Monthly Archives: August 2012

Final Friday – Family Friendly Torchlight Tour, Friday, October 26, 7-10pm

Just in time for Halloween, join us for Final Friday Night in the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, for a fun, family-friendly tour of the Museum in the dark! Flashlights will be provided for participants who will be guided through the … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – “Wichita’s History in Picture Postcards” by Jim Mason, Wednesday, October 24

Wichita’s History in Picture Postcards:  Jim Mason will give an illustrated presentation about his new book, Wichita, that features 206 vintage picture postcards showing what our city was like a century ago.  Jim will sign copies of the book afterwards. … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – “Prairie Living” by John Richardson – Wednesday, September 26

Prairie Living by John Richardson An illustrated presentation of dwelling styles used in the prairie, including the earth and grass lodges of the Native Americans, dugouts and sod houses, modern Prairie Style of architecture developed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the … Continue reading

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Special Program: Herb Jeffries Retrospective & Mayoral Proclamation – Saturday, September 15, 2:30 pm

Saturday, September 15th at 2:30 p.m. Admission to this event and the Museum is free. Special Program: Herb Jeffries Retrospective and Mayoral Proclamation celebrating Jeffries Career and historic impact on popular culture. This look back at the Professional Career of … Continue reading

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eGuitar@80 Guitar Summit – August 25-26 & Deke Dickerson & The Eccofonics Concert – August 27

Guitar Summit Weekend 2012 – Electric Guitar History Symposium the weekend of August 25-26; featured as part of the special exhibit “eGuitar@80, eighty years of amplified guitar” (closes Nov. 11th). The symposium is held at the Museum and will feature … Continue reading

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