Category Archives: Gift Shop

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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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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Senior Wednesday – January 23rd – “Hunting and Trading on the Great Plains”

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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Holiday Wreath Festival – November 15-16

The Annual Holiday Wreath Festival will be held on Thursday, November 15th and Friday, November 16th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. The Wreath Festival will feature wreathes, holiday gifts of all kinds, delicious baked goods, festive music, and special … Continue reading

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KPTS Screening of “The Dust Bowl” by Ken Burns – November 1st, 5:30

PBS, Florentine Films and KPTS invite you to a sneak preview of THE DUST BOWL premiering November 18 on KPTS/PBS. Join us Thursday, November 1 at the Wichita Historical Museum, 204 S. Main, Wichita. 5:30 Screening followed by guest speaker … Continue reading

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BOOK EVENT – Rise to Greatness by David Von Drehle – Thursday, November 8

BOOK EVENT – Rise to Greatness, acclaimed author David Von Drehle – the electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln’s rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation’s history Thursday, November 8, 7-9pm. Free and open to the public. … Continue reading

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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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