AAA Editor Notes
Shafer Memorial Art Gallery is 3 mi. n. on US 281, then 2 mi. e. to 245 N.E. 30th Rd. This gallery, on the Barton County Community College campus, features more than 800 watercolors, oil paintings, photographs and sculptures. Special emphasis is placed on Kansas artists, particularly the work of bronze sculptor L.E. “Gus” Shafer and painter Charles B. Rogers. The collection also contains works by John James Audubon, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso and Birger Sandzén. Educational displays and interactive activities are available for children. A digital gallery tour also is available.