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August 2021

Disparities in Tobacco Marketing and Use: a historical look at how tobacco was marketed and to whom

August 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, August 29, 3:00, virtual presentation “Disparities in Tobacco Marketing and Use: a historical look at how tobacco was marketed and to whom” by Lorrie Kessler, Harvey County Health Department. Kessler will discuss how and why large tobacco companies have enabled health disparities by marketing addictive, potentially fatal products. Marketing strategies—from doctors offering product preferences in the 1900s to social media campaigns targeting teenagers and vaping—have impacted generations of Americans. Meeting ID: 812 9984 1632 Passcode: 255970

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September 2021

Humanities Kansas Poetry and Bird Walk

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Kauffman Museum normally offers a First Saturday Bird Walk. Beginning at 9:30 on September 4, the monthly walk will include poetry in an event sponsored by Humanities Kansas. Leaders Megan Kaminski and Molly Zahn, who both teach at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, will lead the beginner-friendly poetry and bird walk oriented to connecting participants to the natural bird habitat near Kauffman Museum and sparking conversation about our relationship with our common home. The event will begin at the Kauffman…

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November 2021

Museum Store Sunday

November 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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For the fifth consecutive year, more than 1,400 museum stores representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, 23 countries, and five continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday. Kauffman Museum is thrilled to participate in this signature annual initiative and join museum stores worldwide by offering quality gifts filled with inspiration and educational value. Shop in-person from 1:30–4:30pm, or anytime online using Kauffman Museum's Online Museum Store. The Kauffman Museum Store…

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December 2021

First Saturday Bird Walk – December 2021

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 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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Five Places of Christmas at Kauffman Museum

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Newton-area museums welcome the public to “Five Places of Christmas” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4. The annual holiday open house is a collaborative event among the Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Harvey County Historical Museum, Kauffman Museum, Warkentin House, and Bethel College Women’s Association. This year, Kauffman Museum will offer museum exhibits, gift shop discount tables, and refreshments while the Bethel College Women’s Association will host a Christmas sale featuring handmade crafts and baked goods at the Goerz…

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