Kauffman Museum is OPEN to the public.
The Magic of Things: 5 continents, 25 centuries, 125 years of collecting, the special exhibition celebrating the depth and breadth of what is now Kauffman Museum, has been extended through October 9, 2022.
(Held on the second Saturday to coincide with Bethel College Fall Festival) 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...
Fall Festival | “The Oldest Books in the Museum’s Collection” by Mark Jantzen, Bethel College Professor of History
Kauffman Museum owns a number of cuneiform tablets that are over 4,000 years old. These ancient writings provide insight into a culture that goes back to the very beginnings of organized, urban life in Mesopotamia, the ancient Near East. Hundreds of Bethel students...
At 4:00 in Krehbiel Auditorium in the Luyken Fine Arts Center on the Bethel College campus, Ina Navazelskis, an oral historian from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, will speak about the value of oral history in helping preserve family...
- Bird Bytes: Bird News from Kauffman Museum
- Of Land & People Audio Stories
- Kauffman Museum videos including our museum design process, ArtiFact Friday, and more!
- Special exhibit virtual tours and exhibit interactives:
- Recent events featured below, or our Kauffman Museum media archive on YouTube
“Collecting for College and Community: Past, Present and Future” with David Kreider
May 22, 2022
“Drums or Organ: Contesting Musical Styles in African Christianity” by John Janzen
April 3, 2022
“Ritual Markers of Life and Death in Uganda and Taiwan” by Reinhild Janzen
March 6, 2022
“William Allen White: A Kansas Wonder” by Bev Buller
January 29, 2022
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North Newton, KS, 67117-1716
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