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Unless otherwise noted, events are free and open to the public.

FEATURED EVENT: Pre-Party for Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
Start the Big Read off right with book giveaways, mariachi music, reader's theater, trivia, refreshments, and more.
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Boulevard

FEATURED EVENT: Migration of the Monarchs
Join us for a celebration of the annual migration of the Monarch butterfly, including a presentation by naturalist Jim Mason, butterfly face painting, and museum activities.
Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th Street

FEATURED EVENT: Day of the Dead & Memorial Celebrations
Learn about Day of the Dead and how it is celebrated both by American Indian tribes and in Mexican culture. Participants will make their own sugar skulls and have the opportunity to view the new exhibit "Alaska: People of the Ice and Snow" for half-price admission.
Saturday, Oct. 17, 1 - 3 p.m., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca Street

ArtVenture: The Little Read
To celebrate the annual Big Read, Wichita Art Museum dedicates its monthly family program to literacy and the arts with special artmaking, games and activities. Families are invited to attend this special ArtVenture that brings the joys of reading and the arts together with special book giveaways and performances.
Saturday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Boulevard

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The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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