Temporary Exhibits

In the Dark

May 23, 2015 - September 20, 2015

Discover the mysteries that the darkness holds such as caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underneath the ground. 

For a list of In the Dark programs for kids and adults, please click HERE. 

                                                                      Photos by Evert Nelson www.evertnelsonimages.com


Coming Soon!

Flint Hills Masters

October 3, 2015 - January 17, 2016

Flint Hills Masters is a collection of paintings and sculptures interpreting a sense of place and a love for the regional landscape of the Flint Hills by more than 50 premier artists from around the world. 

Members Only Preview: Friday, October 2, 5:30-7 p.m. All members must RSVP by emailing membership.fhdc@cityofmhk.com or call 785.587.2726 to reserve a spot.  

For a list of Flint Hills Masters programs, please click HERE


Coming in Spring 2016

A View from Space, Mezzanine Gallery 
January 16, 2016 - May 1, 2016
A View from Space, a new, highly interactive, hands-on science exhibit, will allow visitors to see the world from a satellite's perspective.


How People Make Things, Tallgrass Gallery
January 30, 2016 - May 1, 2016
How People Make Things tells the story of how everyday items are manufactured and brings to life the people, ideas and technology that transforms raw materials into finished products.  


Coming in Summer 2016

Amazing Dinosaurs!
May 14, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Adult (18-64):
Youth (2-17):
Military (with ID), College Students (with ID), Educators (with ID) & Seniors (65+):
Under 2:
9 am - 5 pm
9 am - 8 pm
Fri - Sat:
9 am - 5 pm
Noon - 6 pm
Open 363 days a year!