Wichita Art Museum

  • 1400 W. Museum Blvd.
    Wichita, KS 67203
  • Phone:316-268-4921
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One of the Museums on the River and home to an outstanding collection of American art. The new Art Garden surrounds the museum with plantings and pathways highlighting outdoor sculpture. Admission is always free on Saturdays. Be sure to visit the Museum Store and have lunch at the Muse Cafe.

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  • Days & Hours: Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: Noon-5pm, Closed Mon.
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  • Price Range: $2 - $5
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  • Tour Length: Approximately 45 minutes
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  • Days & Hours: Tues-Sun: 11am-3pm, Closed Mon.
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  • Price Range: $5-$15
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Shopping
  • Days & Hours: Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: Noon-5pm, Closed Mon.
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Shawn Decker: Prairie

  • June 04, 2015 - September 13, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Described as an electro-acoustic sound installation, Shawn Decker's Prairie recalls the sights and sounds of its namesake via a field of speakers and ... View details

Liza Lou: Gather (one million)

  • June 04, 2015 - September 13, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

This summer, WAM is proud to feature a beautiful and poetic installation by world-renowned artist Liza Lou. The exhibition will feature Lou's Gather (... View details

Stuart Allen: Kansas, Low Resolution

  • June 04, 2015 - September 13, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Wichita-born Stuart Allen is a visual artist whose work deals with fundamental elements of perception such as light and time. This summer, WAM is ple... View details

Family ArtVenture: Construction Junction

  • September 03, 2015 - September 24, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

Art Start is a FREE program for children ages 3 to 5 to engage with art, imagine, and learn together. The theme changes each month, so come back once ... View details

Art Start: Construction Junction

  • September 01, 2015 - September 29, 2015
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

Art Start is a FREE program for children ages 3 to 5 to engage with art, imagine, and learn together. The theme changes each month, so come back once ... View details

Presence Program: The Gift of Art

  • September 17, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203

Adults with early to mid-stage memory loss and care partners are invited to attend this free interactive program aimed at encouraging personal express... View details

The Big Read Pre-Party

  • September 19, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203

Start the Wichita Public Library's The Big Read with a big celebration of Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. The Big Read is a National... View details

Art Start Pre-K Classes & Daycares: Los Colores

  • October 01, 2015 - October 29, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

In partnership with the Big Read Wichita, we will read the children's companion book Green is a Chili Pepper as we explore colors in the gallery and t... View details

WAM Teen Night

  • October 06, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203

Join us for an open house! The Museum is excited to launch a new pilot project to engage with local teens and invite young adults to explore career ... View details

Art Start Families: Los Colores

  • October 06, 2015 - October 27, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

In partnership with the Big Read Wichita, we will read the children's companion book Green is a Chili Pepper as we explore colors in the gallery and t... View details

Family ArtVenture: Little Read

  • October 24, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203

To celebrate the Wichita Public Library's annual Big Read, WAM celebrates literacy and the arts with special art-making, games, and activities. Famili... View details

Art Start Families: My Family and Me

  • November 03, 2015 - November 17, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

November is for giving thanks. Together, we will give thanks for those we call family through art-making and conversation. Join us at the Wichita Art ... View details

Art Start Pre-K Classes: My Family and Me

  • November 05, 2015 - November 19, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

November is for giving thanks. Together, we will give thanks for those we call family through art-making and conversation. Join us at the Wichita Art ... View details

Winter Art Mania

  • November 27, 2015 - November 28, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

What is WAM thankful for? Our visitors! bring friends and family to the museum following your day of turkey and pumpkin pie. These TWO DAYS OF FREE ... View details

Art Start Families: Textured Treasures

  • December 01, 2015 - December 15, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

December brings fluffy snow, fuzzy sweaters, sticky marshmallows, and smooth hot chocolate. We will explore texture with an art project in the studio,... View details

Art Start Pre-K Classes: Textured Treasures

  • December 03, 2015 - December 17, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

December brings fluffy snow, fuzzy sweaters, sticky marshmallows, and smooth hot chocolate. We will explore texture with an art project in the studio,... View details

WAM Holiday Open House

  • December 06, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203

The Friends of the Wichita Art Museum invite you to warm up with holiday refreshments, live music, and a visit with Santa Claus. Don't miss this heart... View details

Winter Art Mania

  • December 26, 2015 - December 27, 2015
  • Location: Wichita Art Museum
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

As a WAM holiday cheer to the people of Wichita, WAM presents two action-packed days of art exploration and activity. Bring your entire reindeer cre... View details

Art of Fire: Glass Art from the WAM Collection

  • April 04, 2015 - March 05, 2016
  • Address: 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Re-imagined anew and opening in April, the museum presents a compelling arrangement of the distinguished and growing glass art collection. for the new... View details

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