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October 5, 2018

Art in Motion: A free annual celebration of art for everyone

By Jui Mhatre

Art in Motion, a free annual celebration of art, will be from 11 a.m. to  4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Beach Museum of Art. The event is free and open to the public. 

Join the museum to kick-off the "Silk Road through Kansas" program series. This indoor-outdoor celebration will have a Ping-Pong tournament with a twist, artist talks, interactive sensory stations, musical performances, hands-on art projects and more. The celebration is offered in conjunction with Harmony in the 'Hatt music festival, organized by the Manhattan Nonviolence Initiative.

Programs include:

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
    • Ping-Pong Mao Tournament and Award Ceremony
    • Silk collage hanging art project
    • Silk Road Bazaar featuring interactive displays of woodblock printmaking techniques and tools from both Asian and Western traditions; Glass on the Silk Road, artifacts by Lindsborg jewelry artist Kathy Richardson; "Camels in Kansas" with Valeri Crenshaw; and Silk Road sensory table.
  • 1 p.m.: Curator and artist talk at Harmony in the 'Hatt
  • 1:45 p.m.: Chinese music performance by Manhattan High School students
  • 2:20 p.m.: Gallery talk by Zhang Hongtu
  • 3:30 p.m.: Ping-Pong Mao Tournament Awards Ceremony. Special award presented by Zhang Hongtu.

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