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


First Saturday Bird Walks
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 each month. Please call the museum a few days prior to the bird walk or check out the Kauffman Museum Facebook page
Third Thursday:
open till 8:00pm
Third Thursday Late Admission
Kauffman Museum is partnering with Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Harvey County Historical Museum, Warkentin House, Clayworks and other area businesses and organizations to offer evening hours and special programs once a month. Free admission.  Check our Facebook page for more information.
August 16, - May 28, 2017 Special Exhibition Memory Matters: Works by Gesine Janzen
August 28, 3:00pm KMA Annual Meeting & Members-Only Reception- including faspa and an introduction to the special exhibition Memory Matters
September 13 Bus Tour: KC Royals Play Ball!Enjoy a major league game without the major league hassles!  Trip includes a “behind the scenes” tour of Kauffman Stadium, lunch at Arthur Bryant’s Barbecue, a visit to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and American Jazz Museum, and tickets to the game: Royals vs. Oakland As.
Click here to download the trip flyer and registration form
September 24 Join us in celebrating the opening of the Smithsonian's newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture with the display at Kauffman Museum of a Smithsonian poster exhibit, A Place for All People. Length of display to be determined
October 1, 3:00pm Fall Fest Program on Cheyenne Massacres
Kimberly D. Schmidt ('84) will read from and sign copies of her recently published young adult book Magpie's Blanket.
October 9, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Marla Jackson, "From Slavery to a Free State: The Story of Maria Rogers Martin"
Quilt historian Marla Jackson will explore the life and legacy of Maria Rogers Martin, a quilter and former enslaved person who came to Lawrence, Kansas with abolitionists in 1862.
October 16, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Melvin Epp on Family Memory
Drawing inspiration from photographs incorporated in Memory Matters: Works by Gensine Janzen, Melvin Epp will reflect upon the role family memories played in the era before television, internet and modern medicine
October 28 Living Endowment Dinner featuring Journalist Larry Hatteberg
Hatteberg will share his memories of “Hatteberg’s People” and the role they played in defining collective memory.
Luyken Fine Arts Center
November 13, 3:00pm Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum
Annette LeZotte on Passage to New York: The “Meet me at MoMA” Alzheimer’s Project
December 1, 3 - 8:00pm Members-Only Museum Store Sale
Current members are invited for special discounts at the Kauffman Museum store.  Watch your mailbox for the invitation!
December 3, 10:00am - 4:00pm 5 Places of Christmas
Join us for free admission and free refreshments.  At 3:00pm Bethel College Instructor of Organ, Donna Hetrick, will perform Christmas carols on the museum’s historic Teschemacher Organ.
December 17 Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Check the museum’s Facebook page or our parking lot kiosk for information about participating in the 117th Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
316•283•1612   kauffman@bethelks.edu
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