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.
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."
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.
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.
August 4, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Coco Bolos
Join Coco Bolos this coming Sunday for our brunch and drink specials accompanied by live music featuring The Bell Brothers, all the way from Bogotá, Colombia! Live music from 11am–1pm; brunch from 10am–2pm.
August 4, 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.
August 4, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Prairiewood Retreat & Preserve
Prairiewood is pleased to offer this free program with two expert speakers and a hands-on learning activity that's great for kids and adults!
Join at 5pm in the Blue Sage Barn to hear from Kansas State University Landscape Architecture Professor Tim Keane, followed by Denise Kidder of the Friends of the Kaw - Kansas Riverkeeper. Denise will introduce some basics of water quality testing using macroinvertebrates (aka water bugs!), then lead everyone to the stream to catch some critters!
Closed-toed water shoes are strongly encouraged for the stream testing activity!
August 2, 2019 - August 4, 2019 @ Manhattan Arts Center
Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. As young baseball sensation, Joe Hardy, he transforms the hapless Washington Senators into a winning team, only to realize the true worth of the life that he's left behind. Can Boyd outsmart Applegate (and resist the advances of his devilish assistant, Lola) to win the World Series as himself?
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.