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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 Fall 2019 programs.
Fall 2019 ARTSmart programs for children and families 

Exploring the Elements of Art to Build Visual Literacy. Learn more about how artists use the elements of art to communicate. Each class includes looking activities and an art project.


4:30-5:30 p.m.

All ages


10:30-11:30 a.m.

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Ages 2-5

School age (Kindergarten and up)


10:30-11:30 a.m.

All ages


1:30-2:30 p.m.

All ages

Classes are held the following weeks:

  • September 3-7: Line
  • October 1-5: Shape and Form
  • November 5-9: Color
  • December 3-6: Texture (No class on Saturday – Holiday Workshop)

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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