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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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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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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Great Plains Windbreak Initiative

    February 7, 2017 - February 9, 2017 @ Bluemont Hotel

    State agency of the USDA Forest Service meets to create framework for a region-wide action plan to advance use of windbreaks that support profitable and resilient farms and ranches that conserve natural resources.

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For the Kids!

  1. Preschoolers in the Flint Hills: Big Red Barn

    February 7, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Preschool-age children begin discovering the wonder of the Flint Hills where they live, but look beyond the city limits in their exploration. Children further their sense of place and belonging to this region through interactions with the ecology and the history of the area. All sessions from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Every session includes story time, snack and themed craft or activity. Maximum 10 children/minimum 5 (ages 3-5).

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Special Events

  1. Whiskey 101: Bourbon and Cheese Pairing

    February 7, 2017, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Bourbon & Baker

    Cheese pairs fine with wine but even better buddied with bourbon! Standard Beverage along with local cheese experts from Mimi's Cheese and Other Delights create full-flavored, out-of-the-box pairings sure to scintillate the senses!

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