August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art
Traveling exhibition of richly colored prints the first solo exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall’s work since her death in 1957. Hall was the only female founding member of the Prairie Print Makers, Kansas-based organization established during Great Depression to promote American artists’ work. Joby Patterson, Eugene, Ore., guest curator.
August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Stop in to see new works on the theme "People and Places." Featured works by Pat Abellon, Zak Barnes, Margaret Buie, Ann L. Carter, Sienna Clark, Clare Fallon, Brenda Fox, Linda Ganstrom, Colleen Gregoire, Anthony Benton Gude, Rita Guile, Rebecca Hoyer, Cally Krallman, Dean Kube, Lacey Lewis, Dean Mitchell, David Overmyer, Ryan Perry, Matthew Richter, Jennifer Schermerhorn, Barbara Waterman-Peters and Chris Willey.
September 25, 2018 - December 22, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Zhang Hongtu trained as an artist in Beijing, China, lived through the Cultural Revolution between 1966 and 1976, and emigrated to New York City in 1982. Having now lived as long in the United States as in China, Zhang produces works that embody his hybrid cultural roots. His knowledgeable mash-ups of Chinese and Western cultures are sometimes amusing and always thought-provoking.
October 3, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
The Historic Summit is held every two years, hosted by the Riley County Historical Society and Museum, the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance and the Manhattan Historic Resources Board. The theme for the Historic Summit is "Iconic Manhattan." Donna Schenck-Hamlin will give the featured presentation "Landmark Water Tower: Manhattan Icon." Donna is a member of the Landmark Water Tower Neighborhood Association and helped research the history of the tower for its National Register nomination.
October 3, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ College of Agriculture Administration
Exceptionally useful series which will be hosted on mechanic guides. Know all the rules applicable in a dangerous situation and useful lifehacks to protect your property and family. Complete the registration form and learn everything about protection from hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, earthquakes and more.
October 3, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ K-State Student Union
As Miss America 2012, Alexis Wineman represented not only Montana but a community of 1 in 88 U.S. children diagnosed with autism. Her unique personal story as the first contestant diagnosed with autism (third contestant with disability) since the competition’s inception in 1921 made global headlines. She ultimately won “America’s Choice” award and continues to encourage others to aim high because anything is possible.
September 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - January 13, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
North American bison herds were long as much a part of the prairie as native grasslands. By the millions; as wide as the horizon. Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates the bison's history and significance and spotlights important preservation efforts to strengthen the species' very existence on the Great Plains of Kansas.