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.
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.
April 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 19, 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."
June 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Wonder Workshop Children's Museum
A journey back in time to Underground Railroad sites in Riley and Wabaunsee counties. Travel to various sites within 15 miles of Manhattan. At each site, participants are presented with information regarding historical significance. Plan to spend at least 3 hours to complete the entire route. Travelers learn about the famous Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, Capt. Mitchell, Strong Farm, Rev. Blood and others who helped to make Kansas a free state! Interactive activities included.
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.
June 7, 2019, 7:30 PM - June 9, 2019, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre
The tale of an unlikely hero finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand. Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.
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.
June 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Gardens at K-State
Five local residential gardens along with The Gardens at K-State. Sponsored by Riley County Extension Master Gardeners.