Friends of the Historical Museum

Friends of the Historical Museum Diverse volunteers supporting the Museum through their work, reflecting it’s mission and vision.
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A diverse group of volunteers supporting the Museum through their work, in
ways that reflect the Museum’s mission and vision; enhancing visitor
experience and attracting the public with all the Museum has to offer. Friends Volunteers include: Docents, Committee Members, Program and Event
Support and Trustees. Vision
To provide a world class Museum experience, advancing the understanding and
explor

ation of the rich historical and cultural heritage of Wichita and
Sedgwick County Kansas. Mission
The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum's mission is to educate the
community and its visitors about local history by collecting, preserving,
and interpreting materials reflecting the heritage of Wichita and Sedgwick
County.

Don't forget to visit and shop at the Wichita Historical Museum this Sunday.....open and free....and 10% off (even if yo...
11/24/2023

Don't forget to visit and shop at the Wichita Historical Museum this Sunday.....open and free....and 10% off (even if you aren't a member)!

11/24/2023
The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum invites you and your family to “Be A Patron” at the museum store this  , N...
11/22/2023

The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum invites you and your family to “Be A Patron” at the museum store this , November 26!

You’ll find quality gifts filled with inspiration, educational value, and local pride and through your purchases, YOU will also directly support your local historical museum and our programs.

Plus, this , like all Sundays, is FREE admission while you shop like a museum member and get 10% off your entire purchase!

When you, the patron, purchase a gift from a museum store, you help to sustain the Museum’s mission for years to come.

We're open 1-5pm, we can't wait to see you there!

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What fun at the Wreath Festival!
11/19/2023

What fun at the Wreath Festival!

Wreath Festival last day today 11am to 4pm. Free admission, holiday shopping, lunch, bake sale!! All thanks to the Frien...
11/18/2023

Wreath Festival last day today 11am to 4pm. Free admission, holiday shopping, lunch, bake sale!! All thanks to the Friends of the Historical Museum!

11/18/2023

Saturday the 18th is the last day of the Wreath Festival! Don't miss it!

Pictures from day 1 of the Wreath Festival!  Come on down tomorrow or Saturday!
11/16/2023

Pictures from day 1 of the Wreath Festival! Come on down tomorrow or Saturday!

11/16/2023

The Wreath Festival starts today! Come on down! Free admission!

11/15/2023

Two more days to the Historical Museum's Wreath Festival!

Lots of elves and volunteers are busy putting up the decorations and gifts for the Wreath Festival that starts Thursday!
11/14/2023

Lots of elves and volunteers are busy putting up the decorations and gifts for the Wreath Festival that starts Thursday!

Holiday gifts galore at our Annual Wreath Festival November 16-18!  Enjoy festive music & special exhibits in a magnific...
11/14/2023

Holiday gifts galore at our Annual Wreath Festival November 16-18! Enjoy festive music & special exhibits in a magnificent setting! Circa 1950 Innes Christmas window photograph from our archives. Supported by the Friends of the Historical Museum, the Museum Shop is transported to the 2nd floor DeVore Auditorium, where holiday shoppers are sure to be dazzled by an array of artful wreaths, décor items, cookies, baked goods, cards, books & unique gift items.
The festival takes from 11am to 4pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Free admission.

11/14/2023

Three more days to the Museum’s Wreath Festival! Gifts, decor, lunch, bake sale, cookies!!!

11/06/2023

ONLY 10 MORE DAYS TO THE WREATH FESTIVAL AT THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM!

All volunteers and friends....please share this post on your page!
11/06/2023

All volunteers and friends....please share this post on your page!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  A wonderful event!
10/30/2023

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! A wonderful event!

10/21/2023

Museum volunteers! You should have received an invitation to sign up for a shift during the Wreath Festival! Please sign up now!

10/17/2023

Museum Volunteers! Please attend today's Friends of the Museum 12 noon meeting, either in person or on Zoom!

This Tuesday, October 17, at 12 noon...at the Wichita Historical Museum!  Our monthly meeting is a MUST!  We'll be discu...
10/15/2023

This Tuesday, October 17, at 12 noon...at the Wichita Historical Museum! Our monthly meeting is a MUST! We'll be discussing November's Wreath Festival. We are asking volunteers to attend this meeting in person or via Zoom!

Mark your calendar!The 40th Annual Wreath Festival at the Historical Museum!  One of Wichita's major annual events!  Foo...
10/13/2023

Mark your calendar!
The 40th Annual Wreath Festival at the Historical Museum! One of Wichita's major annual events! Food! Baked goods! Decor! Gifts! November 16, 17, 18!

Volunteers needed for the 40th annual Wreath Festival!We can use volunteers as greeters (aka runners/gofers/helpers), ca...
10/11/2023

Volunteers needed for the 40th annual Wreath Festival!
We can use volunteers as greeters (aka runners/gofers/helpers), cashiers, and lunch servers. Also, we need BAKERS for the bake sale — pies, cakes, cookies etc (festively wrapped and labeled). And we can use pianists! Hours are 11-4 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 16-18. Half-days (11-1:30 and 1:30-4) are an option. Volunteers can call or text me at 316-214-0750 to sign up or for more info.
Gail Williams, President of Friends of the Museum

10/11/2023

CALLING ALL MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS!
Please attend our meeting at 12 noon, Tuesday, October 17
Wreath Festival Discussion
also on Zoom

THE WREATH FESTIVAL! Holiday Tradition:  The 40th Annual Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Wreath Festival - A t...
10/10/2023

THE WREATH FESTIVAL!
Holiday Tradition: The 40th Annual Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Wreath Festival - A three-day event held at the Museum.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday Nov. 16, 17, & 18

Admission is free to the public

Enjoy holiday cheer, music, and a wonderful destination for holiday gift buying. The Museum’s Gift Shop is transported to the 2nd floor DeVore Auditorium, where holiday shoppers are sure to be dazzled by an array of artful wreaths, décor items, cookies, baked goods, cards, books and unique gift items. The festival takes from 11am to 4pm Thursday and Friday and Saturday.

10/08/2023

Friends of the Museum members!
Please plan on attending this month's meeting on October 17 at noon. The focus will be on our 40th Annual Wreath Festival in November. As usual, much help is needed. If you are on our list, you should have received a Meeting Notice to all Friends of the Historical Museum (Museum Volunteers).
The meeting is also accessible online through the ZOOM application connection.

10/06/2023

Volunteers..Interested in helping with our annual Wreath Festival? We'll be posting information on our page soon.

The monthly noon meeting of the Friends of the Historical Museum will be Tuesday, September 19!  Bring a brown bag lunch...
09/17/2023

The monthly noon meeting of the Friends of the Historical Museum will be Tuesday, September 19! Bring a brown bag lunch if you wish. Discussions will include the Wreath Festival event in November!

Live music today from the Heritage Park gazebo, featuring  Friend as part of our September Concert Series! Free Admissio...
09/06/2023

Live music today from the Heritage Park gazebo, featuring Friend as part of our September Concert Series! Free Admission over the noon hour every Wednesday in September. Enter Heritage Square through the Historical Museum and bring your lunch! Photograph from our archives of the Grasshopper Glee and Banjo Club, Wichita, circa 1890.

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204 S Main Street
Wichita, KS
67202

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