New exhibit at Museum of World Treasures
The Museum of World Treasures, 835 E. First St., opens a new exhibit called “Form & Function: Making a Living in the Cenozoic” on Saturday. It’s a permanent exhibit that explores what life was like for mammals and fish during the Cenozoic Era, the era directly following the extinction of dinosaurs. The exhibit will be open during regular museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 316-263-1311.
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Author to lecture on the Atomic Age
The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum will host a program based on the traveling exhibit “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb 1945-1965” at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The program will be presented by Michael Scheibach, co-curator of the exhibit and author of several books on the Atomic Age.
The exhibit portrays how Americans experienced the atomic threat in their daily lives and features objects, radio broadcasts and films from the era.
The event is free and will be in the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum’s DeVore Auditorium, 204 N. Main.