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.
Join us for the Safari Museum's Annual Gala! This year our theme is a "Speakeasy Soiree" & we will have the comedy troupe Crayon Improv as our dinner entertainment. Grace Stacy will regale us with Jazz and Ragtime on the piano. This event is the museum's largest fundraiser of the year so please save the [...]
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 Fall 2017 Series includes: Thursday September 28 at 7pm: Canada with Warren Alford. As [...]
We're posting this event early to get our many artful supporters inspired...we're seeking donations of Art & Artifacts with camera or photographic aspects to be used in or incorporated into our High Tea Art Auction. Kathy Blair hit the ground running this Spring with her adorable handmade camera change & clutch purse donations! If you [...]
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 [...]
LANDSCAPE THAT NEVER SLEEPS - Exhibition of landart objects by Ivana Buttry Artist Introduction: Ivana Buttry is a czech landartist specialized for landscape-architecture and designing gardens. She designed several succesful projects. Currently, she is working on film project Forest Cathedrals (director Jan Svatoš). During her studies in France, she came across with landart for the [...]
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 [...]