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Used Book Sale at the Wichita Art Museum

Wichita Art Museum Book Sale

The Wichita Art Museum book sale is back and will take place July 22, 2023. Admission is FREE but bring some money to purchouse books. This event is put on by The Friends of the Wichita Art Museum. You can expect to see lightly used books on art, zoology, and everything in between. All the […]

Spring Break Artcation from Wichita Art Museum 2023

Spring Break Wichita Art Museum

Spring Break Artcation at the Wichita Art Museum is something families look forward to every year.  The Wichita Art Museum is open for Spring Break! Remember, the permanent collection is now FREE all the time. Click HERE for more info about visiting the gallery for FREE. But back to the spring break Artcation. If you’re […]

Wichita Sculptures and Public Art to Visit for Free

Wichita Sculptures and Public Art

Get out and look at the local art in Wichita. The local art here in Wichita is very fascinating and makes me wonder how it was made and what the inspiration behind it was. Not only that, but it makes me want to try to get out and be creative just like the local artists […]

Free Admission to the Wichita Art Museum

Wichita Art Museum Free Admission

Admission to the Wichita Art Museum was always free on Saturdays, and that was a great deal but NOW admission is always FREE to see the permanent collection. Yes, FREE!   The Wichita Art Museum announced on December 22, 2022, that they will now have FREE admission to their permanent collection gallery. This is HUGE news!  […]

FREE: Tunes + Tallgrass at the Wichita Art Museum

Tunes + Tallgrass at the Wichita Art Museum - free summer movie and music event!

The Wichita Art Museum and the Tallgrass Film Association are teaming up again this year for a free night of music, film and fun. This free event will be held outside in the museum’s outdoor amphitheater. Tunes + Tallgrass on the Art Garden Lawn is happening on Friday, July 15. “Doors” open at 6:30 p.m. […]

FREE Yoga in the Art Garden

Wichita Art Museum will once again host FREE Yoga in the Art Garden in 2022. Guest instructor Kelsea Wright from Limitless Yoga will lead an all-levels flow class for ages 16 and older. The free yoga class will provide a great workout, stretching out common problem areas in the body, and connecting your breathing to […]

FREE Art Start Program for Preschool Age Kids at the Wichita Art Museum

Here’s something fun, free, and educational for the younger set. Art Start is an hour-long interactive program for preschoolers ages 3–5 from the Wichita Art Museum. Each month, a new theme is presented that relates to the making and meaning of works of art in the museum’s collection. Preschoolers participate in visual arts activities that […]

Free Family Artventure at the Wichita Art Museum

Wichita Art Museum

You probably already know that admission to the Wichita Art Museum is free on Saturdays, but did you know that on the fourth Saturday of most months, the museum also hosts a free family art activity?  They call it Family Artventure. You can stop by any time between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to complete […]

Art Deco Exhibit at Wichita Art Museum

Beginning mid-February 2022, the Wichita Art Museum revealed a new touring exhibit with a day of free activities perfect for art and jazz lovers of all ages. After the opening day, everyone can get in to see the new exhibit with a discount on the weekends (see below).  Art Deco Exhibit Admission  Regular admission to […]

Free Admission and Activities After Christmas at the Wichita Art Museum

Want to find something educational and fun to do during winter break? The Wichita Art Museum has you covered with a day of Winter Art Mania, including FREE admission and activities for the whole family. Winter Art Mania: Gnome Place like Home for the Holidays! From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 26, 2021 drop […]

Wichita Art Museum’s Summer Birthday Bash

Scooping ice cream at the Wichita Art Museum's Summer Birthday Bash

The Wichita Art Museum turns a year older this year and it will celebrating its birthday again on July 10, 2021! WAM’s Summer Birthday Bash is back on and will be held outside, so pack a picnic, bring a blanket or lawn chair, and enjoy the festivities. Some may remember this event for the free […]

Huge Used Book Sale at the Wichita Art Museum and Free Drop-In Tours

Masked volunteers working at used book sale, wichita art museum

Add to your library (on the cheap!) from an excellent selection of gently used volumes on art and other subjects. The Friends of the Wichita Art Museum will hold a used book sale in the art museum’s Boeing Foyer on Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2, 2021.  Admission to the museum is FREE on […]

Sunset Yoga at the WAM

Unfortunately, this event has been canceled. On Monday July 27, experience a free yoga class in the breathtaking outdoor Dan and Frank Carney Sculpture Terrace with gorgeous views of downtown Wichita. Kelsea of Limitless Yoga Studio will teach an all-levels flow class. No experience necessary to try this fun class. Please bring your own yoga […]

FREE: Wichita Senior Expo

FREE Wichita Senior Expo

  The annual Senior Expo sponsored by the Central Plains Area Agency on Agency will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Expo will be held at three fun Wichita locations: Botanica, the Wichita Advanced Learning Library, and the Wichita Art Museum. At Senior Expo you will find valuable information and […]

FREE Pop Cinema at Wichita Art Museum

In honor of its new Pop Art exhibit, the Wichita Art Museum has a new series called Pop Cinema featuring three FREE movies at the museum. There will also be a cash bar during the flicks, which begin at 6 p.m. Pop artists revered mass culture and reflected popular trends with wry commentary. Cinema was […]

FREE: Wichita Art Museum’s Fall opening party

Downing amphitheater at the Wichita Art Museum

This Saturday the Wichita Art Museum is celebrating the opening of its fall exhibit, Shiny, Sticky, Smooth: Pop Art and the Senses, and the first anniversary of the art garden. Activities for all ages are planned throughout the day and admission is FREE. From 3-5 p.m. enjoy a Family Artventure with extra special activities, including entertainment from […]

Family Disco Party at the Wichita Art Museum

Family ArtVenture Disco Party Wichita Art Museum

This Saturday, March 26, the Family ArtVenture at Wichita Art Museum will include a Family Disco Party! You and the kids will be moving and shaking in Farha Great Hall. The day will start at 11 a.m. with a fun craft of making dance accessories to complete your disco outfit. Then at 1:30 p.m., you’ll […]

Wichita Art Museum Summer Birthday Bash

Wichita Art Museum Summer Birthday Bash 2012

WAM is aging well! This is an older post. Find the new post about the Wichita Art Museum Summer Birthday Bash and Ice Cream Social here. — The Wichita Art Museum is celebrating its 77th year in Wichita on Saturday, July 21, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Wichita Art Museum Summer Birthday […]

Summer Activities at Wichita Art Museum

The Wichita Art Museum has plenty of ways to keep kids busy and learning this summer. Free summer activities at the Wichita Art Museum include WAM Kids Workshops twice a month for kids ages 6-15,Art Start several times per week for preschoolers ages 3-5, and Family Artventures one Saturday each month for all ages. Some […]

Free Museum Admission to Bank of America Cardholders

As part of its Museums on Us program, Bank of America is offering its cardholders free admission to the Wichita Art Museum on the first full weekend of every month. All you need is a valid photo ID and a Bank of America/Merrill Lynch card to get one admission free. The first weekend of the […]

Free Admission to the Wichita Art Museum

Enjoy a little art and culture for free every Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Wichita Art Museum. While you’re there this Saturday, you can stop by the museum store and do a little Valentine’s Day shopping. At $38, this heart from local artist John McDonald of Meridian Street Art Glass isn’t […]