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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.

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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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Community Events

  1. City Bike Swap program

    March 31, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Wefald Pavilion

    Find an upgrade to your kids' low-budget bikes with frames that no longer fit their frames. Bring your out-of-function, low-performing or out-of-size bicycle in to swap it out for an already tenderly-loved bike.

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  2. Riley County Genealogical Society presents "The Willows"

    March 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library Auditorium

    For the readers of Orphan Train comes the true story of a second wave of humanity that traveled to the Midwest by train. Not well documented in American history, over 100,000 pregnant, unwed young women traveled mostly by train to Kansas City in the early to mid-1900s. Author, KelLee Parr, will talk about how he got started searching for his biological grandmother's information at the Kansas State Historical Society, a little about the search and reunion with his grandmother, and how he came to write his first book.

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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. McCain Performance Series: The Manhattan Transfer meets Take 6 (The Summit)

    March 31, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    One of the most unique and thrilling musical collaborations ever assembled. With 20 Grammy Awards between them, these iconic groups join forces to perform together.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Baseball: Texas Tech vs. K-State

    March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019 @ Tointon Family Stadium

    Red Raiders finished two games out of first in Big 12 Conference standings and won 45 games last year. Tech won the Lubbock super regional and advanced to 2018 College World Series, where it was ousted by the Florida Gators. Texas Tech has advanced to Omaha in three of the last five seasons with Big 12 titles in 2016-17. More 2019 conference series at Tointon include TCU, Oklahoma and West Virginia.

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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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