Lester Raymer, "Alone", oil on board, detail, ca. 1950, Mulvane Art Museum permanent collection


Events at the Mulvane Art Museum are about engagement.  In order to drive toward its potential our arts institution must be a place for voices to be heard.  A place for people to have fun.  A place for conversations, meetings, lectures and parties.  Events at the Mulvane Art Museum are the seeds that allow creative thoughts to sprout new life before our eyes; with intellectual growth and a sense of community soon to follow.

Fat Tuesday - Celebrate with FOMAM

Date : Tue, February 25, 2020

Become a member and celebrate Fat Tuesday with the Friends of the Mulvane Art Museum! Join or renew on Fat Tuesday and save $5 ----- WINE, REFRESHMENTS, ART DOOR PRIZE, MASKS OPTIONAL
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Lincoln Harman Lecture: Dr. Koritha Mitchell

Date : Thu, February 27, 2020

Join us for the the 2020 Lincoln Harman lecture titled "Homemade Citizenship: All But Inviting Injury" presented by Dr. Koritha Mitchell. Dr. Mitchell is author of the award winning book Living With Lynching, editor of the Broadview edition of lola Leroy, and author of the forthcoming book From Slave Cabins to the White House. The event is free and open to the public.
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I Dream A World Family Day

Date : Sat, March 28, 2020

Free and open to all in the ArtLab. Create art and poetry to share your life journeys. Become inspired by the photographs by Brian Lanker featured in the exhibition I Dream A World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America. Learn about the poetry and stories expressed as challenges and triumphs of life by those featured in the exhibition such as Maya Angelou and Gwendolyn Brooks.
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WIFI Film Festival

Date : Thu, April 02, 2020

Join us for the 2nd annual WIFI Film Festival hosted by the Washburn University Department of Mass Media in collaboration with the Mulvane Art Museum. WIFI promotes and celebrates film production and education, highlighting stories from the Midwest. The Spring 2020 festival is linked to Washburn's WU-semester topic which is citizenship and suffrage. Films will be screened in the Rita Blitt Gallery and in White Concert Hall from 9 am to 9 pm Thursday and 9 am to 5 pm Friday. The event is free and open to the public.
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Reception - 2020 Washburn Art Students’ Exhibition

Date : Fri, April 17, 2020

Join us for the opening reception of the 2020 Washburn Student Art Exhibition. Opening remarks will begin at 6:00 pm. The exhibition is a juried show that is an opportunity for the public to experience the remarkable creativity, skill and intellect of Washburn art students.
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RESPECT YOUR MOTHER Family Day: Our Planet Home

Date : Sat, April 18, 2020

Join the Mulvane, the Tonantzin Society, and other environmental groups to love, nurture and protect our mother Earth. Fill your afternoon making nature-inspired art, playing games, learning about creative composting, creating a simple bee or bird house, and more! Free and open to all!
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Mulvane Art Fair

Date : Sat, June 06, 2020

The Mulvane Art Fair is a juried art fair that features 80+ artists using a variety of media from across the state, region and country. We are proud to announce that last year's art fair featured artists from 14 different states – Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska, Alabama, Texas, Oklahoma, California, Kansas, Minnesota, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Iowa, and North Carolina. The event also features live music, beer garden, and exciting food options. Proceeds from the Mulvane Art Fair support the programs and mission of the Mulvane Art Museum.
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