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It’s game day at the High Plains Museum, Goodland Public Library and Carnegie Arts Center!  Today and the 29th you and your family can come and play work related games to go along with the traveling Smithsonian exhibit The Way We Worked.  Come and try your hand at operation, try to fix some leaky pipes, or travel to Read more…


The Way We Worked is now showing at the High Plains Museum and we are excited to explore the dynamics of work. The High Plains Museum has partnered with the Sherman Theater to sponsor the free screening of two fascinating documentaries about work in January. On January 5th at 1:30, join us for The Philosopher Kings. In Read more…


Coming soon to the High Plains Museum is the exhibit Serve & Protect: The Story of the Goodland Police Department. Learn about the history of the Goodland P.D. through this interactive exhibit that chronicles the development of the Goodland Police Department from the days of the wild frontier. The exhibit will open October 1 through December 3. Read more…


This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Goodland Municipal Power Plant. Those 75 years of generation are quite a milestone for our community and for the professionals that have kept it in working order. The story of Goodland power production is particularly interesting given our reliance on electricity. Electric Power isn’t necessarily in our thoughts daily, Read more…


Cameron Cross, the Big Easel artist, has nearly completed his work repairing and repainting Goodland’s Big Easel. The painting had been removed from the easel July 11th to get work done on the faded and worn “canvas.” To celebrate the completion of the “Repaint, Repair, Relaunch” project, the City of Goodland is throwing a celebration the morning Read more…


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Happy Independence Day! Have a safe and happy celebration of America. The High Plains Museum will be closed in observance of the holiday. For local festivities head over to the Sherman County Fairgrounds for the 4th of July Freedom Festival. Events taking place include: 6:00 pm MT Goodland Kiwanis Club Concession Stand, Watermelon Feed by Goodland Rotary Read more…


The celebrate the Big Easel, come by the High Plains Museum Saturday, July 7th, from 1 to 5pm to design your own Big Easel t-shirt!  We’re celbrating the Big Easel as the artist of the Big Easel, Cameron Cross, is back in Goodland to touch up the painting.   Drop by the museum this Saturday from 1 to 5 pm MT to Read more…


The death of Florence Green earlier this year was a significant moment for the world. Mrs. Green, who would have turned 111 on 19 February, was the last surviving World War I veteran. While marking the end of a generation forever, the focus is now on survivors and veterans of World War II and the Holocaust.  According Read more…


Help the Carnegie Arts Center, the Goodland Public Library, and the High Plains Museum celebrate Goodland this May during the “First Week” events. This series of events will center around a theme of “Flight”. Drop by the Carnegie, Library or the Museum to experience “Flight” and its connection to Goodland. Schedule of Programs: May 3,Thursday, Noon – Read more…


The High Plains Museum is hosting a scavenger hunt today March 22nd, tomorrow March 23rd and Saturday March 24th!  There are three different themed hunts that are all unique.  It is a great way to spend part of the day with your family or a group of friends.