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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
  2. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
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  4. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (3)
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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Golden Valley, Endless Skyway 2019

    June 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - August 17, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Summer breezes in and brings with it new artistry at Manhattan's downtown art gallery.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Manhattan Experimental Theater Workshop

    May 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Eligibility requirement restricts attendees to 9-12 grades. Workshop designed for students interested in art, writing or performance to include music, dance, theater, forensics. No pre-workshop theater experience necessary. Skills used not usually found in mainstream theater: Gymnastics, choral singing, dance, martial arts, musical performance, public speaking, juggling; any public performance may be helpful toward experimental theatrical explorations.

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  2. Pott County Tea Party

    June 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cox Bros. Barbecue

    Your Kicker Country Stampede, only at Cox Bros. BBQ in Manhattan, with seven exciting artists performing on Stampede's eve. Haven Alexandria, Ryan Boey, Matfield Green, Brian Nelson, Stewart Ray, Bryton Stoll and Kristine Wriding. Live music in MHK!

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For the Kids!

  1. Kansas State University Orientation and Enrollment

    June 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - June 21, 2019, 3:00 PM @ K-State Student Union

    Organizers have planned a day with activities and presentations to prepare for successful transition to K-State, so get excited. Welcome to K-State! Note: Use parking garage south of K-State Student Union; parking attendant will provide directions. Permits designated for parking lots marked W, O, T or Z.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Advanced SEO Strategies

    June 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    SEO Strategies to help your business rank in the search engines. The importance of search engine optimization for local business visibility is a must. For questions contact: Full Cup Marketing, 322 S. Mosley St. (2), Wichita KS 67202 (316-737-9950).

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  2. Beer 101: Father's Day Meat & Beer Pairing

    June 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Tallgrass Taphouse

    Just in time for Father’s Day, it’s time to treat dad to the things he loves most in this world, besides you of course…. Meat & Beer! This creative, exclusive experience will feature five amazing pairings of hearty proteins with 5oz hand-selected beers to complement each dish as well as dad’s taste buds! Grab your pops and joins Tallgrass Taphouse for a night of good eats and cheer! This event will be sure to guarantee you ‘favorite kid’ status for a long time to come!

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  3. Wines of Spain with Aquam Vinos

    June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's

    SommSeries presents Aquam Vinos on Wednesday, June 19th at 7:00pm. Harry’s will be showcasing the highly sought wines of Spain with a twist! This class is a rare opportunity to dive into the best wines of Spains using VR technology. The class will be an experience designed for the ages with VR headsets, good wine, and good conversation. Only 8 tickets for this unique wine experience will be offered.

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Special Events

  1. Dream With Da Vinci

    May 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - September 8, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Artist. Inventor. Scientist. Genius. Leonardo Da Vinci was a true Renassaince Man. One of the greatest painters yet he only completed a few works. Da Vinci was a dreamer and inventor, and his love for math, science and art are highlighted through this fascinating interactive exhibition. Catapults, parachutes and a hang glider are just some of the inventions Da Vinci incorporated to explore the art of science.

    In an accompanying exhibit in the Mezzanine Gallery, AIB Food First; learn how AIB helps companies bring safe, high-quality food to the world, and play baker for the day on the Discovery Center's second floor gallery.

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  2. Beer 101: Father's Day Meat & Beer Pairing

    June 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Tallgrass Taphouse

    Treat dad to what he loves most in this world: Meat & Beer! Five amazing pairings with 5-ounce, hand-selected beers to complement each dish. Join this night of good eats and cheer!

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  3. SommSeries: Wines of Spain with Aquam Vinos

    June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's

    Harry’s showcases highly-sought wines of Spain with a twist! This distinct chance to sample Spanish flavors as Harry's accommodates guests using virtual reality; VR headsets, good wine, good conversation. Note: Limited to only eight tickets for this unique wine experience.

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