Category Archives: Curator

Torchlight Tour of the Museum – Friday, October 31st, 6:00 – 9:00PM

Join us Halloween night at 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 Museum, to enjoy four floors of Wichita … Continue reading

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Free Day at the Historical Museum for Veterans & Guests – Saturday, November 8th, 1:00 – 5:00pm

To honor our Veteran’s and their guests, this will be a free admission day to visit the Museum. In the heart of downtown Wichita, the Museum is located in the original 1890 City Hall with its 170-foot tall clock tower. This exceptional, AAM-accredited museum … Continue reading

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Special Exhibits Opening Saturday, October 25th: Celebrating the “Mystery S” & Walter Beech Air Race Trophies

Celebrating the “Mystery S” Featuring film footage taken at the Wichita Airport circa 1930 One of the legendary racing planes of the era rolled out of Wichita’s Travel Air plant in 1929. It was the result of an experimental project … Continue reading

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31st Annual Wreath Festival and Luncheon

November 20th and 21st, 10:00am – 2:00pm; Luncheon 11:00am – 1:00pm The Museum will host its annual Wreath Festival from 10:00am – 2:00pm which features holiday gifts of all kinds, delicious fresh baked goods and festive music. See special exhibits … Continue reading

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Aviation Programs by Author Historian Edward H. Phillips – Saturday, October 25th & Sunday, October 26th at 2:00PM

Noted historian Edward H. Phillips will present a series of programs on Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:00pm as part of a special aviation exhibit at the Historical Museum. Programs are free and open to the … Continue reading

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The 75th Anniversary Party and Special Exhibit for the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

*** For Exhibit Challenge Answers Click Here *** 75th Anniversary Party – Sunday, September 28th, 6:00-9:00 PM Celebrate 75 years with food, drink, entertainment and twenty-four exhibits. Tickets are $75 and limited to 200 attendees. Join us in celebration of … Continue reading

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Author Event with SC Gwynne – Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson – Thursday, October 9th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Watermark Books, in conjunction with the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, is pleased to present SC Gwynne for a reading and signing of Rebel Yell. The event will take place at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Free admission for this event … Continue reading

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“Growing Up with Wichita: A.A. Hyde 1872-1935″ Presented by Dr. John Hyde – Sunday, September 14th, 2:00 pm

This illustrated lecture will be held in the Museum Auditorium. Program is free and open to the public. Dr. John Hyde, Professor of History Emeritus, Williams College, will examine the life of one of Wichita’s most dynamic and fascinating figures whose … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! – Saturday, September 27, 2014, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! … Continue reading

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“House & Home” Exhibit Lecture and Family Program – Saturday, August 2, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

This will be the final week prior to House & Home exhibit closing! From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Kathy Morgan of the City’s Historic Preservation Office will give a program about historic homes in Wichita and the process of … Continue reading

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