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.
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.
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.
November 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 29, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Representing the region's finest artists, Strecker Nelson West Gallery offers unique and original art for the unique and original people in your life.
November 3, 2018, 12:00 PM - February 3, 2019, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store
Five rural and five urban artists exhibit their work. Feb. 3 closing reception, with 2 p.m. artist conversation.
October 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - November 19, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Riley County Historical Society/Museum exhibition highlights local connection to ground-breaking work in food exploration and food safety recounted in “The Food Explorer.” RCHS/Museum also offering driving tour, “Where the Adventure Began: Touring the Home Town of the Food Explorers,” which begins Nov. 7. Self-guided driving tour available at Rileycountyks.gov/museum. Visit locations connected to David Fairchild and Charles Marlatt, food explorers/innovators with connections to Manhattan/Riley County. Global Food Systems Initiative coordinates the effort.
November 12, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ 3rd Street & Poyntz Ave.Poyntz Avenue parade procession to City Hall
Salute the special relationship between Manhattan, Flint Hills region and Fort Riley as the city honors all service veterans on the 81st official observance of Veterans Day. State's largest celebration to service held in Manhattan; sponsored by Flint Hills Veterans Coalition. Thank you to our veterans!
November 3, 2018, 12:00 PM - December 24, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Each year the exhibition and art sale includes dozens of participating artists. This event began in 1999 with the work of 35 artists on display. The intent was to showcase high-quality, affordable art for the gift-giving season. Wrap It Up has since expanded to include more than 80 regional artists with wide variety of work. Also, 35 percent of all sale proceeds benefit Manhattan Arts Center’s facility and programming.
November 12, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Official start to the 2018-19 season as Kansas State Wildcats come off 18-win season and 2018 WNIT appearance. Kayla Goth, Rachel Ranke and Peyton Williams among returning players for the Wildcats.
November 12, 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Denver won 15 games in 2017-18 and brings in senior grad transfer Ronnie Harrell from Creighton. The Pioneers are coached by Rodney Billups, younger brother of Chauncey Billups. Former Colorado coach Ricardo Patton is part of Billups' staff.
November 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Veterans, active duty, retired, family members and Gold Star families get free all-day access to the center's exhibitions, including "Bison: The Great American Icon." This exhibition celebrates the history and significance of our national mammal and highlights the importance of its preservation and conservation. Flint Hills Discovery Center would like to thank all who have served. We are grateful for your service and sacrifice.