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.
The US Bank Celebration of the Arts exhibit is an open art show featuring the work of professional as well as amateur artists who reside in Kentucky within a 65-mile radius of Bowling Green, KY. All work will be exhibited at the Kentucky Museum from February 29 - April 17. Works are judged and awards given in eight categories.
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
This event has been postponed, as WKU has activated contingency plans to address the rapidly-evolving COVID-19 situation. Please refer to wku.edu/covid19 for more information.
Thursday's session will be an introductory session and pizza lunch with students and faculty.
Folk Studies graduate students will have multiple opportunities over this 2-day visit to interact with and learn from Dr. Jon Kay. Jon Kay is an alum of our Folk Studies MA program, and he currently directs Traditional Arts Indiana at Indiana University, where he also serves as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology. He is the author of Folk Art and Aging: Life-Story Objectsand Their Makers and the edited volume The Expressive Lives of Elders: Folklore, Art, and Aging. Kay also creates exhibitions, public programs, and documentaries about the traditional arts in Indiana.
This event is supported each year by funding from the Bramham/Collins Visual and Performing Guest Artist Endowment. The Folk Studies program appreciates the generous support of Drs. Bramham and Collins, which makes it possible to bring an esteemed public folklorist to campus each year to benefit graduate students.
Location: HCIC-1011 (Multipurpose Room of Honors College & International Center)
THE HATCHER LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS: How Languages Can Make Graduates Competitive in the Job Market
This talk explores why pairing a language major with another degree makes graduates more marketable. Dr. Spino-Seijas will explain how The University of Rhode Island is working purposefully to increase students’ proficiency levels to ultimately increase their marketability post-graduation.
Dr. Spino-Seijas is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and the Proficiency Coordinator for the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at the University of Rhode Island.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 270-745-2401. This event is open to the campus and community. Reception to follow the event.