Books and All That Jazz

Friends of the Wichita Art Museum Big Book Fair

Graphic of a book: yellow cover with text Friends of the Wichita Art Museum Books & All That Jazz, with a bookmark at the upper right with text 62rd Event

Friends of the Wichita Art Museum 2022 Book Fair – Books and All That Jazz

2022 marks the return of this annual event, a three-day extravaganza and the largest fundraising event for the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum. Meander miles of aisles of lightly loved bibliophile bargains!

FREE general admission to the museum and to Books and All That Jazz

Friday, April 29 | 5 to 8 pm
Start the car—I know a book whoopee spot where the gin is cold but the Big Book Sale is hot . . . and all that jazz! Enjoy first pick of all the books! Belly up to Bar On Demand’s cash bar in the Lattner and Walker Family Plaza. Shimmy to the Jonah Craker Quartet, sponsored by the Wichita Jazz Festival.

Saturday, April 30 | 10 am to 5 pm
As you peruse the many books for sale, refuel at the Legacy Coffee Cart, grab a bite from the food trucks with a drink from Bar On Demand or relax inside at the Muse Cafe. Enjoy the day’s lineup of local entertainment…and all that jazz:
11 am to 3 pm | Family ArtVenture with free artmaking activities
11:30 am | Theatrical performances by Roxy’s Downtown
1:30 pm | Wichita East High School Lion Dance Club
2:30 pm | Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School Drum Line
followed by Wichita Ukulele Society
3 pm | Caricatures by Charles Baughman
3:30 to 5 pm | B-Side, courtesy of the Wichita Jazz Festival

Sunday, May 1 | 11 am to 5 pm
Come on babe, this is the last day, your last look through all the books and . . . all . . . that . . . jazz!.
12:30 to 3:30 pm | Legacy Coffee Cart and Bar on Demand
12:30 to 3:30 pm | Storytelling on the half-hour
2:30 pm | Prairie Creek Elementary School Choir