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.
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, 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.
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.
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!
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.
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).
April 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - May 4, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Columbian Theatre, Swogger Art Gallery
Collection of works from Pawnee Mental Health Services
April 30, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Houston Street Ballroom
Chocolate & Tea fundraising event hosted by Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity. Designed to raise funds to support the affiliate at fun-for-all-ages afternoon to include silent and live auctions, chocolate fountain, coffee, tea, wine and goodies.
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.
April 28, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 30, 2017, 11:00 PM @ The Columbian Theatre
Modern take on Grease as jealousies, schedules and high school play auditions seem to conspire against young couple trying to find love. Sponsored by Imagemakers and Manhattan Broadcasting.
April 28, 2017, 7:30 PM - April 30, 2017 @ Manhattan Arts Center
Ripped off from 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, highly irreverent parody of Arthurian Legend. Directed by Penny Cullers. 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical comedy. Not recommended for young children. Theater season sponsor: CivicPlus. Platinum sponsors: Debbie Nuss & Brad Fenwick. In memory of Charlotte Edelman. Gold sponsor: Manhattan Broadcasting Company.
April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Manhattan Pubic Library Auditorium
Program reviews arguments pro and con for building Tuttle Creek Dam. Slideshow building dam from beginning to end. Native Riley Countian Kevin Larson (fourth generation narrates; Larson taught social studies at Riley County High School).
Sunday programs are open to public and free to attend.
April 28, 2017, 2:30 PM - April 30, 2017, 4:00 PM @ Tointon Family Stadium
Wildcats go up against Abilene Christian and Wichita State for next four games. For ACU, series sandwiches mid-week contests against Dallas Baptist and Texas Christian University. Note: Three-game series schedule change elimination of Saturday game due to weather forecast. Friday doubleheader; Sunday schedule remains intact.