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!
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.
February 13, 2018, 8:00 AM - March 9, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery
K-State Prairie Fire Printmakers created screen-printed posters to address issues of democracy, freedom, diversity and unity relevant to the Living Democracy Project. This exhibit aims to promote dialogue among K-State students and serves as a setting for events hosted throughout the week.
February 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
"Waterplaces" is a suite of 101 drawings on vellum paper. The exhibition will also present the artist’s 2018 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print, "Dancing on the Table." This work reflects Benson's interest in water sources that flow under ground such as the Ogallala Aquifer in parts of Western Kansas and surrounding states. Benson brings attention to this hidden natural treasure in a chine colle´ lithograph with gold leaf and coloring applied by hand.
March 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition represents studio practices by 15 members of the K-State studio art faculty. These works have been made within the last two years and vary in concept and construction. The artwork features the disciplines of ceramics, drawing, fibers, graphic design, painting, photography, sculpture, and new media. Chad Alligood, chief curator of American art at Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif.), will serve as juror and announce award winners at the exhibition opening.
March 8, 2018, 7:30 PM - March 11, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Nichols Hall
Fifty lonely-hearted speed-daters hope to find a sufficient, significant other. While not everyone will find a partner, the process is sure to provide audiences humor galore.
March 9, 2018, 7:30 PM - March 11, 2018, 3:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre
Cowboy Curly and farm hand Jud have fallen in love with headstrong farm girl Laurey. She plays hard-go-get with earnest Curly and accepts dangerous Jud's invitation to the upcoming social, causing tensions to arise between the men. March 10, beer brewing process demo from Brew Brothers Hops & Sprockets. Also, Kansas Territory Brewing reps in attendance to answer questions about their beer.
March 9, 2018, 3:00 PM - March 11, 2018, 3:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
Third of five weekend non-conference series brings the Mercer Bears from Macon, Ga., to Manhattan. Bears won 39 games in 2017 Southern Conference schedule as junior catcher J.T. Thomas batted at a .357 clip, and are off to 11-3 start in 2018 with wins in eight of last nine games.
March 9, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Lectures, demos and exhibitions on the aesthetics of interaction and communication between humans and non-human organisms. Combining art, biology and digital technologies, explore various forms of awareness and engagement with seemingly simple lifeforms. Presentations by Digital/Experimental Media Lab, Department of Art professor Carlos Castellanos and students Bello Bello, Patricia Melton and Jasmine Mitchell.
January 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - April 29, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore one of the Earth's most mysterious habitats, and learn through an intricate maze that resonates with the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest. Make multiple visits and discover new elements that make the rainforest a fascinating ecosystem.
March 7, 2018, 3:00 PM - March 10, 2018, 10:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Bramlage Coliseum plays host to the "small-town" tournament for Kansas high schools, with title winners hoisting trophies on Saturday evening. Come out and support your team and sign a "Get Well" card for Jackie Stiles. Head to the Bram for weekend hoops action. Kansas 2A tournament has become a 30-year fixture in Manhappiness!
March 9, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Berney Family Welcome Center
Celebration event for high school students and parents. Spend a day as you explore campus and learn all about college life at Kansas State University. You'll learn about majors, paying for college, housing options and more, plus explore multicultural organizations and opportunities, with an optional campus tour. Prizes and $250 book scholarship awarded!