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 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.
October 7, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ City Hall
This exciting program celebrates the recent refurbishment of the 63-year old Peace Memorial Auditorium, the living memorial to Riley County servicemen who perished in World War II, Riley County veterans and Riley County's early settlers. Music provided by the Thunder Cats.
October 5, 2018, 7:30 PM - October 7, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into elegant lady features one of musical theater's greatest scores. Young flower girl Eliza Doolittle lives in the lowest rungs of Edwardian society. Professor Henry Higgins wagers that he can teach her how to speak like a proper lady, and an unlikely friendship flourishes. Winner of six Tony Awards (eight Oscars, film version). Directed by Penny Cullers.
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.
October 7, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ City Auditorium
Electronic kiosk displays history of Riley County WWII Living Memorial and 101 Riley County Servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice during WWII
Music from the 1940s, KSU Thundering Cats, Children Choir and Dr. Amy Rosine.