Briefs

WAM Out West

The Wichita Art Museum kicks off the year with free events designed to draw patrons in, and out of, doors.

Jan. 9, 6 p.m.: WAM curator Elizabeth Seaton will discuss “The Cowboy Within” John Steuart Curry (above), who illustrated many Wild West scenes for books, magazines and murals in addition to the rural images of Kansas for which he’s famous.

Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Family ArtVenture “Ice-Tacular.” Local artists will carve ice sculptures from 300-pound blocks of ice outside WAM, plus food trucks, a DJ, ice-themed films and artmaking.

Celebrate Three Kings Day

The Sedgwick County Extension Center is holding a Three Kings Day celebration from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4. An important holiday in many Hispanic countries, the holiday marks the arrival of the Three Wise Men.

The free event will feature tables displaying the culture of different Hispanic countries, crafts, music and games. Children will receive a goodie bag when they come and take photos with the Three Kings. 

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