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Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Saturday, September 14th
8:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Kentucky Room
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibit

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Held in conjunction with the National Basketry Organization 2019 Biennial Conference this exhibit is unique in it's focus on basketry and in it's inclusion of the full range of work being executed by well-known and emerging artists.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Even Coverlets Get the Blues

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Kentuckians have practiced the art of weaving for more than 200 years.
Techniques represented in Even Coverlets Get the Blues range from overshot, double weave, and tied-biederwand to hooked rug making.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

HAD Artist Collective Murals

  • Location: Kentucky Museum Courtyard
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Anel Lepić and Muhamed “Hamo” Bešlagic, two HAD Collective artists from Bosnia, carved murals in the Kentucky Museum courtyard.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

  • Location: Kentucky Museum Front Lawn
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Museum host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018 on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. Dougherty created Highbrow, a sculpture made from intertwined tree saplings, on the Museum's front lawn.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

  • Location: Kentucky Museum - Kentucky Room
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
All Day

Out of the Box

  • Location: Community Gallery
  • Time: All Day

In 2019, the Kentucky Building celebrates 80 years of showcasing South Central Kentucky’s unique culture and heritage. In honor of this milestone, the Kentucky Museum presents Out of the Box, an exhibition focused on fostering multidisciplinary discussions about our collective heritage while shining new light on the relevance of our museum in the 21st century. 

Using local historical artifacts, photos, and records, we invite you to discover how every object tells multiple stories. Themes and stories are curated in partnership with faculty from 9 WKU departments

All Day

SpiritFunder "Adopt an Artifact" Campaign

  • Time: All Day

On September 12, the Kentucky Museum launches a new fundraising campaign called “Adopt an Artifact.” With a special invitation from “Nunu,” the Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus on display in the Decorative Arts Gallery, the South Central Kentucky community is invited to make a gift and “adopt” an artifact to support future conservation and care.

To donate to the SpiritFunder, visit our GiveCampus site.

8:00am - 8:00pm

Obed Bouldering

  • Location: Wartburg, TN
  • Time: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Cost: $45 Student | $55 Guest 

Depart: Saturday, September 14 @ 8:00 am 

Return: Sunday, September 15 @ 7:00 pm 

Drive time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, September 10 @8:00 pm 

Included: Crashpads, helmets, camping & transportation 

Climbers from all over the world can be found hanging around the Obed Wild and Scenic River's wide expanses of rock walls. Even if you’ve never climbed before, you will be able to find plenty of routes that are fun and easy to help you feel more comfortable. We will take every skill level there is, from total beginner to those who’ve been climbing for years!

Some fun climbs to try to include Now or Later and Sick boy. These are both good for a challenge to spend a lot of time on, work and rework! If weather permits: Tippy Toes, Eco Terror, Honker, and K.B. Arete are all very versatile and good climbs! Some beginner routes to build up confidence and comfort include Tiny Dancer, Cow Killer, and Vegan.


 Tentative Trip Itinerary

  1. Wake up
  2. Drive to Obed
  3. Boulder some rocks!
  4. Eat lunch
  5. Climb some more rocks!
  6. Set up camp and make some dinner
  7. Sleep
  8. Wake up and repeat!
  9. Wake up and drive home


Sign up & attend this trip to receive a special discount to College Outside



Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip or skill clinic you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip

3:00pm - 6:00pm

WKU Football vs. Louisville

  • Location: Nissan Stadium, Nashville
  • Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

The Hilltoppers face the Cardinals in Nashville, Tennessee

WKU Alumni Association's Topper Tailgate begins at noon between Lots H & K at corner of Titans Way and Victory Lane.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Volleyball vs. Tulane

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Part of the Holiday Inn-University Plaza Invitational

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