Senior Wednesday Programs at the Historical Museum occur every 4th Wednesday, January through October at 10am, doors open at 9:45. Programs can be viewed both at the Museum or remotely through the Museum’s Facebook page. Please contact the Museum for reservations and online access information. Presentations are followed by related tour in the exhibition galleries.
Sponsored in part by generous grants by The Trust Company of Kansas and Mickey Armstrong.
Admission for non-members is $ 2.00 and free to members and their guests.
Links to videos of past programs:
Authenti-city: Wichita Series with Bill Goffrier
Architecture of the People's Houses with Murl Riedel
Iconic Eats of Wichita with Joe Stumpe
Gone But Not Forgotten: Restaurants of Wichita's Past with Denise Neil
Turn it up to 90 – the Electric Guitar and the 90th Anniversary of it Wichita World Debut.
1918 Influenza Pandemic with Beccy Tanner
Wichita Pioneer Robert E Lawrence with Gary Huffman
Wichita Neighborhoods with Pat O'Connor
2023 Senior Wedneday Programs
- January 25—A Kansas Day Celebration
- February 22—Sara and Charity Harmon present their film Who Scammed Rajah Rabbit?
- March 22—William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas presented by Beverly Olson Buller of Humanities Kansas Speakers Bureau
- April 26—A conversation on Myths of the West with Ulrich Curator Ksenya Gurshtein
- May 24—From Stonewall to Small Town Kansas by Brandon West of Humanities Kansas Speakers Bureau
- June 28—Beyond Brown: Mexican Struggles for Equality Before and After Brown v. Board by Valerie Mendoza of Humanities Kansas Speakers Bureau
- July 26—Dowsing for Historical Clues: a brief history of Camp Beecher by Vince Marshall
- August 23—Becoming Modern in Wichita: The Built Environment by Dean Bradley
- September 27—The Life and Times of Rea Woodman by Jim Mason
- October 25—Museum Docents Present their Favorite Factoids & Exhibits