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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
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Art Exhibits

  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 collaboration between curator Aileen June Wang and University of Kansas art history professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko.

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  2. Beyond Gravity: Selections from the Permanent Collection

    April 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - November 30, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969. Exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing by Americans and complements Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme, "A Universe of Stories."

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  3. Jeremiah Ariaz: Louisiana Trail Riders

    August 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 9, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    2019 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist introduces Jeremiah Ariaz. Black Trail Riding Clubs have their roots in Creole culture formed in Southwest Louisiana in the eighteenth century. Trail rides are an opportunity for generations from rural parts of the state to gather and celebrate. These trail riders form a distinctive yet little known Louisiana subculture.

    Ariaz is a Great Bend product and associate professor of art at Louisiana State University who has captured these equestrian clubs in a series of photographs selected for this exhibition. One image chosen as 2019 Friends of Beach Museum of Art Gift Print.

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  4. De Gaulle/Eisenhower: Alliance & Friendship in War and Peace

    September 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 2, 2020, 4:45 PM @ Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home

    General de Gaulle and General Eisenhower both belong to the common national heritage of their respective countries. Their work is a source of reflection and inspiration for today’s world. The Charles de Gaulle Foundation and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, in partnership with the Eisenhower Foundation, strive to promote and honor the legacies of the great leaders. Together these institutions collaborated with the Musée de l’Armée (French Army Museum) to present this exhibition. With the generous support of The First Alliance Foundation, the exhibition will contribute to strengthen the bonds between France and the United States.

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  5. John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within

    September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 21, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Best known for his depictions of Kansas, the American West also reveals itself as a significant subject in John Steuart Curry's work. Curry's earliest drawings reveal a boy under the spell of Western artists, e.g., Frederic Remington. Through 38 works, to include paintings and magazine illustrations, this exhibition explores Curry’s depictions of the West as a romantic and real environment.

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  6. Field Station 4: Charles Lindsay

    November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.

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Community Events

  1. Holiday Meat Sale: Animal Sciences & Industry Meat Lab

    November 1, 2019 - December 4, 2019 @ KSU Meat Lab

    The Meat Lab in the animal sciences and industry department is now accepting orders for holiday meat. Place your Thanksgiving ham or turkey order by Wednesday, Nov. 6. Christmas orders are due Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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  2. $1 Off Admission with Donation to Flint Hills Breadbasket

    November 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - December 31, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    On your next visit to the Zoo, bring a non-perishable food donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket and Mayor's Holiday Food & Fund Drive, and receive $1 off Zoo Admission. $1 off discount must be taken at time of donation. Good through December 31, 2019

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  3. Chess Club/Family Game Night

    November 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Tami Borck Storytime Room

    Tuesday night is game night! Meet in the Tami Borck Storytime Room to play board games and chess. K-State Chess Club members and other library volunteers may be available to mentor chess players some weeks. Come and go. Suggested for kids, teens and families.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. The USAF Band of Mid-America's Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble

    November 12, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    The USAF Band of Mid-America’s Shades of Blue jazz ensemble will present a concert at C.L. Hoover Opera House in Junction City, KS on Nov 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Admission is free and open to the public for this family-friendly, all-ages event. Shades of Blue is a group of 13 professional musicians whose music inspires patriotism, connects communities with military service members, and honors our country’s veterans....

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. How Business Visa works and Immigration Attorney process

    November 4, 2019, 8:00 AM - November 13, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Business visa information helps interpreters and companies to understand the importance of business visas and how this can benefit the growth of your company and business with Immigration Attorney or Immigration Lawyer.
    Understand the different types of business visa is a must for any organization. there is a wealth of information out there and many people do not know where to begin. we will cover topics that will include understanding basic company staff needs and immigration. types of business visas available and those that may be suitable for different organizations. The first steps to take when you identify the need for a business visa.

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  2. Riley Co Historical Society Program "Ft. Riley"

    November 12, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Meadowlark Hills Community Room

    The Riley County Historical Society will hold a dinner program/annual meeting Tuesday November 12, 2019 at Meadowlark Hills, 2121 Meadowlark Road. Dr. Robert Smith, Director of the Fort Riley Museums will present the program “Fort Riley”, beginning around 7:15 p.m. No reservation is necessary for the free program, and everyone is invited. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $14.00 and reservations must be made by Friday November 8 by calling 785-565-6490.

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  3. Thanksgiving Wine & Pie Tasting

    November 12, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arrow Coffee Co.

    Throwing a Thanksgiving get together and not have any idea what to do for dessert? We have you covered! With our Pie and Wine pairing we will be featuring our 3 house-made pies and wines to pair with them. Come and have a fun evening featuring our Brown Butter Pumpkin, Caramel Apple Cider, and Bourbon Pecan Pies.

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  4. Whiskey 101: World Whiskey Food Pairing

    November 12, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bourbon & Baker

    No passport needed for this trip around the world! Experience French, Scotch, Canadian, Irish, & Japanese whiskies paired with the culinary stylings of the Bourbon & Baker kitchen team led by Chef de Cuisine, Zach Filbert & Pastry Chef Kirsten Spear. Adam Clary from Standard Beverage will lead the tasting & share his whiskey knowledge as well as experiences from his travels.

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Special Events

  1. Zoo In You: The Human Microbiome

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 12, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Non-human organisms outnumber our human cells 10 to 1, as trillions of microbes colonize inside each one of us. Learn about our body’s constant microbial companions and ways scientists realize just how important these microbes are to overall health, Hands-on exhibit features: Meet the Microbes, Our Complex Ecosystems and Exploring Our Microbiome. Fun science and discovery in MHK!

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  2. Visions of the Flint Hills

    October 4, 2019 - November 21, 2019 @ Buttonwood Art Space

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