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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (2)
  2. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (1)
  3. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Special Events (4)

Art Exhibits

  1. 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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  2. Rural / Urban Invitational

    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.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Voices: Art Linking Asia and the West

    December 4, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 21, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    One section of the Seaton Gallery will highlight the back-and-forth exchange of aesthetics and ideas between East and West through objects in the museum’s permanent collection, made by artists who traveled between the two regions. This project is a collaboration between curator Aileen June Wang and University of Kansas art history professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko.

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For the Kids!

  1. Family New Year’s Eve Flint Hills Campout

    December 31, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    No need to bring your tent, you'll find everything you need at Flint Hills Discovery Center's Family New Year’s Eve Flint Hills Campout! Enjoy evening of fun, outdoor activities inside the warm building including DJ with dance music, photo booth, camping-inspired games, nature-based crafts and our world famous balloon drop at “kids midnight” (8:30 p.m.). Delicious lineup of camp-inspired food and drink power the evening.

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Special Events

  1. Festival of Lights Celebration

    November 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - January 1, 2019 @ Blue Earth Plaza

    Celebrate the best time of year; Blue Earth Plaza and all of Downtown Manhattan remain awash in holiday splendor during the monthlong Festival of Lights! Snap family pics then head over to Manhattan Town Center for your Santa visit. Grab dinner at any of our collection of outstanding restaurants in downtown, Aggieville and Westloop area. We hope to see you multiple times around MHK during the holiday season!

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  2. New Year's 2019: Welcome New Year at MAC

    December 31, 2018, 8:00 PM - January 1, 2019, 12:00 AM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Gather your crew, embark on holiday cruise and bid “Bon Voyage” to 2018! Boarding begins at 8 with libations and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Dance the night away, welcome in new destinations of 2019 with surprises and champagne toast! Cruise Director: Evan Tuttle! The Library Discount Liquor and The Trust Company are Platinum Sponsors for Welcome New Year at MAC.

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  3. New Year's Eve Party at The Wareham

    December 31, 2018, 8:00 PM - January 1, 2019, 1:30 AM @ Wareham Opera House

    Mikey Needleman Band will blow you away with song selection, execution and electricity! Cash bar available and midnight champagne toast included.

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  4. New Year's 2019: Little Apple New Year's Eve

    December 31, 2018, 10:00 PM - January 1, 2019, 2:00 AM @ Aggieville Entertainment District

    Region's biggest and finest celebration to welcome 2019 will be in Aggieville USA! Join your friends in restaurants around the district for early-evening dining, then flood the streets with thousands of revelers to watch the apple drop and count down final moments of 2018. Make this new year's very special as the Gateway to the Flint Hills marvels with sparkling festivities and fireworks to introduce the first minutes of '19 in Manhappiness!

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