Monthly Archives: July 2015

Special Art Exhibit: George Bellis

George F. Bellis (1865 – 1956) worked from Wichita as an artist for many years until his death in 1956. His introduction to Wichita at the turn of the century was through an assignment to create stage sets for use … Continue reading

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Special Exhibit: “MEMBERS ONLY” Embroidered Club and Affiliation Wear – Showing July 2nd through August 2015

1st Floor Windows on Collections – Recent additions to the Museum’s Collection “MEMBERS ONLY” Embroidered Club and Affiliation Wear Embroidery, the art of working raised designs in threads upon any fabric with a needle, has been in use for thousands … Continue reading

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“Women Rising: How Kansas Women Gained the Vote, 1859-1912″ – August 16th at 2:00 PM

The League of Women Voters – Wichita will host “Women Rising: How Kansas Women Gained the Vote, 1859-1912,″ a presentation and discussion by Diane Eickhoff at The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Kansas women gained the right to vote in 1912, eight … Continue reading

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Wichita’s 145th Birthday Party & the 125th Birthday of Old City Hall! – July 25th from 1:00 to 4:00PM

The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum is celebrating two special birthdays on Saturday, July 25th — the 145th anniversary of the founding of Wichita and the 125th anniversary of Wichita’s Original City Hall, now home to the Historical Museum. Wichita was … Continue reading

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Summer Programs at the Museum for Young People

The Historical Museum is pleased to offer three workshops for Young People this summer: (Please click on the individual workshop for more information.) National History Day Prep Workshop on June 23rd – June 26th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM or … Continue reading

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