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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. Abilene Oktoberfest

    September 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - September 15, 2019, 12:00 AM @ Downtown Abilene

    3rd Annual Oktoberfest will be held downtown Broadway street between 3rd and 4th. Come for authentic German food, drinks, music, entertainment by the Kansas City Blautaler Schuplattler Dancers, and much more. This Oktoberfest you won't want to miss, bring the kids and head downtown to this free event.

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  2. Community Day: Flint Hills Discovery Center

    September 15, 2019, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center is celebrating YOU - our community - by offering free admission to all on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Invite your friends and family, and join us for an action-packed afternoon of discovery and fun! It’s our way to thank you for the support you show us throughout the year.
    Community partners will be set up throughout the Discovery Center, providing fun, family-friendly, activities for guests of all ages. You’ll learn more about all of the great things happening within Manhattan and the Flint Hills region.
    Admission is free from 12 PM-5PM. Come one, come all!

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  3. Movies On the Grass: Salem Neighbor

    September 15, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Town Hall: Leadership Studies Building

    "Salam Neighbor," 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, in Town Hall at the Leadership Studies Building. "'Salam Neighbor' is an award-winning feature documentary and campaign to connect the world to refugees. The goal is to tell the stories of our refugee neighbors with the dignity they deserve and the depth the world needs. Together you'll seek understanding instead of accepting stereotypes and take action instead of sitting idly by. What's your first step?" — from the Living One on One website. The filmmaker of "Salam Neighbor," Zach, will give a 20-minute introduction via Zoom.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. TengaiCon 2019 Games Day

    September 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - September 15, 2019, 10:00 PM @ Cico Park

    Join TengaiCon for TWO days of playing games!
    This is year 14 of Manhattan's longest running gaming/nerd convention and they've collected 1,750+ games and expansions to share. Try a new game, play the giant Settlers of Catan and retro video games, or challenge your luck for the dice table prizes.
    Also come support our charity auction, vendors and artists from across our area.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Women's soccer: Tulsa vs. K-State

    September 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Kansas State Soccer Stadium

    Wildcats are just 11 days from Big 12 competition as they meet Tulsa on the purple pitch, followed by Brigham Young (Sept. 21) to close out the non-conference season.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Yoga & Essential Oil Workshop

    September 15, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Orange Sky Yoga

    Join Orange Sky Yoga as they explore the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of incorporating essential oils into your practice and your life. They will dive deeply into how these little bottles of plant magic work, the three methods of application and tangible ways to integrate them into your daily regime so that you too, can be supported by mother earth.
    Throughout the hour and a half spent together, you will incorporate essential oils into a yin + restorative yoga class. There will be breath work, movement and meditation, followed by the dreamiest savasana to end our time together.

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