Photo by Pete Clouston. Opening Reception of Rural | Urban Invitational, November 2018
MUSIC | ART | SCIENCE | FILM | ARCHITECTURE | HISTORY | POETRY | PERFORMANCE | STARS | JOURNALISM | PROSE | CONCERTS | LITERATURE | VINTAGE MOTORCYCLES | BICYCLES | CELLAR TOURS | BARN TOURS | BELLS | COMMUNITY
Sky Smeed, The Kansas Tour. Singer/songwriter – country/folk | 7 pm
Rural | Urban Invitational Art Closing Reception. Artist Panel | 2 pm
FEBRUARY 9 – APRIL 28
ARMIN MÜHSAM | The Unburdened Present
Opening Reception Feb 10. Artist talk | 2 pm
Jump!Star Constellate 6: SKY+STARS+STORIES
A collaboration with Symphony in the Flint Hills and Harvester Arts | 6 pm
“The Loveliness of Air (I Can’t Breathe)” An original electroacoustic composition by Dr. Joseph Wytko, featuring Dr. Ann Wytko, saxophonist | 2 pm
MAY 4 – MAY 25
MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE | Architectures of the Flint Hills
Opening Reception May 4. Panel | 4 pm
Closing Reception May 25 | 12-5 pm
JUNE 1 – SEPTEMBER 1
LINDA BLACKBURN | Law of the Saddle (II)
Opening Reception June 2. Artist talk | 2 pm
Closing Reception Sept 1 | 12-5 pm
“Bison, Saddles and Cherokee Maidens”
Artist Zhang Hongtu and Poet Mary Pinard | 4-5:30 pm
Food truck available | 5:30 pm
The Cherokee Maidens and Sycamore Swing | 7 pm
Charro Jerry Diaz and Company. Traditional Vaquero (Mexican cowboy) demonstration | 4 pm
“Calamity Jane” first-person narrative by Dr. Joyce Thierer of Ride into History | 2 pm
Stargazing at Volland. Jerelyn and Paul Ramirez, Kansas Astronomical Observers | Music | Stargazing | Star Stories with Jim Hoy and Rob Manes | 7:30 pm
SEPTEMBER 7- OCTOBER 6
HUNGRY HEARTLAND, a collaboration of the Art, Journalism, and English departments at Kansas State University
Opening reception Sept 7. Program | 2 pm | Closing Reception Oct 6 | 12 – 5 pm
CANCELED. Kaw Creek Duo. We regret that this event has been canceled due to an out-of-town memorial service for a family member. We hope to re-schedule in the coming year.
“Tall grass Tales: Stories from the Flint Hills” A collection of recollections of Flint Hills ranchers other cow-folk by filmmaker Mark Feiden. Screening of the interviews, followed by a panel discussion led by folklorist and historian Jim Hoy | Potluck Lunch at 12:30 pm | Presentation at 2 pm | details
Closing Reception for “HUNGRY HEARTLAND.” Conversation with artist Zhang Hongtu and National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson. Refreshments | 2 pm
OCTOBER 11 – 13
Kandango Gravel Ride. Registration at ridekandango.com
Time Machines IV: A Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit | 11 am – 4 pm both days. Live music and food trucks.
OCTOBER 19 – FEBRUARY 16, 2020
Rural | Urban Invitational Art II | featuring rural and urban artists
Opening Reception October 20. Artist Panel | 2 pm
Closing Reception March 1, 2020. Artist Panel | 2 pm
Elizabeth Seaton, Curator, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University, will discuss the exhibit Jeremiah Ariaz: Louisiana Trail Riders, currently on display at the Beach Museum. Ariaz will be present to sign copies of his book Louisiana Trail Riders | 2 pm
Kelley Hunt and Friends | Winter Soulstice with eminent bassist James Albright and singer Allena Ross. Advance Concert Tickets | $17.50 at eventbrite.com $25 at the door. Chili dinner by reservation $12.50. Reservations here by December 3.
Dinner | 6 pm Concert | 7 pm
Emerald City Singers. Children’s vocal performance group sings songs of the Season, Audience Sing-along, Christmas refreshments, Shopping | 2 pm
The Volland Store closes for Winter Break and re-opens January 25, 2020.
It has been a wonderful year. Thank you for being part of it!
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