Connecting to Collecting:
A year of exploring Kauffman Museum's collections and celebrating those who gathered the artifacts

Better Choose Me: Collecting and Creating with Tobacco Fabric Novelties, 1880-1920, featuring the collection of Ethel Ewert Abrahams,
Exhibition dates: August 22, 2018-January 20, 2019
Opening reception Sunday, August 26, 2018, 1:30-4:30 pm

Campaign for a New China:
Looking Back on Posters from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976,
featuring the collection of Robert Kreider
Exhibition dates: February 9-May 19, 2019
Grand opening Saturday, February 9, 7:00 pm

Explore the mini-exhibits in the Bethel College Administration Building and Mantz Library drawn from the Kauffman Museum collections

Time for tea! for young and old around the globe, featuring tea related artifacts from around the world from the Kauffman Museum permanent collection,
Exhibition dates: August 27, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Mantz Library, Bethel College Campus

Special programs
My Encounter with the Photos of Rodolphe Petter by Weldon Schloneger, sponsored by Friends of the Mennonite Library and Archives
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7:00 pm
• Pop-up exhibit of the Petter Collection

Alps on the Plains: The Folk Art of Emil Kym by Steve Friesen
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 1:30 pm

Remembering Ethel Ewert Abrahams: Collector and Artist by Rachel Pannabecker
Sunday, January 6, 2019, 3:00 pm

Manipulating the Masses: Chinese Propaganda Posters by Dr. Kris Ercums, Spencer Museum of Art,
Sunday, March 3, 2019, 3:00 pm

Down to the Countryside: Perspectives on the Cultural Revolution with Dr. Zhuojun Jiang, Dr. T. James Goering, and Esther Kreider Eash, moderated by Raylene Hinz Penner
Sunday, April 7, 2019, 3:00 pm

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