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Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Wednesday, October 10th
8:00am - 5:00pm

Patrick Dougherty Build

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Front Lawn
  • Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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.

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9:00am - 12:00pm

Random Willow Weave Workshop

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Classroom II
  • Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

This workshop is open free to the public with participants only paying a materials fee. Participants must pre-register.

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11:30am - 1:00pm

Behind the Scenes at the Kentucky Museum

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

This program is part of the Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU

Join the staff of the Kentucky Museum for a behind-the-scenes tour to learn about how they conceive, build, and promote museum exhibits. In this class, you will visit the museum’s fabrication shop and meet with Lead Technician Charles Hurst who designs and builds our physical exhibits. Director Brent Bjorkman and Collections Curator and Registrar Sandy Staebell will then lead the class through our two
natural-world inspired exhibit spaces.

Annual or Single Term Member: $0 Flex Member: $9

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Open Weaving Studio

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Classroom II
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU Faculty, Staff and students as well as community members are welcome to stop in the classroom to look at weaving techniques and materials. As well, weavers taking morning workshops are welcome to continue their work.

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