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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



Summer Young Artists Program

The Young Artists Programs will take place in June with museum tours and art workshops taught by K-State and Manhattan High School fine arts and art education students. The class for younger children allows 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.

Summer 2017 Class Dates & Topics: 
June 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 5-8) Media Exploration (wet media)
June 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (ages 8 and up) Painting Landscapes (acrylics and watercolors)
June 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 5-8) Media Exploration (dry media)
June 13, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (ages 8 and up) Pastel Still Lifes (oil and chalk)
June 19, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 8 and up) Abstract Printmaking (linoleum block and collographs)
June 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (ages 5-8) Media Exploration (wet media)
June 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 8 and up) Drawing Portraits (pencil, prismacolor, and charcoal)
June 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (ages 5-8) Media Exploration (dry media)

One work by each artist per session will be chosen for matting and display. Works will be on display in the UMB Theatre July 11-15 during museum hours.

Young Artists Celebration and Reception

July 15, 10:30 a.m.-noon View works created in the Young Artists Program. Refreshments will be served. Open to the public.