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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. 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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  5. Jason Scuilla: Porta Magica

    March 14, 2017 - July 1, 2017, All Day @ 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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  6. Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy

    April 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - October 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library fifth floor gallery

    K-State Libraries joins 150th anniversary celebrations of Chisholm Trail. "Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy" exhibit with artifacts, books, maps and photos allows glimpse into Kansas' Wild West era and turbulent relationship with Texas cattle trade.

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  7. Chisholm Trail 150th: The Cowtown that Raised a President

    April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 30, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library

    Rare artifacts and historic photographs of life along the Chisholm Trail to celebrate the trail's sesquicentennial. Learn origins of the cowboy boot, and how the phrase “real McCoy” became a familiar phrase in American lexicon. Legendary stories behind near mythical figures like Wild Bill Hickok and others. Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western ... find out why. This lil' cowtown raised a President!

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  8. Other Worlds

    April 8, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 20, 2017, 3:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Other Worlds presents artists' visions of New World and Old World lands and people; memories of childhood, imaginations of the fantastical.

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  9. Manhattan Area Photographers Exhibit

    April 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - May 13, 2017, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Open to artists 16 years/older; artists may submit up to four entries. Juried exhibit of 50 photographs by Kansas photographers located within 40-mile radius. Only digital submissions in three categories (people, nature, illustrative).

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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. FHDC Fifth Year Anniversary

    April 14, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Help the Discovery Center celebrate its fifth anniversay and enjoy cake and live music. Take advantage of $5 admission for adults all weekend!

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For the Kids!

  1. Easter Bunny Photos

    March 31, 2017 - April 15, 2017, All Day @ Manhattan Town Center

    Drop in to Manhattan Town Center and get your kids' photos taken with the Easter Bunny! Easter Sunday is April 16.

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  2. Adventure Camp: Happy Birthday Discovery Center

    April 14, 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Celebrate the Discovery Center’s fifth birthday! Party to include cake decoration and lots of birthday games. 7:30 a.m. session drop-off. Half-day registrants 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. Preregistration required.

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  3. Egg-stremely Egg-splosive Egg-stravaganza

    April 14, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Teens seventh through 12th grade, be ready to get messy! At this free program, create an egg roller coaster, drop eggs from second floor balcony and take your chances with egg roulette. Old clothes and towels recommended; registration required.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Dr. John McCarthy, ATID student symposium

    April 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ K-State Alumni Center

    Keynote lecture for 13th annual student symposium sponsored by Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, K-State College of Human Ecology. Presented by Dr. McCarthy, Director of the Center for Creativity and Change, and professor in the Department of Counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Special Events

  1. FHDC Fifth Anniversary

    April 14, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Help the Discovery Center celebrate its fifth anniversary! Enjoy cake and music, with presentation by Mayor Reddi and other dignitaries. $5 adult admission all weekend!

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Sports & Recreation

  1. K-State baseball

    April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM - April 15, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

    Texas Tech comes to Manhattan for conference games 10-12 as Big 12 schedule reaches midpoint on Easter weekend (Thursday-Friday-Saturday games). Red Raiders won 2016 Big 12 title and reached NCAA tournament for second time in three years.

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