Online Exhibits

Withlogo_margot_sm Grace and Wit: The Paintings of Margot Peet -- Learn about the life and art work of Kansas City artist and socialite Margot Munger Peet.  The Johnson County Museum presented this exhibition from May 15 - August 22, 1999. 


Ovelogo_optrail_smrland Trails: Focus on Johnson County  -- Learn more about where the overland trails criss- crossed through Johnson County! Originally created to complement the California Exhibition Resources Alliance traveling exhibit Overland: The California Emigrant Trail of 1841-1870, these images were on view at the Johnson County Museum from June 14 - August 10, 2003. 

Portrait of two young African American girls, students at Walker School South Park: One School's Integration Story  - In partnership with South Park Elementary School, the Johnson County Museum created this exhibition recounting the 1948-49 struggle for equal education at South Park. Their efforts resulted in the integration of schools in Northeast Johnson County -- five years before the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling of Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education. The exhibit was dedicated in 2002 at South Park Elementary; when the school closed, the exhibit was moved to the newly formed Merriam Park Elementary School where it remains on view.

WhaAerial color rendering of Metcalf Bank at 75th and Metcalf in Ovelrand Parkt Is Modernism? Driving Tour- Johnson County Museum's award-winning temporary exhibit, What Is Modernism? was on view from November 21, 2014 - January 2, 2016.  The exhibit garnered many accolades, including the Kansas Museums Association's 2015 Award of Excellence.  While the exhibit is no longer on display, you can still explore mid-century modern architecture along the Metcalf Corridor.