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The Kentucky Museum – Around Campus Exhibits

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The Hilltoppers

WKU Museum

Augenstein Alumni Center

WKU Spirit, Tradition and Pride describe the museum exhibit at the Augenstein Alumni Center. This unique space contains memorabilia from the rich history of Western, reflecting excellence and evoking a sense of pride for all who pass through its door. This room represents the past, present and future of the institution.

Chinese objects

Chinese Learning Center

Helm Library

Housed in a space that resembles a traditional Chinese setting, the Chinese Learning Center currently features an exhibit of fine and decorative art that includes fans, scrolls, figurines, lanterns, carvings, rugs, furniture, and paintings, as well as ethnic costumes. In addition, a display of carvings and watercolors on loan from Liang Zhongyi, Guan Baozong, Wang Zhuroru, and Lu Guijun, current and retired faculty at Zheijiang Industry & Trade Polytechnic and Liaoning Technological College of Economy & Vocations, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, runs through December 11, 2011.

Hilltopper Heritage exhibit

Hilltopper Halls of History

Edgar B. Stansbury Concourse, Diddle Arena

Sports and cheerleading uniforms, trophies and other Western memoribilia are exhibited in two large cases which are part of a larger exhibition highlighting the university's athletic history.

  Ogden College postcard

Ogden College/Perry Snell

Snell Hall

The history of Ogden College from 1877 to its merger with WKU in 1928 is the focus of this exhibit. The exhibit also highlights the Perry Snell Art Collection.

College High letter

WKU Model School/Training School/College High

Snell Hall

Western's "Model Training School" opened on September 17, 1906. This exhibit focuses on the school's history highlighting education, athletics and extracurricular activities.

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