October 13, 2016, 8:30 AM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Riley County Historical Museum
Centennial celebration exhibit showcases 100-plus artifacts and photographs significant to the history of the Riley County community. Notable objects include a section of original seating from Wareham Opera House, penny-farthing bicycle owned by Guy Varney, hand-carved sunflower clock made from local wood for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.Many objects on view have been rarely exhibited. Centennial exhibition accompanied by series of programs (watch for announcements and check calendar).
January 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Exhibition explores Curry as student and early professional through more than 30 drawings, paintings and magazine illustrations. Never-before-viewed objects from Burr Living Trust of Lewisberry, Penn., will be a centerpiece of the installation. Exhibition organized by Beach Curator Liz Seaton and members of spring 2016 seminar, comprised of students from K-State and UMKC.
February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Photographic adventure and multifaceted representation of contemporary Kansas farm life. Mohr's photography challenges viewers to appreciate Kansas farmers with renewed vision.
February 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - April 1, 2017, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Masters of Fine Arts candidates from Kansas State University Art Department hold group exhibition in Kirmser Gallery at Manhattan Arts Center. Exhibit features variety of media including ceramics, painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, and drawing. Sponsored by Strecker-Nelson Gallery and Rebecca and Marvin Gould.
March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library
Great War's influence on Dwight Eisenhower’s budding leadership abilities. World War I proved crucial to the making of this American icon and future president.
March 14, 2017 - July 1, 2017, All Day @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Friends of the Beach gift print artist Jason Scuilla was raised in Sarasota, Fla., and his drawings and prints have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the U.S. Scuilla serves as associate professor of art at Kansas State University.
January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Explore the science of how maize has evolved over thousands of years to become one of the country's most significant crops, and discover why it continues to surprise us today through eye-popping graphics, hands-on interactives and much more.
Explore the world of healthy eating with Max & Munch! Exciting opportunities to experience hands-on benefits of healthy eating habits! To My Plate and Beyond was organized by Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center and made possible through support of the American Dairy Association and Indiana's Dairy Farm Families. Sponsored by Via Christi Health.
March 29, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bosco Student Plaza, K-State Student Union
Market goods produced locally by members of the K-State family include food, jewelry, handmade items and variety of other goods (cash preferred). Enjoy live music (noon to 1 p.m.) from Knobtown Skiffle Band. Rain location: Union Courtyard ground floor, K-State Student Union.
March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, invite friends and enjoy step-by-step instruction with an experienced and enthusiastic artist.
March 29, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Arrow Coffee Co.
Suggested for adults 18-up; instead of reading an assigned book, the creator of this national book club decided everyone should bring their own current favorite to hang out together. Manhattan is the first town in the Midwest to participate! Join friends from Manhattan Public Library for night of laughs.
March 31, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studio
Bring your favorite beverage, yummy snacks and enjoy step-by-step instruction with experienced, enthusiastic artist.
March 31, 2017, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Houston Street Ballroom
Annual fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan. Enjoy night of cocktails and hor d'oeuvres with live and silent auction, casino games (Houston Street Ballroom) with friends.
March 29, 2017, 7:30 PM - March 30, 2017, 9:00 PM @ K-State Student Union Ballroom
Back-to-back jazz performances under the direction of Dr. Wayne Goins.
March 30, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:59 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor
Small town country boy from Pittsburg now nationally-touring musician.
March 31, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 1, 2017, 9:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Celebrate spring's arrival through this showcase of exciting dance styles: jazz, tap, modern, ballet, African. Talented K-State Dance students perform original pieces choreographed by faculty.
March 31, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Performing since 1975, Chicago-based bluegrass band, 4-person acoustic group plays traditional bluegrass standards, original compositions by band members and professional songwriters, and songs from other musical genres performed in bluegrass format. Frontman Greg Cahill plays banjo joined by Nick Dumas (mandolin), guitarist Rick Faris and bass player Dan Eubanks.The group's 2012 album "Scratch Gravel Road" was Grammy nominated for Best Bluegrass Album. Generously sponsored by Murdock Chevrolet-Cadillac-Mitsubishi and S&N Design.
March 31, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
What happens late at the library? Prepare to be your own film star! Tweens work together to create their own video. Participate in creating movie concept, filming process and even help with edit process. Registration required. Recommended for tweens grades 4-6.
March 30, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous is national program of evening gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and audience conversations. K-State LASER series curated by art faculty member Carlos Castellanos; co-sponsored by DX Media Lab, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Art, Beach Museum of Art, Prairie Studies Initiative, and Leonardo International Society for Arts, Science and Technology.
March 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hemisphere Room
Best known for her memoir "The Truth Book: Escaping a Childhood of Abuse Among Jehovah's Witnesses," published in 2005. She also writes poetry and short fiction and has published two novels. Castro teaches at the University of Nebraska.
March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Liquid Art Winery and Estate
Dinner wine perfectly paired with light appetizers and three-course dinner; early release of 2015 Reserve Chardonnay. Music, fine dining, complimentary glasses (2) and fabulous Flint Hills sunset. Seating very limited.
March 29, 2017, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Harry's Restaurant
Dinner event features rising stars in the kitchen. Five courses each feature a team member for the concept, design and execution of each course. Wines paired by Cristina Milostan. Perfect date night or fun dinner party with friends.
March 31, 2017, 6:30 PM - April 2, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
First home weekend of the Big 12 baseball season, as the BatCats welcome perennial power Texas Christian Horned Frogs. TCU has made three straight appearances in the College World Series, returns eight of nine every-day starters and was ranked No. 1 in a preseason Collegiate Baseball poll.