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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (2)
  5. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay Special Events (1)

Art Exhibits

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. CLOSED APDesign Design Charrette

    January 26, 2020 - December 31, 2020 @ Cassias Gallery, Regnier Hall

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  4. CLOSED The Earl Project

    February 22, 2020 - March 28, 2020 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    This powerful exhibit tells the stories of Veterans and their families through art created in Earl Project workshops.
    Workshop dates are February 29, 2-4 PM and March 28, 1:30-4:30 PM.

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  5. CLOSED Architecture Studio Exhibit

    March 2, 2020 - March 31, 2020 @ Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall

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Community Events

  1. CANCELLED Greater Prairie-Chicken Booming

    March 1, 2020, 4:30 AM - April 30, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Fairmont Park

    Don't miss this rare opportunity to visit the Greater Prairie-Chicken Booming ground at the height of the booming season. Staff will accompany you on the trip and provide all the insight you need! Fee includes transportation and light breakfast.
    Ages 10+; under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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  2. Cajun Kickback

    March 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Warrior Zone

    Food Specials:
    - Po' Boy Sandwiches
    - Jambalaya
    - King's Cake
    Activities:
    - Dominoes Tournament prize $25
    - Corn-hole Tournament prize $25
    - Pool Tournament prize $50
    Order a plate to-go!
    Open to ages 18+

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. The Little Mermaid

    March 6, 2020, 7:30 PM - March 7, 2020 @ Columbian Theatre

    In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

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  2. Artrageous: An Interactive Art and Music Experience

    March 7, 2020, 7:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    Artrageous is a troupe of twelve artists, singers, dancers and musicians hailing from the high desert of New Mexico. Their high energy performance is a combination of fine art, live music, singing, dancing, humour and interaction in a frenzy of movement and colour with a message of the arts being an integral and valuable part of human existence. Experience the thrill of giant masterpieces created before your eyes in mere moments!

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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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  2. After Hours

    March 7, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Teen Zone Room, Manhattan Public Library

    We're opening the library on Saturday night just for teens. Play games, compete for prizes, or just hang out. All free! Dinner will be served at 5:30 PM. Teens must be signed in by a guardian and picked up in the library Atrium at 8:30 PM. Registration and signed parent permission forms required and must be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, March 6. The permission forms are available at the Teen Zone Desk and the Reference Desk. Parent permission forms and registration can be submitted at the Reference Desk or Teen Zone Desk.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Men's Basketball: K-State vs Iowa State

    March 7, 2020, 3:00 PM @ Fred Bramlage Coliseum

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Special Events

  1. CLOSED THROUGH MARCH 30 American Adventure

    January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - May 10, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Settlers landed on American soil in 1607 unacquainted to the challenges they would face to build new lives. In this interactive exhibit, visitors take on colonist's life where choices made determine your fate. If you're lucky, you just might survive the year.

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