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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



Young Artists Program

The Young Artists Programs will take place in June with museum tours and art workshops taught by KSU and MHS fine arts and art education students. The class for younger children allow artists to explore a variety of media. Classes for older children will focus on learning more about specific techniques. Class size is capped at 12 children and reservations can be made by calling 785.532.7718. Cost is $15 per session, $10 for members.

Class Dates & Topics
June 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m.(ages 8 and up) Painting Landscapes (acrylics and watercolors)
June 6, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 5-8) Media Exploration
June 13, 9:30-11:30 (ages 8 and up) Pastel Still Lifes (oil and chalk)
June 20, 9:30-11:30 (ages 8 and up)Abstract Printmaking (linoleum block and collographs)
June 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (ages 5-8) Media Exploration
June 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 8 and up) Drawing Portraits (pencil, prismacolor, and charcoal)

One work by each artist per session will be chosen for matting and display. One T-Shirt per child included.

Young Artists Celebration and Reception
July 9, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
View works created in the Young Artists. Refreshments will be served. Open to the public.