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Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Saturday, February 16th
9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians In Bowling Green Exhibit

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

8:00am - 4:00am

Kentucky 4-H Livestock Skillathon

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Main Arena
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00am

For more information: Kentucky 4-H Livestock Skillathon

8:00am - 2:00pm

GFCB Preview Day 2019

  • Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm

GFCB Preview Day 2019 is a student-centered event for prospective incoming students that provides information regarding everything from academics to student life. This is a unique opportunity for families to visit WKU on the weekend in a relaxed atmosphere. Students and their families can meet current GFCB students as well as faculty and staff members who are ready to help them for their next four years.

Find out more and register online: https://www.wku.edu/business/gfcbday19.php

9:00am - 1:00pm

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Preview Day

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall
  • Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
9:30am - 12:00pm

Winter Super Saturdays

  • Location: WKU Main Campus
  • Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Super Saturdays encourages students in grades 1 – 8 who are of high ability or have high interest in a topic to pursue their passions outside the regular classroom. Through a hands-on, minds-on approach to learning, students explore and investigate such areas as math, art, science, history, writing, music, and performance under the thoughtful guidance of experienced teachers and in the company of enthusiastic, like-minded peers. Each year, over 1000 students enjoy the benefits of Super Saturdays. 

For a full list of classes or to download an application, please visit The Center for Gifted Studies.

12:45pm - 4:30pm

Potter College of Arts & Letters Preview Day

  • Location: CH 125
  • Time: 12:45pm - 4:30pm

Goal of Session: allow prospective students and families the opportunity to learn about your unit and programs.


Suggested Things to Highlight/Include:

  • Information about your academic programs
  • Ways to be involved: Student organizations, events, study abroad, internships
  • Outcomes: spotlight recent alumni and achievements for current students and faculty, recent job placements, top employers of your students,
  • Engaging Activity: include something unique to your unit—activity, exercise, snippet of a class project, interactive tour
  • Link to the Admissions presentation for reference/ideas: https://youtu.be/D7PDWr9fpGo


Link to full Preview Day schedule: https://www.wku.edu/pcal/2019-preview-day-schedule.pdf

1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Baseball vs. Northern Kentucky

  • Location: Nick Denes Field
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
1:00pm - 6:00pm

WKU Softball vs. Western Illinois, doubleheader

  • Location: WKU Softball Complex
  • Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Hilltopper Basketball vs. UAB

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

For ticket information, contact WKU Ticket Office at (270) 745-5222 or visit wkutickets.com

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