Bowling Green KY - The Bowling Green Gallery Hop
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The Bowling Green Gallery Hop

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Fri, Mar. 20, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri, Jun. 5, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri, Aug. 7, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri, Oct. 16, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri, Dec. 4, 2015 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Where: Kentucky Museum

The Galleries, Museums and Studio Centers from around the city have gathered for the annual Bowling Green Gallery Hop. Five Friday evenings out of the year our doors will be open for fellow curious citizens to tantalize their creative senses with great original art.
We encourage art enthusiasts and the newly inquisitive to mark your calendars and fill your Friday evenings with artful inspiration. Take this opportunity to observe, ask questions and enjoy getting acquainted with area artists and our city’s gallery locations.

We know everyone can’t wait to spend the evening visiting the new exhibits in this year’s hop.

Art Matters
ArtWorks, Inc.
B & J Gallery, with new location is back again on the Hop this year.
Candle Makers on the Square
Christ Episcopal Church, new hop member for 2013
Ellis Walker Gallery
Gallery 916
Ingen Art Gallery
Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center -WKU
Kentucky Museum -WKU
Mass Media Technology Hall -WKU
Pushin Buildings Artists’ Studio
The Pots Place Co-op, with their new renovated space
The Presbyterian Church

2015 Dates are March 20, June 5, August 7, October 16, December 4.

Location Information

If you think the Bluegrass state is only horses and bourbon, then step into this 80,000 sq. ft. museum dedicated to the history of Southern Kentucky. Housed in the historic Kentucky Building, highlights include the new Instruments of American Excellence exhibit featuring Tony Hawk, Jimmy Carter, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sandra Day O’Conner, and many other famous Americans who have used ordinary objects to do extraordinary things.

In the dynamic Civil War exhibit titled "A Star in Each Flag: Conflict in Kentucky," visitors can walk through a simulated campsite, view a fabricated slave cabin and original copy of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and examine period artifacts including John Hunt Morgan's saddle, weapons and more.

Then explore some sweet history in the “Recommended by Duncan Hines” exhibit and follow the career of the Bowling Green native from traveling salesman to esteemed restaurant critic to cake-mix king. Other exhibits include The Snell-Franklin Decorative Arts Gallery featuring decorative arts from Egyptian - 1970s, the world-renowned collection in the Elizabeth Richardson Quilt Gallery, Roads, Rails and Rivers: Warren County Then and Now, and the Felts Log House.

Don't miss the Museum Store featuring Kentucky-made items like gourmet sauces, reproduction jewelry, Chenille Teddy Bears, pottery, woven rugs, and more.

NOTE: The Museum will temporarily close August 22, 2015.

Meeting Space
The Kentucky Room, located on the 2nd floor of the museum, has 3,000 sq. ft. and can hold 200 banquet or theatre style and 400 reception style. The Garden Gallery holds 30 banquet style.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

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