Hometown Teams Partner Sites

 

Map of Hometown Teams Kansas Tour

Hometown Teams partner sites are also exploring the theme of sports and community through special exhibitions, oral history projects, and public programs. Note: The Smithsonian exhibition will not be on display at the partner sites.

For event and exhibition details, plus hours of operation, contact the local organizations directly.

The 19 Hometown Teams partner sites are:

Blue Rapids

For a Day, For a Decade, For a Century exhibition
June 27 – August 9, 2015
Blue Rapids Historical Society
36 Public Square
(785) 363-7949

Chanute

Elizabeth Main Le Blond Collection exhibition
April 25 – June 27, 2015
Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum
111 N. Lincoln Avenue
(620) 431-2730

Cottonwood Falls

Chase County: A League of Our Own exhibition
June 20 – November 14, 2015
Chase County Historical Society
301 Broadway Street
(620) 273-8500

Eudora

Eudora High School Football: Rising to New Heights exhibition
Opens July 23, 2015
Eudora Community Museum
720 Main Street
(785) 690-7900

Glasco

A Triple Threat on the Diamond, Field, Court exhibition
March 21 – May 3, 2015
Glasco Community Foundation
129 E. Main Street
(785) 568-0120

Great Bend

Argonne Rebels Drum & Bugle Corps exhibition
June 1 – September 6, 2015
Great Bend Public Library
1409 Williams Street
(620) 792-2409

Hays

Polo on the Plains exhibition
March 21 – May 31, 2015
Ellis County Historical Society
100 W. 7th Street
(785) 628-2624

Independence

Hometown Teams: A Bat and a Ball exhibition
October 6 – November 21, 2015
Independence Historical Museum & Art Center
123 N. 8th Street
(620) 331-3515

Jetmore

Friday Night Lights, 8-Man Style exhibition
April 1 – May 31, 2015
Haun Museum
421 Main Street
(620) 357-8831
Sponsored by Hodgeman County Economic Development

Kansas City

Building Communities — Mexican American Fast Pitch Softball Leagues public programs
July 15 – July 30, 2015
El Centro, Inc.
650 Minnesota Avenue
(913) 486-2213

La Cygne

What Binds Our Community Together? It’s Hometown Teams! exhibition
May 24 – December 31, 2015
La Cygne Historical Society
300 N. Broadway Street
(913) 757-4478
Co-Sponsored by Linn County Library District 2

Larned

The Evolution of Hunting: From Survival to Marketing to Sport at Fort Larned exhibition
March 31 – November 1, 2015
Fort Larned Old Guard
1767 K156 Hwy
(620) 28506911

Lawrence

Of Two Minds: The Conventional and Unconventional Sides of Lawrence Sports public programs
April 23 – September 30, 2015
Watkins Community Museum of History
1047 Massachusetts Street
(785) 841-4109

Lyons

Rice County Hometown Teams exhibition
February 8 – July 31, 2015
Rice County Historical Society
105 W. Lyon Street
(620) 257-3941

North Newton

Root for the Home Team: Building Community Through Sports exhibition
September 1, 2015 – January 23, 2016
Kauffman Museum
300 E. 27th Street
(316) 283-1612
Sponsored by Bethel College

Oakley

Cornhusking: Harvesting the Spirit of Athletic Competition exhibition
March 27 – May 3, 2015
Buffalo Bill Cultural Center
3083 US Hwy 83
(785) 671-1000
Sponsored by Wild West Historical Foundation

Pratt

Images of Hometown Teams in the Pratt Region exhibition
May 9 – June 21, 2015
Vernon Filley Art Museum
421 S. Jackson Street
(620) 933-2787

Wamego

Backyard Brawl and BBQ exhibition
August 15 – September 27, 2015
Wamego Public Library
431 Lincoln Street
(785) 456-9181

Wichita

Mascots of Kansas exhibition
December 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame
515 S. Wichita Street
(316) 262-2038

For more information about Hometown Teams partner sites, contact Murl Riedel, director of grants, at murl(at)kansashumanities.org.