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Artist Talk by Lynn Benson 4/5/18

Join us for an inspiring and thought provoking artist talk by
Lynn Benson as she share details about making the
2018 Beach Museum of Art Gift Print and other recent projects.

About the Exhibition 
The Beach Museum of Art exhibition unveils the acquisition of Benson’s Waterplaces, a suite of 101 drawings on vellum paper. The exhibition will also present the artist’s 2018 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print, Dancing on the Table. This work reflects Benson’s interest in water sources that flow under the ground such as the Ogallala Aquifer in parts of Western Kansas and surrounding states. Benson brings attention to this hidden natural treasure in a chine collé lithograph with gold leaf and coloring applied by hand.

The new gift print is available for purchase. For more information on supporting the museum as a Friend or purchasing a gift print contact Robin Lonborg at 785-532-7718 or rlonborg@k-state.edu

Related events:

At the Beach Museum of Art

Water Stories School Tour:
Students will investigate works from the Beach Museum of Art permanent collection related to water by various artists, including Lynn Benson, Herschel Logan, and photographer Jim Richardson. Students will think about Kansas water issues and the environment and learn more about Kansas waterways above and below ground. Discussions will address environmental science standard K-ESS3.

At The Volland Store Gallery, Alma, Kansas

River Compositions by Lynn Benson
May 5-July 15, 2018

Curator’s talk by Aileen June Wang on the art of Lynn Benson
May 20, 2018, 2 p.m.

Telling Water’s Story: Art, Science and Narrative


Thursday, March 8, 5:30 p.m.
Beach Museum of Art
701 Beach Lane (14th and Anderson), Manhattan, KS 66506.

Presentations followed by a conversation on how the visual arts, scientific practice, and journalism intersect in tackling environmental challenges. Panelists include journalist and author Cynthia Barnett, K-State Vice President for Research and professor of chemistry, Peter Dorhout, and 2018 Gift Print Artist Lynn Benson. Moderated by Beach Museum of Art director Linda Duke. In partnership with K-State Libraries, the Collegian Media Group, Global Foods Systems Initiative, and Prairie Studies Initiative.
For more information, visit the event website.
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Saturday, March 10, 1:00 p.m.
Telling Water’s Story: Art, Science, and Narrative, featuring Cynthia Barnett and Jeff Davidson
The Volland Store Gallery, Alma, Kansas

Presentation followed by a conversation with Journalist and author Cynthia Barnett and K-State watershed specialist Jeff Davidson.
Sign-up for a pre-event lunch with the speakers on the “Happenings” page at thevollandstore.com or call 785-499-3616.

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
701 Beach Lane (14th and Anderson), Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7718 | beach.k-state.edu
Tues., Wed., Fri. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8; Sat. 11-4