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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
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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. 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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  3. Armin Mühsam: The Unburdened Present

    February 9, 2019, 12:00 PM - April 28, 2019, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store

    Because the present is a product of the past and thus of history, there is no such thing as an unburdened present, neither in life nor in art. This ironic meaning of "The Unburdened Present" does not stop with Armin Mühsam’s art but extends to historical events and fates of people whose lives are dramatized in programming that accompanies the show.

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  4. Shoot for the Moon

    March 1, 2019, 10:00 AM - April 20, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Showcasing the very best in regional photography at the state's longest-operating art gallery along the classic backdrop of Poyntz Avenue.

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  5. Celebrating Heroes: American Mural Studies of 1930s & 1940s (Hirsch Collection)

    March 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - June 19, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    The '30s and '40s were a golden age for murals in America when the everyday worker rose to the status of hero. Murals celebrate the work of miners, farmers and other laborers and cover walls in public buildings across the country. Preliminary ideas played out in sketches and nearly 50of these are displayed in this exhibition. On loan from Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College.

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  6. USD 383 History Day Projects Exhibit

    March 8, 2019, 8:30 AM - March 24, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Riley County Historical Museum

    National History Day projects by Woodrow Wilson, Marlatt and Ogden students of USD 383 Elementary Gifted Teacher Terry Healy. She has been with USD 383 since 1989, and is the 2013 Preserve America Kansas History Teacher of the Year. National History Day 2019 theme: Triumph and Tragedy in History.

    Projects exhibited include: “Katherine Johnson,” Ryan Heitmann, Talon Huff, Woodrow Wilson Elementary; “San Francisco Earthquake 1906,” Jordan Dinkel, Haley Boggs, Ava Stewart, Woodrow Wilson Elementary; “The Influenza Epidemic,” Kennedy Crabtree, Ogden Elementary; “Triumph and Tragedy of the Manhattan Project,” Cole Castor, Kael Aramith, Lynden Auckly, Woodrow Wilson Elementary; “Vietnam War Dogs,” Ellyn Campbell, Mia Hamm, Mari Carey, Marlatt Elementary.

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Community Events

  1. Open Mic Night

    March 18, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Wildcat Chamber, First floor, K-State Student Union

    Performances range from stand up to singing to poetry to singing karaoke to just talking about thoughts! Sign up at the door. All performances subject to Union and University policies. May contain adult content.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Pete Souza: Two Presidents, One Photographer

    February 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - April 27, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Pete Souza served as official photographer to presidents Reagan and Obama, and developed an abiding respect for both men. The artist’s intention is to have these images contribute civility and respect across party lines during lead-up to 2020 elections. Beach Museum is proud to be the first venue for this historic exhibition.

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  2. Open Mic Night

    March 18, 2019, 8:00 PM @ K-State Student Union

    Performances range from standup to singing and poetry to karaoke or just talked-out thoughts! Sign up at the door. All performances subject to union and university policies. Note: May contain adult content.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. State of Diversity Address

    March 18, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ K-State Alumni Center

    Dr. Bryan Samuel report on diversity advancement and engagement initiatives throughout the university. Attendees have opportunities for feedback regarding successes and future plans for the K-State 2025 Strategic Action and Alignment Plan regarding diversity and inclusion (updates on continuing priorities and goals).

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Special Events

  1. Framed: Step Into Art

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Life inside a painting may sound like a Twilight Zone episode remake. Until now. Center guests immersed into different paintings to grow appreciation for artistic creations. Exhibit "prompts" spark thoughtful conversations and connections. Plus, experience favorite children’s books come to life at the second-floor children's exhibition area! Life-sized scenes from popular children’s novels allow visitors to feel part of the story.

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