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August 2020

Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotypes in Thrift Store Donations

August 28 - November 29
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Exhibition Dates: August 28 – November 28, 2020 Sorting Out Race arose out of a desire to divert artifacts with racial content from thrift stores to an exhibit that would generate a healthy community conversation about racial stereotypes past and present in order to heighten awareness of our continuing struggles with race. This Kauffman Museum traveling exhibition will be returning from the road for its second home exhibition at Kauffman Museum. Recent venues include Arizona State Museum in Tuscan, Arizona; The Kansas African…

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October 2020

Fall Festival at Kauffman Museum

October 1 @ 9:30 am - October 3 @ 4:30 pm
Free

Bethel College will celebrate the 50th Fall Fest on October 3, 2020. Kauffman Museum will be open and free to celebrate Bethel College Fall Festival, October 1-3, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. We are taking the following precautions to keep our visitors and staff members safe. Our maximum capacity in the museum building is currently FOUR in the museum store, EIGHT in the special exhibit gallery, TWENTY in the museum permanent. exhibition space. For our full list of COVID-19…

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“Sorting Out Race”: A Community Conversation

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Our current special exhibition, "Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotypes in Thrift Store Donations" arose from the desire to divert artifacts from thrift stores to an exhibit that would generate healthy community dialogue about race. Join us as we continue the conversation in an online event hosted by Newton Public Library in collaboration with Kauffman Museum, Newton Area Arts and Culture, and the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution. The conversation will include presentations from panelists: •…

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November 2020

34th Annual Living Endowment Dinner

November 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$125.00

Since we can’t share a meal together this fall, we’ve made arrangements to deliver special meals to you, our treasured supporters. Celebrate and support Kauffman Museum with a special farm to YOUR table dinner. Elderslie Farm near Kechi, Kansas, specializes in fine dining using local, often organic products. Chef Katharine Elder (and Sous Chef Cody) have a special meal planned that will be delivered to your door by Kauffman Museum staff and board members. Meals will be delivered to your home…

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Museum Store Sunday

November 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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For the fourth 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. The Kauffman Museum Store offers items related to the museum's mission: • puzzles and toys for children…

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