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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (3)
  4. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. CLOSED John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within

    September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 21, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Best known for his depictions of Kansas, the American West also reveals itself as a significant subject in John Steuart Curry's work. Curry's earliest drawings reveal a boy under the spell of Western artists, e.g., Frederic Remington. Through 38 works, to include paintings and magazine illustrations, this exhibition explores Curry’s depictions of the West as a romantic and real environment.

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  2. CLOSED Field Station 4: Charles Lindsay

    November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.

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  3. CLOSED APDesign Design Charrette

    January 26, 2020 - December 31, 2020 @ Cassias Gallery, Regnier Hall

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  4. AIA Wichita Exhibit

    February 3, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall

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  5. Darren Lee Miller, Reflections

    February 10, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Mark A. Chapman Gallery, 116 Willard Hall

    The Kansas State University Department of Art presents Darren Lee Miller installation "Darren Lee Miller, Reflections" starting Monday, February 10 in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Willard 116.
    Admission is free and open to the public. Funded by K-State SGA Fine Arts Fee.

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Community Events

  1. Bring a Date to the Zoo

    February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020 @ Sunset Zoo

    Enjoy the zoo this winter with limited hours. Bring a date to the zoo this February- buy one adult admission and get one free.

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  2. Adult Craft Nights

    February 20, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library, Groesbeck Meeting Room

    Necessary supplies will be provided for each of these fun and relaxing craft nights. Sign up individually, with friends, or meet new friends when you arrive. All craft nights will take place in the Groesbeck Meeting Room on the 2nd floor, on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 PM. Registration required. Projects include: Origami Light Strings, Decorative Yarn Balls, Beeswax Wraps, Farmhouse Floral Arrangement, and Barn Quilts.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Film Screening & Post-film Conversation

    February 20, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Thursday, February 20, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Parental discretion is advised. This film, directed by University of Kansas Film Professor Kevin Willmott, presents a story about the harsh federal boarding schools many American Indian children were forced to attend. K-State Linguistic Anthropologist Amber Neely and others will comment and invite audience discussion after the screening.

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  2. Live Music: Aaron Watson at The Hat

    February 20, 2020, 7:00 PM @ The Hat

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  3. Bright Ideas by Eric Coble

    February 20, 2020, 7:30 PM - February 22, 2020 @ Purple Masque Theatre in West Stadium

    Josh and Gen are one fatal dinner party away from the ultimate success as parents: getting their 3 year old son into the right school. You may never look at pre-school or pesto the same way again.

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For the Kids!

  1. CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH 30 Teen Literary Zone

    January 10, 2020 - May 1, 2020

    Teens 7th-12th Grade: Do you want to have your writing or artwork published in a short zine? We're starting a literary art zine! For our first year, each issue will have a seasonal theme. We'll accept any form of writing or art, including things like: poems, essays, comics, photography, scans of 2-d art, or photos of 30D art, or anything outside the box that you can create. The deadline to submit work for the summer issue is May 1, 2020. Submit digital files by emailing them to ya@mhklibrary.org.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Jurich Lecture on Social Justice: Camille Lafleur

    February 20, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ McVay Family Town Hall, Leadership Studies building

    The couple and family therapy program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Health and Human Sciences, will host Camille Lafleur, assistant professor of marriage and family therapy at Oklahoma Baptist University, Thursday, Feb. 20, for the annual Tony Jurich Lecture on Social Justice.
    Lafleur will present "Margins to Center: The Importance of Cultural Connections" at 2 p.m. in the McVay Family Town Hall in the Leadership Studies building.

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Special Events

  1. CLOSED THROUGH MARCH 30 American Adventure

    January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - May 10, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Settlers landed on American soil in 1607 unacquainted to the challenges they would face to build new lives. In this interactive exhibit, visitors take on colonist's life where choices made determine your fate. If you're lucky, you just might survive the year.

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