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Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Wednesday, November 14th
All Day

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures by Charles Brindley

  • Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day

The Kentucky Museum is pleased to host Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.  For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

All Day

Stickwork at WKU, by Patrick Dougherty

  • Location: TheFront Lawn of the Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101
  • Time: All Day

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Museum are proud to host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018 on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. Dougherty creates large scale environmental sculptures made from intertwined tree saplings. His next installation will be located in front of the Kentucky Museum. We invite you to visit the site anytime during construction or to help to build. For more information, visit https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/

12:00pm - 11:00pm

Food for Fines

  • Location: Cravens 4th floor
  • Time: 12:00pm - 11:00pm

Help restock the WKU food bank and have your library fines forgiven. Bring in food or toiletries to Cravens Fourth Floor and fines will be forgiven for $1 per item up to $20. 

9:00am - 4:00pm

A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green Exhibit

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

POW Exhibit

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

Process Oriented Works

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forest & Woodland

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

Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures, an exhibit featuring the work of artist Charles Brindley.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

The Essential Tree Exhibit

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

The Essential Tree explores the multifaceted role of trees in both our past and present.

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7:00am - 7:00pm

1968 Gallery Exhibit

  • Location: JRH - JRH 0108
  • Time: 7:00am - 7:00pm
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Sustainability Celebration & Raffle

  • Location: Ogden College Hall entrance
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The students of Geography 489 Alternatives in Sustainability, along with the Greentoppers and Sustainability Champions of WKU, will be hosting a Sustainability Celebration and Raffle on Wednesday Nov. 14 in the entrance of Ogden College Hall.

All proceeds from the raffle will be awarded to local charities focused on:  hunger awareness, environmental education and homeless needs. There will be activities for the public to participate which include visiting some sustainable initiatives on WKU's campus, (Parking Structure 3, PBS studios, Tree of Change and the Office of Sustainability for some fair trade hot chocolate between 2-4 that day—you can earn free raffle tickets), and sustainable lifestyle demos and samples which will include making natural toothpaste, deodorant, essential oil room spray, laundry detergent  birdfeeders, compute your water & carbon footprint, plus cookies made from cricket protein! Please consider sending your students for credit as we will be swiping IDs.

Raffle tickets will be on sale until 5pm Nov. 14. Tickets are $1 each or 12 for $10.   You do not have to be present to win.  See list of items below. Contact Amy Nemon at amy.nemon@wku.edu or 270-745-3082 to purchase tickets! We will come to you! See below on how to earn two free tickets.

Here is a list of items available in the raffle. Check out the Facebook event page at Sustainability Celebration & Raffle Event on Facebook

There are 14 themed baskets that include:

  • Tattoo:  $100 Gift card from artist Libby Northern at Permanent Paint
  • Green Earth Stones Metaphysical Shop Basket $150 in items
  • $100 of sustainable school supplies donated by the SGA
  • Romantic Evening includes an overnight stay at The Kentucky Grand and a $30 gift card at the Derby Piano and Dessert Bar
  • For Hungry People a $30 gift card to the Fatted Calf and two free entrees for Montana Grille
  • Tailgating Supplies thanks to Fed Ex and Blue Holler Brew Supplies
  • Automotive essentials from O’Reily’s Auto Parts
  • For the Sweet Tooth a variety of gift cards to Bowling Green’s sweet shops & we might need to throw in a toothbrush!
  • For the Shopper gift cards to WKU bookstore and Back Down South on the square plus an American Tradition basket
  • Starbucks collection of goodies
  • Office of Sustainability collection
  • Wax & Cane Jewelry and Tie-dye
  • GreenToppers basket of goodies
  • Nutrition Basket

Would you like to earn two free raffle tickets?  Visit a few WKU Sustainable Initiatives on campus Wednesday Nov. 14 from 2-4pm to do so.  Here’s how:  Take a small piece of paper and find the hole punch left at Parking structure 3, you will get one whole ticket for stopping here just look for the interpretive sign, and another ticket for visiting three more spots:  Office of Sustainability for fair trade hot chocolate at 503 Regents just across from GRH; The PBS studios in the Academic Complex to learn how they cut their electric bill by 96%; and lastly the Tree of Change in front of Gordon Wilson before heading to Ogden College Hall where you can join the festivities and look at the raffle items!

4:30pm

English Club Meeting

  • Location: Cherry Hall, Room 124
  • Time: 4:30pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Safety Walk

  • Location: Centennial Mall
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
A Safety Walk around campus with administrators, students, and faculty and staff to look at problem areas on campus and address those needs directly with administration! Come out and support your campus and have your voice heard on the campus!
 
University President Tim Caboni will be attending. Sandwich trays and hot chocolate will be provided, thanks to Subway.
7:30pm

WKU Guitar Ensemble

  • Location: Recital Hall , FAC
  • Time: 7:30pm
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