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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



Winter/Spring 2017 ARTSmart Programs for Children and Families

"Math/Art Connections": Classes will focus math concepts – shape, form, space, etc. Each class includes gallery discussion and activities and an art project that will allow participants to explore media and techniques.

Wednesday10:30-11:00 a.m.

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Toddlers and twos

All ages

Thursday10:30-11:30 a.m.

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages 3-5


Friday10:30-11:30 a.m.All Ages
Saturday1:00-2:00 p.m.All Ages


January 4-7: Shape
February 22-25: Form
March 1-4: Pattern
April 19-21: Symmetry, no Saturday class, come to our Earth Day Open House 1:30-3 p.m. instead!
May 24-27: Perspective
Cost is $3 per child. Call 785.532.7718 or e-mail klwalk@k-state.edu for reservations. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you must cancel, we would appreciate a call.


Homeschool Tuesdays

Classes meet on the first Tuesday of the month and allow Homeschool families a chance to participate in the museum’s school field trip program and are appropriate for those in Kindergarten on up.  Each tour will have an early elementary and upper elementary to middle school track.

January 3, 1-2:30 Picturing Kansas

February 7, 1-2:30 Intersection of Math and Art

March 7, 1-2:30 Shine a Light on Color

April 4, 1-2:30 The Life of a Veterinarian

May 2, 1-2:30 Fine Art of Observation


Special price for Military Families: In conjunction with the Blue Star Museum program, the Beach Museum of Art offers Military Family half price on all workshops and classes!