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Art Exhibits

  1. De Gaulle/Eisenhower: Alliance & Friendship in War and Peace

    September 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 2, 2020, 4:45 PM @ Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home

    General de Gaulle and General Eisenhower both belong to the common national heritage of their respective countries. Their work is a source of reflection and inspiration for today’s world. The Charles de Gaulle Foundation and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, in partnership with the Eisenhower Foundation, strive to promote and honor the legacies of the great leaders. Together these institutions collaborated with the Musée de l’Armée (French Army Museum) to present this exhibition. With the generous support of The First Alliance Foundation, the exhibition will contribute to strengthen the bonds between France and the United States.

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  2. John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within

    September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 21, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Best known for his depictions of Kansas, the American West also reveals itself as a significant subject in John Steuart Curry's work. Curry's earliest drawings reveal a boy under the spell of Western artists, e.g., Frederic Remington. Through 38 works, to include paintings and magazine illustrations, this exhibition explores Curry’s depictions of the West as a romantic and real environment.

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  3. Field Station 4: Charles Lindsay

    November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.

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  4. The Columbian Artist Group Exhibit

    January 11, 2020 - February 15, 2020 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    The Columbian Artist Group is an organization of creative like minded individuals dedicated to Fostering the artistic growth and evolution of its members and promoting their talents.
    All MAC gallery exhibits are free and open to the public.

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Community Events

  1. Cars & Cops: Law Enforcement Appreciation

    January 11, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection

    Come check out local police vehicles, including the Bearcat armored vehicle, up close! Enjoy refreshments with members of RCPD and thank these individuals who serve and protect our community. Free admission to Show Floor for this special event. Members of Law Enforcement receive free museum admission all day!

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Free at Last: Emotional Health & Wellness Expo

    January 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Four Points by Sheraton

    Join for a day filled with connection, support, peer-to-peer insights, awe-inspiring recovery stories, proven tools, kindness, understanding, and joyful possibility.
    If you, or someone you know struggles with... Anxiety, depression, addiction, unhealed wounds, and/or trauma, then this event is for them.
    Key Note Speakers
    Breakout Workshops
    Over 40 Wellness Vendors
    Loads of Self Care Giveaways
    Raffles Every Hour
    Buffet Lunch Included
    For ticket pricing and registration information, call or text 785-670-6200.
    For vendor information email: eventcoordinator@dream-makers.net

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Comedian Lucas Bohn

    January 11, 2020, 7:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    Teacher-turned-comedian Lucas Bohn is energetic with an edge. The perfect blend of schoolboy charm and bad-boy charisma, his comedy is both smart and audacious. Known as the little guy who generates big laughs, Lucas has shared the stage with Dave Chappelle, Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart. Lucas’ high-energy shows and hilarious impersonations make him an instant hit with audiences of all ages.

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For the Kids!

  1. Teen Literary Zine

    January 10, 2020 - May 1, 2020

    Teens 7th-12th Grade: Do you want to have your writing or artwork published in a short zine? We're starting a literary art zine! For our first year, each issue will have a seasonal theme. We'll accept any form of writing or art, including things like: poems, essays, comics, photography, scans of 2-d art, or photos of 30D art, or anything outside the box that you can create. The deadline to submit work for the summer issue is May 1, 2020. Submit digital files by emailing them to ya@mhklibrary.org.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. How Business Visa works and Immigration Attorney process

    January 6, 2020, 8:00 AM - January 15, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Business visa information helps interpreters and companies to understand the importance of business visas and how this can benefit the growth of your company and business with Immigration Attorney or Immigration Lawyer.
    Understand the different types of business visa is a must for any organization. there is a wealth of information out there and many people do not know where to begin. we will cover topics that will include understanding basic company staff needs and immigration. types of business visas available and those that may be suitable for different organizations. The first steps to take when you identify the need for a business visa.

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Special Events

  1. Zoo In You: The Human Microbiome

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 12, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Non-human organisms outnumber our human cells 10 to 1, as trillions of microbes colonize inside each one of us. Learn about our body’s constant microbial companions and ways scientists realize just how important these microbes are to overall health, Hands-on exhibit features: Meet the Microbes, Our Complex Ecosystems and Exploring Our Microbiome. Fun science and discovery in MHK!

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