Welcome to the Spring 2021 term, everyone! We are thrilled to be back on campus, hard at work on new exhibits, programs, and collaborative projects. Already this month, we’ve been hard at work getting ready to open to the public and preparing collaborations with WKU faculty and students. Here’s a roundup of some recent happenings at the Kentucky Museum.
Christmas in Kentucky Saturday, December 1st, 2018 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM We’re excited to be preparing for our twelfth annual Christmas in Kentucky here at the Kentucky Museum! This event is always filled with crafts and treats for the whole family, and every year it seems to grow. This Saturday, following the Bowling Green-WarrenContinue reading “Christmas in Kentucky 2018”
Join us for: A Conversation With The Artist September 25th, 6:00 – 7:00 PM Free/Open to Public/Swipeable for WKU Students Kentucky Room & Exhibit Gallery Artist Charles Brindley will discuss his work, along with his inspiration and process for our most recent exhibit, Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures. Gallery tour will follow.Continue reading “Salient Features: Conversation With The Artist, Charles Brindley”
Saturdays, February 3rd to May 26th, 2018.
We are preparing for our annual Christmas in Kentucky here at the Museum. The event is free for the public, and all of our exhibits are open and free as well. If you have not been to the Museum recently, this is the day to visit! Each year we look forward to welcoming the communityContinue reading “Christmas in KY Saturday, December 2 11AM-2PM”
The Kentucky Museum is again offering this year free admission Wednesdays in July*. We were thrilled with the turn out we received in July 2016, and hope July 2017 is just as popular. Guests are free to explore all of our permanent as well as changing exhibits including everyone’s favorite, the 200-year-old Felts log houseContinue reading “Free Admission Wednesdays in July”
The Kentucky Museum is celebrating Kentucky’s 225th birthday Thursday, June 1st. We will be offering free admission to the Museum 9AM-4PM. Join us for birthday cake 11AM-1PM. After touring the Museum and enjoying cake, be sure and take a selfie or two with our huge KY state flag, or our beautiful Abraham Lincoln statue. HopeContinue reading “Happy Birthday Kentucky!”
The Museum hosted its second annual Study Hall Monday, May 8th from 4PM-Midnight with 165 WKU students attending over the course of the evening. Free snacks, coffee and the beautiful atmosphere of the KY room, all combine together to make it a great place to study for finals. Several students took selfies at the eventContinue reading “Study Hall 2017”
On April 21 and 22, the Kentucky Museum in partnership with Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society hosted a Quilt Registry at the Museum. Area quilt owners signed up in advance for the opportunity to bring up to two quilts for registration. Quilt owners supplied information about themselves and their quilts. Next, volunteers analyzed and photographed theirContinue reading “Quilt Registry at the Museum”
What a great week at Spring Break Clay Camp this year! We loved spending Spring Break with all of the students who joined us and seeing the creative ideas that they brought to life through clay. Camp would not have been possible without Suzanne Renfrow who shared her knowledge with us throughout the week, so thank youContinue reading “In Case You Missed It: Spring Break Camp”