News Releases

1/26/2016 - Celebrate Kansas’ Birthday


General Museum Information: Susan Hawksworth, Director
Phone: 785.309.5776 (day) 785.825.6306 (evening)

Celebrate Kansas’ Birthday

Event Title: Kansas Day Open House
Date: January 30, 2016
Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
Location:  Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron, Salina, KS 67401
Admission: Free

It is time to celebrate Kansas’ birthday and the Smoky Hill Museum will be doing it up right. Bring the whole family and enjoy the fun at the free Kansas Day celebration, January 30 from 1:00-3:00 pm.
Try your hand at a few activities pioneers would have done like churning butter or shelling corn. See beautiful leatherwork, seed beading, and more with Jimmie Lewis. Also, enjoy the make and take crafts, birthday cake, and register for prizes in the Museum Store. Everything’s free at the Kansas Day Open House January 30 from 1:00-3:00 pm.
The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 12-6, Saturday 10-5. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages.
For needed accommodations, please call Nona Miller at 309-5776 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Every effort will be made to accommodate known disabilities. For material or speech access, please call at least 5 working days prior to the event.