Throughout the run of FAR FLUNG FIBER, our current special exhibition, the museum is hosting artisan workshops & demonstrations highlighting the techniques used on the textile artifacts from our collections.
Thursday, November 9th: Safari Travelogue KENYA: 6:30-8pm 3 Speakers/3 Perspectives of Kenya Museum Curator Jacque Zimmer will share then & now images of the most remote Kenyan destinations ever photographed by Martin & Osa Johnson, Lloyd Zimmer will discuss the historic backgrounds of the locales, the peoples & the amazing wildlife of the Northern Frontier [...]
Join us for our annual Trick or Treat Halloween event from 4-6pm on Thursday October 26th. The museum will be open to families and the museum and the Chanute Public Library hand out treats to all little ghosts & ghouls who attend.
Our new Special Exhibition Opening Sept 30th includes fiber art and artifacts from around the globe, plus photos of the artisans who made the pieces when possible. Most of the pieces are from our stored collections, and they are highlighted by modern examples and loans contributed by museum staff and volunteers.