Downtown Wichita - 120 E. 1st St N.

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Downtown Events

8th Annual ICT Burger Battle - 2020
Wednesday, September 30
Various Restaurants

The ICT Burger Battle is back for 2020! In place of the typical Burger Battle, burger passes will be for sale for $30. This offer can be redeemed at each participating location one time in exchange for a free burger with the purchase of a burger from their menu. The free burger you will receive will be the one burger chosen by the participating restaurant to compete in the 2020 Burger Battle. The burger pass will be valid September 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020.

At the end of the two month period, the fate of your favorite contender will be in your hands. Vote online to determine which Wichita restaurant can make the BEST burger in all of Ta-Town. The winning restaurant will receive a trophy and the title of 2020 People’s Choice Best Burger in Wichita.

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Proceeds from burger pass sales will benefit programs and services at KETCH for adults in our community with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through specialized programs and services, KETCH is dedicated to empowering adults with disabilities by developing and/or enhancing skills needed to reach their highest potential.


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Defining Black Wichita, Part 2 - Heart of the Community 1940s-1970s
Wednesday, September 30
The Kansas African American Museum

Defining Black Wichita is a three-part exhibition series that chronicles the evolution of the African American community in Wichita, Kansas. Each exhibition within this series depicts the education, social endeavors, religion and businesses that watered the African American community, a hallmark in the greater city of Wichita during marked periods of time over the span of 150 years.

In this second installation of “Defining Black Wichita,” the museum explores the community’s shift from “The Black Belt” downtown to the “Heart of the Community,” the Historic McAdams/Dunbar neighborhood, beginning at 9th and Cleveland streets and extending to North Grove and Hillside. This migration ushered in a strong sense of solidarity amongst African Americans that bled over into all aspects of life. During this era, residents faced racial inequality head on with the creation of inclusive businesses, pioneering protests and boycotts, and the establishment of community traditions that drew our neighborhoods closer together.


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Walk a Mile in Our Moccasins
Wednesday, September 30
Mid-America All-Indian Center

An exhibit in accordance with Rock Your Mocs, a worldwide Native American and Indigenous Peoples' movement held annually and in remembrance of the Trail of Tears, "Sole Seekers", is an exhibit of the Mid-America All-Indian Center's outstanding moccasin collection.

$7 for Adults, $5 for Students and Military, $3 for Youth, 6 and under are free


Contact Mid-America All-Indian Center at (316) 350-3340 or eraux@wichita.edu
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Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight
Wednesday, September 30
Wichita Art Museum

On a stop between the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the Wichita Art Museum presents Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight. The unique exhibition combines extraordinary glass art within an immersive, multi-sensory environment. Art combines with storytelling and theatrical encounter.

The art of internationally regarded Preston Singletary fuses time-honored glassblowing traditions with Pacific Northwest Native art. Specifically, Singletary honors his ancestral Tlingit culture, a tribe centered in southern Alaska.

Image: Preston Singletary (American Tlingit ), Xaat (Salmon) (detail), 2018. Blown, hot-sculpted, sand carved glass, steel stand. 89 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 3 inches. Collection of the artist.


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Away from Home - American Indian Boarding School Stories
Wednesday, September 30
Mid-America All-Indian Center

Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories explores off-reservation boarding schools in a kaleidoscope of voices. The Mid-America All-Indian Center is very excited to be able to bring this traveling exhibit from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Heard Museum to the Wichita area.

Beginning in the 1870s, the US government attempted to educate and assimilate American Indians into "civilized" society by placing children - of all ages, from thousands of homes and hundreds of diverse tribes - in distant, residential boarding schools. Many were forcibly taken from their families and communities and stripped of all signs of "indianness," even forbidden to speak their own language amongst themselves. Up until the 1930s, students were trained for domestic work and trade in a highly regimented environment. Many children went years without familial contact, and these events had a lasting, generational impact.

Regular admission: $7 Adults, $5 Senior (55+), $5 Military (w/ID), $5 Student (13+ w/ID) - always free for members

Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm (closed 9/5 for the Labor day holiday)

Sensitive Content
Away from Home contains stories of resilience and revitalization, agency and honor. Please be aware that it also contains descriptions of human indignities and hardships and terms that reflect historically racist perspectives and language from pat ears periods of history. In speaking the truth about acts of seemingly unfathomable violence and suffering in the lives of Native peoples, this exhibition is advised for more mature audience members, grades eight to adult.


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