Kansas Day at the Museum 2014
Hands-on activities! Performances! Demonstrations!
Kansas became a state on January 29, 1861! Join us as we explore the rich heritage of Kansas and commemorate its 153rd birthday!
The special exhibit, "Speaking of Quilts: Voices from the Collection and the Community," features timeless beauties to contemporary art quilts from the museum collections and generous lenders. Kansas Day visitors can explore the creativity and skill of Kansans in the exhibit and then speak with other Kansas artisans demonstrating throughout the museum galleries.
Kansas Day at the Museum features:
- Hands-on standards based activities
- Main Gallery exhibits
- "Speaking of Quilts: Voices from the Collection and the Community" exhibit
- Demonstrations of historic crafts and skills
- Teaching carts with historic objects
Advance registration is requested for groups of 10 or more.
- Registration form. Please complete the form and submit it by email, fax or mail.
- Contact us by phone at 785-272-8681, ext. 415; or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kansas Day Tips for Visitors
- Map of the Event
- Driving and parking directions
Bring a camera! You won't want to miss all the fun photo opportunities!
We want to thank the following organizations for volunteering to take part in Kansas Day at the Museum 2014: Allsigns Inc., Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Burlingame Quilters Guild, Foundation for Aeronautical Education, Kansas Children's Discovery Center, Kansas Sunflower Basket Weavers, The Historic Ritchie House/Shawnee County Historical Society, and The Topeka Handweavers and Spinners Guild.