Come color some examples of the thrilling 1930s comic series DANGER TRAILS...the museum will provide the coloring sheets, coloring pens + pencils. You are welcome to bring our own snacks & libations---whatever is needed to jump start your creativity! This is a FREE come & go event so you can enjoy the museum & all [...]
The last Saturday in April is a great time to plan your safari to Chanute! There are events throughout our historic downtown, the museum hosts a FREE Public OPEN house with lots of family friendly activities. The full list of events are listed here...but for up to the minute notifications, check out our Facebook page [...]
Dr. Roxanne Witt went to Honduras to the Rancho Paraiso to do veterinary mission work in the surrounding communities and she will share photos and tales of her trip with us on Thursday March 29th. Doors open in the 2nd floor Johnson Gallery at 6:45pm for seating with program to begin by 7pm. Please call [...]
News-to-Us: Archival Gifts & Artifact Donations Special Exhibition showing February-May In 2017, we were gifted an online newspaper service subscription and so far we have accumulated over 12,000 new articles concerning Martin and Osa. The collection includes newspaper coverage from all 50 states and 4 foreign countries. We are not even close to the end [...]
Stroll through the museum while enjoying fine wines, delectable food, world class company, & the beautiful piano music of Grace Romain Stacy! Tickets are available by calling 620-431-2730 or emailing us at osajohns@SafariMuseum.com
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.
The Chanute 4-H Busy Bees & the Safari Museum invite you to come & taste exotic food dishes at this, our 36th Annual International Tasting Tea. Each year food dishes and beverages from a selected country are made and served by the Busy Bees and the museum is open free to the public. Past countries [...]
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.