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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
701 Beach Lane,
Manhattan, KS 66506
(14th & Anderson Ave.)




what we do

The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art furthers the teaching, research, and service missions of Kansas State University by collecting, studying, caring for, and presenting the visual art of Kansas and the region. The Museum’s exhibitions and programs connect regional art, culture, and interests with the larger world.


what is meaningful about our work

Art provides a rich terrain for discussion across disciplines.  We present encounters with art as opportunities for exploring human experience.


result of our work on audiences served

Individuals think anew about perceptions, personal experiences, and sense of place.


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