September 16, 2016, 8:00 AM - March 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library, 5th floor gallery
Marlin Fitzwater spent a decade in the White House, the only press secretary appointed by two presidents. The K-State alumnus has donated personal papers to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State Libraries. Highlights from the collection on display in Hale Library's fifth floor gallery.
October 13, 2016, 8:30 AM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Riley County Historical Museum
Centennial celebration exhibit showcases 100-plus artifacts and photographs significant to the history of the Riley County community. Notable objects include a section of original seating from Wareham Opera House, penny-farthing bicycle owned by Guy Varney, hand-carved sunflower clock made from local wood for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.Many objects on view have been rarely exhibited. Centennial exhibition accompanied by series of programs (watch for announcements and check calendar).
January 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition explores Curry as student and early professional through more than 30 drawings, paintings and magazine illustrations. Never-before-viewed objects from Burr Living Trust of Lewisberry, Penn., will be a centerpiece of the installation. Exhibition organized by Beach Curator Liz Seaton and members of spring 2016 seminar, comprised of students from K-State and UMKC.
February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Photographic adventure and multifaceted representation of contemporary Kansas farm life. Mohr's photography challenges viewers to appreciate Kansas farmers with renewed vision.
February 12, 2017, 12:00 PM - March 26, 2017, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store
Suzie Aron and photographer Kenny Johnson have curated this exhibit that allows viewers to share in the benefits of Donald Judd’s exquisite work and entrepreneurial spirit in a remote rural town in Texas. Photographs by Suzie Aron. Additional photographs by David Dowell, Kenny Johnson and Flint Hills community.
January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore the science of how maize has evolved over thousands of years to become one of the country's most significant crops, and discover why it continues to surprise us today through eye-popping graphics, hands-on interactives and much more.
Explore the world of healthy eating with Max & Munch! Exciting opportunities to experience hands-on benefits of healthy eating habits! To My Plate and Beyond was organized by Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center and made possible through support of the American Dairy Association and Indiana's Dairy Farm Families. Sponsored by Via Christi Health.
February 1, 2017, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2017, 5:00 PM
Buy one adult admission and get one free; perfect for a date with the little lovebird!
February 22, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, invite friends and enjoy step-by-step instruction with an experienced and enthusiastic artist.
February 22, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Arrow Coffee Co.
Suggested for adults 18-up; instead of reading an assigned book, the creator of this national book club decided everyone should bring their own current favorite to hang out together. Manhattan is the first town in the Midwest to participate! Join friends from Manhattan Public Library for night of laughs.
February 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Pottorf Hall
Hourly seminars on gardening topics from K-State Research agents.
February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Manhattan Town Center
Support the Girl Scouts and benefit military and their families at the same time!
February 25, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Forum Hall
Brilliant-but-arrogant surgeon gets new lease on life when he's taken under wing by a sorcerer who trains him to defend the world against evil.
February 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
Junior League of the Flint Hills spring fundraiser delivers a solution to affordable, gently-worn dresses for all types of occasions: prom, military ball, homecoming and even bridal. Average dress prices range from $10 to $30. A dress for every girl, every budget, with accessories, jewelry and shoes.Donations accepted through Feb. 17 at GTM, Gaia Salon/Spa and Josh Salmans State Farm Insurance.
February 21, 2017, 7:30 PM @ All Faiths Chapel Auditorium
Music recital, Dr. Steve Maxwell plays tuba and Dr. Susan Maxwell bassoon.
February 23, 2017, 9:00 PM - February 24, 2017, 1:00 AM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Space jazz band invades the intimate confines of Auntie Mae's Parlor in Aggieville.
February 24, 2017, 7:30 PM - February 26, 2017 @ Manhattan Arts Center
Hilarious dilemma of young architect visited by Rick Steadman, fellow ex-GI whom Willum has never met but saved Willum's life after suffering serious wounds in Vietnam. Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment the night of his 34th birthday party. However, Rick's awkward manner and inappropriate behavior throw the occasion into shambles.Written by Larry Shue; Kim Riley, director. Theatre season sponsor: CivicPlus. Platinum sponsor: In memory of Charlotte Edelman. Gold sponsors: Rebecca & Marvin Gould.
February 26, 2017, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Mix of shadow theater, dance, circus and concert, incorporating multiple moving screens of different sizes and shapes to create a performance that merges projected images with front-of-screen choreography. First show of its kind to combine shadow theater with dance and the inspiration for many similar productions around the world.
February 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Preschool-aged children begin discovering the wonder of the Flint Hills where they live, but look beyond the city limits in their exploration. Children further their sense of place and belonging to this region through interactions with ecology and history of the area. Every session includes story time, snack and themed craft or activity. Maximum 10 children/minimum 5 (ages 3-5).
February 21, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Leadership Studies Building
Michael Goodchild is one of the world's foremost experts in geographic information science who has research interests in spatial analysis and uncertainty in geographic data. He also is widely credited with coining the term "Volunteered Geographic Information." Goodchild is professor emeritus of geography at the University of California-Santa Barbara. The seminar is sponsored by the University Distinguished Professors and the Office of the Provost.
February 21, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Unger Complex (former K-State Foundation building)
Learn how to delve into public records that pertain to family histories and find details that bring ancestors' stories to life. Census records, newspapers, military records and other sources may contain information that provides perspective into ancestors' lives.
February 22, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Hale Library
K-State alumnus Marlin Fitzwater was the longest-serving White House press secretary in U.S. history, during both Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush presidencies. K-State Libraries holds more than 70 boxes of documents and memorabilia with research potential for students in history, political science, communication, journalism and more. Discover your next great research project!Presentation by Volodymyr Chumachenko, Assistant Professor, K-State Libraries. The Library and Beyond is a free workshop series to feature resources, tools and skills that help cut through the clutter so you can succeed in the classroom.
February 22, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ K-State Student Union
Professor Han Yu presents talk based on her book "The Other Kind of Funnies: Comics in Technical Communication."
February 22, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Meadowlark Hills Community Room
National Park Service centennial was observed in 2016, and this class will examine the genesis of NPS America. Further discussions surround some of the most influential thinkers related to conservation and preservation, with evaluation on the Parks to identify threats and discuss the emphasis for future generations.
February 23, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
In 1917, Kansas State Agricultural College graduate Harry Hunt followed his country into the Great War. He was sent to France as a large animal veterinarian tasked with caring for the beasts who pulled the guns of war. The things Lt. Hunt saw and recorded in vivid detail in letters he sent home, described a time often forgotten by history. Speaker Jed Dunham is a freelance writer and creator of the 48 Fallen 48 Found Project.
February 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Unger Complex (former K-State Foundation building)
February 23, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's Restaurant
Wine has long been a staple of celebrations and dinners tied to the US Presidency. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and John F. Kennedy were all presidents who loved wine and made it a regular part of State Dinners. Find out which Founding Father made wine and one that even started traditional White House wine consumption.Celebrate the wine history of President’s Day with Harry's selection of wines! Here's to our Commanders in Chief. Cheers!
February 21, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
The Wildcats battle for seeding in the Big 12 tournament with two remaining home games and a trip to Lawrence all that remain on the schedule.
February 22, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
The penultimate game on the home schedule may be the season's most anticipated, as Brad Underwood returns to his alma mater on the sideline of the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Wildcats play two more road games before they return home for Senior Day against Texas Tech at noon Saturday, March 4.
February 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Key matchup between top-four Big 12 teams as both battle to hold top seeds in the upcoming March 3-6 postseason basketball tournament.