across the nation, including those from the Kentucky Division of Water, will gather Sept. 17-19 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center to address topics and issues associated with drought.

The biennial U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) forum will address administrative issues, incorporate the latest scientific advances in drought monitoring, and solicit recommendations from users on how the USDM can improve its drought-monitoring functions.

NOAA’s National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC) & National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) are partnering with the Kentucky Climate Center in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology and the Kentucky Division of Water to host the forum.

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9:00am - 3:00pm

Process Oriented Works

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Kentucky Room
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
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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1:00pm - 6:00pm

WKU Store Flash Sale

  • Location: E-town Campus
  • Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm

WKU Store in BG will be coming to the WKU Etown Campus for a "WKU Store Flash Sale" on Tuesday, September 17th. They will be setup on the WKU Etown Campus (located on the ECTC Campus) from 1:00-6:00pm (EST), in room RPC 227. It's never too early to purchase Christmas gifts for your Hilltopper students and fans. Please call the WKU Office at 270-706-8870 for information.


4:00pm - 5:00pm

Constitution Day Presentation

  • Location: Mahurin Honors College-International Center, room 1011
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Capitalism vs. Socialism in the 2020 Presidential Race: Where do candidates stand?

Join Dr. Brian Strow as he leads a discussion on what capitalism and socialism actually entail and then looks at specific economic ideas put forth by various candidates.
 
Sponsored by The Center for the Study of Capitalism and the Political Engagement Project

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Entrepreneur Speaker Series

  • Location: Guillaume Auditorium
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Brittany Young, the Certified Celebrator, will provide the secrets to her entrepreneurial success. For more information about Brittany, go to www.certifiedcelebrator.com

7:30pm

IYO Revisited Film Festival: The Dude In Me

  • Location: CH 125
  • Time: 7:30pm

A South Korean film screening of "The Dude In Me" as part of the international film festival honoring the 2019-20 IYO Revisited. Introduction and discussion to be facilitated by the Korean Pop Culture Club and Alison Youngblood (English).

All films will be screened in Cherry Hall 125.

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

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