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


February 7
March 7
April 4
May 2
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.
February 8, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Dr. Charles Epp, Professor of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas will speak on “Racial Stereotyping in Police Stops.”
February 27 to May 24 Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity And Stereotypes In Thrift Store Donations
March 7 Opening Reception: Sorting Out Race
March 22, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Dr. Beverly Rogers, Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Anthropology at Ottawa University will speak on “Stereotypes and Realities of the 21st Century Indian in the United States.”
April 19, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Dr. Robert E. Weems, Jr., Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at Wichita State University will speak on “Defining the ‘Other’: A History of Racial Stereotypes.”
April 26, 2:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Bring children and grandchildren to celebrate Earth Day and help Kauffman Museum launch its new collaborative project with Trees for Life/Books for Life International.  Children will participate in a brainstorming workshop with creative writing facilitator Gail Pryce to develop text for a book to be produced during Kauffman Museum’s Uncle Carl’s Camp June 15-19.  Kids enrolled in the camp session will illustrate the story and it will be published and distributed worldwide via Trees for Life’s “Books for Life” initiative.
May 24, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Annette LeZotte, Kauffman Museum Director, and Rachel Pannabecker, former Kauffman Museum Director and curatorial consultant for Sorting Out Race, will share community reactions and interactions with the exhibit
Uncle Carl's Camps
Camp Brochure PDF
June 1-5, 9-11:00am Survivor: Prairie
Age 6 to 8 (or completed grade K-2)
June 8-12, 9-11:00am Exploring Printmaking
Age 6 to 8 (or completed grade K-2)
June 15-19
Session 1 9-11:00am
Session 2 1-3:30am
Art & Books for LIFE!
Age 9 to 12 (or completed grade 3-6)
Age 13 to 18 (or completed grade 7-12)
June 22-26, 9-12:00 Minecraft© at the Museum
Age 9 to 12 (or completed grade 3-6)
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.”
316•283•1612   kauffman@bethelks.edu
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