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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



Click here to view all Summer 2019 programs
Summer 2019 ARTSmart programs for children and families 

Spend the summer exploring themes from the exhibition Beyond Gravity in conjunction with the Manhattan Public Library summer reading theme “A Universe of Stories.” July 20, 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing!


3-4 p.m.

All ages


10:30-11:30 a.m.

3-4 p.m.

All ages

All ages


10:30-11:30 a.m.

3-4 p.m.

All ages

All ages

Classes are held the following weeks:

  • June 4-6: Star Gazing and Telescopes
  • June 11-13: Constellations and Starry Nights
  • June 18-20: Solar Systems and Planetary Mobiles
  • June 24-27: The Space Race (game)
  • July 9-11: Space Craft
  • July 16-18: Exploring the Moon’s Surface
  • July 23-25: Extra-terrestrials
  • July 30-Aug.1: Solar Prints

Cost for all above classes is $3 per child, $1.50 for military families, and reservations are required. Call 785-532-7718 or email klwalk@k-state.edu for reservations. Children must be accompanied by an adult, limit 15 children per class. If you need to cancel your reservation let us know so we can call those on the waiting list.

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

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