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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. Jeremiah Ariaz: Louisiana Trail Riders

    August 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 9, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    2019 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist introduces Jeremiah Ariaz. Black Trail Riding Clubs have their roots in Creole culture formed in Southwest Louisiana in the eighteenth century. Trail rides are an opportunity for generations from rural parts of the state to gather and celebrate. These trail riders form a distinctive yet little known Louisiana subculture.

    Ariaz is a Great Bend product and associate professor of art at Louisiana State University who has captured these equestrian clubs in a series of photographs selected for this exhibition. One image chosen as 2019 Friends of Beach Museum of Art Gift Print.

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  4. The Land of the Living Opening Reception

    August 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Please join Strecker Nelson West Gallery for the opening of the next exhibit, The Land of the Living. This show will feature figurative and architectural work mostly, and will be on display until October 26th. Please join the reception to enjoy some drinks and hors d'oeurves, and meet the artists!

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  5. Three Native Portrait Artists

    August 31, 2019, 12:30 PM - October 12, 2019, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    A good portrait moves beyond depiction of a person's likeness to a commentary on humanity. Paintings and photographs in this exhibition are portraits of local individuals who portray features of our cultural environment and are part of the fabric of our community. Dick Beeman, Clive Fullagar and Luke Townsend are all local artists living in Manhattan. None of them have formal training in art.

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Community Events

  1. September Stroll in the K-State Gardens - Hosted by Friends of the Gardens

    August 21, 2019, 10:36 AM - September 6, 2019, 8:30 PM @ K-State Gardens

    September Stroll at the K-State Gardens Bring your friends and family to the "Friends of the K-State Gardens" September Stroll on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Stroll through the various garden beds and collections. Chat with Friends of the Gardens board members and The Gardens' volunteers. Master gardeners and a few K-State horticulture students will be available to answer questions. Enjoy the music, play a game of cornhole, or try a scavenger hunt to top off the evening.
    The event and nearby parking are free. The K-State Gardens are at 1500 Denison, Manhattan, KS. For more information call 785-532-3271.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Konza Reptile Expo

    September 1, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Four Points by Sheraton

    Konza Reptile Breeders Expo - Educational Fun for the Whole Family! Display animals on exhibit for picture opportunities and "hands-on" learning. Entertainment for all with great values for pet stores and hobbyists. Silent Auction items from Zoo Med, Zilla & Exo Terra. Other fun activities available like pictures, face painting, balloons, t-shirts, toys, candy, and more!

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Return of the 80's & 90's

    August 31, 2019, 8:00 PM - September 1, 2019, 1:00 AM @ RC McGraws Bar & Grill

    Its the 2nd annual Night of the 80s & 90s! This year will be held on Saturday, August 31st, 2019 at RC McGraws. This "Retro" Gala will provide an even better throwback experience of warmth and nostalgia. You and your friends do not want to miss this. Whether you were grooving to “Pour Some Sugar on Me" by Def Leppard or Jamming out to Sir Mix-a-Lot “Baby Got Back”, this event is guaranteed to leave you in sensory overload.
    With a legendary event venue and seasoned Djs playing hit songs from the 80’s and 90’s, you won't be able to stop yourself from rocking out to the greatest music of yesteryear. Come casual or come dressed as your favorite era, hop on this time machine, and relive your youth.
    (Times are currently tentative, and may be subject to change. Please watch for updates via email or Facebook!)

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Women's soccer: South Dakota State vs. K-State

    September 1, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Kansas State Soccer Stadium

    South Dakota State presents the second opponent of five-game, home non-conference season at Manhattan's newly constructed stadium. Check out the Wildcats after Saturday's football opener at Snyder Stadium.

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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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