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Philanthropist again funds Wichita Art Museum admissions

 

January 6, 2019



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita philanthropist Colby Sandlian is ensuring that Saturday visits to the Wichita Art Museum will remain free.

Sandlian has donated $1 million to the Wichita Community Foundation to establish an endowed fund for the museum to continue free admissions.

Museum Director Patricia McConnell said in a news release that Saturday admissions account for nearly half of the museum's annual attendance.

Sandlian has underwritten free-admission Saturdays at the art museum since 2003.

In 2017, Sandlian also funded Sunday admissions to Wichita's Old Cowtown Museum but it is uncle...



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