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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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  4. Picturing Kansas

    October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.

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Craft Shows

  1. 45th Annual Pumpkin Patch Arts & Crafts Fair

    October 5, 2018, 9:00 AM - October 6, 2018, 4:00 PM @ CiCo Park

    Local vendors sell handmade and refurbished arts and crafts, and exhibitors demonstrate various skills and trades. There will be attractions and activities for children.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Iphigenia and Other Daughters

    October 4, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 6, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Mark A. Chapman Theatre

    Children to Clytemnestra and Agamemnon are players and victims in this House of Atreus tragedy. The cycle of blood and vengeance seems inescapable until the final reunion of a lost sister and brother brings the bloody family saga to its mystical and unlikely end.

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  2. My Fair Lady

    October 5, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 7, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into elegant lady features one of musical theater's greatest scores. Young flower girl Eliza Doolittle lives in the lowest rungs of Edwardian society. Professor Henry Higgins wagers that he can teach her how to speak like a proper lady, and an unlikely friendship flourishes. Winner of six Tony Awards (eight Oscars, film version). Directed by Penny Cullers.

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  3. The Judy Garland Songbook

    October 5, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 6, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre

    Enchanting evening will transport audience through life and career of Judy Garland. Live band with ensemble of best singers perform songs that made Judy Garland a household name: "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "Come on Get Happy" and "Zing! Went the Strings of my Heart" just to name a few.

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  4. Dirty Dorothy's Cabaret

    October 5, 2018, 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM @ The Wareham Opera House

    She's coming back! Renowned KC entertainer is returning to Manhattan with her friends for another awesome show. Don't miss out on this truly unique performance, as it will be a night you won't forget!

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  5. Lou Dog in concert

    October 5, 2018, 8:30 PM @ The Hat

    Tribute to Sublime and late frontman Bradley Nowell.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Soccer: Kansas vs. K-State

    October 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ K-State Soccer Stadium

    First soccer edition of the Sunflower Showdown comes to Manhattan, as Wildcats prevailed in the inaugural meeting 1-0 in Lawrence in 2017. Hannah Davis scored in the 46th minute to put K-State in front and held on despite being out-shot 25-5. This marked Kansas State's first Big 12 victory.

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