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



November 27-28, 2017
Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre

Come experience an entire musical theatre season in miniature, as show highlights are produced and... Read More


Recess Rescue

December 1-3, 2017
Gordon Wilson Lab Theatre

Everybody loves recess, right? Not Sam, who just started at a new school and is having trouble... Read More


WKU Cultural...

February 2, 2018
Van Meter Hall

The third Cultural Enhancement Series of 2017-18 presents the Yamato Drummers (Japanese Wadaiko... Read More


WKU Cultural...

February 8, 2018
Van Meter Hall

Roxane Gay’s writing appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories... Read More


WKU Cultural...

February 13, 2018
Van Meter Hall

The fourth Cultural Enhancement Series of 2017-18 presents Dr. Paul Alan Cox. Cox specializes in... Read More


WKU Cultural...

March 5, 2018
Van Meter Hall

The fifth Cultural Enhancement Series of 2017-18 presents Daniel Levitin-- Neuroscientist, musician,... Read More