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Meet & Greet: Meet the Meteorite Man

FREE EVENT! Wednesday, April 12th @ 7 p.m.  McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation 1111 E. Kansas Ave.  Enjoy SPACE themed snacks and refreshments while learning about H.H. Nininger – The Meteorite Man We will also be hosting Dirk Ross – Adjunct Curator of Meteorites, who will be making a donation of a planetary sample of […]

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2nd Annual Progressive Dinner Party

2nd Annual Progressive Dinner Party sponsored by Home State Bank & Trust and Amerprise Financial   $50 per person includes: Appetizers at McPherson Opera House Dinner at McPherson Museum Dessert at The Claywords at Disability Supports   All proceeds benefit The McPherson Museum & The McPherson Opera House.  To purchase tickets call 241-8464!

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Save the Date MHS Alumni!

Friday, August 4 Multi-Class Gathering • McPherson Museum • 1111 E. Kansas • 5 p.m. This year’s gathering will be held at a NEW location. Each class will have a designated area for registration, snacks and visiting. Class members may wander throughout the museum to visit with others. All attendees must purchase alcohol at the cash bar provided by […]

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Need a little jingle in your pockets for Christmas??

McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation Holiday Open House – Saturday, December 3rd 1 to 5 pm Free Gingerbread House building for first 100 children Visit Santa’s “Reindeer”, Lil’ Ben & Lil’ Red View the beautifully decorated trees throughout the museum Browse our newly updated Gift Shop Refreshments will be served   Need a little jingle in your […]

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Holiday Open House | Dec. 3rd | 1 – 5 p.m.

McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation Christmas Open House Saturday, December 3rd 1 to 5 pm Free Gingerbread House building for first 100 children Visit Santa’s “Reindeer”, Lil’ Ben & Lil’ Red View the beautifully decorated trees throughout the museum Browse our newly updated Gift Shop Refreshments will be served Need a little jingle in your […]

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Museum Haunted House Photos 2016

Museum Haunted House Photos 2016      

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Buffalo & More! Schedule and Speakers!

Celebrating the Buffalo & More! Family Event to be Held at McPherson Museum Few animals conjure the power and symbolic presence of the North American bison. Buffalo or Bison were an important part of Native American life on the Plains and were also important to the travelers on the Santa Fe Trail. On Saturday, October […]

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Buffalo & More

Celebrate America’s Bison The Great Animal of Native Americans and the Santa Fe Trail Bison – Explore the past, present & future of this great mammal: All Day Bison – The Mercantile on the Plains – Keven Hiebert: 10am The Wisdom of Corn – Dianna Henry: 10am – 1pm Prairie Crafts & Craftsmen: 10am -2pm […]

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Ponies, Punch and Cookies!

Make sure to stop by on Friday, Oct. 28th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to help us celebrate the BISON exhibit at the Museum! Enjoy Buffalo Chip Cookies, Sunflower Punch and meet our furry friends from Sundance Farm! From 11:00 to 2:00 p.m. meet Scotty the Clydesdale as well as two miniature ponies. The event is free and […]

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The McPherson Museum presents…Historical Haunted House

Historical Haunted House October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 from 8:00 to 10:00 pm McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation presents the Historical Haunted House! Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door Tickets can be purchased at the McPherson Museum 1111 E. Kansas Ave. McPherson, KS 67460

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Looking for the perfect Kansas gift?

Visit our gift shop at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas, featuring Kansas products. Selections include candles, jewelry, postcards, key chains, magnets and more!

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80th Anniversary Celebration Photos

On Saturday, August 13, 2016, McPherson community members and family members representing the Globe Refiners basketball team gathered at the McPherson Museum to celebrate the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Specifically, they celebrated Team USA’s victory over Team Canada to win the first-ever gold medal in their sport. This photo gallery is dedicated […]

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80th Anniversary Celebration

In the midst of the Great Depression, a basketball team from McPherson crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a ship to participate in the 1936 Olympic Games. Sponsored by the McPherson Globe Oil and Refinery, the Globe Refiners joined the Hollywood Universal team to establish the roster for the first-ever USA Olympic basketball team. McPherson team […]

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Fortenberry Recalls Father’s Claim to Fame

  Fortenberry Recalls Father’s Claim to Fame McPherson – Oliver Fortenberry remembers shooting hoops in his home driveway but, despite his 6-2 height, he wasn’t able to dunk the basketball due to the slanted driveway. “One day pop came home,” recalled Fortenberry. “He took off his overcoat, took off his hat and placed his pipe […]

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