Exhibits & Events

Rotating Exhibits

The McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation rotates exhibits throughout the year in two locations. The first is located in the Hospitality Center. Display cases line the wall and have been host to numerous exhibits including [...]

Model Train Exhibit

Scenes from McPherson are being replicated in the Mid-Kansas Model Railroad layout. Iconic buildings from the past have been painstakingly produced in HO format to provide a background to the trains that travel around the [...]

Art Gallery

Housed in the Norene Catron Ketcherside Gallery of Fine Arts is the McPherson Schools Art Collection. The collection began in 1911 with the first art exhibition held at the high school. The students purchased two [...]


  1. Museum Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

    November 27 - November 29
  2. McPherson High Basketball Trivia Night

    December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Holiday Open House

    December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Museum Closed for Christmas Holiday

    December 24 - December 26
  • 50/50 Reverse Raffle – Win up to $10,000!

    Reverse Raffle Tickets raise money for the Museum AND give you an opportunity to win up to $10,000! Here’s how it works: – We have only 400 tickets to sell – Suggested ticket price [...]

  • Big Boy No. 4014 Locomotive visits Museum

    ALL ABOARD! The Big Boy No. 4014 Locomotive has made a stop at the McPherson Museum in the Mid-Kansas Model Railroad train exhibit now through January 2020. "Twenty-five Big Boys were built exclusively for Union [...]

  • Viega presents donation for Stan Herd mural

    Dalyn Cantrell (second from right) and Lars Erkelenz (far right) of Viega present a donation to pay the cost of restoration of a mural by Stan Herd (second from left)  to McPherson Museum Director Anna [...]