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
Black History Month 2020 will kick-off with a celebration of the significance of Black History Month nationwide and its ever-present importance at Western Kentucky University. This year’s opening ceremony will feature performances from KAOIS Dance Team, Major Redz, and the National Pan-Hellenic Council. There will be a keynote address. In addition, the Lift Every Voice Award will be presented to an individual, group, or entity that has contributed to the betterment of human relationships on our campus, with particular emphasis in the areas of diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion.