COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

We are taking the following precautions to keep our visitors and staff members safe. Read through this outline of new protocols and procedures. During business hours staff and volunteers will wear masks in public areas and in the common workroom.Each day prior to 9:30...

We are open, come on in!

COVID-19 Reopening Protocol and Procedures During business hours staff and volunteers will wear masks in public areas and in the common workroom. Each day prior to 9:30 am opening, at 1:00 pm, and when visitors leave, front desk staff will sanitize and wipe down...

COVID-19 Response

In an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, Kauffman Museum is closed to visitors. The safety and health of our visitors, volunteers, staff members, and community are very important to us. Staff will be tending to other museum tasks on-site Tuesday – Friday...

State Symbols Theme for “Kansas Day!”

Kauffman Museum’s annual Kansas Day celebration this year will explore Kansas symbols, from sunflowers to box turtles, bison to meadowlarks, honeybees to Kansa Indians. Celebrate Kansas Day activities are on the afternoon of Jan. 25. The museum, 2801 N Main St, North...

Kauffman Museum Staff Update

NORTH NEWTON – Andi Schmidt Andres has been named acting director of Bethel College’s Kauffman Museum. Previous director Michael Reinschmidt resigned effective Jan. 6. The museum board announced the appointment of Andres, curator of education, Jan. 28. She will serve...

Kauffman Museum wins state award of excellence

Seniors Elizabeth Friesen Birky and Emma Girton accepted the award on behalf of the museum Nov. 8 at the Kansas Museums Association annual conference. The KMA has selected Kauffman Museum’s special exhibition “Campaign for a New China: Looking Back on Posters from the...

Remembering the Vietnam Moratorium, 1969

Kauffman Museum hosted last Sunday’s Friends of the Mennonite Library and Archives program “Remembering the Vietnam Moratorium.” Ninety persons attended the open-mic time where people shared reminiscences of the 1969 Moratorium to End the War in...