Jennie Brooks: A Nature Lover in Lawrence

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Join us as historian Jeanne Klein speaks about Jennie Brooks (1853-1934), a local woman who studied plants and wildlife, published widely on them, and was one of the first observers […]

Lawrence Earth Day Fair

South Park 1141 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kansas

The City of Lawrence and the Watkins Museum invite you to the annual Lawrence Earth Day Fair! This free event will happen in South Park and feature lots of earth-friendly […]

Free

Tiny Tours: Life in a Cabin: Small Living

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Each month throughout the school year, the Watkins Museum’s education team offers interactive hands-on activities based on Lawrence history for children ages 3-5 who have not entered school. Tours include […]

Poster Sale

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

We're holding a poster sale! We have deaccessioned duplicate copies of posters and other archival materials already in the museum’s collections and several posters unrelated to Douglas County history. All […]

Homeschool History I (Ages 5-10)

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Join us at the Watkins Museum for classes based on Lawrence and/or Douglas County History. Topics will be explored using hands-on activities, art projects, and will be multi-subject when appropriate. Parents […]

Lawrence Poetry Fair

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

The 11th annual Lawrence Poetry Fair will be hosted at the Watkins. Poets and poetry aficionados, lovers of spring and dancing in the rain among flowers, please join us as […]

Free

Watkins Summer Games!

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Watkins Summer Games are back! Every Wednesday in June and July, bring your kids age 10 and under to the museum for super fun games, crafts, and dances. The theme […]

Free

African Americans in Oak Hill Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery 1605 Oak Hill Ave, Lawrence, Kansas

Jeanne Klein will lead a walking tour of prominent African Americans buried in old Section 5 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sites will include civil rights advocates, attorneys, policemen, business owners, […]