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Front Lawn

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and Kentucky Museum host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018. (Photo by Cheryl Kirby Stokes)

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Jacqui Lubbers weaving
Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy In Weaving
February 1, 2019 - December 2020
2019 purchase award US Bank
2020 US Bank Celebration of the Arts
POW Exhibit prints
Process Oriented Works
Heart of Steel by artist David Chambers
Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition


Adopt Us
Adopted Artifacts

September - November 2019

Handmade Heritage exhibit at FAC
Handmade Heritage: Kentucky's White Oak Tradition

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Learn about the Traveling Exhibit available from the Kentucky Folklife Program.

Journey to the Jote Pop-Up Exhibit
Journey to the Vote: Pop-Up
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Art Cubano image
Arte Cubano
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Bosnian flier
A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green
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2018 Purchase Award
2019 Celebration of the Arts
Chinese objects
Chinese Learning Center
The Essential Tree
The Essential Tree
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Civil War Exhibit
A Star In Each Flag:
 Conflict in Kentucky

The Civil War, 1861-1865, split the nation apart along the lines of slavery. Kentucky, a southern state with strong ties to north and south, was caught in the middle.

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Kentucky Sun Quilt
Kaleidoscope: Kentucky Museum Quilts

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Salient Features
Salient Features
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Cat drawing from summer camp
Summer Camp Exhibit
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Collaboration from Side by Side program
2019, 2018 Side by Side
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create it forward logo
Create It Forward
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Petkus Best of Show 2017
2018 Celebration of the Arts
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New Kentuckians Art
New Kentuckians
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Whie Oak Basket Exhibit Image
Standing the Test of Time
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MLK, Jr Mural
I Have A Dream: A Salute to the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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IAE Telescope
Instruments of American Excellence
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Alice Waddell vibrant view of human rights
A Vibrant View of Human Rights
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Hascal Haile: Guitar-maker to the Stars
Joe Downing Exhibit
Joe Dudley Downing 2000
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