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.
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.
November 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 29, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Representing the region's finest artists, Strecker Nelson West Gallery offers unique and original art for the unique and original people in your life.
October 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - November 19, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Riley County Historical Society/Museum exhibition highlights local connection to ground-breaking work in food exploration and food safety recounted in “The Food Explorer.” RCHS/Museum also offering driving tour, “Where the Adventure Began: Touring the Home Town of the Food Explorers,” which begins Nov. 7. Self-guided driving tour available at Rileycountyks.gov/museum. Visit locations connected to David Fairchild and Charles Marlatt, food explorers/innovators with connections to Manhattan/Riley County. Global Food Systems Initiative coordinates the effort.
November 1, 2018, 7:30 PM - November 4, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Mark A. Chapman Theatre
Rodgers & Hammerstein's high-spirited, full-scale production a must-witness event for the whole family.
November 2, 2018, 8:30 PM - November 3, 2018 @ The Hat
"Nobody in Nashville" from Mize was released in 2012 and peaked in the top 50 of the country music charts. From Clearwater, Kan., Mize's great uncle helped develop legendary Bakersfield sound for musical pioneers Merle Haggard and Buck Owens.
November 2, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Wildcats' lone exhibition game before 31-game regular season tips Nov. 9 against Kennesaw State (Wildcat Weekend and U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam tournament open). Pitt State won 17 games in first season under Mizzou grad Kim Anderson. Donovan Franklin (16.5 ppg) leading returning scorer for Gorillas.
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 8, 2018, 8:00 AM - November 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Gallery
Visit Kemper Gallery in K-State Student Union to view exhibition about UFM’s history, people and programs.
November 2, 2018, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ West Stadium Center
Friends of the K-State Libraries invites guests to toast resilience, new possibilities and boundless aspiration as we look to the future for beloved Hale Library. Guests enjoy cocktail reception followed by dinner, dessert and a performance by Dr. Wayne Goins & the Rhythm & Blues Machine. Proceeds leveraged by the event go toward Help for Hale, a fund devoted to make Hale Library the light on campus. Cocktail attire recommended (not required). Seating reservations for eight-person tables.