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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (4)
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Art Exhibits

  1. 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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  2. Water Stories by Lynn Benson

    February 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    "Waterplaces" is a suite of 101 drawings on vellum paper. The exhibition will also present the artist’s 2018 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print, "Dancing on the Table." This work reflects Benson's interest in water sources that flow under ground such as the Ogallala Aquifer in parts of Western Kansas and surrounding states. Benson brings attention to this hidden natural treasure in a chine colle´ lithograph with gold leaf and coloring applied by hand.

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  3. Here and Now: KSU Dept. of Art Faculty Exhibition

    March 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Exhibition represents studio practices by 15 members of the K-State studio art faculty. These works have been made within the last two years and vary in concept and construction. The artwork features the disciplines of ceramics, drawing, fibers, graphic design, painting, photography, sculpture, and new media. Chad Alligood, chief curator of American art at Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif.), will serve as juror and announce award winners at the exhibition opening.

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  4. Made by Hand: A Woman's Journey Expressed Through Fiber

    April 7, 2018, 12:00 PM - May 12, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Made by Hand presents the work of two female fiber artists, Anita Luvera Mayer and Jennifer Schermerhorn, whose creative talents transform their media into creations that illuminate and express a wide range of emotions, portray a feminine identity and speak to women’s societal roles.

    K-State Historic Costume and Textile Museum and Manhattan Arts Center have collaborated for Made by Hand exhibition. Strecker Nelson West Gallery is the Gallery Season Sponsor.

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Craft Shows

  1. Yack & Yarn

    April 3, 2018, 6:00 PM - April 24, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Bring knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library and relax with other crafters for April programs; open to all fiber crafters, regardless of skill level. Supplies will be on hand, but please bring your own projects to work on.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. ATID Mounted Exhibit

    April 10, 2018, 8:00 AM - April 19, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery

    Showcase of Excellence gallery exhibit and runway show are the kick-off events of the annual ATID Student Symposium. Showcase events provide current and prospective students opportunities to show their work to the public and industry professionals. "Get to the Crux" is the show's theme.

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For the Kids!

  1. Winter/Spring 2018 ARTSmart programs for families

    April 11, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Toddlers-2: Explore the wide variety of media found in the Beach Museum of Art’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. “Here, and Now” the K-State Art Faculty exhibition provides a wide variety of inspiration for creative youngsters. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact Beach staff to cancel reservations, for waiting list consideration.

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  2. Winter/Spring 2018 ARTSmart programs for families at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    April 11, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art 14th & Anderson

    All ages: Explore the wide variety of media found in the Beach Museum of Art’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. “Here, and Now” the K-State Art Faculty exhibition provides a wide variety of inspiration for creative youngsters. Call 785-532-7718 or email klwalk@ksu.edu for reservations. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you need to cancel your reservation let us know so we can call those on the waiting list.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. 18th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media

    April 11, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ K-State Alumni Center

    Former executive at The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the University of North Carolina. Penelope Muse Abernathy's lecture: Saving community journalism from the rising threat of news deserts. The lecture is free and open to the public.

    Panel discussion “Silent Signal: Baldwin City adjusts to life without a newspaper” includes Jay Wachs, founder of Briar Cliff Media and entrepreneur behind Baldwin City Radio, and Jeannette Blackmar, Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce manager. Moderated by Steve Smethers, associate professor of journalism and mass communications. Sponsored by Huck Boyd National Center for Community Media in the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Special Events

  1. Rainforest Adventure

    January 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - April 29, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore one of the Earth's most mysterious habitats, and learn through an intricate maze that resonates with the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest. Make multiple visits and discover new elements that make the rainforest a fascinating ecosystem.

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