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Museum at Prairiefire

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The Museum at Prairiefire, is actively looking for area volunteers.

The Museum at Prairiefire is located at 135th and Nall, and is the anchor of the Prairiefire entertainment development. The Museum has partnerships with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, as well as other cultural and educational institutions to host traveling exhibitions.

In addition to world-class exhibitions, the Museum has areas for children and adults to experience hands- on, interactive learning including the Discovery Room (educational content for for children ages 3-13, all ages welcome) and the Alive! Interactive Exhibition in the Great Hall. The Museum’s volunteers play a vital role in enhancing the visitors’ experience and providing guests with guidance when needed.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at the Museum at Prairiefire, please contact Wendy Beins at 913.333.3506 or wendy@visitthemap.org. You may also visit the Museum website at www.visitthemap.org.

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About Museum at Prairiefire

Location:

5801 W. 135th Street, OVERLAND PARK, KS 66223, US

Mission Statement

The Museum of Prairiefire Foundation (Museum at Prairiefire) is committed to innovative learning in science, the arts and natural history. Through a founding collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, as well as with other cultural and educational institutions in the nation, the Museum at Prairiefire (MAP) is a place that provides ACCESS FOR ALL to understand and celebrate natural history and science in our region and around the world. The MAP engages visitors and students of all ages with world-class exhibitions, important programming, and provides significant educational and STEAM opportunities for underserved children through KC Urban Advantage.

Description

The Museum at Prairiefire (MAP) was established in 2010 based on a pioneering content partnership with the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Focused on enhancing public understanding of natural history and science, we proudly present an ongoing flow of world-class traveling exhibitions organized by the American Museum of Natural History and other cultural and educational institution in the nation. The Museum at Prairiefire also offers engaging permanent halls and experiences, educational programs for all ages, as well as our Discovery Room, which is an exciting gateway to hands-on scientific exploration for children ages three and older featuring insight into 6 major fields of scientific study. The Museum is the cultural anchor of Prairiefire, a 58-acre mixed-use project that integrates residential, office, retail and entertainment.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5801 W. 135th StreetOverland Park, KS 66223

(38.856,-94.6668)
 

SKILLS

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Problem Solving
  • Group Facilitation
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hour shifts

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