Upcoming Events in Montezuma Kansas
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Western Kansas Scholastic Art Competition & Exhibition 2016
- Enjoy award winning works of art from extremely talented Western Kansas students. The Twentieth Annual Western Kansas Scholastic Art (WKSA) Competition and Exhibition will include over 250 art works of all kinds; photography, sculpture, metals, glass, drawings, paintings, ceramics, graphics and much more. American Vision will be awarded for best of show, Gold & Silver Key winners plus over 150 Merit Award winners will be displayed. The exhibition will culminate with an Awards Ceremony/Closing Reception for the winning students to be held on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Please come enjoy the award winning art work of these talented young people from Western Kansas. The WKSA Awards contest is open to students in grades 7-12 from the following counties: Cheyenne, Clark, Decatur, Finney, Ford, Gove, Graham, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Lane, Logan, Meade, Morton, Ness, Norton, Rawlings, Scott, Seward, Sheridan, Sherman, Stanton, Stevens, Thomas, Trego, Wallace, and Wichita.
Western Kansas Junior and Senior High Art Students
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The Hunt for Treasure!
- Hoist the Jolly Roger and set sail for adventure as you explore the exciting world of treasure hunting in the “The Hunt for Treasure!” Treasure is a word that surely stirs the imagination of people of every age. This national touring exhibit explores the intrigue and excitement of treasures and treasure hunting. The exhibit invites visitors to learn more about the history of treasure, shipwrecks pirates an other treasure-seekers, and the tools and methods used in treasure-hunting, past and present. Hands-on activities and video presentations throughout the exhibit enable visitors to visit the virtual world of Oak Island, make souvenir rubbings of early coins, try out metal detectors, crack a safe, estimate the value of a treasured object, smell the scents of the pirate life, hoist a pirate flag, explore the contents of a geocache, see artifacts from beneath the sea, go on a treasure hunt in the exhibit and more in this popular exhibition from NRG! Exhibits.
Exhibit organized by NRG! Exhibits.
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The Evolving Universe
- How was the universe created?
How has it changed over time?
How do we know?
Through compelling and beautiful photographs, visitors will learn about how Smithsonian scientists study the far reaches of space and the evolution of the universe. This exhibition was developed by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the National Museum of Natural History where it will be on view until July 2013. The original exhibition was funded by The Windland Smith Rice Nature’s Best Photography Fund.
We can never see the universe as it is right now, only how it was in the past. In this exhibition, visitors will journey from the here and now of Earth to beyond our galaxy, traveling back through time and out into space. The very nearest star system, Alpha Centauri, is four light years away. When we gaze at it in the sky, the light hitting our eyeballs left it four years ago, so we’re seeing Alpha Centauri as it was in 2006. In this sense our telescopes are also time machines: the most distant galaxies we study are billions of light years away, and we are seeing them as they were before the Earth was formed.
Through stunning and “far out” photographs, visitors will learn how Smithsonian scientists study the far reaches of space and the evolution of the universe. The Evolving Universe is a collaboration with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the National Museum of Natural History. Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Service (SITES) Exhibition description and tour schedule is available at the SITES website.
Organized by Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Service (SITES)
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Remembering: Quilts of Patriotism & Quilts of Valor
- August 28-October 9, 2016 - Quilt National is a biennial juried competition dedicated to the promotion of the contemporary art quilt. Its focus is to provide the viewer with a visual presentation of innovative trends in the medium of layered and stitched fabric. The works in the exhibit display a reverence for the lessons taught by the makers of heritage quilts whose works hold fast to the traditional methods of piecing and patching. At the same time, however, the Quilt National artist is intrigued by the challenge of expanding the boundaries of traditional quilt making by utilizing the newest materials and technologies. These innovative works generate strong emotional responses in the viewer while at the same time fulfilling the creative need of the artist to make a totally individual statement.
The Quilt National 2015: Collection B exhibit consists of 25 quilts from quilt makers from all over the world. Quilt National ‘15 is produced and circulated by The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH. Visit www.dairybarn.org for more information about The Dairy Barn Arts Center. Approximately 25 Kansas quilts will also be exhibited to showcase the talent, and creativity of Kansas quilt makers. If you would like to be included on the mailing list to display a quilt during this exhibition, please contact museum staff.
Address: 111 N Aztec Street, Montezuma, KS 67867 , Montezuma, Kansas
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Christmas Traditions of Southwest Kansas 2016
- Individuals, businesses, clubs & groups are all invited to exhibit!
Contact the Stauth Memorial Museum to learn more about having your own display in this exhibit! We would love to showcase your Christmas Traditions!
Address: 111 N Aztec, Montezuma, Kansas , Montezuma, Kansas
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December, 1941 We Remember: Images from the National World War II Museum
- The National World War II Museum
Address: 111 N Aztec Street , Montezuma, Kansas