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.
This exhibit tells the stories of freshmen year from participants in a student success intiative, WKU Freshmen Guided Pathway (FGP). This cohort of first-time, full-time students who graduated from one of five high schools in Warren County represent the typical WKU freshman in terms of academic achievement prior to admission and their demographic makeup.
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 presentsOut 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 21stcentury.
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
Herstory@WKU is part of a larger multi-partner WKU and community endeavor, Journey to the Vote.
The year 2020 marks anniversaries for two Constitutional Amendments: the 15th Amendment granting African American men the right to vote, and the 19th Amendment recognizing women’s right to vote.
In recognition of these anniversaries, several WKU departments and the Warren County Public Library are working together to offer a variety of events, workshops, programs, panels and exhibits. Visit Journey to the Vote for a monthly listing of activities.