Mark your calendars for the afternoon of Feb. 24 beginning at 1 pm to take a behind the scenes tour of the Johnson County Museum’s collections storage facility at the new Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212.
Led by museum staff, visitors will learn why we collect, how we collect, and the importance to our local community. The collection features more than 17,000 3D objects and more than one million images. The Arts & Heritage Center holds the museum’s two-dimensional collection, including manuscript collections, maps, photographs and quilts.
To schedule a separate time for your group of six to 12 people, please call 913-715-2570. Scout groups are welcome. The cost for one 60-minute program is $10 per person for adults, $9 for seniors ages 60 and older, and $8 for children one to 18. Museum members receive a 20 percent discount, but must register by phone by calling (913) 826-ARTS. For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at www.jcprd.com, click on “Activity Registration,” create or sign into an account, and complete a search for the barcode 42021.