Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wichita Art Stars in Fabulous 2-D!

Since the late 19th century, our community has produced fine artists of extraordinary ability and renowned. This small exhibit represents eight such artists who called Wichita home. In addition to Sedgwick County roots, another commonality of the artwork here is … Continue reading

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What to Wear? (2011 Exhibit)

              The history of Kansas stretches across its landscape.  Crossed by historic trails, railroads and highways, the state is grounded in its farms and ranches, its towns and cities and its businesses and institutions.  But … Continue reading

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Upcoming Museum Kids Days

Behind the Scenes at Old City Hall Thursday, June 23rd 2:00 pm-3:00 pm Discover the treasurers of our city’s past in Wichita’s Original City Hall built in 1892. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the building, along with the artifacts and … Continue reading

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Young Historians Award

The Historical Museum partnered with Friends University for a second successful year in sponsoring the District 6 National History Day competition on February 25th.  This national competition engages young people by challenging them to interpret history through various mediums including … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesdays at the Museum

Seniors age 55 and over are invited to enjoy a special program on the fourth Wednesday of the month. We will open at 9:30 am and the program will begin at 10:00 am. Members are admitted free; non-member admission is … Continue reading

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Museum gift shop brimming with new books

Our Museum Gift Shop is stocked with recent titles, including the 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook by Kansas Sampler Foundation founder Marci Penner. Nearly 300 pages long, the book features a range of places, from the Arikaree Breaks in the … Continue reading

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Elected Trustees

At the Annual Membership Meeting in March, Museum members unanimously accepted the slate submitted by the Nominating Committee of the Board of Trustees and elected Doug Brehm and Dave Unruh to serve for the newly created three-year term. The following … Continue reading

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Welcome to recent members

We are pleased to acknowledge recent Museum members. Membership is an important way to support the Museum both financially and through communication. While not listed here individually, our gratitude also goes out to the many who have increased their level … Continue reading

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2010 Memorials

The following have been honored with gifts to the Museum’s Memorial Fund: Dick Azim Sue Foley Ursula Metsker Dr. Craig Miner Jerry L. Sterling Charlotte Johnston Jackson Wurth Patricia Xidis  

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