Category Archives: Exhibits

The High Plains Museum to Host Smithsonian Earth from Space Exhibition

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Beginning February 13th, visitors to the High Plains Museum will be able to experience the popular exhibition Earth from Space produced by the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Service in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey. The exhibition will be on view at the High Plains Museu

Valentine’s Date Night Returns!

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The High Plains Museum is hosting its second annual "Valentine's Date Night" February 14th from 6:00 to 7:30 for children ages 6-12. Drop the kids off at the museum for Valentine themed fun, crafts and games. Preregistration is free and required. Call Sami at 785-890-4595 to reserve your spot! Late

Work Through Their Eyes: Kindergarteners and TWWW

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Come see some fabulous artwork created by Goodland's own Kindergarten classes at the High Plains Museum!  The artwork all feature work, with some being sketches of photographs from the National Archives, some gardening, and some of work done by the students themselves! (more…)

Last chance to see “The Way We Worked”

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The traveling exhibit The Way We Worked from the Smithsonian is coming to an end at the High Plains Museum.  This is your last week to see this amazing exhibit as it will be coming down next  Monday! (more…)

Hurry and see “The Way We Worked” before it’s gone!

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The traveling exhibit The Way We Worked will only be at the High Plains Museum for another two weeks!  If you have not had a chance to stop by and see this amazing exhibit now is the time to do it! (more…)

“Working cowboys are the embodiment of the true American spirit.” Clint Eastwood

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“There is a code of the west. It’s not just a punch line. It’s not a joke—it’s the real thing.” - Baxter Black The American cowboy is a treasured cultural icon, long existing as a symbol of hard work, freedom, and heartland values. The story of work for cowboys is documented in Gatherin

“I’m a custodian, okay. What do you know about a custodian? A custodian cleans restrooms.”

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“A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.” ~ Chinese Proverb In search of wisdom found in unlikely places, The Philosopher Kings takes us on a journey through the halls of the most prestigious colleges and universities in America to learn from the staff members w

The Work behind “The Way We Worked”

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For 125 years people of Goodland have worked many different jobs that have helped define Goodland and Sherman County.  The High Plains Museum collects and shares these stories with the public as its main focus of work, which was made easy given the national lens on work offered in the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian is here!

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The traveling exhibit The Way We Worked from the Smithsonian has arrived at the High Plains Museum!  The Way We Worked is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council and will be at the High Plains Museum until January 27, 2013.  (more…)