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August

Saturday, August 3rd
7:30pm - 10:30pm

CANCELLED: WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Here's an event update from the WWE:

WWE® LIVE AT EA DIDDLE ARENA CANCELLED

 

The WWE SmackDown live event scheduled for Saturday, August 3, at EA Diddle Arena in Bowling Green has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.

All fans who purchased tickets for the Bowling Green live event should go to their point of purchase for refunds.

Saturday, August 10th
2:00pm - 4:00pm

2019 Fan Fest

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

WKU's annual Fan Fest returns to E.A. Diddle Arena on Saturday, August 10, as first-year head football coach Tyson Helton and his team, as well as Lady Topper soccer and volleyball, welcome Hilltopper Nation from 2 pm. to 4 p.m., for the annual kickoff event. (Event details)

Highlighted by autographs and interactive stations with the entire 2019 Hilltopper football squad, it will be a carnival atmosphere inside Diddle Arena with inflatables, face painting, balloon artists and more. The Lady Topper soccer and volleyball teams will also be on-hand to sign autographs.

Fans will have their first opportunity to get their hands on the brand new 2019 schedule posters and purchase season tickets for both Football and Volleyball.

Head volleyball coach Travis Hudson and his squad will also hold an intrasquad scrimmage from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the auxiliary gym that will be open to the public.

Fans can park in both parking garages around Diddle Arena and enter through the US Bank entrance, near the WKU Ticket Office. The first 500 fans in the door can also take advantage of free ice cream provided by Chaney's Dairy Barn as well.

Wednesday, August 14th
6:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Soccer vs. Murray State, exhibition

  • Location: WKU Soccer Complex
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, August 16th
6:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Soccer vs. Wright State, exhibition

  • Location: WKU Soccer Complex
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 18th
6:00pm - 8:00pm

WKU Soccer vs. Austin Peay, exhibition

  • Location: WKU Soccer Complex
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday, August 19th
10:00am - 11:00am

President's Convocation

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Tuesday, August 20th
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

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

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

  • Time: All Day

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper. 

To begin your climb to the top as a Hilltopper, we have planned an exciting week of events for you! You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Meet your new best friends
  • Get acclimated to campus
  • Learn and practice WKU traditions
  • Meet faculty and staff in your college
  • Move-in early, if you live on campus

What to Expect: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/about/index.php

Move In Schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/movein.php

Full week schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/index.php

All Day

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Move In Day 2*

  • Time: All Day

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Move-In will take place on Monday, August 19 and Tuesday, August 20, 2019.  


Move In Timeslots

Watch your email for more information regarding move-in timeslot sign-ups. 

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan participants are required to sign up for a move-in timeslot via the WKU Housing Portal.

Your residence hall will have move-in timeslots on one or both days.

Move-in timeslots will be available on a "first come, first served" basis. 

Move-in timeslots are carefully planned to ensure that the ease of traffice flow to unloading areas, volunteer help is available, and elevator wait is minimal. 

Please adhere to your move-in time. Students who arrive early will not be able to check in until their move-in timeslot. 

 

Learn more about M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan and move-in at https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/movein.php

Wednesday, August 21st
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

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

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

  • Time: All Day

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper. 

To begin your climb to the top as a Hilltopper, we have planned an exciting week of events for you! You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Meet your new best friends
  • Get acclimated to campus
  • Learn and practice WKU traditions
  • Meet faculty and staff in your college
  • Move-in early, if you live on campus

What to Expect: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/about/index.php

Move In Schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/movein.php

Full week schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/index.php

10:00am - 11:00am

Dean's Opening Meeting

  • Location: Russell Miller Theatre
  • Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Dean's Opening Meeting for Potter College Faculty and Staff

Thursday, August 22nd
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

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

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

  • Time: All Day

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper. 

To begin your climb to the top as a Hilltopper, we have planned an exciting week of events for you! You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Meet your new best friends
  • Get acclimated to campus
  • Learn and practice WKU traditions
  • Meet faculty and staff in your college
  • Move-in early, if you live on campus

What to Expect: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/about/index.php

Move In Schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/movein.php

Full week schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/index.php

10:00am - 2:00pm

Graduate School Open House

  • Location: Wetherby Administration Building, 207
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Open house for the WKU Graduate School

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Graduate School Welcome Reception

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center
  • Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Graduate School Welcome Reception

7:00pm - 9:00pm

WKU Soccer vs. Belmont

  • Location: WKU Soccer Complex
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, August 23rd
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

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

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

  • Time: All Day

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper. 

To begin your climb to the top as a Hilltopper, we have planned an exciting week of events for you! You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Meet your new best friends
  • Get acclimated to campus
  • Learn and practice WKU traditions
  • Meet faculty and staff in your college
  • Move-in early, if you live on campus

What to Expect: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/about/index.php

Move In Schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/movein.php

Full week schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/index.php

7:00am - 5:00pm

Fall 2019 TOP

  • Location: Downing Student Union
  • Time: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Topper Orientation Program (TOP) is a required one-day orientation for new students. They will get their student ID and schedule classes. Please go to wku.edu/top to reserve your TOP date.

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Ogden College Kick-off Meeting

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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

Saturday, August 24th
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

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

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

  • Time: All Day

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper. 

To begin your climb to the top as a Hilltopper, we have planned an exciting week of events for you! You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Meet your new best friends
  • Get acclimated to campus
  • Learn and practice WKU traditions
  • Meet faculty and staff in your college
  • Move-in early, if you live on campus

What to Expect: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/about/index.php

Move In Schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/movein.php

Full week schedule: https://www.wku.edu/masterplan/schedule/index.php

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

5:00pm - 10:00pm

High School Football: Rafferty's Bowl

  • Location: Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
  • Time: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

South Warren vs. Butler, 5 p.m.

Bowling Green vs. Father Ryan, 8 p.m.

Monday, August 26th
10:00am - 2:00pm

Graduate School Open House

  • Location: Wetherby Administration Building, 207
  • Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Open house for the WKU Graduate School

Tuesday, August 27th
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

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

Wednesday, August 28th
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

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

11:00am - 3:00pm

Welcome Back WKU

  • Location: WKU South Lawn
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Welcome Back WKU is a great opportunity to promote and introduce your business to 2,000+ WKU students in just a 4 hour time frame. This is a fun, casual event where giveaways, prizes and games are encouraged!

For event registration and information, visit http://www.bgchamber.com/ or contact Erin Etienne at (270) 901-4608 or erin@bgchamber.com

Thursday, August 29th
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

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

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Hot Rods Night

  • Location: Hot Rods Stadium
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The Kentucky Museum is honored to be the featured community organization of the night at the Hot Rods game on August 29 from 6 to 8:30pm. Meet us at Hot Rods Stadium!

6:30pm - 9:30pm

WKU Football vs. Central Arkansas

  • Location: Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
  • Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Hilltoppers open the 2019 season against Central Arkansas.

Friday, August 30th
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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

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

6:00pm - 10:00pm

High School Football: German American Bank Bowl

  • Location: Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
  • Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Warren East vs. South Warren, 6 p.m.

Warren Central vs. Greenwood, 8 p.m.

Saturday, August 31st
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.

More Informaton

9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

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

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

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

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