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Posted on: May 1, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Museum Special Hours & Exhibits for 2016

Please join us at the museum for the 2016 exhibits. We will also have special hours for several events this summer/fall. Please look for more information through the Facebook page.

May 1st, 2016 Museum Exhibit Opening featuring the following new exhibits:
"The Three Sisters - The Art and Artifacts of Ida, Catherine and Georgia O'Keeffe"
"Angell Park - From Sulky Racing to Midget Autos"
"The Evolution of Our Communication Devices"
"The Original Sun Prairie Jail Cell"
"The Ancestry Story Board of the Sun Prairie Community"
"John Muir and the Centennial of the National Park Service"
Art from local artists

May and June - School Group Tours of the Museum, the Water Tower and Skalitzky Log Cabin

Current Satellite Exhibits:
Sun Prairie Public Library - "Salute To Our Veterans"
Sun Prairie Media Center - "Veterans Voices" recorded video interviews of our local Veterans
Bank of Sun Prairie - Historic Home & Church Tour to be followed by the Historic Downtown Tour

Our museum hours may change May 1st if we have success with the Experience Works program but right now hours will be:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Sunday and Monday evenings 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Private tours are scheduled by appointment
Self-guided tours of Historic Homes & Churches and the Historic Downtown information is available at the Museum, Chamber of Commerce, Bank of Sun Prairie and
the Sun Prairie Municipal Building

Thursday, May 12 Artful Wine Walk - special museum hours of 5:00 - 8:00 pm to view the O'Keeffe Art Collection

June 18 Cannery Square Block Party - special museum hours Noon - 5:00 pm

July 23 Taste of Sun Prairie in Cannery Square - special museum hours Noon - 5:00 pm

August 18 - Sweet Corn Festival Parade - special museum hours 5:00 -8:00 pm

Saturday, September 10 - Georgia O'Keeffe Art Festival will include:
Art Fair in Cannery Square and special museum hours 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
O'Keeffe Style Art Contest
Afternoon Tea Party
Bus Tours of Historic Homes and Cemeteries of Sun Prairie
Evening Great Gatsby Gala (dress in your period clothing), O'Keeffe Style Art Show, Old Cars, Silent Auction, Dinner, O'Keeffe Sisters Re-enactment,
Georgia O'Keeffe Look-a-like Contest and Fashion Show, Alfred Steiglitz Look-a-like Contest

October 22 Fall Fest- special museum hours open Noon - 5:00 pm

October 27 Spooktacular - Halloween at the Museum 1:00 - 5:00 pm

November 25 Holiday Tree Lighting and Fire Truck Parade - Museum open 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Volunteers are needed and welcome for all events

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