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Art Exhibits

  1. Chipping the Block, Painting the Silk: The Prints of Norma Bassett Hall

    August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art

    Traveling exhibition of richly colored prints the first solo exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall’s work since her death in 1957. Hall was the only female founding member of the Prairie Print Makers, Kansas-based organization established during Great Depression to promote American artists’ work. Joby Patterson, Eugene, Ore., guest curator.

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  2. People and Places

    August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Stop in to see new works on the theme "People and Places." Featured works by Pat Abellon, Zak Barnes, Margaret Buie, Ann L. Carter, Sienna Clark, Clare Fallon, Brenda Fox, Linda Ganstrom, Colleen Gregoire, Anthony Benton Gude, Rita Guile, Rebecca Hoyer, Cally Krallman, Dean Kube, Lacey Lewis, Dean Mitchell, David Overmyer, Ryan Perry, Matthew Richter, Jennifer Schermerhorn, Barbara Waterman-Peters and Chris Willey.

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  3. Culture Mixmaster Zhang Hongtu

    September 25, 2018 - December 22, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Zhang Hongtu trained as an artist in Beijing, China, lived through the Cultural Revolution between 1966 and 1976, and emigrated to New York City in 1982. Having now lived as long in the United States as in China, Zhang produces works that embody his hybrid cultural roots. His knowledgeable mash-ups of Chinese and Western cultures are sometimes amusing and always thought-provoking.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Historic Summit at the Manhattan Public Library

    October 3, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    The Historic Summit is held every two years, hosted by the Riley County Historical Society and Museum, the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance and the Manhattan Historic Resources Board. The theme for the Historic Summit is "Iconic Manhattan." Donna Schenck-Hamlin will give the featured presentation "Landmark Water Tower: Manhattan Icon." Donna is a member of the Landmark Water Tower Neighborhood Association and helped research the history of the tower for its National Register nomination.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Securing Your Home from Natural Disasters

    October 3, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ College of Agriculture Administration

    Exceptionally useful series which will be hosted on mechanic guides. Know all the rules applicable in a dangerous situation and useful lifehacks to protect your property and family. Complete the registration form and learn everything about protection from hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, earthquakes and more.

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  2. Alexis Wineman: Autism Does Not Define Me

    October 3, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ K-State Student Union

    As Miss America 2012, Alexis Wineman represented not only Montana but a community of 1 in 88 U.S. children diagnosed with autism. Her unique personal story as the first contestant diagnosed with autism (third contestant with disability) since the competition’s inception in 1921 made global headlines. She ultimately won “America’s Choice” award and continues to encourage others to aim high because anything is possible.

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