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Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Museum hours

Tues Wed Fri 10 - 5
Thurs 10 - 8 
Sat 11 - 4 

Closed Sun, Mon & holidays

Free admission
Free parking

Office hours

Mon-Fri: 8 - 5 

Beach Museum of Art
Kansas State University
14th St & Anderson Ave
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-7718
beachart@ksu.edu

Participate

Click Here to open the full list of ARTSmart: Programs for Children and Families.

Classes and workshops

The Museum hosts a variety of classes and workshops throughout the year for all ages.

ARTSmart

These monthly classes are designed for preschool children ages three to five with a special section for toddlers and twos as well as homeschooled children. There is also an after-school program for children ages six and up. Each session includes a gallery tour and art activity. The format is based on Parents as Teachers and children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration and fees required. View Schedule.

Family workshops

The Museum offers free open house events and hands-on art workshops for families. View Schedule.

Seniors

Volunteers are available to visit senior living facilities and present lectures and slide programs on a wide variety of art topics. Slide programs, videos, and DVDs may be borrowed from the Resource Center at no charge.

Scout programs

Programs for Boy and Girls Scouts are available after school, on early release or school vacation days and on a limited number of evenings and weekends. These programs have been tailored to fit with scouting achievement requirements at all levels. Check out our open house events for additional opportunities.

Be an Artist: Programs for Cubs, Webelos, and Boy Scouts at the Beach Museum of Art

Special education

The programs of the Beach Museum of Art are available to all audiences. The education staff is happy to tailor a program to your group's special needs. The Museum is handicapped accessible. With advance notice, the Museum will try to make special services available, such as sign language interpreters.

Teacher’s workshops

The Museum is available for teacher's workshops relating to museum topics and led by Museum staff. Programs can be tailored to the specific needs of a group, such as using the Museum as an educational resource, art knowledge and art making, and integrating art into the curriculum.

Classes and workshops

For more information, contact Senior Educator Kathrine Schlageck.