Future Exhibits

The Jeffcoat Photograph Studio Museum will be planning a new exhibit in November.  Meanwhile, the current exhibit  Abilene then and Now featuring pictures of buildings in Abilene taken before 1950 and photographs taken of the same location in 2015

This exhibit shows a great contrast as how Abilene has changed over the years.

Cindy Monroe is the curator and would be please to have you stop in and visit the museum.  If you knew Bill Jeffcoat she would love to hear your stories about him and his family.

Cindy is also willing to come to your group and present a short program on the Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum.  Just call 785-263-9882 or stop in and visit with her.

The Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum is a great source of Abilene history.  Please stop in and visit while you are in Abilene.The hours of the of the museum are Thursdays 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Guns and Hoses

We are proud to announce a new exhibition, Guns and Hoses, beginning January 19, 2014 featuring photographs of the Police and Fire Departments.
There will be a number of photographs featuring the Abilene Police and Fire Departments throughout the years. We are also pleased to announce that we will be featuring artifacts on loan from the Dickinson County Historical Society including Chief Engle’s badge and a hose cart.

In honor of the opening of this exhibit, we will be hosting an exhibit preview party. We will be offering beverages and hors d’oeuvres while you and your friends and family browse the new exhibit prior to opening day. The exhibit preview will begin at 5:00pm and continue until 8:00pm on Friday, January 16, 2015.

Please make sure to stop by and enjoy the exhibit preview party at 5:00pm on January 16! The newest exhibit will officially open on the Monday, January 19th and run through March 24th. The museum hours are 8:30-3:30 Monday and Tuesday and by appointment.
Please continue to check out our FaceGuns and Hosesbook page to help identify pictures. We also have familiar faces books at the museum for those who would want to stop in and look through them.