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).
March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Great War's influence on Dwight Eisenhower’s budding leadership abilities. World War I proved crucial to the making of this American icon and future president.
April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 30, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Rare artifacts and historic photographs of life along the Chisholm Trail to celebrate the trail's sesquicentennial. Learn origins of the cowboy boot, and how the phrase “real McCoy” became a familiar phrase in American lexicon. Legendary stories behind near mythical figures like Wild Bill Hickok and others. Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western ... find out why. This lil' cowtown raised a President!
August 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 16, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Thriving collectors market for reused bags and fabric as remnants from feed, flour and sugar sacks re-purposed into clothing and other household objects, this market continues today. This exhibition explores recycled fabrics into clothing and quilts drawn from K-State's collection of Historic Costume and Textile Museum.
August 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 23, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art
Enrico Isamu Oyama grew up in Tokyo and has worked in New York since 2011. “Ubiquitous” surveys how Oyama channeled his interests in Tokyo and American street cultures, Western abstract art and Japanese calligraphy to create Quick Turn Structure (QTS), his signature expression. Wide range of creative platforms include painting, digital media, sound and fashion.QTS gives visual form to the mixed-race, multicultural, transnational experiences in today’s world of fluid borders and inter-connectivity.
September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 9, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
In her sculpture, Sayaka Ganz uses reclaimed plastic objects such as discarded utensils as a painter uses brush strokes. Ganz describes her style as “3D impressionism," as the recycled objects appear unified at a distance but at close proximity, individual objects are discernable. Ganz was born in Japan and grew up in Japan, Brazil and Hong Kong. She holds a master of fine arts degree in sculpture from Bowling Green State University.
October 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 1, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition explores complexity of borders and frontiers in the Midwest through the work by artists Artemio Rodríguez and Fidencio Fifield-Perez. Rodríguez's practice transcends the boundaries of printmaking, and engages the public through mobile printmaking studio/gallery, the GraficoMovil. Born in Mexico and raised in the U.S., Fifield-Perez explores issues of migration, labor, and the politicization of borders through the manipulation of maps, newspaper cuttings and paper.
November 4, 2017 - December 30, 2017 @ SNW Gallery
Strecker Nelson West Gallery offers unique and original art for unique and original people in life. SNW represents the region's finest artists, and presents pieces by Bo Bedillion, Ann Carter, Kim Casebeer, Jim Coffman, Anne Egitto, Lorrie Eigles, Ralph Fontenot, Andrea Fuhrman, Kristin Goering, Heather Smith Jones, Jim Jones, Cally Krallman, Joe Loganbill, Carol McCall, Danny Meisinger, Owen Oertling, Nora Othic, Nancy Teague, Jean Terry and Diana Werts, with a new consignment of watercolors by Gene Ernst.
November 5, 2017 - December 24, 2017 @ Manhattan Arts Center
The galleries at MAC are filled with handmade artwork from 85 local and regional artists. It's a great time to find unique, affordable gifts for friends, family, co-workers, and yourself. Open daily November 5 - December 24. Closed Thanksgiving Day - November 23.
August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - January 14, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore 100-year history of 1st Infantry Division, from Big Red One founding to present day. Exhibit displays exceptional history of the 1ID in Tallgrass Gallery; chronicles five heroic soldiers through WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Gulf Wars, Kosovo conflict and today's military. For children, Camp Funston "boot camp" where kids can "train" alongside Rags, 1ID's WWI pooch mascot.
November 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Bring your knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library; relax and visit with other crafters. Some supplies on hand, but you should bring something of your own to work on.
November 14, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Active story time for toddlers with parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes and music to get toddlers to move and learn. Suggested: 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
November 14, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:25 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Story time designed for infants and young toddlers with parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books and fun music. Suggested: 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
November 14, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
K-State resumes series with UMKC, which won 18 games during 2016-17 season. Cats have won all 11 meetings at Bramlage Coliseum.
November 14, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
The library has a wealth of digital resources available for free. Learn more about the library's services, like Mango Languages, Lynda.com and Hoopla.
November 14, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arrow Cocktail Lounge
Ed Hamilton of the Hamilton Rum company will be in Manhattan and will give us a unique look at the world of Rum, and lead us in a tasting of his rum lineup.
November 14, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Bourbon & Baker
Old Forester fans! Don't miss out on Bourbon and Baker's November Whiskey 101 to feature Old Forester's Whiskey Row Series. Pay homage to the legacy of Old Forester, and raise a toast with this delicious whiskey in advance of Dec. 5 Repeal Day celebrations! Adam Clary with Standard Beverage Co. guides the historical journey; taste bourbons made in the styles consistent with eras that surround and include prohibition.