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Beach Museum of Art

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The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art offers an in-depth look at Kansas art and brings art and artists from around the world to the heart of Kansas. The museum’s collection continues to focus on the art of Kansas and the region.

We present encounters with art as opportunities for exploring human experience. Visit the galleries and make discoveries that matter to you!

Upcoming Events

45 Paleolithic Handaxes

Organized by the museum in collaboration with K-State’s Information Technology Services and Cytek Media, this experimental multimedia installation is...

12/8 10am
Doug Barrett: Find Your Voice

Doug Barrett is a photographer and videographer based in Manhattan, Kansas. His work demonstrates how Gordon Parks continues to inspire contemporary artists....

12/8 10am
Gordon Parks: "Homeward to the Prairie I Come"

This exhibition features photographs donated by Parks to Kansas State University (K-State) in Manhattan, Kansas, in 1973. It was the first time that the...

12/8 10am
Sunrise over Kansas: John Steuart Curry

Dramatic weather plays a significant role in Regionalist John Steuart Curry’s art, especially as a symbol of menace. Less recognized is the importance of...

12/8 10am
Two by Two: Animal Pairs

This exhibition features unique pairings of animals from the permanent collection, ranging from Pueblo pottery to farm animals by Regionalist artists to work...

12/8 10am

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