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KSU Family Day/Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day: Gordon Parks Book Giveaway

Help the Beach Museum of Art celebrate its 25th anniversary year!  Special exhibitions include: Gordon Parks: "Homeward to the Prairie I Come" and Doug Barrett: Find Your Voice. We will be giving away copies of the book Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America, courtesy of a grant from USD 383 K-link. 

Participants will also have a chance to view K-State’s Common Work of Art by Neal Ambrose Smith and experience the interactive exhibition 45 Paleolithic Handaxes from Transfigurations: Reanimating the Past | David Lebrun

Additional activities include a Gallery Quest in the exhibition Two by Two: Animal Pairs, art supplies to draw your own Kansas Sunrise based on John Steuart Curry’s painting Sunrise Over Kansas.  

This event is part of the Beach Museum of Art's annual program series, Art in Motion: a tribute to Marianna’s love for lifelong learning! Marianna Kistler Beach believed in the value of art and the importance of cross-cultural understanding. The museum offers the Art in Motion programs in celebration of her work and leadership.

Limited occupancy in the galleries to allow social distancing. Limited seating will be provided in the UMB theatre to view livestreamed events. The Beach Museum of Art follows Kansas State University guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety procedures. For more information visit k-state.edu/covid-19.

Saturday, September 18 at 11:00am to 4:00pm

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art ( Map)
14th St & Anderson Ave, Manhattan, KS 66506