On September 12, the Kentucky Museum launches a new fundraising campaign called “Adopt an Artifact.” With a special invitation from “Nunu,” the Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus on display in the Decorative Arts Gallery, the South Central Kentucky community is invited to make a gift and “adopt” an artifact to support future conservation and care.
Scientists and policymakers from across the nation, including those from the Kentucky Division of Water, will gather Sept. 17-19 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center to address topics and issues associated with drought.
The biennial U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) forum will address administrative issues, incorporate the latest scientific advances in drought monitoring, and solicit recommendations from users on how the USDM can improve its drought-monitoring functions.
NOAA’s National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC) & National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) are partnering with the Kentucky Climate Center in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology and the Kentucky Division of Water to host the forum.
Held in conjunction with the National Basketry Organization 2019 Biennial Conference this exhibit is unique in it's focus on basketry and in it's inclusion of the full range of work being executed by well-known and emerging artists.
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.
WKU Store in BG will be coming to the WKU Etown Campus for a "WKU Store Flash Sale" on Tuesday, September 17th. They will be setup on the WKU Etown Campus (located on the ECTC Campus) from 1:00-6:00pm (EST), in room RPC 227. It's never too early to purchase Christmas gifts for your Hilltopper students and fans. Please call the WKU Office at 270-706-8870 for information.
A South Korean film screening of "The Dude In Me" as part of the international film festival honoring the 2019-20 IYO Revisited. Introduction and discussion to be facilitated by the Korean Pop Culture Club and Alison Youngblood (English).
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