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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (3)
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  4. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Recreational sports activities/events (1)
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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. 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 Performance

    June 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - June 22, 2019 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    MXTW is a 5-week workshop for high school students. Part classroom & part production-company, participants study various styles of avant-garde theater, then write & perform original pieces under the influences of the styles they have studied. May contain some strong language. May not be suitable for children under 13.

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  2. Arts in the Park: Artrageous

    June 21, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Larry Norvell Band Shell

    Artrageous brings their passion for the arts to each performance and leaves audiences of all ages smiling, singing and dancing to live music and tantalizing art. Troupe of 12 artists, singers, dancers and musicians with message of arts being an integral and valuable part of human existence. Arts in the Park is a free Friday night concert series produced by Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department.

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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. Canvas & Cork: Floral Doe

    June 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio

    Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for an entertaining night of painting and wine. Bring your favorite bottle of wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic artist. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore. Online registration and payment are required. Registration is non-refundable.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Summer Solstice Runduro

    June 21, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Linear Trail (origination point), Manhattan Running Co. finish

    Seven miles on Linear Trail, start at Big Blue River parking lot and end at Manhattan Running Company. Within 7-mile course, six timed segments count toward runner's total time (combined distance, approximately 3.3 miles). Distances range from 200-meter sprint to the finish up to 1.2-mile section of “Concrete Land” on Linear Trail. Also one hilled section in which is determined a King of the Mountain award for fastest ascending time on that segment. Race finish at Manhattan Running Company for a little party. Be sure to join!

    Advisory: Runduro is a race that consists of a total mileage run, and within that total mileage only specific segments will be timed.

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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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