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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. CLOSED 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. CLOSED 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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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Lifelong Recreation - Columbian Theater "Dueling Pianos"

    January 17, 2020, 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theater

    Enjoy an evening of dueling pianos at the historic Columbian Theater in Wamego, KS. Dueling Pianos is a high-energy show that combines music, comedy, and audience participation for a fast-paced and highly entertaining event. Songs are based entirely on audience requests. This iterative, nonstop party will keep you entertained all night! We will eat dinner before the show. Price includes transportation, dinner, and show. Bus will load at the Roundhouse in City Park.

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For the Kids!

  1. CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH 30 Teen Literary Zone

    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. The Flint Hills and Beyond: Poems

    January 17, 2020, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Tony Crawford will present a reading of poems from this new book, THE FLINT HILLS AND BEYOND: POEMS.
    The poems, written since his retirement from K-State’s archives, describe the spirit and beauty of the Flint Hills and the prairie.
    A self-described “grassroots poet,” Tony's poems are easy to understand and relate to. Whether or not poetry is your thing, you will find Tony and his poems thought provoking, interesting, and entertaining. Join for an enjoyable evening of poetry at the MAC!

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