Exhibition Archive: 2011-2013
November 15, 2013 - February 2, 2014
Diverse in vision, media, and execution, the works in this exhibition demonstrate visual investigations that form the studio practices of the Kansas State University Department of Art faculty. This exhibition features new work selected by the exhibiting artists.
September 6, 2013 - December 22, 2013
Works of art by regional and American artists have been donated to the Beach Museum of Art in honor of Kansas State University student Sarah Watt (born 1982), who died in a car accident in 2006. A selection of these works given by her parents, John and Susan Watt of Wamego, Kansas, and family friends Chuck Stroh and Linda Law will be featured in this exhibition.
August 27, 2013 – November 24, 2013
Photography's evolution as an art form, influenced by countless individuals, thematic styles, and chemical processes, is traced in this exhibition of thirty archival photographs from the collection of the Syracuse University Art Galleries, New York.
February 12, 2013 – October 13, 2013
In this special exhibition honoring Kansas State University's 150th Anniversary, we invite you to explore an eclectic mix of objects representing K-State's past, present, and future. The Museum of Wonder offers an opportunity to explore objects in nonconventional ways.
July 9, 2012 - September 8, 2013
Konza, a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection.
June 4, 2013 - August 4, 2013
In conjunction with the Manhattan Public Library summer 2013 reading theme "Dig Into Reading," explore some of the many facets of the Earth as seen through the eyes of artists in the permanent collection.
April 2, 2013 - June 23, 2013
In 1879 American artist James McNeill Whistler arrived in Italy with a commission from the Fine Arts Society of London to create twelve etchings of Venice. This exhibition presents eleven of Whistler's Venice works alongside prints by other artists who worked in Italy during the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
2013 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist
March 8, 2013 - May 26, 2013
This survey exhibition of John Boyd's printmaking and papermaking captures the humor and occasional darkness in his art.
October 5, 2012 – January 13, 2013
Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project."
July 9, 2012 – Summer 2013
The newest installation to the sculpture garden is a large-scale kinetic piece made of brass, stainless steel and aluminum. It mimics the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie.
June 5, 2012 – December 23, 2012
From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night.
April 17, 2012 – September 1, 2012
“Quiet Symmetry: The Ceramic Art of Yoshiro Ikeda” features work by this master artist from the 1980s to the present.
February 14, 2012 – May 20, 2012
Earl Iversen, associate professor of photography emeritus, University of Kansas, is the 2012 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art gift print artist.This exhibition of Iversen’s photography will feature selections of recent work from his Garden of Eden and Mary’s Lake projects. The 2012 gift print will be one of Iversen’s Garden of Eden images.
January 17, 2012 – June 10, 2012
Animals large and small and critters that fly, slither and crawl call Kansas State University’s Konza Prairie Biological Station home. This exhibition shows what it’s like to live on the prairie from the vantage point of these mammals, reptiles, birds and more.
November 11, 2011 – March 16, 2012
The artistic talents of Kansas State University department of art faculty and staff members is featured in this exhibition.
September 14, 2011 – December 19, 2011
This exhibition examines the work of the late Roy Langford, who taught psychology at K-State for more than 40 years.
June 17, 2011 – October 16, 2011
Portraits of Kansas artists and persons with connections to the arts taken by George Kren, former Kansas State University professor of history.
June 1, 2011 – August 28, 2011
This exhibition is a sample of cultural art drawn from the museum’s permanent and study collections. The exhibition compliments the Kansas Library Association’s summer reading program “One World, Many Stories.”
April 15, 2011 – December 11, 2011
Manhattan-based artist Teresa Schmidt teaches printmaking and drawing at Kansas State University, where she has been a faculty member since 1972.
April 8, 2011 - November 15, 2011
Tal Streeter, native of Manhattan, Kansas, presents his most recent work--minimalist structures of lines executed in a combination of heavier and lighter materials. The sculptures move through and define the space in which they sit and hover.
April 1, 2011 – May 30, 2011
Features clothing and related items that convey power, fertility, or wealth through ornately embroidered or woven patterns and were produced during China’s last ruling dynasty, which lasted from the mid 17th century through the early 20th century.
April 1, 2011 – May 30, 2011
This exhibition presents for the first time a major sampling of steppe art from the renowned collections of the late Arthur M. Sackler, M.D. The exhibition presents works illustrating the personal decorations and equipment of the horse-riding steppe dwellers of the late second and first millennia BCE.
January 12, 2011 – May 1, 2011
A selection drawn from recent acquisitions representing a wide range of periods, styles, and media.
January 12, 2011 – April 3, 2011
On view are selections from 100 Polaroids and 56 gelatin silver black-and-white images donated to the museum in 2008 by the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program.