COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

Kauffman Museum COVID-19 protocols and procedures. During business hours staff and volunteers will wear masks in public areas and in the common workroom. Each day prior to opening, front desk staff will sanitize and wipe down surfaces. Plexiglass barriers have been...

First Saturday Bird Walk – March 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 – February 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...

Celebrate Kansas Day!

Celebrate Kansas Day! at Kauffman Museum. Mark your calendars for this free Kansas Day event at Kauffman Museum! We’re hard at work planning an exciting and engaging experience celebrating our state’s birthday. Please check back soon for more...

Saturday Bird Walk – January 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...

Five Places of Christmas at Kauffman Museum

Newton-area museums welcome the public to “Five Places of Christmas” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4. The annual holiday open house is a collaborative event among the Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Harvey County Historical Museum, Kauffman Museum, Warkentin...

First Saturday Bird Walk – December 2021

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...

Museum Store Sunday

For the fifth 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...

First Saturday Bird Walk – November 2021

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...

Living Endowment Dinner

You are cordially invited to support Kauffman Museum’s 35th annual Living Endowment Dinner In anticipation of the spring museum exhibit celebrating 125 years of a museum on the Bethel College campus, the dinner will reflect menus of 1896 when the museum first opened. ...