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 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.
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 collaboration between curator Aileen June Wang and University of Kansas art history professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko.
January 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Always lively meetings when Bob Huggins brings his West Virginia Mountaineers to Manhattan, site of his return to college basketball in 2007. Huggins' squad returns fierce post defender Sagaba Konate who blocked 53 shots as a freshman, along with Esa Ahmad, James Bolden, Wesley Harris and Lamont West.
January 1, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 13, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Exhibition featured through Jan. 13 at Flint Hills Discovery Center. North American bison herds were long as much a part of the prairie as native grasslands. By the millions; as wide as the horizon. Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates the bison's history and significance and spotlights important preservation efforts to strengthen the species' very existence on the Great Plains of Kansas.
January 9, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's
Unique whiskey-tasting experience hosted by J. Rieger and Co., family-owned, American made and oh-so-good since '87, 1887 that is. Head distiller Nathan Perry leads this tasting to examine various components into creation of Rieger's award-winning Kansas City Whiskey. This whiskey breakdown accompanied with assortment of Bourbon and Baker chocolate truffles. Limited tickets; don't miss out on this unique whiskey class.