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 - October 27, 2018 @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Stop in to see new works on the theme "People and Places," with an opening reception on August 24th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Featuring 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.
September 27, 2018, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
For more than 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group’s distinctive and powerful sound is influenced by a diversity of musical styles and manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid. Co-founder Kim Wilson, sole original member, still spearheads the group. In addition to Wilson, the current Thunderbirds' lineup features Jay Moeller (drums), Johnny Moeller and Mike Keller (guitar) and Randy Bermudes (bass).
September 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Talk20MHK is a collaborative project of UFM Community Learning Center and Manhattan Public Library. The goal of Talk20MHK is to build strong community connections and give individuals a platform to share their knowledge, stories and skills with others in the community. Each presenter shares their topic through 20 images; 20 seconds each. There will be time for questions at the end of the event.
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.