Current Exhibit

Current Exhibition 

Now on Display!

Holiday Toy Display
November 6 - December 14, 2019

What was under the tree 20, 50, or 100 years ago? The 2019 Holiday Toy Display at the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum highlights a wide assortment of vintage toys from the past. Featured toys range from a wind-up tin toys, antique clay marbles, dolls and toy trucks. A special thanks to Joyce Nelson, Marsha Herndon,  Chris Cox, Gary Markenson and Luke Newport for loaning items to this display.

Upcoming Exhibits in 2020...

Honey Bees

April 8 - July 25, 2020

Votes for Women: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage in Kansas and Missouri

August 5  – October 3, 2020

The Many Faces of George Washington

October 14 – November 7, 2020

Holiday Toys

November 11 – December 12, 2020

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Past Exhibits

All Hallows Eve: Halloween History and Symbolism

September 4 - November 2, 2019

Big Shoal: Church, Cemetery, Community

April 10 - August 24, 2019

Holiday Toys

October 31 - December 8, 2018

Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny Real and Imagined

September 5 - October 20, 2018 

Parlor Games: An American Family at Play

July 5 - August 25, 2018

Still Beauty: Scenes from an American Farm

April 11 - June 23, 2018

Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

September 6 - October 21, 2017

Clay County Cooking

June 7 - August 26, 2017

Over Here: American's at Home During WWI

April 5 - May 20 2017

Holiday Toy Display

November 30 - December 17, 2016

The Many Faces of George Washington

November 2-19, 2016

Drawn to Fashion: 100 Years of Clothing in Print

July 20 - October 22, 2016

Archaeology: What's Under the Farm?

April 6 - July 9, 2016

Mapping Missouri: Maps from the Collection of the Missouri State Archives

September 30 - December 12, 2015

 

America's Fairs: Educating Communities

July 29 - September 12, 2015

 

Good Manners: Everyday Etiquette Past and Present

May 27 - July 18, 2015

 

Abraham Lincoln: A Man of His Time, A Man for All Times

April 15 - May 9, 2015

 

A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of the Passenger Pigeon

September 24 – December 13, 2014

 

Life of a Reenactor

May 28 – September 6, 2014

 

Victorian Love Tokens

February 14 – May 10, 2014

 

Holiday Toys

December 4-14, 2013

 

Homestead Act 150th Anniversary

September 7 – November 23, 2013

 

Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors

April 27 – August 31, 2013

 

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Atkins-Johnson Farm & Museum

 

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Gladstone, MO 64119

Museum Ph: (816) 453-3276

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Gladstone, MO 64118

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Gladstone, MO 64118

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