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 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.
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 @ 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 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - March 24, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Interact with local craftpersons and artisans who will demonstrate their work in the FHDC atrium.
Interact with local craftpersons and artisans who will demonstrate their work in the FHDC atrium for each of five days encompassing the week.
March 23, 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
All aboard for trip to the zoo! Learn about what different animals eat, differences of teeth size and shape, and blubber ... how arctic animals store energy to keep warm! Adventure Camp is a unique program offered at both Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo throughout the school year. Child's age determines camp location (when offered at both sites). Children may be dropped off at 7:30 a.m. Half-day pick-up noon to 12:15 p.m.; full-day pick-up 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Day registrants bring sack lunch. Pre-registration required.
March 23, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Stories about natural world; create a nature craft. Suggested for ages K - 3rd grade.
March 23, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Flint Hills Discovery Center
Join local photographer Scott Bean for a free one-hour lecture on fire photography. It is nearly burning season, and Scott will review tips and tricks for all of us looking to photograph rangeland fires here in the Flint Hills.
March 23, 2017, 7:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
"Harbor" is the stunning first novel by Pulitizer-prize winning journalist, Lorraine Adams. Aziz Arkoun is a stowaway who finds himself caught in an anti-terrorism investigation. Gene Chavez, who teaches and consults with bilingual education and cultural groups throughout the country, will lead the discussion.