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Nov
21
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill Event Image Details
Junction City   The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
Nov
21
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier Event Image Details
Topeka   Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Nov
21
Sunflower Journeys - Learning Opportunities Event Image Details
Topeka   Sunflower Journeys - Learning Opportunities
Nov
21
The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O’Brien Event Image Details
El Dorado   The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O’Brien
Nov
21
The Amazon Army Event Image Details
Garnett   The Amazon Army
Nov
21
Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilts Event Image Details
Colby   Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilts
Nov
23
Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories Event Image Details
Park City   Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Nov
23-24
FROM CIVIL WAR TO CIVIL RIGHTS AND BEYOND: A Community Program and Workshop Event Image Details
Lawrence   FROM CIVIL WAR TO CIVIL RIGHTS AND BEYOND: A Community Program and Workshop
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Crossroads: Change in Rural America

Crossroads is a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition drawing on the history and culture of rural America to provoke fresh thinking and spark conversations about the future and sustainability of rural communities.

Dates & Details  
Nov
23
The Murder of Emmett Till Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Murder of Emmett Till
Nov
26
Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje Event Image Details
Overland Park   Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje
Nov
26
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead Event Image Details
Topeka   Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
Nov
26
The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan Event Image Details
Pratt   The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
Nov
26
Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Paola   Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop
Dec
2
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Salina   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Dec
3
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
El Dorado   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Dec
5
The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
Men loading hay bales on a trailer as the sun sets.

Ad Astra: Working Hard in the Heartland

An HK initiative that features the stories of working Kansans.

Dates & Details  
Dec
5
Sunflower Journeys - Heritage Tourism Event Image Details
Topeka   Sunflower Journeys - Heritage Tourism
Dec
5
Four Horsemen and a Sage Event Image Details
Lawrence   Four Horsemen and a Sage
Dec
6
Mama Makes Up Her Mind and Other Dangers of Southern Living by Bailey White Event Image Details
Lenexa   Mama Makes Up Her Mind and Other Dangers of Southern Living by Bailey White
Dec
10
In Their Own Words: The Ancient Egyptians Event Image Details
Bonner Springs   In Their Own Words: The Ancient Egyptians
Dec
12
Sunflower Journeys - Theatrical Arts Event Image Details
Topeka   Sunflower Journeys - Theatrical Arts
Dec
15
Red State: Socialism and the Free Press in Kansas Event Image Details
Franklin   Red State: Socialism and the Free Press in Kansas
Dec
19
Sunflower Journeys - All Things Outdoors Event Image Details
Topeka   Sunflower Journeys - All Things Outdoors
Jan
1-31
The Helen Lewallen-Smith Family Collection - Display Event Image Details
Colby   The Helen Lewallen-Smith Family Collection - Display
Jan 01
- Feb 29
Douglas County: Pressures of Migration and Politics - Traveling Exhibition Event Image Details
Lawrence   Douglas County: Pressures of Migration and Politics - Traveling Exhibition
Jan
15
Strangers In Town - Online Film Discussion Event Image Details
Garden City   Strangers In Town - Online Film Discussion
Jan
15
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Kansas City   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Jan
19
19TH: Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage Event Image Details
Kinsley   19TH: Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage
Jan
21
Strangers In Town Event Image Details
Lawrence   Strangers In Town
Jan 23
- Mar 29
Lee Adler: A Mad Man Amid the Machines - Exhibition Event Image Details
Wichita   Lee Adler: A Mad Man Amid the Machines - Exhibition
Jan
25
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Jan
26
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Jennings   Children of the Promised Land
Jan
26
Foam on the Range Event Image Details
Oskaloosa   Foam on the Range
Feb 01
- Apr 30
Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Display Event Image Details
Garnett   Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Display
Feb
1
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - A Common Reader Book Discussion Event Image Details
Olathe   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - A Common Reader Book Discussion
Feb
2
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Olathe   Children of the Promised Land
Feb
7
The Cloud Atlas by Liam Callanan  Event Image Details
Lenexa   The Cloud Atlas by Liam Callanan
Feb
8
The Thin Silk Thread: Blest Be the Tie that Binds - Public Discussion Event Image Details
Scandia   The Thin Silk Thread: Blest Be the Tie that Binds - Public Discussion
Feb
8
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Winfield   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Feb
13
Elements of Story - Discussion Event Image Details
Olathe   Elements of Story - Discussion
Feb
13
Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin Event Image Details
Junction City   Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
Feb
15
Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Exhibit Opening Event Image Details
Wichita   Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Exhibit Opening
Feb 15
- Mar 15
Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit Event Image Details
Wichita   Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit
Feb
15
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Wichita   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Feb
16
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Kinsley   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Feb
16
Politics on the Platform: Woman Suffrage at the Chautauqua Event Image Details
Kinsley   Politics on the Platform: Woman Suffrage at the Chautauqua
Feb
16
Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage Event Image Details
Kinsley   Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage
Feb
17
Voices from the Vault: the 1970s / Art & Technology Event Image Details
Wichita   Voices from the Vault: the 1970s / Art & Technology
Feb
20
African American Read-In Event Image Details
Olathe   African American Read-In
Feb
20
Discovering Tommie Atkins: Creek Nation Legacy - An American Story Film Screening Event Image Details
Kansas City   Discovering Tommie Atkins: Creek Nation Legacy - An American Story Film Screening
Feb
22
The Thin Silk Thread: Blest Be the Tie that Binds - Public Discussion Event Image Details
Belleville   The Thin Silk Thread: Blest Be the Tie that Binds - Public Discussion
Feb
23
The Harlem Renaissance Event Image Details
Junction City   The Harlem Renaissance
Feb
27
The Tree - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Olathe   The Tree - Film Discussion
Mar
3
Politics on the Platform: Woman Suffrage at the Chautauqua Event Image Details
Hays   Politics on the Platform: Woman Suffrage at the Chautauqua
Mar
5
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Hays   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Mar
6
Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene Event Image Details
Lenexa   Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
Mar
7
The Thin Silk Thread: Blest Be the Tie that Binds - Public Discussion Event Image Details
Courtland   The Thin Silk Thread: Blest Be the Tie that Binds - Public Discussion
Mar
7
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Mankato   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Mar
7
Night by Elie Wiesel - A Common Reader Book Discussion Event Image Details
Olathe   Night by Elie Wiesel - A Common Reader Book Discussion
Mar
7
Transforming the Commonplace: Seed Portraits, Hair Wreaths, and Butter Sculptures Event Image Details
Garnett   Transforming the Commonplace: Seed Portraits, Hair Wreaths, and Butter Sculptures
Mar
7
The Kansas Industrial Farm for Women Event Image Details
Osawatomie   The Kansas Industrial Farm for Women
Mar
12
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Olathe   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Mar
12
Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat) Event Image Details
Chapman   Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat)
Mar
14
No Place Like Home - Documentary Film Premiere Event Image Details
Lawrence   No Place Like Home - Documentary Film Premiere
Mar
15
19TH: Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage Event Image Details
Kinsley   19TH: Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage
Mar
16
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Mar
16-31
Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit Event Image Details
Wichita   Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit
Mar
19
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Mar
19
Harp of Burma by Michio Takeyama Event Image Details
Junction City   Harp of Burma by Michio Takeyama
Mar
20
Continuing the Legacy: Oral Histories from Kansas Legislators - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   Continuing the Legacy: Oral Histories from Kansas Legislators - Panel Discussion
Mar
22
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Fredonia   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Mar
24
The Harlem Renaissance Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The Harlem Renaissance
Mar
30
Women Wonderworkers: The Self-Made Worlds of Visionary Female Artists Event Image Details
Prairie Village   Women Wonderworkers: The Self-Made Worlds of Visionary Female Artists
Mar
31
Story Walk in Celebration of Cezar Chavez Event Image Details
Olathe   Story Walk in Celebration of Cezar Chavez
Apr
1-15
Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit Event Image Details
Wichita   Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit
Apr
1-30
19th Amendment: 100 Years - Traveling Exhibition Event Image Details
Great Bend   19th Amendment: 100 Years - Traveling Exhibition
Apr
3
The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert Event Image Details
Lenexa   The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
Apr 04
- Jun 30
The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Interpretive Trail Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Interpretive Trail
Apr 04
- Jun 30
The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Indoor Exhibition Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Indoor Exhibition
Apr
4
The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Grand Opening Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Grand Opening
Apr
4
Poetry, Storytelling & Service Event Image Details
Olathe   Poetry, Storytelling & Service
Apr
4
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Paola   The Harvey Girls
Apr
6
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Liberal   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Apr
7
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Ashland   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Apr
11
Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Open House Event Image Details
Garnett   Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Open House
Apr 16
- Jul 12
On Vacation! - Exhibition Event Image Details
Wichita   On Vacation! - Exhibition
Apr
16-30
Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit Event Image Details
Wichita   Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit
Apr
16
The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham Event Image Details
Junction City   The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
Apr
16
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Dodge City   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Apr
18
No Place Like Home - Premiere Broadcast Event Image Details
Topeka   No Place Like Home - Premiere Broadcast
Apr
19
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Topeka   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Apr
19
The Kansas Whirlwind: Peter Mehringer and Sports of the Depression Era Event Image Details
Kinsley   The Kansas Whirlwind: Peter Mehringer and Sports of the Depression Era
Apr
19
19TH: Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage Event Image Details
Kinsley   19TH: Piecing Together Women’s Suffrage
Apr
20
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed Event Image Details
Prairie Village   How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
Apr 20
- Jul 31
Wellington Pioneer Cemetery Outdoor Heritage Signage Event Image Details
Wellington   Wellington Pioneer Cemetery Outdoor Heritage Signage
Apr
20
Slave to Soldiers Event Image Details
Wellington   Slave to Soldiers
Apr
20
Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Topeka   Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop
Apr
21
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Apr
21
Voices from the Vault / Cold War Art & Politics Event Image Details
Wichita   Voices from the Vault / Cold War Art & Politics
Apr
21
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Salina   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Apr
22
Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True Event Image Details
Olathe   Poet Laureate of Kansas: May Our Voices Ring True
Apr
23
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver Event Image Details
Manhattan   Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Apr
23
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In Event Image Details
Olathe   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In
Apr
28
The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Presentation Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Spring at the Fairchild Farm - Presentation
May
5-31
Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit Event Image Details
Wichita   Somos de Wichita: Telling the Story of Assimilation and Identity in Wichita - Pop Up Exhibit
May
9
Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event Event Image Details
Manhattan   Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event
May
12
Voices from the Vault / American Vernacular Then and Now Event Image Details
Wichita   Voices from the Vault / American Vernacular Then and Now
May
15
Cattle Ranching South of Dodge City: 1920-present - Open House Event Image Details
Ashland   Cattle Ranching South of Dodge City: 1920-present - Open House
May
18
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The Harvey Girls
May
21
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen  Event Image Details
Manhattan   Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
May
30
No Place Like Home - Documentary Film Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   No Place Like Home - Documentary Film Discussion
Jun
13
Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event Event Image Details
Manhattan   Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event
Jul
11
Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event Event Image Details
Wabaunsee Townsite   Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event
Jul
12
Oral History with Past Board Members and Stockholders of the Garden of Eden - Public Event Event Image Details
Lucas   Oral History with Past Board Members and Stockholders of the Garden of Eden - Public Event
Aug
8
Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event Event Image Details
Alma   Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event
Sep
11-20
19th Amendment: 100 Years - Traveling Exhibition Event Image Details
Hutchinson   19th Amendment: 100 Years - Traveling Exhibition
Sep
12
Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event Event Image Details
Eskridge   Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event
Sep
15
Research/Reference Material Cataloging and Digitization - Open House Event Image Details
Caney   Research/Reference Material Cataloging and Digitization - Open House
Oct
10
Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event Event Image Details
Topeka   Native Stone Scenic Byway Art & Architecture - Public Event
Jun
11
The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - Film Premiere Event Image Details
Emporia   The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - Film Premiere
Sep
1
The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - KCPT Screening Event Image Details
Kansas City   The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - KCPT Screening

 

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