Logo graphic Homage to the Flint Hills
27th and North Main, Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas 67117

Tues - Fri 9:30 - 4:30
Sat - Sun 1:30 - 4:30
Closed on Mondays and major holidays.

Children 6 - 16, $2.00
Adults, $4.00
Association members free


July 4, 6:45

August 8

September 5

First Saturday Bird Walk
Join local birding enthusiasts and a guide in the museum parking lot to walk the 1.5 mile, unpaved Bethel College Sand Creek Trail looking and listening for bird activity. Binoculars and a bird book are helpful but not required. All ages are welcome although a quiet walk is encouraged and children 12 and under should come with an adult.Time to be determined. Please call the museum a few days prior to the bird walk.
Uncle Carl's Camps
Camp Brochure PDF
June 29-July 2,
Little Houses on the Prairie
Age 4 and 5 (not yet in kindergarten)
July 19, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Aaron Barnhart, Kansas Humanities Council Speaker’s Bureau, “From Resisters to Reformers: How Kansas Mennonites Changed Mental Health Care.”
September 10, 7:00pm OPENING RECEPTION & CURATOR’S TALK Join guest curator Rachel Epp Buller as she explores the behind-the-scenes stories of the artifacts in Kauffman Museum’s 2015-2016 special exhibition “Root for the Home Team: Building Community through Sports.”
September 13, 1:30pm ANNUAL MEETING: KAUFFMAN MUSEUM ASSOCIATION Sunday, Join us as we thank Kathy Schroeder, Mark Jantzen and Nathan Esau for their six years of service on the Kauffman Museum Board of Directors and meet the four new individuals joining the Kauffman Museum Board. The meeting will also include a presentation by Annette LeZotte on the state of the museum and the unveiling of the first in a series of new museum education materials to accompany the permanent collection exhibits.
FALL BUS TRIP Plans are currently in the works for the next bus trip to take place in mid-September. Watch your mailboxes for the itinerary and reservation forms!
October 10, 11:00-Noon FALL FEST MUSEUM MYSTERIES BOOK LAUNCH PARTY Children participating in KM Earth Day programs and Uncle Carl’s Camp have been busy during the spring and summer months of 2015 writing, illustrating and designing the layout for a children’s book titled Museum Mysteries to be distributed to libraries throughout the world via Books for Life International. During Bethel’s Fall Fest weekend we will have a special party to launch the book and introduce its young authors, illustrators and designers. Purchase a book for a special young person in your life or buy a book to send to a library overseas.
November 8, 6:30pm LIVING ENDOWMENT DINNER Kauffman Museum’s annual fundraising dinner features fabulous food and inspirational speakers. This year, in conjunction with our special exhibition theme of building community through sports, we welcome sportswriter and commentator Bob Lutz to the podium to share his reflections.
MEMBERS-ONLY STORE SALE Kauffman Museum Association members enjoy 10-90% reductions on store merchandise at this special pre-holiday sale held in the middle of November. Watch your mailboxes for the date and time!
December 5, 10:00am- 4:00pm FIVE PLACES OF CHRISTMAS Open house with special lecture “Day or Night? Two Paintings of Christ’s Nativity” by museum director Annette LeZotte at 11:00am.
316•283•1612   kauffman@bethelks.edu
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