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March 2022

Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum with Reinhild Kauenhoven Janzen

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for "Ritual Markers of Life and Death in Uganda and Taiwan," a Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum program with Reinhild Kauenhoven Janzen.   This program is presented as part of "The Magic of Things," a Kauffman Museum special exhibition celebrating the 125th anniversary of collecting at the oldest Mennonite museum in the Americas. View the recorded presentation here.

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April 2022

First Saturday Bird Walk – April 2022

April 2 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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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. Binoculars and a bird book are recommended but not required. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome but should be able to remain quiet so they don't scare away the birds! Free and open to the public. Details in light of the COVID-19 pandemic: --Masks required. Bring your…

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Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum with John M. Janzen

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Join us for "Drums or Organ: Contesting Musical Styles in African Christianity," a Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum program with John M. Janzen.   This event is presented as part of "The Magic of Things," a Kauffman Museum special exhibition celebrating the 125th anniversary of collecting at the oldest Mennonite museum in the Americas. View the recorded presentation here.

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Kauffman Museum Strategic Planning Community Focus Group

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Newton Recreation Center, 415 N Poplar St
Newton, KS 67114 United States
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This spring, Kauffman Museum will develop an action plan that will move the museum boldly into the 21st century, paving a way forward in our rapidly changing world. Your input as a community member is essential as we work through this process. You are invited to join us on Thursday, April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 in the Newton Recreation Center, Sunflower Room, in a one-time focus group conversation open to the public. In recent years, Kauffman Museum has aimed…

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May 2022

Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum with Rachel Pannabecker and David Kreider

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Join us for "Collecting for College and Community: Past, Present and Future," a Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum program with Rachel Pannabecker and David Kreider.   This program is presented as part of "The Magic of Things," a Kauffman Museum special exhibition celebrating the 125th anniversary of collecting at the oldest Mennonite museum in the Americas.

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