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Crossroads: Change in Rural America Exhibit

A statewide initiative featuring the exclusive Kansas tour of a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition brought to you by Humanities Kansas.


Allen County: Trails to Rails to Highways and Back

A collaboration by the Allen County Historical Society, Bowlus Fine Arts Center, Thrive Allen County, Iola Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Bowlus and the Iola Register.  


Free Exhibit:  August 29 - October 11, 2020

Monday-Friday 9 AM - 4 PM

Tuesday & Thursday 9 AM - 6 PM

Saturday & Sunday 1 - 5 PM


Crossroads: Change in Rural America is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.

  • The Iola Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is housed inside our building on the office level on the east side. It can be accessed through the east entrance.