The Kansas African American Museum http://kmuw.org en New Exhibit Details Events of 'Freedom Summer' http://kmuw.org/post/new-exhibit-details-events-freedom-summer <p></p><p>The <a href="http://tkaamuseum.net/">Kansas African American Museum</a> opened a new show this past weekend commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer of 1964.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 36428 at http://kmuw.org New Exhibit Details Events of 'Freedom Summer' Double 'V' For WWII Victory: African Americans In The Armed Forces http://kmuw.org/post/double-v-wwii-victory-african-americans-armed-forces <p></p><p></p><p>It’s reported that less than half of the 2.5-million African American soldiers who registered for the armed forces at the beginning of World War II were called to serve. Those who were enlisted found that as they served their country abroad, they still faced less than a democratic reception at home.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Carla Eckels & Julia Holen 29923 at http://kmuw.org Double 'V' For WWII Victory: African Americans In The Armed Forces Art: Museums In The Summer http://kmuw.org/post/art-museums-summer <p></p><p>I love museums in the summer. What’s better than the beautifully cool environment of a museum when you need a break from the intense heat of the day? Wed, 10 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 20092 at http://kmuw.org Art: Museums In The Summer Art: Touring Wichita http://kmuw.org/post/art-touring-wichita <p></p><p></p><p>As family comes into town for the Thanksgiving holiday, show them the creative side of Wichita. Many of the city’s museums will keep normal business hours next week-- except for the holiday itself-- which gives Wichitans a chance to show off their city.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 8464 at http://kmuw.org Art: Touring Wichita Art Review: Gordon Parks Exhibitions http://kmuw.org/post/art-review-gordon-parks-exhibitions <p>The art world tends to lull during the summer. But around this time, as (hopefully) cooler temperatures approach, that lull grows into quiet anticipation as the museums, galleries, and other art institutions begin to turn up the heat with heavy-hitting fall exhibitions.</p><p>As Wichita enters into the fall season, there are some changes to the local art scene. Regrettably, some key contemporary art galleries have lost their spaces, most notably Tangent Lab and NakedCity Gallery.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 12:45:58 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 5870 at http://kmuw.org Art Review: Gordon Parks Exhibitions