Category Archives: Events

Blue Moon at the Museum! – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00-10:00PM

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

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The Wichita-Sedgwick County HIstorical Museum Presents: An Essay Contest!

                        Theme: “Rights and Responsibilities in Wichita’s History” All area students in grades 6-12 are eligible. Theme coincides with National History Day theme, a great warm-up exercise for NHD … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! – Saturday, September 28, 2013, 1-5 pm

Bring your “Museum Day Live! Admission Ticket” which will provide free admission for you and one guest to the Historical Museum.  If there are more than two in a household who want to visit our Museum, the other guests will … Continue reading

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Traveling Exhibit – Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas

Americans by Choice: The Story of Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas Traveling exhibition Americans by Choice: The Story of Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas, is open at  the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum through September 1, 2013, illustrates the paths to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Wichita’s Birthday – Sunday, July 21st 1-4pm

The Wichita Birthday Party – Happy 143rd! Sunday, July 21st 2013 from 1- 4pm. Celebrate the day and discover Wichita’s remarkable history wandering the 4 floors of the Museum’s exhibits located in Wichita’s original 1890 City Hall building. Enjoy special … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Social – Saturday, May 11th, 1-5pm

Games, fun, cake walk, face painting, ice cream and more! Also enjoy the Art Museum’s Art & Book Fair across the street at Century II Park Activities Free – Refreshments – $ 1.00 – Adult Museum Admission ½ PRICE $2.00, … Continue reading

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Young Historians Awards – Saturday, May 4th at 2pm

Join us as we celebrate National History Day winners and the DeVore Local History Essay winners! Special guest speaker Beccy Tanner of the Wichita Eagle. Free and open to the public.

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Kansas Day Program – Sunday, January 27th, 2013 2pm

Join us for a special Kansas Day program with Ron Wilson, “Now, That’s Rural: Entrepreneurs and Innovators Who Shaped Kansas Communities.” Our program is brought to you by the Kansas Humanities Council, a non-profit organization promoting understanding of the history … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – March 27 – “Wichita: 1930-2000″ with Dr. Jay Price

Seniors 55 and older are invited to enjoy a special program on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 9:30 and the program begins at 10am. Members are admitted free; non-members are admitted for the special Senior Wednesday … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – February 27 – “Highland Cemetery – Resting Place of Pioneers”

Seniors 55 and older are invited to enjoy a special program on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 9:30 and the program begins at 10am. Members are admitted free; non-members are admitted for the special Senior Wednesday … Continue reading

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