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  • WAM [E-Mail]
    Donate Overview Annual Fund Membership Overview Join Now Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Planned Giving Volunteer Docent Program Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society About Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM Who We Are Board Members History of FWAM Friends Endowment Volunteer Opportunities WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/email_page&email_page=45 (2016-02-12)
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  • WAM [Learn - Docent Program]
    WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society About Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM Who We Are Board Members History of FWAM Friends Endowment Volunteer Opportunities WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map Visit Exhibitions Collection Programs Events Learn Shop Cafe Art Garden Cart Membership Get Involved About Contact Us Overview Tours School Teacher Programs Teens Families Adults The Living Room Docent Program Museum Library Share this page WAM Learn Docent Program Become a WAM Docent Tour Guide Are you interested in being on Team WAM Do you have what it takes to get excited about all forms and genres of American art Do you enjoy sharing your enthusiasm with groups of school children Are you looking for opportunities to keep engaged and active and give back to the Wichita community WAM is looking for you WAM trains docent volunteers to provide exceptional educational tours for visitors to the museum Docents undertake training to learn about art history museum education touring and interactive strategies and communication skills Being a docent at WAM encourages greater visual and cultural literacy fosters lifelong learning and creates lasting friendships For more information call 316 268 4907

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/learn/docent_program (2016-02-12)
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  • WAM [Get Involved - Volunteer]
    Get Involved Donate Overview Annual Fund Membership Overview Join Now Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Planned Giving Volunteer Docent Program Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society About Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM Who We Are Board Members History of FWAM Friends Endowment Volunteer Opportunities WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map Visit Exhibitions Collection Programs Events Learn Shop Cafe Art Garden Cart Membership Get Involved About Contact Us Donate Annual Fund Membership Planned Giving Volunteer Docent Program Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Share this page WAM Get Involved Volunteer Volunteer at WAM Museum volunteers devote more than 5 500 hours each year Clearly the museum would cease to function well without the commitment and passion of the numerous volunteers who help the organization in so many ways Volunteers lend assistance in many capacities and at various levels of time commitment Docents help with museum tours Others assist at the welcome desk and with special events Please join the team of people who volunteer at the museum Please contact Brent McNulty at 316 268 4912

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/get_involved/volunteer?view=mobile (2016-02-12)
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  • WAM [About - Museum History]
    Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map Visit Exhibitions Collection Programs Events Learn Shop Cafe Art Garden Cart Membership Get Involved About Contact Us Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Share this page WAM About Museum History Museum History The Wichita Art Museum founded in 1935 has a distinguished history in South Central Kansas and the Midwest The bequest of Louise Caldwell Murdock and subsequent establishment of the Roland P Murdock Collection forms the initial impetus for the museum Mrs Murdock s will written in 1915 specified that the income from her estate following the death of her closest relatives should be used for the purchase of art for the City of Wichita a collection named in memory of her newspaper publisher husband From 1939 to 1962 Mrs Elizabeth Stubblefield Navas Mrs Murdock s friend and business associate selected works of American art for the museum Now 8 000 strong the prized collection emphasizes American art and is nationally recognized for its distinction When the first museum building opened its doors in 1935 and it was an Art Deco gem designed by New York architect Clarence Stein As the museum grew so did community interest and support In 1960 the Wichita Art Museum Members Inc was established Through this non profit membership organization interested citizens could contribute funds and service toward the development of new programs The City approved funds for the construction of additions to the original building to provide space for storage expanded exhibition programs educational programs and membership activities Thus in 1963 two wings a lobby and a new façade were added to the original building and designed by Wichita architect Robert Schaefer In the 1970s the City Commission voted

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/about/museum_history (2016-02-12)
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  • WAM [About - 2014 Donors and Patrons]
    Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society About Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM Who We Are Board Members History of FWAM Friends Endowment Volunteer Opportunities WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map Visit Exhibitions Collection Programs Events Learn Shop Cafe Art Garden Cart Membership Get Involved About Contact Us Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Share this page WAM About 2014 Donors and Patrons 2014 Major Donors Georgia O Keeffe Society City of Wichita F Price Cossman Memorial Trust Intrust Bank Trustee Paula and Barry Downing Friends of the Wichita Art Museum Lattner Family Foundation Lynne Ruffin Smith Charitable Foundation Alvin and RosaLee Sarachek Mary Cassatt Society Sam and Rie Bloomfield Foundation S M Laura H Brown Charitable Trust DeVore Foundation Sondra Langel and Richard Smith Sandlian Realty Winslow Homer Society Belger Cartage Services Inc Commerce Bank The Courtney and Marcellette Davis Charitable Trust Emprise Bank Fidelity Bank Fred C and Mary R Koch Foundation Ann and Stephen Starch Stone Family Foundation TCK The Trust Company of Kansas WAM Contemporaries Edward

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/about/2013_donors_and_patrons (2016-02-12)
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  • WAM [About - Board of Trustees]
    Docent Program Museum Library Shop Overview Event Tickets Cafe Overview Menu Membership Overview Join Now Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Get Involved Donate Overview Annual Fund Membership Overview Join Now Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Planned Giving Volunteer Docent Program Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society About Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM Who We Are Board Members History of FWAM Friends Endowment Volunteer Opportunities WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map Visit Exhibitions Collection Programs Events Learn Shop Cafe Art Garden Cart Membership Get Involved About Contact Us Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Share this page WAM About Board of Trustees Board of Trustees Executive Committee Mike Michaelis chair Sondra Langel vice chair Nancy Martin treasurer Chris Shank secretary Paula Downing immediate past chair Members at Large Robert Layton Becky Middleton Elizabeth Stevenson Board of Trustees Prisca N Barnes Ann Bauer Louise Beren Linda Brantner Nancy Conover Myra Devlin J Eric Engstrom Mary Eves Toni Gates Don Grant Sonia

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/about/board_of_trustees (2016-02-12)
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  • WAM [About - WAM Contemporaries]
    Teens Families Adults The Living Room Docent Program Museum Library Shop Overview Event Tickets Cafe Overview Menu Membership Overview Join Now Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Get Involved Donate Overview Annual Fund Membership Overview Join Now Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Planned Giving Volunteer Docent Program Friends of the Wichita Art Museum WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society About Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM Who We Are Board Members History of FWAM Friends Endowment Volunteer Opportunities WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map Visit Exhibitions Collection Programs Events Learn Shop Cafe Art Garden Cart Membership Get Involved About Contact Us Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Share this page WAM About WAM Contemporaries WAM Contemporaries WAM Contemporaries is a hip and energetic group of adults under 50 whether in age or spirit who are interested in the same goal attending fabulous parties and events and broadening their network of friends while supporting WAM and the Wichita community The highlight of the year is the annual Color

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/about/wam_contemporaries (2016-02-12)
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  • WAM [About - Murdock Society]
    Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM Who We Are Board Members History of FWAM Friends Endowment Volunteer Opportunities WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Contact Us Site Map Visit Exhibitions Collection Programs Events Learn Shop Cafe Art Garden Cart Membership Get Involved About Contact Us Museum History 2014 Donors and Patrons Board of Trustees Friends of WAM WAM Contemporaries Murdock Society Contact Us Photography Jobs Share this page WAM About Murdock Society The Murdock Society The Murdock Society is the Wichita Art Museum s premier patron group Wichitans with a curiosity about cultural trends and art world developments people who are eager to combine learning with lively socializing assemble for a variety of Murdock gatherings across the year Spirited camaraderie pairs with exploring ideas and discovering new artists A speaker series conversation evenings house parties exhibition opening patron previews and trips comprise the lineup of Murdock Society programs The Murdock Society takes its name from the civic minded and cultured Murdock family of Wichita Louise Caldwell Murdock left a substantial bequest to establish the Roland P Murdock Collection in honor of her husband publisher of the Wichita Eagle and prominent city leader The bequest challenged

    Original URL path: http://wichitaartmuseum.org/about/murdock_society (2016-02-12)
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