Pittsburg ArtWalk happens two times a year, on varying dates in Spring and Fall. The 2021 events are scheduled for April 23 and September 24. The festival showcases local fine…Continue readingArt Walk Festival
Amazon Army: 100 year celebration
Thousands of women marched in December 1921 to close area mines during a strike. This exhibit tells this story, which received national attention, and honors these women who marched to end unfair labor practices in local mines.
Location: Miners Hall Museum, 701 S Broadway St, Franklin
Hours: Mon-Sat 10a-4p
Bootleggers versus Badges: The Law, The Liquor, The Lifestyle
Rich soil and traditions brought to the region by immigrants positioned Southeast Kansas to be a player in the wine industry. Then came state and federal Prohibition. Experience the many layers of bootlegging. Ends March.
Location: Crawford County Historical Museum, 651 US-69, Pittsburg
Hours: Wed-Fri 9a-3p
Harry Krug: Collected Works The namesake of this gallery, Krug’s art has been shown at major galleries and juried exhibitions throughout the U.S. and Europe. Known for his unique style of printmaking, including a technique called serigraphs, or silkscreen prints. Open through February 17. Location: Harry Krug Gallery in Porter Hall at Pittsburg State.
Hours: M-F 8a-4:30p
Ted Watts, Sports Artist & Illustrator
The local legend created portraits of 77 Heisman Trophy winners & countless Pittsburg State alum. His art hangs in the halls of fame for pro football, college basketball, and wrestling. Open through Spring semester.
Exhibit location: Special Collections & University Archives, in the lower level of the Leonard H. Axe Library at Pittsburg State, 1605 S. Joplin St., Pittsburg.
Hours: Weekdays 8a-12p & 1p-5p