Arts

‘Art of the Cowboy’ western art show featured this week

Western State Bank is presenting “Art of a Cowboy” Western Art Show featuring the star of Oklahoma’s ‘Art of a Cowboy’ reality TV show, southwest Kansas native Steve Boaldin, from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at 1500 E. Kansas Ave. View western-themed art from several southwest Kansas artists. […]

Deadline nears for first SWKS Juried Art Exhibit

Garden City Arts and the Finney County Fair Board are partnering to host the inaugural Southwest Kansas Juried Art Exhibit. According to the Garden City Arts Facebook page, this competition is open to the any resident of Kansas who is 18 years of age or older. A total of $750 […]

GCCC to host second Living Room concert May 4

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College, in partnership with High Plains Public Radio and the Tumbleweed Festival, are presenting the second Living Room Concert on the GCCC campus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the Beth Tedrow Student Center Portico. A free studio Seminar Master Class will be […]

GCCC to host first Living Room concert

Martin Gilmore/photo courtesy GCCC GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College, High Plains Public Radio and the Tumbleweed Festival are partnering to present a Living Room Concert and a series of events geared towards providing arts and humanities education and opportunities to the citizens of southwest Kansas.  The Living Room […]

Mercer Gallery hosting mixed media exhibition

GARDEN CITY — The Mercer Gallery is hosting mixed media artist Ron Michael for an exhibition titled “Pondering the Prairie Substrate” through March 8. Michael is a working artist and the director of the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery in Lindsborg. Prior to being named Director in 2014, he served as Curator […]

GCHS Thespians invited to perform at international festival

Garden City High School, home of International Thespian Troupe 2846, has been invited to present their production of Hamlet directed by Barbara Hilt, at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Eight schools have been invited based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more will […]

Mercer Gallery hosting ‘large scale’ works in new show

University of Kansas painting instructor Michael McCaffrey’s work is being featured at GCCC’s Mercer Gallery now through Feb. 1. GARDEN CITY — The Mercer Gallery of Art is proud to start off 2019 with allegorical paintings by Kansas University painting instructor Michael McCaffrey, whose large scale figurative paintings, which explore […]

Mercer Gallery to showcase new exhibit

The Mercer Gallery is presenting the exhibition Fractured Gatherings, showcasing clay works by the Wichita State University ceramics department from Nov. 2 to Dec. 7. The exhibition includes the work of faculty members and of seven graduate students who are studying sculptural and functional ceramics, and will feature a wide […]

GCCC Players to present original production this weekend

The Garden City Community College Players are presenting, Alone; In the Mind of Edgar Allen Poe, an original play written by Steven “Wade” Freeman, a non-traditional student from Garden City. Freeman is a retired nurse who, after a full career in the medical profession, has decided to pursue interests in […]

Banner Art Walk set for Saturday

  The 11th annual Banner Art Walk gets underway this Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. in downtown Garden City. According to Garden City Downtown Vision, 50 hand-painted banners are being featured on downtown light poles this fall and will later be auctioned during the Banner Art Auction. The banners […]