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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
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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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  4. MAC Community Studios & Actor Artists

    June 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - July 6, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    New edition features drawing, painting and pottery with another side to a few of MAC's on-stage talents.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Stop the Bleed! Trauma First Aid

    June 29, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Iron Clad Coworking MHK

    Four-hour class taught by Mad Hatter Medical's very own Doc Savage! Block of instruction covers the basics of tourniquet application, wound packing and applying a chest seal. Each paid guest receives Basic Bleeding Control Certification through American College of Surgeons. Savage has a passion for turning everyday people into life-savers and will not stop until each student is proficient in these life-saving skills.

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  2. Paint & Sip: Flag

    June 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Uncorked Inspiration

    Neal Wollenberg leads the group to paint "Flag" as well as provide goofy, yet entertaining, art history anecdotes all while teaching painting techniques, color theory and other art related skills. You'll walk away with some knowledge of art techniques, an original painting of your own, and having had a great time. Bring your beverage of choice to enjoy as you paint. Registration is non-refundable

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Summer Solstice Runduro (rescheduled)

    June 29, 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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  2. Yoga on the Lawn & Fitwear Pop Up Shop

    June 29, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Furnish by AsterHouse Design

    Yoga on the lawn with Jessa Voos and a pop-up shop by Gretchen McGraw of Fitwear Boutique. These strong and lovely ladies are not only courageous businesswomen, they are great at what they do! Hour-long gentle class (free). Please bring your own mat. Shopping for Fitwear and Furnish available indoors.

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