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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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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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Tallgrass Film Association Special Screening of “The Selling” Friday, July 13, 7-9pm

Paraskevidekatriaphobics, beware: with three Friday the 13ths in 2012, each thirteen weeks apart, those with a deep, blinding fear of the day might be averse to watching the Special Screening hosted by Tallgrass Film Association on July 13. All others … Continue reading

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Blue Moon at the Museum! Saturday, April 21, 2012

You’re invited to come celebrate in high style! Join us Saturday, April 21, 2012, 7-10pm for an exciting evening of dinner, drinks and the music of Donna Tucker in the Museum with our new exhibit “Made in America: Celebrating American … Continue reading

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Big Read Wichita – Saturday, Nov. 12th, 3:30 pm “Buddha’s Diamonds” Family Program

The Historical Museum is pleased to be part of a community-wide celebration of great literature as the Wichita Public Library and more than forty other organizations sponsor the Big Read October 1 through November 15.  The Big Read encourages adults … Continue reading

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Essay Contest

The Historical Museum presents our second annual Essay Contest! Theme: Revolution, Reaction, Reform in Local History.  One winner from each of the following grade levels (6-8 & 9-12) will receive a $200 prize and a collection of books for their class! … Continue reading

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“Appetite for America” by Stephen Fried, Book Reading, & Signing, Wednesday, September 21, 7pm

Author Stephen Fried presents a book reading & signing of “Appetite for America: How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Hospitality Empire That Civilized the Wild West” on Wednesday, September 21st at 7pm. Books will be available for purchase. … Continue reading

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Dr. Schuyler Jones – “A Stranger Abroad” Book Reading & Signing – Saturday, September 10, 7pm

Dr. Schuyler Jones, CBE, presents a book reading and signing at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum on Saturday, September 10th at 7pm.  The newly released edition of “A Stranger Abroad” will be available for purchase and signing. This program is … Continue reading

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2010 Donations

Denzil Alcorn – Photographs of Wichita musicians, including The Golden Jubilees, 1965. C. Robert Bell III – Photographs of C. Robert Bell, Jr. and a cap worn by C. Robert Bell as a boy in Wichita, 1930s Winnette Berger and … Continue reading

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