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Around Campus Current Exhibits Upcoming Exhibits
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 Learning Center
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.
Bowling Green Business UniversityGrise Hall
From its simple beginnings as Glasgow Normal in 1875 through its merger with WKU in 1963, Bowling Green Business University became a well-known private business school offering degrees in accounting, business administration and commercial teaching as well as bookkeeping and secretarial training. This exhibit highlights major donors to the current Gordon Ford School of Business and student life of the 1940s and ‘50s.
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/Perry Snell
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.
WKU Model School/Training School/College High
Western's "Model Training School" opened on September 17, 1906. This exhibit focuses on the school's history highlighting education, athletics and extracurricular activities.