Category Archives: Events

Torchlight Tours!

Just in time for Halloween, join us for a  MEMBERS ONLY Torchlight Tour with Heritage Square activities on Saturday, October 27th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm! The Torchlight Tours allow visitors to explore the Museum in a  new way – … Continue reading

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Final Friday – Art Exhibit Opening “Fred Wassall ‘ Mid-Western Mystic'”

“Final Friday” Opening – Fri. April. 27th 5-8 P.M. Free and Open to the Public Featuring Music by Wichita Guitar Society members John Francis and Richard Johnson  SPECIAL ART EXHIBIT:   Fred Wassall, mid-western mystic Showing at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum … Continue reading

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Carry A Nation Program

A lecture in celebration of Carry A. Nation, temperance crusader by Dr. Jay Price, professor of history at W.S.U. The lecture is in association with his Saturday’s 10am dedication of a life sized statue of Nation which commemorate Nation’s violent … Continue reading

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Spring Break Programs

March 20th, 21st, 22nd Tours & Activities 1- 4pm at the Museum Participation is free.  However, space is limited. Reservations are strongly recommended. Appropriate for ages 2nd grade and up. Space is limited to 18. Reservations requested at tours@wichitahistory.org or by … Continue reading

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Torchlight Tours! New this year – Member’s Only Tour!

TORCHLIGHT TOUR – NEW THIS YEAR! MEMBERS ONLY TORCHLIGHT TOURS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29th, 6-9pm General public invited Friday, October 28th, 6-9pm Just in time for Halloween, join us for MEMBERS ONLY Torchlight Tours with Heritage Square activities on Saturday, October … Continue reading

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2016 Wreath Festival

The Annual Holiday Wreath Festival will be held on Thursday, November 17th and Friday, November 18th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. The Wreath Festival will feature wreaths, holiday gifts of all kinds, delicious baked goods, festive music, and special … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Wichita! Birthday Party July 23rd 1-4pm

The Wichita Birthday Party – Happy 146th & the 126th Birthday of Old City Hall Saturday, July 23th 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum is celebrating two special birthdays on Saturday, July 23rd — the … Continue reading

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The Electric Guitar Symposium

Wichita holds the distinction of being the first to feature the electric guitar to the world’s stage, thanks to the initiative of local guitarist Gage Brewer. His relationship with the electric guitar’s inventors in Los Angeles afforded him the opportunity … Continue reading

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Blue Moon at the Museum! – April 30, 7:00-10:00 PM

The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum will hold its seventh annual “Blue Moon at the Museum” party, transforming the Museum into the original Blue Moon Nightclub, which was located on South Oliver during the 1940s and 1950s. The club was a … Continue reading

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Guitar Exhibits at the Historical Museum & Exploration Place!

The Historical Museum is partnering with Exploration Place to celebrate the guitar January 30 – June 5, 2016! Featured at the Historical Museum is The Electric Guitar – Wichita’s Instrument. The electric guitar may have been born in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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