The Wyandotte County Museum offers several temporary exhibits that can be displayed at community events or inside schools, libraries, and other community buildings. Exhibits are available free of charge and are booked on a first come basis. Most displays are available for four-week increments.
1951 Flood – two 24 x 36” panels highlighting the personal impact of the 1951 Flood
Floods of KCK - three 24 x 36" panels on the 1903, 1951 and 1993 floods and flood control efforts.
The 1951 Flood and Flood of KCK can be shown together, for a five-panel display.
The Museum also offers a miniature version of the five panel flood exhibit with 11 x 17" panels. This version is great for small spaces.
Original Kansas City, Kansas Exhibit - includes 10 24 x 36" panels, 2 36 x 48" panels that use maps to highlight the city's origins.
Rosedale 150th Anniversary Exhibit - includes 10 - 24 x 36" panels, 3 - 36 x 48" panels, and one title banner. All of which can be displayed on easels to introduce viewers to Rosedale's unique history.
Fairfax Industrial District 100th Anniversary Exhibit - includes 13 - 24 x 36" panels and 3- 36 x 48" panels with grommets that can be hung or placed on easels to highlight Fairfax's great history.
Entrepreneurs in Wyandotte County - three 24 x 36" panels highlighting diverse entrepreneurs from early history through today. This display has related power point presentation that can be booked for groups.
Native American – Get a glimpse into the lives of the emigrant tribes who once lived in the Wyandotte County region. This three panel 24 x 36" display introduces visitors to these tribes and the Wyandotte County Museum’s Trowbridge and Barker Galleries.
“The Art of Voting” a pop-up exhibition. Based on an original exhibition created by the Watkins Museum of History in Lawrence, “The Art of Voting” is designed to inform Kansans about the history of electoral engagement and the right to vote. Includes five metal stations, can be shown inside or outside. Funding provided for this display from Humanities Kansas.
Rightfully Hers, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Rightfully Hers contains simple messages exploring the history of the ratification of the 19th amendment, women’s voting rights before and after the 19th, and its impact today. Pop up exhibition provided by the National Archives.