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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. Prairie Perspectives: Two Journeys

    July 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - August 10, 2019, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Kelly Yarbrough Frasier and Marsha Jensen explore their prairie home in this exhibit of paintings and hand-woven baskets.

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  5. Papa Moostouski's Bovinian Circus & Freakshow

    July 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Columbian Theatre

    Oddities and curiosities of art and artifacts from twisted mind of artist Rodney L. Hoover. Features high-wire, circus band, fortune teller, knife throwing, strong man, unicycles, rope dancer, tall man, world's smallest living woman, balancing act, clowns, living skeleton, trapeze artists, sword swallower, albino, contortionist and hot air balloon. Clown noses for first 50 kids, root beer bar, popcorn freakshow, original Papa Moostouski Bovinian Circus Music Machine and more!

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Finn's Mega 80's Summer Celebration Featuring Evolution

    July 20, 2019, 8:30 PM - July 21, 2019, 12:30 AM @ Finn's Neighborhood Pub

    Come dressed in your 80's attire and rock out with the band Evolution and help us celebrate summer birthdays (including the owners) and the 150th birthday of the building!!! We promise you are in for a fun, wild night.

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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. Colbert Charity Classic

    July 17, 2019, 7:30 AM - July 20, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Colbert Hills golf course

    Colbert Hills-hosted All Pro Tour golf tournament presented by Little Apple Toyota Honda and Visit Manhattan. Four-round tournament with two-round cut as approximately 120 players from sub-PGA Tour typically visit popular and challenging Manhattan course. Bring your kids out for July 16 junior clinic, 4 p.m.

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