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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 - 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."

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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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Community Events

  1. Open Trail Days at Prairiewood

    July 7, 2019, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blue Sage Gallery at Prairiewood

    Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve is a privately owned prairie preserve with almost 500 acres and several miles of walking trails. Bring family or friends and head out on the first Sunday of each month for free access to their trails and a visit to the Blue Sage Gallery!
    Visitors should check in at the Blue Sage Gallery at 1484 Wildcat Creek Rd. for hiker log, trail maps and other info. Join them around the Blue Sage Barn fire pit for a bonfire at 7pm!
    Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve loves pets, but unfortunately cannot allow them on Prairiewood trails.

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  2. Prairie Preserve Land Dedication

    July 7, 2019, 5:45 PM - 9:00 PM @ Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve

    You're Invited!
    Non-Groundbreaking Celebration
    Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve is thrilled to share that they have recently placed nearly 200 acres of land into a conservation easement — protecting this piece of native prairie for generations to come. Please join them on the evening of July 7 for a land dedication celebration hosted by Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve in partnership with the Kansas Land Trust. Learn more about this piece of land, Prairiewood, and KLT's mission while enjoying music, refreshments and a guided prairie walk.

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For the Kids!

  1. Friends of Sunset Zoo: Kids Free Day

    July 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    Home to over 200 amazing animals – from anteater to zebu – Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, KS offers up-close views of amazing animals including wallaby, otters, leopards and a jumping, hooting array of primates.

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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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