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Exhibits & Happenings

Exhibits & Happenings

Christmas Open Houses – December 1, 2018

The High Plains Museum, Ennis-Handy House and the Carnegie Arts Center will host open houses December 1; the museum from 1-5, the Ennis-Handy House from 2-6 and the Arts Center from 3-5.  At the museum and arts center families can create Victorian themed ornaments to take to the Handy House to decorate their tree.

Santa Hut – December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15

Families can join Santa in the schoolhouse for an early 1900’s Christmas.  After visiting Santa, children and parents will receive a goodie bag representing a Christmas tradition from one of the many cultures that settled in Sherman County during the early 1900’s.  In addition to their photograph with Santa, a decorated sleigh near the front of the museum will offer another photographic moment for all to enjoy.  The Santa Hut will be open Saturday and Sunday December 1, 2, 8 & 9 from 3-6 and Saturday December 15 from 11-1.

Now Showing:

Climate and Energy Central – September 7, 2018 – January 1, 2019

This is a traveling exhibit from the Kauffman Museum that “features Kansas scientists who are working together to address the grand challenges of renewable energy and potential climate change. Their research is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation through the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

Kansas NSF EPSCoR is a research partnership of:
• University of Kansas
• Kansas State University
• Wichita State University
• Haskell Indian Nations University.”

This exhibit brought to the High Plains Museum by the Sherman County Community Foundation.

Brook Berringer – July 9 – December 1, 2018

This exhibit explores his college football career, the love the fans had for him and his legacy both on and off the field.

Coming Soon:

K is for Kansas – January 1, 2019 – March 22, 2019

This is a traveling exhibit from the Kauffman Museum that explore our great state from a -z!


For more events, consult the City of Goodland’s web calendar.
All times are Mountain Time.