A traveling exhibit exploring community science and the Audubon Christmas Bird Count that aims to increase awareness of, appreciation for, and conservation of our respective local bird populations.

This exhibit is currently under development.

Upcoming Events

Uncle Carl’s Camp: Behind the Mask 1

Uncle Carl’s Camp: Behind the Mask 1

June 17-21, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. | Age: 6 to 8 (Completed Grade K-2) Who in the world wears masks? Explore cultures that make masks and the kinds of ceremonies where people wear masks. Learn about Native American, African, Central American and Asian mask traditions. Campers...

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Uncle Carl’s Camp: Behind the Mask 2

Uncle Carl’s Camp: Behind the Mask 2

June 24-28, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. | 9 to 12 (Completed Grade 3-6) Campers will explore cultures that make masks and the ceremonies of those cultures. Native American traditions and the influence of African cultures on today’s American celebrations, such as Mardi Gras in...

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First Saturday Bird Walk

First Saturday Bird Walk

Our First Saturday Bird Walks depart from the kiosk in the museum parking lot for a mile-and-a-half hike through Chisholm Park and along Sand Creek Trail. Be prepared for some unpaved/steep terrain and summer weather. Binoculars and a bird book are recommended but not...

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Visit Kauffman Museum virtually! Watch, Listen and Learn through videos, podcasts and exhibit interactives.

Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum: “Birds and Birders Connect Kansas to the World,” Stan Senner

May 5, 2024

“Making the World a Better Place for Birds,” Dr. Kim Perez | Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum

April 21, 2024

Murmurations & Exaltations: Birds & Birding in a Changing World

March 2, 2024

Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum: “Sisters, Scientists, Friends and Birders,” Lorna Habegger Harder

February 11, 2024


27th and North Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117
Across from the main campus of
Bethel College


(316) 283-1612
Mailing address:
300 E. 27th Street
North Newton, KS, 67117-1716


Tue-Fri  9:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun 1:30pm-4:30pm
Closed Mondays and
Major Holidays