“The Magic of Things” Dates Extended

Kauffman Museum announces that “The Magic of Things: 5 Continents, 25 Centuries, 125 Years of Collecting” exhibition has been extended through October 9. The display features artifacts and animal specimens that represent the depth and breadth of the...

COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

Kauffman Museum COVID-19 protocols and procedures. Masks are not required at this time. Plexiglass barriers have been installed at the front desk. Museum visitors and shoppers are encouraged to: Use hand sanitizer upon entry. Wear a mask if that is their preference....

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...

Uncle Carl’s Camp: Prairie Animal Pals

July 15-19, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. | ge: 4 and 5 (Not Yet in Kindergarten) Come on a Prairie Pals adventure with us! We will find surprises all around as we learn about animals that make their homes on the prairie. We’ll discover animals that poke their heads out of the...

Uncle Carl’s Camp: Farm Animals at the Museum

July 8-12, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. | Age: 6 to 8 (Completed Grade K-2) Jump into farm life with Farm Animals at the Museum! Students will learn all about goats, chickens, sheep, cows, and pigs through activities that include art, literature, music, and games. Real life farm...

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...

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...

Uncle Carl’s Camp: Prairie Ponderings

June 10-14, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. | Age: 9 to 12 (Completed Grade 3-6) Campers will experience the prairie and explore the insects, birds, and plants that call the grasses home. Campers will use science, art and play to engage the senses and learn about prairie lifecycles...

Uncle Carls Camp 2024: Creative Writing Camp

June 3-7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Age: 13 to 18 (Completed Grade 7-12) Whether you’re a seasoned wordsmith or just beginning to explore the power of storytelling, this camp offers a welcoming space for all writers. Throughout camp, you’ll be encouraged to explore the works...

Wildflower Walk with Brad Guhr

As part of our season-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Tallgrass Prairie Reconstruction at Kauffman Museum, Brad Guhr, education director from Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, will lead a wildflower walk around the prairie reconstruction at Kauffman Museum...

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 early summer weather. Binoculars and a bird book are recommended...

Faspa: Mennonite Charcuterie

Our Spring Celebration! Celebrate the coming of spring with a take-away Faspa meal. Mennonite communities have been sharing faspa, a light evening meal of bread, meat, jam, and cheese, for centuries. Here’s your chance to share in that tradition! Register for a...