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Summer Museum and Library Hours and Exhibitions

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Anschutz Library
1301 Hoch Auditoria Drive. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., noon-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Call 864-4928.

Art and Design Gallery
300 Art and Design Building. Closed for summer term; reopens Aug. 26. Call 864-4401.

Booth Family Hall of Athletics
Allen Fieldhouse, 1651 Naismith Drive. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. (Game day hours vary). Call 864-7050.
Kansas Athletics trophies, memorabilia and stories dating back to the late 1800s with interactive exhibits, videos and dynamic displays.

Dole Institute of Politics
2350 Petefish Drive. Noon-5 p.m. Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Call 864-4900.
History exhibits, a stained-glass American flag, World Trade Center columns, monthly tours of Dole Archive and a memory wall/photo kiosk honoring World War II veterans from Kansas.

Kansas Union Gallery
Fourth floor, Kansas Union. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Call 864-7469.

KU History Galleries
Kansas Union. Call 864-4651.
Galleries and displays that bring to light various aspects of KU’s history, such as the university’s first faculty, the Rock Chalk Chant, lost traditions and more.

Natural History Museum
1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Noon-5 p.m. Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Wed., 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Call 864-4540.

Spencer Museum of Art
1301 Mississippi St. Noon-4 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wed.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Call 864-4710.

Spencer Research Library
1450 Poplar Lane. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Closed Sat.-Sun. Call 864-4334.
The North Gallery offers a selection from KU’s rare book collections and a view of the Memorial Campanile, looking north from the crest of Mount Oread.

Watson Library
1425 Jayhawk Blvd. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., noon-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Call 864-3956.

Wilcox Classical Museum
103 Lippincott Hall. Closed for summer term.
Antiquities such as vases, coins, small sculptures, lamps and architectural terra cottas, and full-size replicas of well-known works of Greek and Roman sculpture.

 



Museum Events

Kenneth Spencer Research Library North Gallery Grand Reopening
Thursday, September 7 | 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: 15-minute tours of North Gallery, 4 p.m.: Brief remarks
Kenneth Spencer Research Library, 1450 Poplar Lane
University of Kansas campus

Fall 2017 Applied Humanities Workshop with N.Y. Nathiri
Friday, September 15 | 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Room
Nathiri is executive director of of the Association for the Preservation of the Eatonville Community (P.E.C.). P.E.C. is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1987 and based in Eatonville, Florida, the hometown of Zora Neale Hurston. P.E.C. hosts the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities; The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts (The Hurston); and a host of year-round programs for pre-K through 12. Nathiri is a professionally trained librarian and an award-winning preservationist.

Teacher Appreciation Night
September 28 | 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Truman Presidential Museum
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
Independence, MO
More than 20 museums across the region will be present to help teachers craft lessons and offer their resources. Free to all educators.
 

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