Calendar

January — March Calendar of Events

January

Jan. 1-22 Paintings by Hugh Greer with glass by Robin Lies, Gallery 12, wichitagallery12.com.

Jan. 1-Feb. 17 “Over There, Over Here: American Print Makers Go to War, 1914-18,” depicts war abroad and effects at home, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Jan. 1-March 10 “Kansas Land,” photographs by D. Bryon Darby and Larry Schwarm, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Jan. 1-April 14 “Cityscapes,” paintings and prints from WAM’s collection, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Jan. 1-March 2 “Notorious,” exhibit examines Kansas characters, Smoky Hill Museum, Salina, smokyhillmuseum.org.

Jan. 10 New York Cat Film Festival, McPherson Opera House, visitmcpherson.com.

Jan. 11-27 “Dog Sees God,” Roxy’s Downtown, roxysdowntown.com.

Jan. 19 Kansas African American Museum presents “United We Stand,” Martin Luther King Jr. recognition, 6 to 8 p.m., Chapel Hill UMC, tkaamuseum.org.

Jan. 12, 26 Beaded Baby Moccasins, 10 a.m. to noon, two-part class, $50 includes supplies, preregistration required, Indian Center, theindiancenter.org.

Jan. 15 Engage ICT, 5:30 p.m., Roxy’s Downtown, engageict.org.

Jan. 16 KMUW Literary Feast, 6 p.m., KMUW, kmuw.org.

Jan. 17 Uncorked, locally crafted wine and food pairings, 6 to 8 p.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

Jan. 19 Martin Sexton, 7 p.m., Wave, waveict.com.

Jan. 19-April 28 Top Secret: License to Spy, national traveling exhibition. Search exotic locales to gather intelligence on a group of suspects by controlling hidden cameras, using spy satellites, cracking codes and other methods, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

Jan. 22 Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown, national show with Wichita North High School String Quartet, Orpheum Theatre, 7:30 p.m., wichitaorpheum.com. 

Jan. 23 Curator Talk: Kate Meyer from KU’s Spencer Museum discusses Larry Schwarm’s photography, 6 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Jan. 24 New York Dog Film Festival, McPherson Opera House, visitmcpherson.com.

Jan. 24-26 “My Fair Lady,” Christian Youth Theater, Isely Magnet School, cytwichita.org.

Jan. 24-March 31 “In the Wake,” film and video from permanent collection that employ water as a central motif in response to concurrent exhibition, “Waterscapes,” by Frederick Judd Waugh, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Jan. 25 Keeper Loves Kansas, 6 to 8 p.m., paint a 12” or 17” steel flat Keeper of the Plains, preregistration required, Indian Center, theindiancenter.org.

Jan. 25 Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” Russian National Ballet Theatre, Century II, 7 p.m., wichitagrandopera.com.

Jan. 25-Feb 19 Twelve Squared Small Works Invitational, with ceramics by Diel Gray, opening reception on Final Friday, Gallery 12, wichitagallery12.com.

Jan 26, Feb. 2 Flint knapping, 10 a.m. to noon, two-part class, $50, Indian Center, theindiancenter.org.

Jan. 26  Kansas Day Celebration, Kauffman Museum, North Newton, kauffman.bethelks.edu.

Jan. 26  Family ArtVenture: Plains and Planes of Art, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Jan. 26-27 Joyce Yang Plays Tchaikovsky, Wichita Symphony, Century II, wichitasymphony.org.

Jan. 28-30 Rodger’s & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” Century II, Americantheatreguild.com.

February

Feb. 6 B.A. Shapiro: “The Collector’s Apprentice,” reading and book signing, Ulrich Museum of Art presented with Watermark Books and Café, program at 6 p.m., WSU, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Feb. 7 Writing Now/Reading Now: Margaret Malone, WSU’s spring 2019 visiting emerging writer and Pen Hemingway finalist, reception at 5:30 p.m., reading at 6:30 p.m., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Feb. 6-June 9 “Arthur Dove: Reality and Abstraction,” Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Feb. 7 Ricky Nelson Remembered, performed by his twin sons, McPherson Opera House, visitmcpherson.com.

Feb. 8 Sounds of the Plains, 6 p.m., music recital exploring nature and climate in the Midwest, including art songs by Kansas composers and poets, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Feb. 8-March 30 “The Goldminer’s Daughter or Who Got the Shaft,” Mosley Street Melodrama, mosleystreet.com.

Feb. 8-March 31 “The Golden Girls,” Roxy’s Downtown, roxysdowntown.com.

Feb. 9 Poetry Out Loud Regionals – National Recitation Contest, 10 a.m., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Feb. 9 Breakfast with the Birds, Sedgwick County Zoo, 8 to 10 a.m., preregister online, scz.org.

Feb. 9-10 Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific in Concert, Wichita Symphony in collaboration with Music Theatre Wichita, Century II, wichitasymphony.org.

Feb. 12 The Kings Singers, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, Bethel College, North Newton, hesstonbethel.org.

Feb. 15, 17  Rachmaninoff: The Complete Piano Concertos, Wichita Symphony, Century II, wichitasymphony.org.

Feb. 15-17 Women’s Fair, 300 pop-up shops, cooking demos, stage shows, food samples, shopping, Century II, womensfair.com. 

Feb. 16 Family Fun Day, 1 to 3 p.m., hands-on activities, refreshments, free, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Feb. 16 Kansas Cattle Drive, Pretty Prairie, 620-662-2371.

Feb. 16 Mine Run 5K, 7 a.m. to noon, Strataca, Hutchinson, underkansas.org.

Feb. 19-20 “Jersey Boys,” Century II, Americantheatreguild.com.

Feb. 20 KMUW Literary Feast, 6 p.m., KMUW, kmuw.org.

Feb. 22-March 26 Paintings by Rosemary Dugan with ceramics by Terry Corbett, opening reception on Final Friday, Gallery 12, wichitagallery12.com.

Feb. 23  Family ArtVenture: Art Ice-capades, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Feb. 23 13th Annual Death by Chocolate, 7 to 10 p.m., benefit for STEM education, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

Feb. 28 Curator Talk: Carolyn Kastner, retired curator of Georgia O’Keeffe museum, will discuss O’Keeffe’s houses in New Mexico, 6 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March

March 1 Art Chatter, doors open at 6 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March 1-30 Parade of Quilts, displays at participating merchants, Yoder, yoderkansas.com.

March 2 “Blast of Bluegrass,” featuring The Smoky Valley Bluegrass Band, mcphersonoperahouse.org.

March 2-Aug. 18 “Dignity & Despair: Dorothea Lange and Depression-Era Photographers, 1933–1941,” works of five photographers integrated with their words depict urban hardship, the plight of the migrant worker and poverty during one of the most difficult times in U.S. history, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March 4 Art on a Monday with Reuben Saunders, lunch at noon, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March 5 Artist Talk: Carolina Caycedo: “Be Dammed,” 6 p.m., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU, ulrich.wichita.edu.

March 6 Curator Talk: Jane Aspinwall of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 6 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March 16  The Hunts, McPherson Opera House, visitmcpherson.com.

March 16-Oct. 12 “The Creative Spirit,” Smoky Hill Museum, Salina, smokyhillmuseum.org.

March 18-20 “Evita,” Century II, Americantheatreguild.com.

March 18-23 NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, Hutchinson Sports Arena, njcaahutchtourney.com.

March 20 KMUW Literary Feast, 6 p.m., KMUW, kmuw.org.

March 21 Melting Pot, fondues and brews, 6 to 8 p.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

March 23 Family ArtVenture: Disco Time, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March 23-24 Vintage World Market, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, vintageworldmarket.com.

March 29-April 23 Paintings and prints by Doug Billings with ceramics by Alaine Keustersteffen, opening reception on Final Friday, Gallery 12, wichitagallery12.com.

March 30 Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra spring pops concert, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, Bethel College, North Newton, nmkso.org.

March 30 Opening Day: “Georgia O’Keeffe: Art, Image, Style,” guest speaker Wanda Corn from Stanford University, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March 30-June 23 “Georgia O’Keeffe: Art, Image, Style,” the first exhibition to explore the art, image and personal style of one of America’s most iconic artists, organized by Brooklyn Museum, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

March 31-May 26 121st annual Midwest Art Exhibition; reception March 31 from 2 to 4 p.m., Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, sandzen.org.