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Museum wins technology award for ‘Vapes’

Submitted by mzuercher on Mon, 11/29/2021 - 10:51
Detail from the timeline in the 'Vapes' exhibit at Kauffman Museum

Kauffman Museum took home another award from the Kansas Museums Association (KMA), this time for the use of technology in its current special exhibit.

“Vapes: Marketing an Addiction” is currently at the museum on the Bethel College campus.

At the KMA annual conference in Lawrence, Nov. 3-5, Kauffman Museum won a Technology Award for “Vapes,” which has five electronic or digital components.

Kauffman Museum wins state award of excellence

Submitted by mzuercher on Tue, 12/03/2019 - 14:21
Elizabeth Friesen and Emma Girton with the KMA Award of Excellence for Kauffman Museum.

Seniors Elizabeth Friesen Birky and Emma Girton accepted the award on behalf of the museum Nov. 8 at the Kansas Museums Association annual conference.

The KMA has selected Kauffman Museum’s special exhibition “Campaign for a New China: Looking Back on Posters from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976” for the 2019 Award of Excellence, presented at the annual conference, held this year in Lindsborg.  

The students served on the exhibit team for a museum-college collaboration course led by Rachel Epp Buller, Bethel associate professor of visual arts and design.

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