Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd. | Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Founded in 1906, WKU has one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation, and visitors can enjoy many cultural, sporting and educational events on the “Hill.” The Spirit Makes the Master! With over 20,000 students, WKU's athletic teams are the Hilltoppers and the campus has received the following designations: 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition Accredited Safe Community by the National Safety Council Named to Military Friendly Schools List Member of Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program

In addition to the Kentucky Museum and African American Museum of Bowling Green that sit on or adjacent to campus, other public art & history exhibits are displayed throughout the year in various buildings. Go to wku.edu/events to see what is scheduled during your visit. Also visit wku.showare.com or browse our Events section for upcoming performing arts opportunities. Helpful contact numbers: General Information- 270.745.0111, Campus Events- 270.745.2497, Admissions- 800.495.8463



Neverland by Julian Butler In this contemporary musical re-imagining of "Peter Pan", magic is... Read More


WKU Project 68

August 27 - November 27, 2018

WKU Project 68, an exhibition of images that capture the spirit of campus life at WKU in 1968, will... Read More



August 29 - November 29, 2018

The exhibition will present 21 of the top-ranked images of 2017 taken by women photojournalists who... Read More


WKU Symphony...

October 26, 2018

Prepare to experience the creepiness of the WKU Symphony's annual Halloween concert! From Bach's... Read More


Miss Electricity

Miss Electricity by Kathryn Walat Don't we all want to be special? Don't we all want to be famous?... Read More


Hair - The American...

50 years ago, "Hair" was the first rock musical to light up Broadway. Dreaming of the "Age of... Read More


WinterDance: Toyland

November 30 - December 2, 2018

The WKU Dance Company will bring enchantment to the stage as they kick start your holiday season.... Read More


Holidays on the Hill

December 7, 2018

Featuring the WKU Symphonic Band, Dr. Gary Schallert, Conductor and the Southern Kentucky Choral... Read More


Last Chance to Dance

It's our turn! WKU Dance students take the stage in the informal showcase with their own innovative... Read More


The Fisherman and...

by Larry and Vivian Snipes This delightful adaptation of the Grimm's fairy tale about a fisherman,... Read More