Sunday Arts calendar (Aug. 18)


“Mary Poppins,” musical, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $22-$60. Call 316-265-3107.

Diamond W Wranglers Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. Sat., Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Reservations required. Tickets $30; $15 ages 3-12. Call 316-778-1751.

“Nunsense,” musical comedy, through Aug. 25, The Forum Theatre-Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Fri., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $20. Call 316-618-0444.

“Spring Awakening,” rock musical, through Aug. 31, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Thu.-Sat.: doors open 5 p.m., dinner service 5-6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun.: doors open 12:30 p.m., matinee 2 p.m., show only. Tickets $58 dinner and show, $43 show only. Call 316-612-7696.

“Not Now, Darling,” comedy, through Sept. 1, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Reservations recommended. Call 316-744-2152.

“A Few Good Men,” drama, presented by Wichita Scottish Rite Signature Theatre, 7 p.m. Sept. 1-2, Wichita Scott Rite Center, 332 E. First St. Tickets $10 adults, $7 students, military and senior citizens. Call 316-263-4218.

“Jailhouse Rock & Roll or I Love to Sing Sing,” through Sept. 7, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15-7:30 p.m., curtain 7:50 p.m., dinner/show $27, $23 seniors, $21 under age 17, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.


Tuesdays on the Terrace, music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tue., Bruce Huss; Aug. 27, “I Wish I Wrote That”; Sept. 3, Nikki Moddelmog; Sept. 10, Scott Allan Knost; Sept. 17, Uche; Sept. 24, RKO Blues. Tickets $7; $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.

Treehouse Series of Concerts, 4 p.m., Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plaine. Sept. 15, Driven; Oct. 13, Philip Aaberg. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Tickets $10. Information, 620-488-3451 or bartlettarboretum.com.


Emerson Wiens, artist, wood carvings, opening reception 6-8 p.m. Thu., exhibit through Sept. 14, Pages Books & Coffee, 605 N. Main, Newton. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-283-1596.

“War and Peace,” works in fiber, artist Shin-hee Chin, reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Aug. 31, VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

“Two Dozen from Five Decades,” glass by Vernon Brejcha, “ The Road Less Traveled,” paintings by Brian Hinkle, collections by Herschel Logan and other various artists, closing reception 2-4 p.m. Sun., exhibit through Mon., Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Information, 785-227-2220 or sandzen.org.

Gems of Fine Art: International Miniature Fine Art Traveling Exhibit, international group of artists who specialize in creating diminutive gems of the fine art world and promoting an ancient art form, Tue., Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 N. Main, Newton. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Admission $3. Call 316-283-2221.

ARC Exhibit, through Fri., Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Bob Bayer, Lindy Wiese, Jeanne, Sean and Stephanie Ward, art exhibits, 6-10 p.m., concert 8 p.m., each Fri. through Fri., WaterWalk, 515 S. Main.There will be a drawing for a painting. Free. Call 316-686-2266 or 316-219-6060.

Cindy Chinn and Donna Walling, artists, exhibit through Sat., Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-262-5192.

Artists With Disabilities, artwork from competition held by the ARC of Sedgwick County, Sat., CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

“Ray Turner: Population,” portraits on glass, exhibit through Aug. 25, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $7 general, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, free for ages 5 and under. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

Nathan Hein, art exhibit Aug. 27-Sept. 20, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center, Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

“ViVi,” artist Curt Clonts, through Aug. 27, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Hours 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Crazy Eights Small Works Invitational,” various artists, ceramics by Judy Brees, exhibit through Aug. 27, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

John Hicks Ahhd Art, paintings, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 30, exhibit through Sept. 20, “Art For Lunch” presentation by John Hicks and Mary Werner, noon-1 p.m. Sept 3, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

Bob Bayer, Lindy Wiese, Jeanne, Sean and Stephanie Ward, artists, exhibit through Aug. 31, Riordon Clinic, 3100 N. Hillside. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. private tours. Free. Call 316-682-3100.

Annual Artist Member Exhibit, through Aug. 31, Hutchinson Art Association, 405 N. Washington, Hutchinson. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Fee. Call 620-663-1081.

Kansas: The Big Picture, Kansas scenes in large-format photographs on canvas plus a variety of ceramics, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton, exhibit through Sept. 17. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

“Art Room 114 Artists,” various artists, exhibit through Sept. 20, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-321-3223.

Quilts from the Permanent Collection, quilts and coverlets, exhibit through Sept. 22, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Sun. Admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, ages 5 and under free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

Gallery XII Artists, art exhibit through Sept. 30, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th N. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“Landscapes and Still Lifes,” watercolor paintings, artist Jette Summers, exhibit through Oct 18, William J. Reals Gallery of Art, KU School of Medicine-Wichita, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.

“Western Lithograph Co.: The Fine Art Printing Program,” drawings printed in multiples by master lithographers, exhibit through March 11, 2014, 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 general, $2 ages 6-12, free under age 6. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.

“Small Pleasures,” outdoor sculpture, exhibit through fall of 2016, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Information 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu.


Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, auditions for musicals “School House Rock Live, Jr.,” 5 p.m. Mon., ages 8-14; “Zombie Prom,” Heather Muller Black Box Theatre production, 6:30 p.m. Mon., ages 12 and over; Repertoire Division, Intermediate II level and above, 12:30-3 p.m. Sept. 7, 201 Lulu. Call 316-262-2282.

Prairie Voice, community children’s choir, grades 4-6, 3:30-6 p.m. Tue., Thu., Sat., Burford Center for the Arts, 112 S. Summit, Arkansas City. Information, 620-442-6106 or viv.velasquez2@icloud.com.

Ballet Wichita Dance Studios, annual auditions Aug. 25, 12:30-3 p.m. ages 8-13, 3:30-5 p.m. ages 14 and older, 1600 W. Douglas. Call 316-210-1879.


Senior Wednesday at the Historical Museum: “A Kansas Soldier at War: The Civil War Letters of Christian and Elise Dubach Isely,” by Ken Spurgeon, book signing, 10 a.m. Aug. 28, DeVore Auditorium, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Cost for program $2. Call 316-265-9314.