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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (9)
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  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (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. 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 @ 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. Fair Housing Seminar 2017

    April 18, 2017, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Fire Station Headquarters, Lecture Hall

    Topics include Educating and Advocating for Student Tenants; Rental Registration Program; and Kansas Residential Landlord and Tenant Act/Service Animals.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Columbian Artist Group Meeting

    April 18, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library, Groesbeck Room - 2nd Floor Please join us if you can.

    There will be discussions about upcoming artist events as well as our Art at the Wall. Take the opportunity to view our members new and works in progress, meet the artists and learn more about what our group does in our community.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Kansas State Orchestra Concert

    April 18, 2017, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    K-State Orchestra's 135th season continues under the guidance of conductor David Littrell, as the orchestra performs Colonial Song, arranged by Percy Grainger, and Hector Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique; concerto contest winners featured.

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For the Kids!

  1. Preschoolers in the Flint Hills: Ladybugs

    April 18, 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 history of the area. Every session includes story time, snack and themed craft or activity. Maximum 10 children (5-child minimum); ages 3-5.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Aprendiendo del Arte Lecture AND Vernon Larson International Lecture

    April 18, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ The Beach Museum

    The Office of International Programs and the College of Education are partnering to present the first Vernon Larson Lecture of spring 2017. "Art Education: Through the Lens of Social Entrepreneurship" will feature Trina Harlow, K-State's College of Education coordinator of art education; Muneera Alonazi, graduate student in curriculum and instruction and K-12 educator from Saudia Arabia; and Marie Taylor, undergraduate student in art education.

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  2. K-State Physics Public Lecture on Quantum Computing & Entanglement

    April 18, 2017, 4:30 PM @ Physics Department, 101 Cardwell Hall

    John Preskill is the Richard P. Feynman professor of theoretical physics at California Institute of Technology. Quantum computing and entanglement will be the topic of the non-technical lecture. Free lecture; public invited.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. K-State baseball

    April 18, 2017, 2:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium

    BatCats take step out of conference play during nine-game homestand for doubleheader against New Mexico Lobos, who won 39 games in 2016 and played in the Lubbock regional of the NCAA tournament. Note: Series originally scheduled for Tuesday-Wednesday games changed to doubleheader, 2:30 p.m. start.

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