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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. CLOSED 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. CLOSED 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. Just For You: Monthly Mingle

    November 6, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ USO Fort Riley

    Join ACS's Family Advocacy Program and USO Kansas @ Fort Riley for a lunch break and personal wellness program - JUST FOR YOU - our military spouses. This event repeats the first Wednesday of each month with a different program each month.
    Limited free childcare available if registered by deadline - two weeks prior to event date. Child care is first-come, first served. | Childcare registration: Call ACS Family Advocacy Program, 785-239-9435 (nursing babies and lap children are allowed to attend with mothers)

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  4. Dream Team Christmas Party

    November 6, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Rock Hills Church

    Can you believe 2019 is almost over and Christmas is just around the corner? It has been an incredible year at Rock Hills and it wouldn't have been all that it was without you being a part of the Dream Team! To say thank you, they are having their annual Dream Team Christmas Party on Friday, December 6th, at 6:30 pm!
    You will start the night out with DINNER and then play all the reindeer games.
    This year they are doing something special. Each Dream Team (Hospitality, Youth, Worship, Production, Connections, and Kids Rock) will dress up collectively as a TEAM! (I heard there is a prize involved...) You can find what each team is dressing up as below! (Seriously, this will be so fun we are giddy with Christmas Cheer ALREADY!)
    RSVP now for you, your spouse, and any kiddos so they can get a headcount for Childcare.

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  5. Planning + Pints

    November 6, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Tallgrass Taphouse

    Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Tallgrass Taphouse the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM to meet more neighbors and put your heads together on ways to improve your neighborhood & Manhattan. This month, we'll be discussing the role of public art in community planning. A few of the folks from InciteMHK will discuss why they decided to help create a mural for downtown and their hopes for the future of public art in Manhattan. Come by, have some food & drink (if you would like) and chat about community development ideas.

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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. Harry's SommSeries Presents: Wines of South Africa with Aquam Vinos

    November 6, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Harry's

    SommSeries presents Aquam Vinos on Wednesday, November 6th at 7:00pm. Harry’s will be showcasing the highly sought wines of South Africa with a twist! This class is a rare opportunity to dive into the best wines of South Africa using VR technology. The class will be an experience designed for the ages with VR headsets, good wine, and good conversation. We are offering only 10 tickets for this unique wine experience.

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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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