K-State is an amazing place to learn and enjoy life, but it’s also chock full of opportunities to explore other cultures, discover new passions and never stop growing. At K-State, we believe in fostering a community-based culture, where everyone feels safe to explore. That’s what it means to be a Wildcat.

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Landon Lecture Series

Be a part of history and discover insights from the world’s most well-known leaders. This prestigious lecture series has welcomed U.S. presidents, foreign heads of state, Supreme Court justices and CEOs.

McCain Performance Series

Take a seat and witness internationally acclaimed acts performed in McCain Auditorium, our campus hub for performing arts. From Broadway to ballet, there’s something for everyone.

Union Program Council

Sing along with artists like Nick Jonas or enjoy the genius of celebrity educators like Bill Nye the Science Guy. This student organization brings more than 150 excellent events to campus each year.

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Discover artists right in your backyard. The Beach Museum offers an in-depth look at local and regional art, as well as breathtaking permanent displays, such as The Meadow, an outdoor artistic landscape.

The Gardens at Kansas State University

Take a quiet stroll, host an event or study nature at The Gardens, a horticultural display garden that is open to everyone. Don’t miss the butterfly garden, home to hundreds of native butterflies.

Explore all that we have to offer.

Arts at K-State Calendar