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Calling Kansas Explorers!

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Now showing at the High Plains Museum are two traveling exhibits from the Kauffman Museum: "K is for Kansas" and "Considering the Commonplace". "K is for Kansas: Exploring Kansas from A to Z" features interactive enlarged children's blocks that detail Kansas history and culture. The Kansas alphabe

“Get Your Taxes Paid and Auto License Here!”

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In 1984 a massive metal counter came to the High Plains Museum from the Sherman County Courthouse. It was immediately placed into storage, hidden behind the exhibits. In September 2011, a new multipurpose space was created and the the counter was rediscovered, having since been covered with collec

Wrap Up Your Christmas Shopping!

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The High Plains Museum gift shop features books, Kansas trinkets, jewelry, puzzles, t-shirts and more! It's a great place to shop for little somethings to wrap up your Christmas shopping. Now featured on sale is Marci Penner's 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook, $29.95. The 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook

Call for Artifacts & Information

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The High Plains Museum and the Goodland Police Department are collaborating on an upcoming exhibit detailing the history of the Goodland Police Department. To make the exhibit a great success, we are asking the public to come forward with information or objects that are related to the history of the

Now Showing: Getting to Know Van Gogh

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Now showing at the High Plains Museum is a playful animated movie that details the life and work of Vincent van Gogh! Getting To Know, Inc.'s "Getting to Know Van Gogh" film will be shown every Saturday from November 5 through December 10 (except Nov. 26 as the High Plains Museum is closed). The mov

New Exhibit: Vincent van Gogh

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A new exhibit opens today at the High Plains Museum: Vincent van Gogh, a traveling exhibit from Teacher's Discovery. The exhibit features large reproductions of a selection of Vincent van Gogh's more popular works including "Starry Night", "Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe", "Yellow Wheat an

Art in a Big Way: Goodland’s Big Easel

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In the spring of 2001, the "World's Largest Painting on an Easel" was erected in Pioneer Park, in Goodland, Kansas along Business Highway 24. The 24 by 32 foot painting is a reproduction of Vincent Van Gogh’s Three Sunflowers in a Vase, the first in a series of seven sunflower paintings painted