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Week of 9/15 to 9/21

Sunday, September 15th
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 - 8:00pm

Obed Bouldering

  • Location: Wartburg, TN
  • Time: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Cost: $45 Student | $55 Guest 

Depart: Saturday, September 14 @ 8:00 am 

Return: Sunday, September 15 @ 7:00 pm 

Drive time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, September 10 @8:00 pm 

Included: Crashpads, helmets, camping & transportation 

Climbers from all over the world can be found hanging around the Obed Wild and Scenic River's wide expanses of rock walls. Even if you’ve never climbed before, you will be able to find plenty of routes that are fun and easy to help you feel more comfortable. We will take every skill level there is, from total beginner to those who’ve been climbing for years!

Some fun climbs to try to include Now or Later and Sick boy. These are both good for a challenge to spend a lot of time on, work and rework! If weather permits: Tippy Toes, Eco Terror, Honker, and K.B. Arete are all very versatile and good climbs! Some beginner routes to build up confidence and comfort include Tiny Dancer, Cow Killer, and Vegan.

 

 Tentative Trip Itinerary

  1. Wake up
  2. Drive to Obed
  3. Boulder some rocks!
  4. Eat lunch
  5. Climb some more rocks!
  6. Set up camp and make some dinner
  7. Sleep
  8. Wake up and repeat!
  9. Wake up and drive home

 

Sign up & attend this trip to receive a special discount to College Outside

 

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip or skill clinic you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip
 

1:00pm - 3:00pm

WKU Soccer vs. Alabama A&M

  • Location: WKU Soccer Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, September 16th
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.

12:00pm - 5:00pm

WKU Store Flash Sale

  • Location: WKU Owensboro Campus
  • Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

WKU Store in BG will be coming to the WKU Owensboro Campus for a "WKU Store Flash Sale" on Monda, September 16th from 12:00-5:00pm. 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.

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Suffrage For All

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Dr. Saundra Ardrey and Tyneshia Carter. Join us for a lively discussion of universal suffrage. Why have so many -  poor white men, Black men, women and young people all fought for the right to vote?  Has it made a difference?

Swipeable for students

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Hiking with Dogs 101

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

Price: Free!

Included:  Awesome trails for pups and humans alike!

Instructions: meet us at the covered pavilion @ 5:00pm

Address: 500 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY, 42104

Learn about our local, dog-friendly trails and how to have fun with your furry pal while preserving the environment you’re in! We will cover doggie poops, hydration, trail behaviors and how to have the best possible trail time with your pooch.

 

*Please bring a water bottle for yourself and enough for your pup!*

 

Prior registration is appreciated!

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip or skill clinic you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip
 

7:30pm

IYO Revisited Film Festival: Que Tan Lejos

  • Location: CH 125
  • Time: 7:30pm

Que Tan Lejos, an Ecuadorian film, will be showing as part of the international film festival in honor of the 2019-20 IYO Revisited.

All films will be screened in Cherry 125.

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.

More information

 

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

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

Wednesday, September 18th
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.

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

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

8:30am - 9:30am

Careers in International Business Speaker Series Event #1

  • Location: GH 240
  • Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

TBD

8:30am - 3:30pm

Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center | 2355 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101
  • Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Strength-Based, Talent-Focused Strategies for 2e Students with Differently Wired Brains

Dr. Susan Baum, Ph.D.

The Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar is open to teachers, parents, and school administrators and is offered at no cost to participants. EILA credit is available. To learn more or to register, please visit our Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar page.

8:30am - 6:00pm

U.S. Drought Monitor Forum

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center, Regency Room
  • Time: 8:30am - 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.

More information

 

11:00am - 2:00pm

Market on the Avenue

  • Location: Centennial Plaza
  • Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Shop local vendors and meet the WKU Dietitian, Office Sustainability, Resource Conservation and WKU Restaurant Group teams during this event at Centennial Plaza on Avenue of Champions in front of Parking Structure 2.

11:00am - 2:00pm

Rock the Vote Festival

  • Location: Grise Hall Lawn
  • Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

It’s a party!  It’s a chance to celebrate our democracy.  Come register to vote.  Lots of information about the upcoming elections in Kentucky. College Democrats and Republicans will distribute information about party membership and upcoming elections. Candidate representatives from the gubernatorial races will have tables.  Food, music and fun!!  A special appearance by Big Red!!
 
Sponsored by the Political Engagement Project, Department of Sociology and Criminology and Department of Political Science

11:30am - 1:00pm

Strategic Planning Council Meeting

  • Location: GH 441
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

SPC regular meeting 

11:30am - 1:00pm

The Coach Diddle Story...From Those Who Knew Him Then

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Even 50 years after his death, Coach E.A. Diddle remains one of the most successful coaches in the history of college sports.

A pioneer of the fast break and one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history, Diddle had a gift for spotting unpolished talent and molding them into outstanding athletes who often exceeded expectations. Upon his retirement in 1964, he had won more games than any other coach in NCAA history and still ranks among the top 16 today.

Join author and syndicated newspaper columnist Gary West as he explores the life and legacy of EA Diddle through conversations with four of Coach Diddle's former players: Darel Carrier, Ronnie Clark, Bobby Rascoe, and Jim Richards.

11:30am - 1:00pm

The Coach Diddle Story...From Those Who Knew Him Then

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Even 50 years after his death, Coach E.A. Diddle remains one of the most successful coaches in the history of college sports.

A pioneer of the fast break and one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history, Diddle had a gift for spotting unpolished talent and molding them into outstanding athletes who often exceeded expectations. Upon his retirement in 1964, he had won more games than any other coach in NCAA history and still ranks among the top 16 today.

Join author and syndicated newspaper columnist Gary West as he explores the life and legacy of EA Diddle through conversations with four of Coach Diddle's former players: Darel Carrier, Ronnie Clark, Bobby Rascoe, and Jim Richards.

11:30am - 1:00pm

The Coach Diddle Story...From Those Who Knew Him Then

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Even 50 years after his death, Coach E.A. Diddle remains one of the most successful coaches in the history of college sports.

A pioneer of the fast break and one of the winningest coaches in college basketball history, Diddle had a gift for spotting unpolished talent and molding them into outstanding athletes who often exceeded expectations. Upon his retirement in 1964, he had won more games than any other coach in NCAA history and still ranks among the top 16 today.

Join author and syndicated newspaper columnist Gary West as he explores the life and legacy of EA Diddle through conversations with four of Coach Diddle's former players: Darel Carrier, Ronnie Clark, Bobby Rascoe, and Jim Richards.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

12:00pm - 5:00pm

WKU Store Flash Sale

  • Location: WKU Glasgow Campus
  • Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

WKU Store in BG will be coming to the WKU Glasgow Campus for a "WKU Store Flash Sale" on Wednesday, September 18th from 112:00-5:00pm. 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.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

10th Annual Eric D. Yates Memorial Run

  • Location: Chaney's Dairy Barn, 9191 Nashville Road
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The WKU Army ROTC program will host the 10th annual Eric D. Yates Memorial Run on Sept. 18.

The 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk will begin at 6 p.m. at Chaney’s Dairy Barn, 9191 Nashville Road.

Yates, a 2008 WKU graduate from Rineyville, was killed in action Sept. 17, 2010, after an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Afghanistan. Yates served in the Army’s 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell.

Proceeds from the event benefit the 1LT Eric Yates Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Registration for the run/walk is $20 in advance at https://www.raceentry.com/10th-annual-eric-yates-memorial-run/race-information or $25 at the event. On-site registration will begin at 5 p.m. Sept. 18. Advance registration includes an event T-shirt.

7:30pm

IYO Revisited Film Festival: Lista de Espera

  • Location: CH 125
  • Time: 7:30pm

A screening of Cuban film Lista de Espera, part of the film international film festival in honor of the 2019-20 IYO Revisited. Introduction and discussion to be facilitated by Marc Eagle (History).

All films will be screened in Cherry Hall 125.

Thursday, September 19th
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.

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

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

9:00am - 4:00pm

U.S. Drought Monitor Forum

  • Location: Knicely Conference Center, Regency Room
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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.

More information

 

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Harlaxton College Advising

  • Location: HCIC 1028
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton College? Meet with study abroad alumni that can explain the application process, discusss scholarships and funding, and talk about life in a manor house! Dropiin anytime between 4:30pm and 5:30pm on the following Thursdays:

  • September 19 & 26
  • October 3, 17, 24 & 31
  • November 7, 14 & 21
  • December 5
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Semester at Sea Advising

  • Location: HCIC 1028
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Interested in studying abroad on Semester at Sea? Meet with study abroad alumni that can explain the application process, discusss scholarships and funding, and talk about life at sea! Drop-in anytime between 4:30pm and 5:30pm on the following Thursdays:

  • September 19
  • October 3
  • October 17
  • November 14
  • December 5


Friday, September 20th
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.

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

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

11:00am - 1:00pm

WKU Volleyball vs. Northern Kentucky

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Part of the WKU Invitational

1:50pm - 2:45pm

Capstone Panel: Launching Your Job Search

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: 1:50pm - 2:45pm

Capstone Panel:  Launching Your Job Search

4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Boy Who Stole the Stars (Theatre for Young Audiences)

  • Location: Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

by Julian Wiles

A young boy's imagination is taken away to the stars as he spends time with his grandparents for the summer. In the midst of summer projects, annoying neighbors, and battling an imaginary dragon, he learns how to overcome grief, and that the most important thing in the universe is family.  Suitable for all ages. Sponsored by Service One Credit Union. 

Ages 12 & under $3, Adults $6

Tickets

7:00pm - 9:00pm

WKU Volleyball vs. Tulsa

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Part of the WKU Invitational

Saturday, September 21st
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.

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.

More Information

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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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

7:00am - 11:00am

Med Center Health 10K Classic

  • Location: Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
  • Time: 7:00am - 11:00am

For event information, visit http://www.themedicalcenter10kclassic.com/

The 2019 Medical Center Bowling Green 10K Classic will be on Saturday, September 21.  Many area streets will be closed from 6 AM - 10 AM.  For a detailed map of road and lot closings, click HERE

Access to campus will be limited to the intersection of 14th Ave. and Chestnut Street.  Access to PS1 or PS2 will be on University Blvd from Russellville Rd, Old Morgantown Rd, or Adams Street.

Please note, the following lots will be closed with no entry or exit for the duration of the race. 

  • College Heights Blvd. Lot
  • Diddle South
  • Kentucky Street Lot
  • Poland Lot
  • McCormack Lot
  • McLean Service Drive
  • South Lawn

For information on the 10K race, visit HERE.

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Weaving Workshop

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Free weaving workshops for the community and campus. Space is limited and participants must pre-register and pay a materials fee to the instructor.

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3:00pm - 5:00pm

The Boy Who Stole the Stars (Theatre for Young Audiences)

  • Location: Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

by Julian Wiles

A young boy's imagination is taken away to the stars as he spends time with his grandparents for the summer. In the midst of summer projects, annoying neighbors, and battling an imaginary dragon, he learns how to overcome grief, and that the most important thing in the universe is family.  Suitable for all ages. Sponsored by Service One Credit Union.

Ages 12 & under $3
Adults $6

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4:00pm - 6:00pm

WKU Soccer vs. Southern Miss

  • Location: WKU Soccer Complex
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
5:00pm - 7:00pm

WKU Volleyball vs. Samford

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Part of the WKU Invitational

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