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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Preserving Westport
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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"Making a Museum" Tours
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Second Saturdays: Kansas Day
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
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Patio Culture: Highlights of DCC
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Olathe,KS
Premiere of “Home on the Range” Movie
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Genealogy Program at the Watkins Museum
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
Street Style: A Civil War Fashion Show
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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"Making a Museum" Tours
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Bleeding Kansas 2017 program series
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Lecompton,KS
Kansas Day
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
 
 
 
 
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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/19/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/19/2017 5:00:00 PM  |  Olathe, KS

    Patio Culture: Highlights of DCC

    Join us for light appetizers, drinks and an opportunity to connect with others who support the William J. Marra Museum, Deaf Cultural Center, and its Mission. Members and guests gather together to meet and greet, plus learn from featured topics relating to Deaf history, arts and culture! Also, updates on all of the wonderful programming happening at the DCC, new and old, will be provided!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/19/2017 7:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Premiere of “Home on the Range” Movie

    As Kansans, historians, or those who simply enjoy this memorable and beloved song known around the world, you will want to see the Kansas City premiere of the movie about the true story of the official Kansas State song. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Union Station event box office, or online through Union Station at the following website: https://boxoffice.unionstation.org/categories/extreme%20screen?all Be part of this historic KC event!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/20/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/21/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/21/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Genealogy Program at the Watkins Museum

    Introduction to DNA for Genealogists- Many students are excited about this topic, and we are learning more every day! There will be pre-class homework and time for questions at the end of class. Register on the museum website or give us a call!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/21/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Street Style: A Civil War Fashion Show

    Put on your bloomers and hoopskirt, it’s time to celebrate the second season of the PBS civil war drama Mercy Street! Join KCPT at the Alexander Majors Barn for Street Style: A Civil War Fashion Show Saturday, January 21st at 2pm. From Jayhawkers to generals, admire the clothing of the era and get a sneak peek at the upcoming season of Mercy Street. The fashion show will begin at 2pm, and the historic antebellum Alexander Majors house will be open for tours from 1-2pm....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/22/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/23/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/23/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Era Bell Thompson: The Reflections In the Mirror--Black History Study Group Meeting

    Karenbeth Zacharias will explore the pioneering life and work of Era Bell Thompson. As an editor for Ebony Magazine, Thompson wrote two books, "American Daughter" and "Africa, Land of My Fathers". Yet Thompson struggled with her own identity of race. Her exploration of blackness suggests that Southern Blacks were seen as foreign people who came to settled in Chicago tenements. Her travels across Africa continued her quest to understand what it meant to be African and American....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/24/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/24/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    "First Amendment under Fire" with Professor Steven Youngblood

    The National Archives will host Park University Professor Steven Youngblood for a lecture titled "First Amendment under Fire: Global Challenges to Press Freedom". A free light reception will precede the program at 6:00 p.m.Reservations are requested for this free program by calling 816-268-8010 or emailing kansascity.educate@nara.gov. Steven Youngblood will discuss challenges to the First Amendment in the U.S., and how those relate to threats to free press around the world....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/25/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/26/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/27/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/27/2017 3:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    "Making a Museum" Tours

    Guided by the Museum’s Executive Director Anna Marie Tutera, tour the first floor of Corinthian Hall and the first floor of the Carriage House, and learn about the Museum’s new mission, vision, and restoration/renovation planning process. Participate in a conversation and share ideas about the development of future programs, exhibitions, events, and volunteer opportunities....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/27/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Art of Conversation: Langston's Lawrence (Film)

    You're invited to this latest event in the Art of Conversation series, a partnership of the Watkins Museum of History and the Lawrence Arts Center. This free program will feature the debut of "Langston's Lawrence," a new short film about the life of young Langston Hughes, followed by a panel discussion with Hughes scholars Randal Jelks, Edgar Tidwell, and Carmaletta M. Williams discussing his work and legacy. Doors open at 6 PM for refreshments, with the film and discussion beginning at 7....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/28/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/28/2017 10:30:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Homemade Apple Pie & Board Games in the Farmhouse

    Cozy up to the kitchen wood-burning stove, drink hot chocolate, eat homemade apple pie, and play a 1920s board game in the DeCaeny farmhouse. Join us at the farmstead and we’ll do just that. Play on original board games from the time when the three DeCaeny children sprawled across the sitting room floor intent on winning! What better way to spend a chilly January Saturday morning!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/29/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/29/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Kansas Day

    Celebrate the Statehood of Kansas by exploring our wonderful State Symbols. There will be four interactive stations where you will learn more about the pride of Kansas including the Honey Bee, Bison, Ornate Box Turtle, and Sunflower! Perfect for all ages. No preregistration is required....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/29/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Bleeding Kansas 2017 program series

    “Kansas on Appeal: Highlights from 156 years of Sunflower State Advocacy in the Supreme Court of the United States" a Kansas Day program by Kansas Attorney General, Derek Schmidt, with remarks by Kansas State Archivist, Matt Veatch...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/30/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    1/31/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    2/1/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

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