Drop-in anytime from 12-4PM for an exciting afternoon of FREE girl empowerment activities!
- Hands-on activities for girls from 17 WKU Departments and the Warren County Public Library
- Costume contest for girls in grades 1-8
- Autograph parties with amazing local women
Eighteen WKU departments will be hosting a variety of engaging hands-on drop-in activities for girls in grades 1-8 in the KY room. Click for more information.
12-4PM Focus on NASA
Our friends from the Warren County Public Library and Girls Who Code will be running hands-on activities for girls related to NASA and women astronauts in the Museum's Education Room. Actvities include Rover Races, Beginner's Beebot Challenge, and more!
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 in the Museum's Window Gallery. 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.
2-3 PM Performance
Felicia Bland of Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana will be leading us all in a fun, energectic girl-empowerment performance.
Parking is available near the Museum in the Adams Street Lot, the KY Building Lot, or in the KY Street Lot.
Herstory@WKU is part of a larger multi-partner WKU and community endeavor, Journey to the Vote.
The year 2020 marks anniversaries for two Constitutional Amendments: the 15th Amendment granting African American men the right to vote, and the 19th Amendment recognizing women’s right to vote.
In recognition of these anniversaries, several WKU departments and the Warren County Public Library are working together
to offer a variety of events, workshops, programs, panels and exhibits. Visit Journey to the Vote for a monthly listing of activities.
The organizing partners for Journey to the Vote programming and exhibits:
Want to know more about Herstory@WKU? Please contact Dr. Christy Spurlock at 270-745-6082 or email Christy.Spurlock@wku.edu.