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Special Exhibits

All exhibits listed are open to the public.

Amazon Army: 100 year celebration
Thousands of women marched in December 1921 to close area mines during a strike. This exhibit tells this story, which received national attention, and honors these women who marched to end unfair labor practices in local mines.
Location: Miners Hall Museum, 701 S Broadway St, Franklin
Hours: Mon-Sat 10a-4p

Bootleggers versus Badges: The Law, The Liquor, The Lifestyle
Rich soil and traditions brought to the region by immigrants positioned Southeast Kansas to be a player in the wine industry. Then came state and federal Prohibition. Experience the many layers of bootlegging.
Location: Crawford County Historical Museum, 651 US-69, Pittsburg
Hours: Wed-Fri 9a-3p

Ted Watts, Sports Artist & Illustrator
The local legend created portraits of 77 Heisman Trophy winners & countless Pittsburg State alum. His art hangs in the halls of fame for pro football, college basketball, and wrestling. Open through Spring semester.
Location: Special Collections & University Archives, in the lower level of the Leonard H. Axe Library at Pittsburg State, 1605 S. Joplin St., Pittsburg.
Hours: Weekdays 8a-12p & 1p-5p