“The Magic of Things” Dates Extended

Kauffman Museum announces that “The Magic of Things: 5 Continents, 25 Centuries, 125 Years of Collecting” exhibition has been extended through October 9. The display features artifacts and animal specimens that represent the depth and breadth of the...

COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

Kauffman Museum COVID-19 protocols and procedures. Masks are not required at this time. Plexiglass barriers have been installed at the front desk. Museum visitors and shoppers are encouraged to: Use hand sanitizer upon entry. Wear a mask if that is their preference....

First Saturday Bird Walk—September 3, 2022

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...

First Saturday Bird Walk—August 6, 2022

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...

Pedal Power | Uncle Carl’s Camp

If you like to bike, this camp is for you! Campers will build endurance and learn bicycle safety, history of biking through Kauffman Museum’s collection, bicycle maintenance and repair and riding rules and etiquette. Campers must already know how to ride a bike and be...

First Saturday Bird Walk—July 2, 2022

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...

Life on the Prairie | Uncle Carl’s Camps

There are more life on the prairie than you’d ever imagine!  It has been home to many plants, animals and people for a very long time. We will investigate many different organisms that live on the prairie–big and small–and imagine how the prairie might be...

Exploring Printmaking 2 | Uncle Carl’s Camp

Campers will explore printmaking through the work of Kansas printmakers. Drawing from observation, students will use nature as the subject of their works. Exploring Printmaking 2 will give campers a unique inside glimpse into how an artist turns inspiration into art....

Exploring Printmaking 1 | Uncle Carl’s Camp

Campers will explore a variety of simple printmaking techniques. Drawing from observation, students will use nature as the subject of their works. Exploring Printmaking 1 will introduce young artists to many forms of printing from the museum’s collection of paper and...

Unraveling History’s Mysteries | Uncle Carl’s Camp

Get ready to dig deep in local archives, interview historians, and do detective work. Campers will investigate the rich history of Kauffman Museum, Bethel College and the local community. Come study artifacts, explore hidden stairways and mummify a piece of fruit. Are...

First Saturday Bird Walk—June 4, 2022

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...