Voices: At the Crossroads of Asia and America
July 30, 2019 – December 21, 2019
This exhibition of works by artists who traveled between Asia and the United States is the second presentation in a series on the theme of cultural exchange in art. It extends the museum’s 2018 program series, Silk Road through Kansas, which was named for the historical Silk Road, a network of trade routes linking Asia with the Mediterranean, Africa, and Europe that flourished from the 2nd century BCE to the mid-15th century. New works from the museum’s collection in this display include prints by Indian artists purchased for the university by K-State art department head Charles Stroh during his travels to India in 1984-1985.
The installation is a collaboration between Beach Museum of Art Curator Aileen June Wang and Professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko of the University of Kansas department of art history. A Big Twelve Faculty Fellowship provided support for the projects of Professors Fowler and Kaneko.
New Yorker on the Prairie
Talk by Zhang Hongtu, Prairie Studies Institute Artist-in-Residence
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
The History and Art of Tea
Talk and demonstration by Tea Master Shozo Sato, assisted by Marc Anthony Macon
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building, Kansas State University
Modern Design Methods for Twenty-first Century Challenges
Ekdahl Lecture by Surya Vanka
Monday, October 28, 2019, 4:30 p.m.,
Regnier Forum, Regnier Hall, Kansas State University