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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (2)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Marlin Fitzwater: From Wheat Fields to White House

    September 16, 2016, 8:00 AM - March 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library, 5th floor gallery

    Marlin Fitzwater spent a decade in the White House, the only press secretary appointed by two presidents. The K-State alumnus has donated personal papers to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State Libraries. Highlights from the collection on display in Hale Library's fifth floor gallery.

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  2. Celebrating 100 Years of History and Heritage: Riley County Historical Museum

    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).

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  3. Mapping the Early Career of John Steuart Curry

    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.

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  4. Kansas Veterinarian at Work: A Portrait by Tom Mohr

    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.

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  5. MARFA Texas: Collections

    February 12, 2017, 12:00 PM - March 26, 2017, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store

    Suzie Aron and photographer Kenny Johnson have curated this exhibit that allows viewers to share in the benefits of Donald Judd’s exquisite work and entrepreneurial spirit in a remote rural town in Texas. Photographs by Suzie Aron. Additional photographs by David Dowell, Kenny Johnson and Flint Hills community.

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Community Events

  1. Maize

    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.

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  2. To My Plate and Beyond

    January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    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.

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  3. Bring a date to the zoo month

    February 1, 2017, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2017, 5:00 PM

    Buy one adult admission and get one free; perfect for a date with the little lovebird!

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Jade Archetype at Auntie Mae's

    February 23, 2017, 9:00 PM - February 24, 2017, 1:00 AM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor

    Space jazz band invades the intimate confines of Auntie Mae's Parlor in Aggieville.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. The Veterinarian's War: Lt. Harry Hunt in the World War

    February 23, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    In 1917, Kansas State Agricultural College graduate Harry Hunt followed his country into the Great War. He was sent to France as a large animal veterinarian tasked with caring for the beasts who pulled the guns of war. The things Lt. Hunt saw and recorded in vivid detail in letters he sent home, described a time often forgotten by history. Speaker Jed Dunham is a freelance writer and creator of the 48 Fallen 48 Found Project.

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  2. What Can We Learn From the Prairie to Make Agriculture Sustainable

    February 23, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Director of Research Timothy Crews addresses how to make agriculture sustainable. The Land Institute is a science-based research organization based in Salina that works to develop alternatives to current agricultural practices.

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Special Events

  1. Harry's SommSeries: President's Day Tasting

    February 23, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's Restaurant

    Wine has long been a staple of celebrations and dinners tied to the US Presidency. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and John F. Kennedy were all presidents who loved wine and made it a regular part of State Dinners. Find out which Founding Father made wine and one that even started traditional White House wine consumption.

    Celebrate the wine history of President’s Day with Harry's selection of wines! Here's to our Commanders in Chief. Cheers!

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