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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Collective Progression

    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.

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  5. Eisenhower and the Great War

    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.

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  6. Jason Scuilla: Porta Magica

    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.

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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. Farmers' Market (feature Knobtown Skiffle Band)

    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.

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  4. Canvas & Cork: Rainy Tulips

    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.

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  5. Silent Book Club

    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.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. KSU Jazz Bands/Combos

    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.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Being Mortal

    March 29, 2017, 2:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    "If you thought you were dying, what would matter most?" Join a dialogue taking place in communities across the country. Watch a screening of PBS's Frontline Special "Being Mortal," based on the bestselling book by Atul Gawande. The documentary underscores the importance of planning ahead and talking with family members about end-of-life decisions. Then stay for a discussion led by the K-State Center on Aging.

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Special Events

  1. Winemaker's Dinner

    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.

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  2. Harry's SommSeries: Young Guns and Rising Stars

    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.

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