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 late summer weather. Binoculars and a bird book are recommended but not required. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome but should […]
Help us celebrate at Kauffman Museum’s Annual Meeting! Join us at the Museum at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 10 for refreshments, conversation, a summary of last year’s accomplishments, and a preview of upcoming events. Ice cream will be provided by Salted Creamery. We can’t wait to celebrate a successful museum year with you!
Through poetry, Wild Words celebrates the innate relationship Kansans have with the prairie. During the summer of 2023, Humanities Kansas is partnering with Kansas cultural organizations to distribute free copies of this original poetry chapbook within their communities. The chapbook features 11 poems inspired by Kansas native plants and wildflowers with original illustrations by Melissa […]
The Bethel bell once rang in the only known integrated school in Kansas, in Prairie Bell School in Thomas County. Later the children from rural Thomas County attended school in Oakley which led to the integration of public schools nationwide by order of the United States Supreme Court case Brown vs. Board of Education. Meanwhile […]
This Sunday-Afternoon-At-The-Museum presentation will provide a rapid overview of a free online tool called En-ROADS to promote learning and thinking about climate change. Dr. Krehbiel will explore how this tool can be employed to help understand the role of agriculture and of food production and consumption in climate change, as well as the countless ways […]
Spend an evening with the birds without eating like one! Be sure to invite your flock! 6 p.m. Reception Sip sparkling nectar while enjoying music provided by Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra flautists; view bird houses available during event auction; get a first look at KM’s upcoming Christmas Bird Count exhibit. 6:30 p.m. Dinner among the […]
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 chilly late fall weather. Binoculars and a bird book are recommended but not required. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome but […]