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Visit two museums in one! Learn about local high plains history and culture through exhibits like High Plains Journeys, Over Here, Over There, and High and Dry: Agriculture on the High Plains plus on-site historic buildings (1930s farm house; sod house; one-room school, country church, and the largest barn in Kansas). Connect with global art forms through the world-class Kuska collection of glass, ceramics, dolls, furniture and much more. Kids can learn about Kansas in the Kansas Kids Corner and interactive features throughout the museum. Enjoy a new art exhibit every six weeks in the Garvey Education Room.

Rent the Garvey Room, Cooper Barn or Lone Star Church for your wedding, reunion, business meeting or other event. Contact the museum for more information.


Part-Time Education Director
Category: Arts & Entertainment
The Prairie Museum of Art and History in Colby, KS seeks a part-time Education Director. This individual’s duties will include developing and implementing adult and youth educational programming and outreach. Must have good communication skills, be reliable, and enjoy history, art and working with people of all ages. The position would involve 21 hours per week, with additional hours as necessary more
Part-Time General Maintenance
Category: Facilities, Maintenance, and Repair
The Prairie Museum of Art and History has an opening for a part-time employee to work 15-20 hours a week at general maintenance, cleaning and repairs. The candidate should be trustworthy, mature, reliable and prompt. References required. Please stop by the museum at 1905 S. Franklin Ave for an application or call 785-460-5690