May 5, 2018, 12:00 PM - July 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store Gallery
In 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio, burst into flames because sparks fell on oil-covered debris floating on its surface. News of the burning river captured artist Lynn Benson’s imagination and inspired her to study how human activity affects a vitally important resource: water. In a range of mediums, Benson represents bodies of water implicated in environmental and political struggles.
May 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 25, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Curated to complement the Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme “Libraries Rock,” exhibition features music, musicians and musical instruments through the eyes of artists. Summer programs focus on the intersection of music and visual arts.
June 12, 2018 - August 4, 2018 @ Beach Museum of Art
Inspired by the recent acquisition of A Place for Eagles to Fly by Jean Van Harlingen, this exhibition features abstract landscapes from the permanent collection, displayed to encourage travel to idyllic places through the imagination.
June 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 18, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Summer landscape show at SNW Gallery features finest local and regional artists. Exhibiting artists: Zak Barnes, Aaron Morgan Brown, Louis Copt, Mark Flickinger, Ralph Fontenot, Sue Godwin, Kristin Goering, Cally Krallman, Oscar Larmer, Judy Mackey, Bill McCall, Carol McCall, Hans Olson, Susan Rose, Bradley Sadler and Chris Willey.
July 4, 2018, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Heritage Park
Sundown Salute events in Junction City include the annual Freedom Run, with 10-kilometer, 5 kilometer and 1-mile fun run distances. Get an early jump on July 4 festivities with an early-morning run.
May 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - September 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Can you gauge what a day in the life of a dinosaur would have been like? How did they live? With this exhibit you can experience how the mighty T-Rex was one of the most ferocious of the Mesozoic Era. This fusion of state-of-the-art, high-tech videography and traditional exhibit features full-size dinosaur bones, paleontology field station and more! Live like the dinosaurs! Visit Manhattan and Be The Dinosaur!
June 29, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 4, 2018, 11:00 PM @ Heritage Park
Diverse nightly music styles on main event stage. Carnival rides by Ottaway Amusement Company; food/craft vendors in Heritage Park. Head East tops the headliners for 2018 Sundown Salute, with six days of Independence celebration.
July 4, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Wamego City Park
No. 1 fireworks show in Kansas is only part of the entertainment, as Wamego observes a daylong Independence Day celebration for the whole family. Fun-filled activities include carnival, parade, car show, live music, food galore and much more. Celebrate Freedom in Wamego!