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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Tuesday, November 24th
All Day

Residence Halls Remain OPEN for Thanksgiving Break*

  • Location: All Residence Halls
  • Time: All Day

All halls will remain OPEN for Thanksgiving break.

*For important instructions for all students, regardless of Thanksgiving break plans, visit www.wku.edu/housing/events/thanksgiving.php 

All Day

WKU Closed for Thanksgiving Break

  • Time: All Day

WKU offices closed; no classes. (Classes resume Nov. 30 exclusively online through Dec. 4 with final exams Dec. 7-11)

Residence halls will remain open during Thanksgiving break. For Housing details, visit https://www.wku.edu/housing/events/thanksgiving.php

9:00am - 4:00pm

FACING THE FRESHMAN YEAR: Essential Conversations

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

This exhibit tells the stories of freshmen year from participants in a student success intiative, WKU Freshmen Guided Pathway (FGP). This cohort of first-time, full-time students who graduated from one of five high schools in Warren County represent the typical WKU freshman in terms of academic achievement prior to admission and their demographic makeup.

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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: 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

Whitework: Women Stitching Identity

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

Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.

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