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!
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 26, 2018, 8:00 AM - April 6, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery
Exhibition provides tangible response to one of culture's most pervasive rape myths. Outfits featured in this gallery have been created from the stories of survivors.
April 4, 2018 - October 18, 2018 @ Hale Library
Exhibit uses items from university archives to illustrate the various events of that tumultuous year. From campus visits by Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy to the mysterious fire that destroyed Nichols Gym, the exhibit explores how national issues played out in Manhattan, alongside traditional university activities. Co-curators: Cliff Hight, Dan Ireton and Ellen Urton.
April 4, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Wareham Opera House
Free program for education, engagement and connection among entrepreneurs and communities. This month's presenters are Blue Vista and Little Apple Doulas. Blue Vista is a new events venue and lodging facility at Tuttle Creek. Little Apple Doulas is the area's only full service doula agency.1 Million Cups meets the first Wednesday morning of each month. Each founder makes a six-minute presentation, followed by audience Q&A.
April 3, 2018, 6:00 PM - April 24, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Bring knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library and relax with other crafters for April programs; open to all fiber crafters, regardless of skill level. Supplies will be on hand, but please bring your own projects to work on.
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.
April 2, 2018, 5:00 PM - April 7, 2018, 10:00 PM @ Coco Bolos
Join Bolos' week-long celebration of 20 years in the Manhattan restaurant business with delicious dinner specials, drinks and music! Monday: Combo skillet of wood-grilled steak-chicken-shrimp fajitas prepared in original San Antonio style.Tuesday: $5 Blue Bayou anniversary carafes. Wednesday: Caribbean jerk wings and Texas-style fall-off-the-bone ribs smoked in mobile BBQ pit. Thursday: Anniversary Bash! Steak, chicken and shrimp street skewers plus live music by Dr. Goins' Bolos All Stars. Friday: Skewers of fresh lobster, swordfish and bacon-wrapped shrimp grilled over oak and hickory. Saturday: Angus prime rib seasoned with Cox Bros. steak rub and pit smoked to absolute perfection.
April 4, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Ahearn Field House
Join K-State Alumni Association and K-State Libraries for a tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students, faculty and friends invited to gather at MLK bust on the east side of Ahearn Field House. Following the short program, Hale Library’s fifth floor hosts a new exhibit, “Best of Times, Worst of Times: K-State in 1968.” The exhibit explores how national issues played out in Manhattan, alongside traditional university activities. Co-curators are Cliff Hight, Dan Ireton and Ellen Urton. “Best of Times, Worst of Times: K-State in 1968” extends through Oct. 18.