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February 2022

Grand Opening: The Magic of Things

February 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Kauffman Museum began in 1896 as Bethel College’s teaching collection of “Natural History and American Relics,” housed in its Administration Building. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of collecting at this oldest Mennonite museum in the Americas, former and current staff have selected astonishing artifacts and specimens–most exhibited for the first time–that speak of “The Magic of Things.”   Join us for the grand opening of "The Magic of Things: 5 Continents • 25 Centuries • 125 Years of Collecting" on…

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March 2022

First Saturday Bird Walk – March 2022

March 5 @ 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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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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