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Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Category: April 2016

Hip Hop Dance Workshop

Presented by the Beach Museum of Art and 91.9 KSDB Manhattan
April 21, 2016, 5:30-7 p.m.
Optional Photo Shoot, 7-8 p.m.

Inspired by the exhibition “Behind the Glass Eye: Photographs by Toyo Miyatake”  and taught by choreographer Katie Oliver, NY.

Choreographer Katie Oliver

Workshop fee $5.00. Advance registration required. Please contact 785-532-7718 or beachart@ksu.edu to reserve your spot for the workshop.

Post-workshop, the participants work with student photographers to create their own Toyo Miyatake-inspired photograph using the dance movements they learned in a play with light and shadow. Participants receive a free downloadable digital file of their photograph.
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Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Symposium

GFS-FBDuring the 2015-16 academic year, a group of graduate students and postdoctoral scientists from Global Food Systems research teams have participated in an experimental series of workshops. These focused on communication of science questions, methods, and discoveries to non-specialist audiences. The aim of the workshop has been to help these scientists strengthen skills that will help them convey the signifigance of their work – to legislators and funders, to their future students, and to the general public.

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Film Screening: The Cats of Mirikitani (2006), with director Linda Hattendorf

May 5, 5:30 p.m., UMB Theater

JimmyTsutomiMirikitani-mother cat & baby cat-2002The recipient of numerous awards, including one from the Tribeca Film Festival, this film tells the story of Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani, who survived the trauma of World War II and homelessness by creating art. When 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets, a local filmmaker brings him to her home, and the two embark on a journey to confront Mirikitani ‘s painful past. This documentary is an intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing powers of friendship and art. Join director Linda Hattendorf for a discussion after the screening.

Free and open to the public.

Part of the programming for “Behind the Glass Eye: Photographs by Toyo Miyatake” and “Minidoka on My Mind: Paintings and Prints by Roger Shimomura.”

Image: Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani, Mother Cat & Baby Cat, 2002



Toyo Miyatake Block 20Behind the Glass Eye: Photographs by Toyo Miyatake
April 5 – July 31, 2016

Minidoka on My Mind: Paintings and Prints by Roger Shimomura
April 5 – July 17, 2016

Beneath the Prairie Sky: Photography by Jim Richardson
March 8 – June 26, 2016

2015 Common Works of Art
August 24, 2015 – July 2016

Stan Herd: Cairns on the Beach
Fall 2014 – May 2017

Image: Toyo Miyatake, Block #20 Fire Break Road, children on tricycles (detail), ca. 1942 (printed 2016), silver halide on paper, 11 x 14 in., courtesy of Toyo Miyatake Studio