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Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Saturday, February 15th
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

FACING THE FRESHMAN YEAR: Essential Conversations

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Grand Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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.

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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: 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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9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

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

8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Dance Project

  • Location: Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

WKU dance students choreograph and perform original pieces with unique stories and styles, featuring a variety of dance genres!

Admission:  $7.00

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9:00am - 12:30pm

Potter College of Arts & Letters Preview Day

  • Location: Begins at FAC Russell Miller Theatre
  • Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm

Potter College of Arts & Letters Preview Day

9:00am - 4:00pm

Farewell Virginia Basket Workshop

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Classroom II
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join us for a day of weaving the Farewell Virginia Basket at the Kentucky Museum. This workshop is for weavers of all levels.

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9:30am - 2:00pm

Preview Day for Admitted WKU Students

  • Location: DSU Auditorium
  • Time: 9:30am - 2:00pm

We invite admitted WKU students with an interest in health and human services to join us at our Preview Day! We have organized a one-stop-shop event where you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Explore our beautiful campus
  • Learn more about the Topper Orientation Program (T.O.P) and how to sign up
  • Hear about Housing & Residence Life at WKU
  • Attend break-out sessions to learn about career opportunities within your field of interest
  • Find out what applied and engaged experiences, such as internships, service-learning, or research opportunities are available in your program 
  • Connect with current students thriving in your major 
  • Meet with faculty within your program
  • Speak with Student Financial Assistance, the Mahurin Honors College, the International Student Engagement Center and more WKU resources!

 Closeout your visit with *lunch at the Fresh Food Company and a Lady Topper basketball game, on us! 

* Lunch is limited to students and up to two registered guests. Additional lunch passes are available for purchase. 

Online registration is closed but we welcome you to contact us to RSVP by phone or email. 

Contact us at chhs@wku.edu or call 270.745.2188


1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Valpo

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU vs. Valpo

1:30pm

Third Annual High School Awards Ceremony

  • Time: 1:30pm

Awards Ceremony for high school writing contest

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Lady Topper Basketball vs. UTSA

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Lady Toppers vs. UTSA

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3:00pm - 5:00pm

The Dance Project

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

WKU dance students choreograph and perform original pieces with unique stories and styles, featuring a variety of dance genres!

Admission:  $7.00

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