Wichita Art Museum

Wichita, KS




Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:

A Kansas Treasure in Context: Mary Cassatt (5/20/11)

New York, New York: The 20th Century (1/14/11)

Wichita Art Museum: 75 Years of American Art (12/10/10)

Western Imprints: Carving Out the Western Landscape (6/22/10)


The Neglected Generation of American Realist Painters: 1930-1948, Introduction; essay by Howard E. Wooden (1/12/09)

Sue Jean Covacevich: Pioneer Kansas Abstract Artist, with article by Stephen Gleissner (7/10/06)

Successions: Prints by African American Artists from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection (2/3/06)

Fairfield and Friends: Art from the Commerce Bank Collection; essay by Stephen Gleissner (1/31/06)

Tiffany By Design (8/3/05)


Abraham Walkowitz, Forgotten Pioneer of American Modernism: Selections from the Collection of Eugene DeGruson and the Collection of the Wichita Art Museum; article by Novelene Ross (5/24/05)

Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age (3/21/05)

Focus on the Collection: Earth Cruiser by David E. Bernard; article by Stephen Gleissner (1/217/05)

Charles K. Steiner: New Director of Wichita Art Museum (1/24/00)


Maurice Prendergast and His Associates: American Impressionist and Early Modernist Works on Paper from the WAM Collection (9/23/99-9/27/99)

Lester Raymer: Quietly Outspoken (8/29/98)

Kansas Watercolor Society 1998 7-State Exhibition (7/15/98)

Seduction of the Southwest (3/21/98)

Toward an American Identity: Selections from the Wichita Art Museum (1997)

Sentimental Journey: Images of the Home in Mind and Heart (1997)


The Wichita Art Museum opened in 1935. It is home to The Roland P. Murdock Collection, one of the premier collections of American Art in the country The Wichita Art Museum is located at 619 Stackman Drive, Wichita, KS 67203-3296. For hours and fees please see the Museum's website.


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