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Adventure Duck Race August 5, 2017

Adopt a Duck...Compete for Prizes...Make Learning a Lifetime ADVENTURE! This year, the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum will conduct its 3rd annual “Adventure Duck Race” fundraiser. The idea is simple—"adopt" a rubber duck and join us at the Maring Aquatic Center on Saturday August 16th at 10am to watch a whole bunch of [...]

By | 2017-05-16T12:02:34+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Media Releases|Comments Off on Adventure Duck Race August 5, 2017

Safari Travelogues & HistoryLogs

Each month the museum hosts speakers and programs that highlight amazing travel locales and historic points of interest. These programs are FREE to the public, and are typically held at the Safari Museum in our 2nd floor Johnson Gallery. The Summer 2017 Series includes: Thursday June 15th at 6:45pm:  "China" presented by Elizabeth Fehr. Thursday July [...]

By | 2017-05-16T11:30:39+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Media Releases|Comments Off on Safari Travelogues & HistoryLogs

An Artistic View of Martin & Osa Johnson’s World: April-July 2017

The museum is thrilled to host the artwork of Jim Sallenbach and Irene Schomacker. Jim and Irene were onsite in February selecting artifacts from the collections to interconnect with their art and the resulting show, An Artistic View of Martin & Osa Johnson’s World premiere on Saturday April 1st, 2017 and will run through July [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:48:15+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Media Releases|Comments Off on An Artistic View of Martin & Osa Johnson’s World: April-July 2017

Safari Traveling Exhibition available in 2017!

 MARRIED TO ADVENTURE has available dates in 2017! Married to Adventure is the largest touring exhibition from this museum.  It features 70 framed photographs, over 20 related artifacts and Movie Posters, 2 large panoramic photo displays and 11 wall text panels.  The exhibition can be customized to accommodate hosts with both small and large venues. To [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:34:52+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Media Releases|Comments Off on Safari Traveling Exhibition available in 2017!

Paranormal Investigation in Chanute

How do you conduct a responsible paranormal investigation and remain respectful of the people involved both living and deceased?  The Safari Museum has played host to several paranormal investigation (PI) events by professional groups at both the Santa Fe Depot and at the museum’s original location on Grant Avenue and there is always natural curiosity [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:34:56+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Media Releases|Comments Off on Paranormal Investigation in Chanute

Safari Speakers Travelogue Series

Safari Travelogue Speakers Series 2016 Once a month we host speakers from far and near to discuss their travels FAR away! Our next installment in the speak series is Israel: Thursday, October 20! This month we have Paul Myers at the museum to discuss his very recent trip to the Holy Land. Safari Travelogue [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:34:56+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Media Releases|Comments Off on Safari Speakers Travelogue Series

Final Friday Film Event: The Adventure Lovers Sept 25 in Wichita

Martin and Osa Johnson, Kansas’ own exploring duo, were best known around the world as “The boy and girl next door who made movies far away” during the 1920s and 30s. Their legacy of motion pictures and unprecedented wildlife photography continue to draw the interest of international scholars as well as the general public. People [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:34:56+00:00 September 9th, 2015|Media Releases|Comments Off on Final Friday Film Event: The Adventure Lovers Sept 25 in Wichita

Safari High Tea Sunday, October 11, 2015

SAFARI HIGH TEA 2015 Our annual Safari High Tea will be on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum from 12:30 to 2:00pm! The theme this year is "Books" to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Osa Johnson's I Married Adventure. We're pleased to announce that this year our featured [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:34:56+00:00 September 9th, 2015|Media Releases|Comments Off on Safari High Tea Sunday, October 11, 2015

HATARI SAFARI Saturday September 19th

Join us for our annual Fundraiser Dinner Event & Charity Auction! For 2015 we're shaking up our Gala theme & going out into the field to fund raise so we can make Learning a Lifelong Adventure! ADVENTURES at a GLANCE!  Theme: "Hatari Safari"---Saddle Up to Channel your Inner African Cowboy or Cowgirl! MC: Paul Myers as [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:34:56+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Media Releases|Comments Off on HATARI SAFARI Saturday September 19th

Adventure Duck Race August 1st

Adopt a Duck...Compete for Prizes...Make Learning a Lifetime ADVENTURE! The 2015 Adventure Duck Race is over...and the WINNERS are: Adventure Duck Racer #82: LARRY TAYLOR Adventure Duck Racer #240: TIFFANY REBBECK Adventure Duck Racer #196: JUDY FROEHLICH Adventure Duck Racer #228: STEPHANIE McADAM Adventure Duck Racer #31: CONNIE WOODARD Adventure Duck Racer #7: RICK RUTTER Adventure Duck Racer #130: CHAD VAN [...]

By | 2017-04-21T14:34:56+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Media Releases|Comments Off on Adventure Duck Race August 1st