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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (7)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (2)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Celebrating 100 Years of History and Heritage: Riley County Historical Museum

    October 13, 2016, 8:30 AM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Riley County Historical Museum

    Centennial celebration exhibit showcases 100-plus artifacts and photographs significant to the history of the Riley County community. Notable objects include a section of original seating from Wareham Opera House, penny-farthing bicycle owned by Guy Varney, hand-carved sunflower clock made from local wood for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.

    Many objects on view have been rarely exhibited. Centennial exhibition accompanied by series of programs (watch for announcements and check calendar).

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  2. Mapping the Early Career of John Steuart Curry

    January 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Exhibition explores Curry as student and early professional through more than 30 drawings, paintings and magazine illustrations. Never-before-viewed objects from Burr Living Trust of Lewisberry, Penn., will be a centerpiece of the installation. Exhibition organized by Beach Curator Liz Seaton and members of spring 2016 seminar, comprised of students from K-State and UMKC.

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  3. Kansas Veterinarian at Work: A Portrait by Tom Mohr

    February 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 17, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Photographic adventure and multifaceted representation of contemporary Kansas farm life. Mohr's photography challenges viewers to appreciate Kansas farmers with renewed vision.

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  4. Eisenhower and the Great War

    March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library

    Great War's influence on Dwight Eisenhower’s budding leadership abilities. World War I proved crucial to the making of this American icon and future president.

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  5. Jason Scuilla: Porta Magica

    March 14, 2017 - July 1, 2017, All Day @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Friends of the Beach gift print artist Jason Scuilla was raised in Sarasota, Fla., and his drawings and prints have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the U.S. Scuilla serves as associate professor of art at Kansas State University.

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  6. Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy

    April 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - October 13, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Hale Library fifth floor gallery

    K-State Libraries joins 150th anniversary celebrations of Chisholm Trail. "Chisholm Trail: History & Legacy" exhibit with artifacts, books, maps and photos allows glimpse into Kansas' Wild West era and turbulent relationship with Texas cattle trade.

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  7. 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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Community Events

  1. Maize

    January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the science of how maize has evolved over thousands of years to become one of the country's most significant crops, and discover why it continues to surprise us today through eye-popping graphics, hands-on interactives and much more.

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  2. To My Plate and Beyond

    January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore the world of healthy eating with Max & Munch! Exciting opportunities to experience hands-on benefits of healthy eating habits! To My Plate and Beyond was organized by Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center and made possible through support of the American Dairy Association and Indiana's Dairy Farm Families. Sponsored by Via Christi Health.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Woodwinds Anonymous

    April 6, 2017, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Quintet of local performers will make first appearance at the library with a concert of "Americana" music. Selections range from Colonial period through popular music of the 1900s. Members include: Carol O'Neill, Nancy Calhoun, Kathleen Oldfather, Susan Schoneweis and Jim Schanteau.

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  2. Turnpike Troubadours

    April 6, 2017, 8:15 PM @ The Hat

    American Red Dirt group from Oklahoma has released four studio albums.

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For the Kids!

  1. Easter Bunny Photos

    March 31, 2017 - April 15, 2017, All Day @ Manhattan Town Center

    Drop in to Manhattan Town Center and get your kids' photos taken with the Easter Bunny! Easter Sunday is April 16.

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  2. Homeschool Afternoon

    April 6, 2017, 2:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Suggested for kids in K-6th grade In 1960, four friends stood up by sitting down. We'll talk about the Civil Rights Era and what it meant to fight peacefully for equality. Homeschool Afternoon takes place at 2:00 on the first Thursday of every month. No registration is required.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Landon Lecture Series: Martin Baron

    April 6, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Forum Hall

    Executive editor at The Washington Post has collected 11 Pulitzer Prizes for work in newsrooms at The Post, Boston Globe, New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Miami Herald. Baron oversees print and digital news operations and manages about 700 journalists at The Post.

    The Landon Lecture Series on Public Issues is named in honor of former Kansas governor and political leader Alfred M. Landon, and has hosted presidents, Supreme Court justices, national and global political leaders, and many more prominent figures.

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  2. Artist talk: Jason Scuilla

    April 6, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    2017 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art gift print artist Jason Scuilla will talk about his work and innovative printmaking technique. Scuilla serves as associate professor of art and area head of printmaking at Kansas State University.

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Special Events

  1. Landon Lecture Series: Martin Baron

    April 6, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Forum Hall

    Don't miss an opportunity to hear from one of America's top journalists. Landon Lectures are free and open to the public. Baron is executive editor at The Washington Post and has collected 11 Pulitzer Prizes for work in newsrooms at The Post, Boston Globe, New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Miami Herald.

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