The goal of this project is to animate key neighborhoods of Wichita, specifically under-utilized areas with high potential to become walkable, dynamic, diverse, and prosperous nodes of cultural engagement: significant stretches of empty storefronts and non-active streetscapes are the most obvious challenges.
Site-Specific: A History of the Mattress Factory (97 minutes)
Screening begins at 7PM, admission is by a suggested donation of $5.
The director will be available for questions after the film.
We're very pleased to announce the tenth anniversary of Living Statues! This is an annual family-friendly event that offers a unique and inspirational environment within which the public is invited to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
Do you have a friend or neighbor who has been quietly working away on a creative pursuit for years but not had the chance, resources, or opportunity to really shine?
Design Dialogue on Chester I. Lewis Park
A project by three graduate students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning from K-State’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design (Students: Skylar Brown, Andrea Lemken, Wei Sun, with faculty advisor Katie Kingery-Page)
OCTOBER 27 - DECEMBER 29, 2017
Opening Reception: Final Friday, October 27; 7-10PM
Closing Reception: Final Friday, December 29; 7-10PM
Danielle Head will be in attendance at the closing reception on December 29.
The XX series, now in its eighth edition, is a biennial invitational exhibition series that features five different female artists each year; every new group of participants being chosen by the previous five. This “tag” structure should, through its natural progression, offer the Wichita community an expansive range of work, both geographically and conceptually.
In its ninth year, the family-friendly Living Statues event offers a unique and inspired environment to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
February's Final Friday event features the work of nationally recognized sound artist, composer, musician, blogger, podcaster, professor, conductor, KNOBfest organizer, and general man-about-town Aleks Sturnfeld-Dunn.
Join us from 7-10PM on Final Friday, January 27 for an evening of fun and games, offered in an attempt to enjoy some non-partisan companionship during this inaugural month. We'll have several tables of board games, cards, and puzzles set up, so come ready to play! Ping pong may happen.
Dimitris Skliris’ fall and winter exhibition is intended to read more as an immersive installation piece than a traditional presentation of fine art photography.
May 2018 UPDATE!
In its eighth year, our family-friendly Living Statues event offers a unique and inspirational environment within which the public is invited to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
To kick off National Poetry Month, Wichita native Jon Kelly Yenser is bringing his poetry home again with an evening reading from his latest chapbook, The Disambiguation of Katydids and Other Poems About Kansas.
Regional artist and book-maker Rachel Epp Buller presents a series of new books Final Friday, November 27, from 7-10 pm. The exhibition runs through January 29, 2016, with a closing reception on that date, also from 7-10 pm.
FINAL FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
The XX series is a bi-annual invitational exhibition series that features five different female artists each year; every new group of participants being chosen by the previous five. This “tag” structure should, through its natural progression, offer the Wichita community an expansive range of work, both geographically and stylistically.
WORLD OF QOOLIEROS UNFURLS
Kent Williams stretches the fabric of space-time in his new body of work, 'Cusp: Arrival of the Qoolieros, Into and Through the Noisy Planet.'
ReMades is an exhibition of work by local artists, using materials salvaged from The LUX project: the renovation of a defunct office building into a ground-breaking residential living environment in downtown Wichita.
STUDENT POETRY RECITATION