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Author: Kelsey Longpine

Week of the Young Child Open House

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1:30-3 p.m.
Week of the Young Child Open House

Bring the whole family for an afternoon of gallery activities and art projects. Additional inspiration comes from the National Endowment for the Humanities Picturing America print set.

Co-sponsored by Head Start, College Hill Preschool, K-State Center for Child
Development, and Heartland Association for the Education of Young Children.

A reading with audience-driven discussion by Janice N. Harrington

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Primitive: The Art and Life of Horace H. Pippin
A reading with discussion by Janice N. Harrington

Learn about the work of African-American folk artist, Horace H. Pippin. What did it mean to be an African-American soldier during World War I? What was life like for African-American families at the turn of the century? After a lively, interactive audience-driven discussion of paintings by Horace H. Pippin, Harrington will share poetry and reflections on the life and art of this astonishing painter.

Co-sponsored by Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies,
K-State Libraries; Department of American Ethnic Studies; and Department of English. Reception to follow.

Classes and Workshops

The Museum hosts a variety of classes and workshops throughout
the year for all ages!

Spring 2017 ARTSmart Programs:

“Math/Art Connections”: Classes will focus math concepts – shape, form, space, etc. Each class includes gallery discussion and activities and an art project that will allow participants to explore media and techniques.

Next classes: May 24-27: Perspective
Call (785)532-7718 or email klwalk@ksu.edu for reservations.

Come to our Earth Day Open House in The Meadow, April 22, 1:30-3 p.m.

Click here to view the full list of Spring 2017 classes, open houses and workshops

Click here to view the full list of Summer 2017 classes, open houses and workshops