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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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Collective Progression

    March 5, 2017, 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Masters of Fine Arts candidates from the Kansas State University Art Department will hold a group exhibition in the Kirmser Gallery. The exhibit features a variety of media including ceramics, painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, and drawing. This exhibit is sponsored by Strecker-Nelson Gallery and by Rebecca & Marvin Gould.

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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. Flint Hills Home Show

    March 3, 2017, 5:00 PM - March 5, 2017, 4:00 PM @ National Guard Armory

    Features 80,000 square feet of displays in home design, features and innovations to help make our time at home more enjoyable and attractive.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. The Nerd

    March 3, 2017, 7:30 PM - March 5, 2017 @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Hilarious dilemma of young architect visited by Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom Willum has never met but who saved Willum's life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment the night of his 34th birthday party. However, Rick's awkward manner and inappropriate behavior throw the occasion into shambles.

    Written by Larry Shue; Kim Riley, director. Theatre season sponsor: CivicPlus. Platinum sponsor: In memory of Charlotte Edelman. Gold sponsors: Rebecca & Marvin Gould.

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  2. K-State Wind Ensemble Concert

    March 5, 2017, 7:30 PM @ All Faiths Chapel Auditorium

    Performance of the finest works and transcriptions for concert band and wind ensemble. This concert will feature: "Nothing to Fear, Nothing to Doubt,” Jess Langston-Turner; “The Hearts’s Reflection,” Daniel Elder; “Escapades,” John Williams (Dr. Anna Wytko, A. Sax Soloist); “Concerto for Sax Quartet," David Maslanka; “Marching Song of Democracy,” Percy Grainger.

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Special Events

  1. 2017 Flint Hills Home Show

    March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - March 5, 2017, 4:00 PM @ National Guard Armory

    See the latest in technology innovation for your home and explore 40,000 square feet of indoor exhibits, with kids play area and more. Great event for brand new homes or homes in need of renovation.

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Sports & Recreation

  1. K-State baseball plays host to Eastern Illinois

    March 3, 2017, 3:00 PM - March 5, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

    Wildcats open 14-game homestand with three-game series against Eastern Illinois Panthers, who won 15 games in 2016 but just five away from home stadium. BatCats went 15-14 at Tointon Family Stadium in 2016.

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