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.
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.
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.
March 1, 2019, 10:00 AM - April 20, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Showcasing the very best in regional photography.
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.
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.
March 8, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Donated art collected from the last 30 years from New Mexico to the Flint Hills, auctioned by Lori Rogge (Gavel Roads) and Gene Francis & Associates. Proceeds benefit the mission of Girls On the Run through inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident. Auction pre-registration available soon on Facebook event. Arrow Coffee Co. catered food and beverages; local musicians provide entertainment.
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.
March 8, 2019, 7:30 PM - March 9, 2019, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre
"Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!:" The motto of Mame Dennis, one of musical theater's all-time greatest heroes in this brassy, tuneful, hilarious and touching adaptation of Patrick Dennis' bestseller, Auntie Mame. With spirit, humor and class, "Mame" is sure to thrill audiences for generations to come!
March 8, 2019, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Globally renowned as the supreme interpreter of the classical flute repertoire, Sir James Galway is a consummate performer whose appeal transcends all musical boundaries. Galway has been a household name for decades, and also collaborated on film soundtracks such as “The Lord of the Rings” and partnered with such popular artists as Stevie Wonder and Elton John.
March 8, 2019 - March 10, 2019 @ Tointon Family Stadium
With schedule shift due to weather, Old Dominion becomes home-opening series for BatCats. ODU won just 15 games one season ago but took two of three from K-State in early-season series at Metheny Complex, Norfolk, Va. Enjoy Dollar-Dog Friday, Wildcat Weekend (Saturday) and Willie's Fun Zone (Sunday). Note the game time change for Friday's series opener.
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.