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Friday, March 3rd
6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The 2023 Abound Credit Union Celebration of the Arts will honor its winning entries with an Awards Ceremony at the Kentucky Museum on Friday, March 3, from 6pm to 8pm. Remarks begin at 7pm. 

Tuesday, March 14th
5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Kentucky Forge Council is a community organization based at WKU's Kentucky Museum. We are dedicated to preservation of the craft of blacksmithing through hands-on education.

Meetings are open to the public and feature participatory blacksmithing and metalworking demonstrations. 

Saturday, March 25th
12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Drop-in anytime from 12-4PM for an exciting afternoon of FREE girl empowerment activities!

  • Hands-on activities for girls from 35 WKU Departments.
  • Costume contest for girls in grades 1-8
  • Autograph parties with amazing local women


Event Schedule

12-4PM     Herstory@WKU

Thirty-five WKU departments hosting a variety of engaging hands-on drop-in activities for girls in grades 1-8. Click for more information.

12-4PM    Costume Contest

Girls in grades 1-8 are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite women. Participants can drop-in between12-4PM and enter the contest. Contestants will check-in, complete a simple contact form, and have their photo taken. That’s it! Judging will take place after the event, and prize recipients will be notified by email or phone. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in the following categories: Best Present-Day Woman, Best Historical Woman, and Best Fictional Woman.                    

12:30-1:30 PM  Autograph Party 

Each girl will be given an autograph book upon arrival. Amazing local women representing a variety of professions will be on hand to greet our visitors. After getting autographs, girls are welcome to chat with women about their careers and take selfies in the Museum's Window Gallery.


A variety of performances will be scheduled throughout the day including:

Felicia Bland  of Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana will be leading us all in a fun, energetic girl-empowerment performance.

WKU Treblemakers

And more!



Parking is available near the Museum in the Adams Street Lot, the KY Building Lot, or in the KY Street Lot.



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