Sunday Arts calendar (May 20)


“Noises Off,” comedy, 2 p.m. today, The Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Tickets $23. Information, 316-618-0444 or 4mtix.com.

“Three Tall Women,” drama, presented by Theatre on Consignment, through May 26, First Metropolitan Church, 156 S. Kansas. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $12. Call 316-941-9436.

Peter and the Wolf ,” story-based ballet, 7 p.m. June 7, Main Street Park, 400 N. Main, Mulvane. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. Free. Call 316-687-5880.

“Monky Business,” musical comedy, through June 9, Cabaret Oldtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $19. Reservations recommended. Call 316-265-4400.

“The Tempest,” Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Company, 7 p.m. at the following locations: June 1, College Hill Park, 304 Circle Drive; June 2, Andover Sports Park, 1008 E. 13th St., Andover; June 3, Riggs Park, 700 Sara Lane, Haysville; June 5, Star Floating Stage, Wichita River Festival; June 8, Buffalo Park, 10201 W. Hardtner; June 9, College Hill Park, 304 Circle Drive; June 10, Hand Park, 633 S. Lakeview, Derby; June 15 and June 17, Central Riverside Park, 720 Nims; June 16, Hap McLean Park, 6801 N. Hydraulic. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free, donations accepted. Information, 316-655-2017 or www.wichitashakespearecompany.org.

“Michelle’s Club House or Ain’t Livin’ in Derby a Beach?” and “American Bandstand,” musical comedy, through July 14, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Thu.-Sat., curtain at 7:50 p.m. Dinner/show $27, $17 show only. Senior and child discounts available. Call 316-263-0222.


Classics on the Prairie, NMKSO Summer Chamber Music Concert featuring Nicolasa Kuster, Jim Jones, Ann Miller and Nancy Johnson, 4 p.m. June 3, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory, Hesston. Tickets $12.50 in advance, $5 at the door. Call 316-772-3265.


Orpheum Theatre’s 90th Anniversary, exhibit of artifacts and presentation by Keith Wondra 2 p.m. today, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission, $4, $2 children ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.


Stephen Miner, art exhibit through Mon., Positive Directions, The Jones Gallery, 414 S. Commerce. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-263-2214.

Immaculate Canvas, by artist Kathryn Van Steenhuyse, exhibit through Fri., NakedCity Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Information, 316-992-4545, 281-435-4051 or go to nakedcitygallery.com. to make an appointment.

Summer Invitational Exhibit and Reception, a group of diverse regional artists, 5:30 p.m. Fri., Friends University, Riney Fine Arts Center. Free. Call 316-295-5577.

“Changing Seasons,” oil and pastel paintings by artist Diane Warta and ceramics works by Terry Corbett, opening 5:30-10 p.m. Fri., exhibit through June 26, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Doug Billings, The Urban Experience, hand-pulled original prints, acrylic paintings and handmade books, opening 6-10 p.m. Fri., exhibit through June 29 by appointment, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Free. Call 316-303-1996.

“Rooms of the Interior,” artist Joey Embers, exhibit through May 31, McPherson Opera House Heritage Gallery, 219 S. Main. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., or by appointment on Sat. Free. Information, 620-241-5774, 620-241-6131 or annharitatos@sbcglobal.net.

Murdock and Beyond: Pairings from the Permanent Collection, featuring Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper and various artists, exhibit through May 31, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. and noon to 5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 for students, free for children under 5. Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.

Made in America: Celebrating American Designers, a celebration of American designers from the 1950s-1980s, on exhibit through May 31, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.

“Rendering Expressive Moments,” exhibit through May 31, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Free. Information, 316-321-3223 or www.artroom114.com.

“Northeastern Kansas Artists Group,” featuring artists Carl Brothers, Gene Ernst, Deb Hanes-Nelson and Dennis Southwick, opening reception 6-9 p.m. June 1, exhibit through July 31, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Information, 316-321-3223 or www.artroom114.com.

“Historical Wonders of Kansas,” photography exhibit sponsored by the Kansas Sampler Foundation, includes architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history and people, through June 29, KU School of Medicine, William J. Reals Gallery of Art-West, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.

“Among Friends,” paintings by Kim Casebeer and Cally Krallman, exhibit through June 30, reception noon-1:30 p.m. June 30, VAAM Gallery, McPherson Opera House, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free.

Kansas Landscape, photography exhibit, through June 29, Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Hours Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. Call 316-261-8500.

Student and Faculty Exhibition, opening reception 5-7 p.m. June 8, exhibit through July 8, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

Watercolor Masters, featuring artists Ralph Fontenot, Oscar Larmer, Jim Hagan, Dick Sneary and Susan Lynn, on exhibit through July 15, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

“Extraordinary Ordinary,” public art installation on WSU campus by artist Tony Feher, exhibit through September, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Information, 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu/feher.

“Southwest Archaeology, The Ewing Site: An Unusually Rich and Surprising Place,” exhibit through Dec. 12, includes pottery, unique jewelry and photographs describing the Mesa Verde inhabitants of the Ewing Archaeological Site from A.D. 1050 to 1150, Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology, Neff Hall, Wichita State University. Hours 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free.

“The Lois Kay Walls Visual Arts Series: Art from the Museum’s Collection,” exhibit through Dec. 12, featuring various artists, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Lois Kay Walls Gallery, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or Wichitahistory.org.