Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
McKnight Art Center
Eva Giltner McKnight • J. Hudson McKnight
— Willow Dale Place —
The McKnight Art Center is a tribute to a pioneer Wichita family. Mrs. McKnight's dream to advance the arts and serve the community, was fulfilled in her generous bequest to the university.
Erected by Wichita State University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work.
Location. 37° 43.023′ N, 97° 17.812′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on the wall, adjacent to the west entrance to the Ulrich Museum of Art, about 100 feet NNW of the intersection of Perimeter Street and Fairmount Avenue, on the Wichita State University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edwin A. Ulrich (within shouting distance of this marker); Fiske Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Fiske Hall Centennial Celebration (within shouting distance of this marker); Standing Proudly on the Hill (about 500 feet away, Memorial '70 (about 500 feet away); Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morrison Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pizza Hut Number One (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
Also see . . . McKnight Art Center at Wichita State University. University website entry (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.