Abe & Jake's Landing
841-5855 8 E. Sixth St. (parking in Lawrence Riverfront Plaza) Riverside
Coffee, Soda Fountain, Candy Shoppe & Art Gallery open noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Abe & Jake's Pub open Tuesdays-Saturdays.
May 11: Matt "Guitar" Murphy, D.C. Bellamy, main stage; Key West Jazz, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., pub.
842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth St.
Mondays: Games, bingo and pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Thursdays: John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Games, bingo and pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
749-7699. 601 Kasold. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, daily drink specials, Astros matches the pot for Sunday tournaments.
Bambino's Italian Cafe
832-8800. 1801 Mass. Music by acoustic singer-songwriters on Thursday-Sunday nights.
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands. Smackdown Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sundays. Open mike, Mondays.
May 10: Hot Rod Circuit, Appleseed Cast, Tijuana Crime Scene.
May 11: Kill Creek, Special Guest, Fifth Ticket Fraud.
May 12: Shiner, Proudentall, Houston.
May 14: Martin Sexton.
May 13: Karaoke.
May 15: Project Object.
May 16: Mi6, Tawni Freeland 4, Warsaw.
May 17: Thulium, Java Man, Key.
Brown Bear Brewing Co.
331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday and Friday nights. Celia, Tuesday nights. Carol Dressler's Acoustic Showcase, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Saturday of the month.
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth St. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth St.
Wednesdays and Fridays: Bingo, 7 p.m.
331-2227. 1117 Mass.
Fridays: Latin and ballroom dance, with DJ, all ages, 8 p.m.-midnight.
Sundays: Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. PUMP with DJ Scott Allen, Saturdays. Sub Surface, with DJ JJ Mesmer and Marcel Tempest, Mondays. Acoustic Lounge, Tuesdays. Live local music, Wednesdays. Retro dance party, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. Pump-all new dance night, Saturdays.
841-1960. 1031 Mass. Hours: 2:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays and 1:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekends. Featuring live music Sundays and live jazz Wednesdays. Three pool tables.
Jack Flanigans Bar and Grill
749-HAWK. Just off 23rd Street behind McDonald's. Billiards, darts, foos-ball, NTN and TVs in every booth. DJ, Thursday-Saturday nights. Open 4 p.m. daily and 11 a.m. weekends. Soft Tip Dart League on Tuesdays. DM Goman's Dance Party on Thursdays, Flashback Fridays Retro Dance on Fridays, 105.9 Lazer Saturday Night Dance Party on Saturdays, Soprano Sundays Showtime 8 p.m. Sundays.
749-3320. 926 1/2 Mass. Live jazz, funk, electric blues and original rock. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. daily. Concert information, 749-1387. All shows start at 10 p.m.
May 10: Jazz Discharge with Holstein, local modern rock.
May 11: Nace Brothers, rock 'n' roll from Kansas City.
May 12: Jive, acid funk from Boulder, Co.
May 13: Sunday Hip-Hop Jam.
May 14: The Spanktones open jam.
May 16: Matt Moon, alternative rock.
May 17: Hosty Duo, swamp rock.
J.B. Stout's Grill & Bar
843-0704. 721 Wakarusa, in Wakarusa Plaza. Billiards and 27 TVs. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.
842-0377. 401 N. Second St., across the Kansas bridge. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays. Cajun night every first and third Wednesdays of the month.
Kaspars Public House
843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.
Mondays: Lawrence Dart League.
Wednesdays: Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
842-8225. 2228 Iowa. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Nine billiard tables, dart league, big-screen television.
Pat's Blue Rib'N Barbecue
865-1618. 1618 W. 23rd St. Live music every Friday night. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. every day. NTN trivia.
May 11: Billy Ebeling or Late for Dinner Band, 10 p.m.-1 p.m.
The Pool Room
749-5039. Hillcrest Shopping Center, 925 Iowa. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Twenty-two billiard tables, seven TVs, videos. Weekly 8- 9- and 3-ball tournaments.
Raoul's Velvet Room
842-8200. 815 N.H.
May 10: DJ Bobby Keys.
May 11: Simplexity.
May 12: DJs Professor Snodgrass and J. Montag; DJ Bobby Keys, 7 p.m.
832-8228. 944 Mass. Darts, pool table, big-screen TVs. Celtic Jam Pub Night, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of every month. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays.
749-7676. 946 Mass. Pinball, video games, beer garden and occasional live music. Hours: 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Fridays and 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday-Sundays.
May 14: Of Montreal and Marshmellow Coast.
May 17: Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys.
749-5067. 623 Vt. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Darts, pool and shuffleboard. Live music every Saturday.
Harper Market Square on East 23rd St.
Tuesdays: Open jam, 9 p.m.-midnight.
Stu's Midtown Tavern
749-1666. 925 Iowa. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Two pool tables, four dart boards, Golden Tee 2002. Live music Friday and Saturday nights.
First and third Wednesdays: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.
Second Wednesdays: Eddie Haskell's Middle Finger.
May 11: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
May 12: Electric Stone.
May 15: Billy Bacon and the Forbidden Pigs.
843-2078. 138 Ala.
Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main streets. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant
427 E. Fourth St., (913) 369-2337
Fridays: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tom Eversole on baby grand piano
Saturdays: 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., "Mr. Van's Jazz Band
(816) 561-2560. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
May 10: (hed) PE, Systematic and Spike 1000, 7:30 p.m.
May 11: Professional boxing and kickboxing.
112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
5th and Walnut Downtown, Kansas City, Mo.
May 11: Javier Mendoza Band with G-Love and Special Sauce, 7:30 p.m.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesdays: Rob Roy Mountjoy Acoustic Soul Slam, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
May 10: Blues Society Free Jam, with Junior Watson.
May 11: Greg Piccolo and Heavy Juice.
May 12: Frankie Lee.
May 14: Moneypenny, Boot Hill, Emma Feel.
May 15: Wanda Jackson and the Cadillac Angels, Brian Parton.
May 16: Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited.
May 17: Michael Burks.
(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
May 10: Culture Under Fire with The Guild, Just, 7 Fold Symphony.
May 11: Shudderbug, Lowercase.
May 12: Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls.
May 13: Species Being.
May 14: The Bellrays, The Gadjits.
May 15: War Pigs (Black Sabbath tribute).
May 16: Lafyette, Sinatra.
May 17: The Feds.
39th and State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.
May 12: Jazz A, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
New Point Grille
44th Street and Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo.
May 10: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.'s
May 11-12: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson, 7 p.m.
May 15-16: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
May 17: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Stanford and Sons
504 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Mondays: Open mike night, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Best of Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
May 16-17: Guy Torrey, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
47th and Pennsylvania streets, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
7438 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: Velvet Freeze.
534 N. Kansas, in Historic North Topeka. Wednesdays: Golden Oldies with 99.3FM' Louie-Louie, Thursdays: Blues night, with local blues bands, Fridays: Classic Country-local country bands, Saturdays: Latin night, local Mexican bands, Sundays: Teen night.
Old World Cafe
(785) 271-5910. 5217 SW 28th Court.
Fridays: Dan Kozak Saxophonia.
Saturdays: Dan Kozak Jazz Trio.
Remington's Nite Club
(785) 271-8700. 1155 Wanamaker Road.
Sundays: Sing-a-long with Lamont; DJ Marc, 8 p.m.-midnight.
Sundays: Boogie night.
Shakers Night Club
(785) 232-3300. 124 S.W. Eighth.
Mondays: Male Elite Dancers, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Live music, 7 pm.-9 p.m.
Wednesdays: Karaoke, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Thursdays: Jam session, with John Henderson and friends.
Fridays: Big John 39th Street Blues Band.
ST. JOSEPH, MO.
(816) 232-8134.1415 Frederick Ave.
May 10: "After 5," with Stanley Black.
May 11: "After 5," with Stanley Black.
May 12: "VS" with El Presidente and Stanley Black.
May 17: "After 5," with Stanley Black.
May 11: Pamela Bruner, Celtic harp and vocals, 723 1/2 Mass (above Goldmaker's).
First United Methodist Church
May 11: Lawrence Women's Chorale with Lawrence Men's Chorale, 8 p.m.
Lawrence Children's Choir
May 14-16: Auditions for children entering grades 6-9 in the fall, 4 p.m.-9 p.m, Southwest Junior High School, 2511 Inverness Drive.
Lawrence Public Library
843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
May 13: Contemporary acoustic folk music concert, Rick Bruner, 2:30 p.m., auditorium.
May 10: BR5-49, Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys.
West Side Folk
865-FOLK. Information Web site: www.westsidefolk.org. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
May 12: Jamie Anderson, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread, 7:30 p.m.
May 13: Styx, Bad Company, 6 p.m.
Barnes and Noble Bookstore
May 11: Rick Bruner, singer/songwriter, acoustic folk, 8 p.m.
May 12: "Three for All" Music Festival, with Kelli Hake and the Outback, Shannon Smith, Trick Pony, Chris Cagle and Clay Davidson, 1 p.m.
19th and Washburn streets, White Concert Hall.
May 14: "Anything Goes," with Topeka Festival Singers, 8 p.m.
25252 Tonganoxie Road, between Tonganoxie and Leavenworth.
May 12: Pops at the Winery, CottonWood Winds, 7:30 p.m.
Dale Easton Apple Valley Theater
(888) 634-4219 or (785) 876-2114. Near Lake Perry.
Saturdays: "The Drunkard," 8:30 p.m, through Sept. 29.
American Heartland Theatre Co.
(816) 842-9999. Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Performance times vary. Show times: 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
"Over the Tavern," May 11-June 24.
(816) 474-6552. 2450 Grand Blvd., Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 10 a.m. and noon Wednesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," May 10-20.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
Southmoreland Park, 47th and Oak streets, Kansas City, Mo.
"The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night," June 19-July 15.
InPlay Theatre Company
"The African Company Presents Richard III," 8:30 p.m., May 10, 11, 12, 17,18 and 19, Just Off Broadway Theatre, 31st and Broadway streets, Kansas City, Mo.
The Lighten Up Playhouse
(816) 474-4386. 323 W. Eighth St. in Lucas Place, Kansas City, Mo.
"Play it By Ear!" 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
"Ultimate Yard Sale," 10 p.m. Fridays.
"Outside the Lines," 10 p.m. Saturdays.
Lyric Opera of Kansas City
(816) 471-7344. 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m Sundays.
"The Mikado," May 11 and 13.
Missouri Repertory Theatre
(816) 235-2700. Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays.
"Company," May 10-20.
The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
"Over the River and Through the Woods," with Marion Ross and Paul Michael, May 10-June 24.
124 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Hours: noon-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday and by appointment.
(913) 831-1400. Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission. Show times are 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
"Ms. Bookfinder's Magic Bookmobile," May 10-11.
(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
"Mud, River, Stone," May 10-13.
Topeka Civic Theatre
Box office, (785) 357-5211. Dinner and non-dinner seating. Box office, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with dinner starting at 6 p.m.; and 2 p.m. Sundays.
May 11-12: Laughing Matters, 8 p.m., Sheffel Theatre.
3701 W. Hwy. 76.
"Welcome Home...Kirby," May 15 through Labor Day.
331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Thursday Stories, 10:30 a.m., and Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., children's amphitheater; Chess Club, 7 p.m. Mondays.
Broken Arrow Park
31st and Louisiana.
Sertoma State Championship Cook-Off, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
842-3883. 11th Street and Vermont.
Homegrown and baked foods, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
Hastings Books Music and Video
832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd St.
May 11: Janice Brown Grimes, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Lawrence Barn Dance Assn.
749-1356. Lawrence Arts Center Dance Annex, Eighth Street and Vermont. Dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
May 13: Family dance at 4 p.m., potluck dinner at 5:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread.
Lawrence Convention and Visitor's Bureau
865-4497. Visitor Information Center, 402 N. 2nd St.
May 10: Brown Bag Lunch.
May 12: Bus Tour of Lawrence, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
May 12: Web site contest, due 5 p.m.
May 10-12: "Free State Fortress."
Lawrence Country Club
843-2866, 400 Country Club Terr.
May 11: Mother's Day Out fashion show, benefit for American Lung Assn., noon, formal dinning room.
Lawrence Preservation Alliance
May 15: Tour of Bowersock electric power plant, 7 p.m., meet at foot of wooden stairs on northbound bridge over Kansas River.
May 16: Walking tour of downtown Lawrence, noon, meet at Firstar Bank, Ninth and Massachusetts streets.
Lawrence Public Library
843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Wednesdays: "Homework Nights," 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Books and Babies for children 8 months to 23 months, 11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
May 13: Rick Bruner, contemporary acoustic folk music, 2:30 p.m.
The Raven Bookstore
749-3300. 6 E. Seventh St.
May 17: Reading and book signing by Lise McClendon, author of "One O'Clock Jump," 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Ameristar Casino Hotel
(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo.
Sundays: Swing dance, with Dave Stephens, 2 p.m.
707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
May 10: "Living the Four Agreements: Reclaiming Your Word and Your Will," 7:30 p.m.
2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
"See How America Grew" exhibit, May 10-June 24.
Fridays: Under the Clock, noon
May 11: Minorities in the Media.
Kansas City Zoo
(816) 513-5700. Call (816) 513-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
"Dolphins," "Wild California," "Michael Jordan to the Max" and "Solarmax."
"All Access," May 10-July 20.
May 10: "Ghosts of the Bayou," 7 p.m.
Oak Park Mall
11411 W. 95th St., Overland Park.
May 13: Thomas Kinkade, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
(816) 697-2600. Located east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.
Orchid Conservatory Display, through May 13.
30 W. Pershing Road; located at the corner of Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.
May 10-18: Kansas City Art Institute exhibit, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.
(785) 235-1986. 17th Street and Topeka Blvd.
May 12: Annual Doll Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
(785) 272-5821. 635 S.W. Gage Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
Mini train and carousel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Madame Carrie Hall residence
1007 S. Fifth St.
May 12: Lectures and tour of home, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
(316) 264-0448. 701 Amidon.
May 13: Irsh Show, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
1609 NW US Hwy. 50.
May 13: Mother's Day Performance and Brunch, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in Cafe' Thyme.
May 12: 29th Annual Garnett AAUW Square Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art
864-4710. On Mississippi Street west of the Kansas Union on the Kansas University campus. Comprehensive museum with paintings, sculpture, graphics and textiles. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays.
"Women Artists and the Space of Femininty ca. 1700-1900," through May 20.
"Remembering the Family Farm: 150 Years of American Prints," through June 3.
"Metaphor and Irony: Czech Scenic and Costume Designs 1920-1999," May 10-June 3.
Programs, lectures, films and events
May 11: "Masterpieces of French Art: From the Middle Ages to Impressionism," tour by Ted Johnson, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., meet in museum's foyer.
May 13: Museum Day, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
May 10: Concert of Antonin Dvorak music, 7 p.m.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays (Kansas Collection and Special Collections only).
"Young American Readers."
Kansas University Natural History Museum
864-4540 or 864-4450. On Jayhawk Blvd. on KU campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
Museum of Anthropology
864-4245. Spooner Hall on KU campus. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
"Blackbear Bosin: Artist and Collector," through Aug. 5.
"Plains Indian Beadwork," May 10-Aug. 5.
May 13: 21st Annual Museum Day.
Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory
864-3166. 500 Lindley Hall. Open to the public for observations on the second and fourth Sunday nights of each month, if skies are clear, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Watkins Community Museum of History
841-4109. 1047 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Hands-on history room for children, call for hours.
"Woman Who Pulls Teeth: Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, First woman Doctor of Dental Surgery."
"Underground Railroad in Douglas County, Kansas."
"The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."
May 16: "Know Your Antiques," Kate Greenaway buttons, with Sandy Rivers.
Clinton Lake Museum
(785) 748-0800. Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.
"Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
"The Underground Railroad."
"The J.C. Steele House."
Kansas Museum of History
(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth St. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.
Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
"From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
Mulvane Art Museum
(785) 231-1124. 17th and Jewell streets on the Washburn University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
Outdoor Art Exhibition.
Topeka Competition 23.
Combat Air Museum
(913) 862-3303. Public aviation museum at Forbes Field. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.
Ward Meade House
(913) 235-0806. 124 N. Fillmore. Victorian house, log cabin, old school and botanical gardens, with tours and crafts shop. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
Territorial Capital Museum
(913) 887-6148. National Historic Registrar Site, near downtown Lecompton. Exhibits about territorial Kansas. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
(913) 887-6520. National Landmark, Kansas HIstoric Site. 319 Elmore. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Bleeding Kansas exhibits. Free.
Coal Creek Library
Eight miles south of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 1055, east on Douglas County Road 460. Established Nov. 22, 1859. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Sundays, April through October. Area historical information. For appointment, call (913) 594-3960.
Old Jefferson Town
(785) 863-2070. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday evenings through November. Collection of vintage buildings, including John Steuart Curry boyhood home, a bow string bridge, wind wagon sculpture, windmill, bell tower and five acres of native grass and wildflowers. Group tours by appointment.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
(816) 561-4000. 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Comprehensive art museum. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
May 11: Ford Free Fridays at the Museum, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
May 12: "The Curator is In," 10:30 a.m.
May 13: Mother's Day Brunch at Rozzelle Court Restaurant, noon-3p.m.
May 11: Milt Able Trio, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
"Margo Maggi: Global Myopia," May 10-July 8.
Works from the permanent collection, through June 10.
May 12: "Magnified Moments, Tiny Treasures: A Little Look," family day, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Kansas City Museum
(816) 483-8300. 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Exhibits also at Town Pavilion, 1111 Main St.
"Spring Skies," planetarium show, through June 13.
Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
Fridays-Sundays: "Explore Spring Skies," through June 13.
Johnson County Museum of History
(913) 631-6709. 6305 Lackman, Shawnee. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Free admission.
"Cold War: Promise and Fear in the 1950s," May 10-Dec. 30.
Hallmark Visitors Center
(816) 274-3613. Crown Center, 25th and McGee streets, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays and most holidays. Free admission, wheelchair accessible. Reservations required for groups of 10 or more.
Creative and Hallmark Keepsake Ornament exhibit.
J.C. Hall Christmas Trees, year-round.
Toy and Miniature Museum
(816) 333-9328. 5235 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
Saturdays: "The Great Mystery" puppet shows, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; River and Prairie Storyweavers, 1 p.m.
PEZ container exhibition, May 10-Aug. 4.
Union Station-Science City
Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays.
"Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets," 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
"Titanic," May 10-Sept. 9.
"Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure," film.
"Oasis in Space,"1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Sundays and 10:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.
"After Hours," with the McFadden Brothers, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
"True Colors," 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon, 12:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
"Sky Quest," 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Fridays.
"Good Vibrations," 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Mark Twain's America," 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.a nd 5:15 p.m. Sundays.
"Encounter the Third Dimension," 5:30 p.m. Saturdays.
"Challenger Learning Center's Rendezvous With a Comet," Family Missions, 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.
"Mysteries of Egypt," "Encounter in the Third Dimension," "Mark Twain's America," "Sky Quest."
"Pink Floyd's The Wall," 10:15 p.m., 11 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
Laser Shows, "Laser Magic," "Laser Retro," "Laser Beatles," "Laseropolis."
"Rendezvous with a Comet," 11 a.m., 12:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays-Sundays.
"Magic of Flight," 12:15 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m.Mondays-Thursdays, 12:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m Fridays-Saturdays, noon, 3:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays.
"PopMania," 6:15 p.m. daily.
"Union Station Stories" exhibit, 6 a.m.-midnight daily, show 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sundays.
Union Station tours, 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 Fridays-Saturdays, and 12:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Sundays.
ST. JOSEPH, MO.
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
2818 Frederick Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
"Doug and David Brega: Oil and Water," through June 3.
"Highlights from the Collection," May 10-June 3.
Old Depot Museum
(785) 242-1250. 135 W. Tecumseh. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
"Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms, ongoing.
"Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.
Wichita Art Museum
(316) 268-4921. 619 Stackman Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
Wichita State University Edwin A. Ulrich Museum
(316) 978-3664. WSU campus. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
Photographs by Gordon Parks.
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
(316) 265-9314. 204 S. Main. Hours; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
"Glamour Gowns Very Velvet."
Harry S. Truman Library
(816) 833-1400. U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street.
Exhibition of Truman's high school theme books.
Beach Museum of Art
(785) 532-7718. On the Kansas State University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, with extended hours to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
"Larry Schwarm: 2001 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist," through June 10.
"Taking Root: The Art of Patricia Duncan," May 10-Sept. 16.
May 10: "This is Kansa's Land: The Kaw Tribe from Prehistory to Present," lecture by Randall Theis, 7 p.m.
Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum
(785) 689-4846. 110 W. Main. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
"Out of the Woods," works by Smith Kramer and Kristine Posson, May 11-July15.
The Denver Art Museum
(303) 640-4433 through March. 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
"Sunken Treasures: Ming Dynasty Ceramics from a Chinese Shipwreck," through Nov. 18.
"Giants of Melanesia: Monumental Art from the South Pacific,"through June.
"Seven-Point Perspective: Photography from The Denver Salon," through Sept. 2.
"American Design, 1975-2000," May 10-July 29.
"Between the Lines: Works by Roland Bernier," May 10-Aug. 12.
Joslyn Art Museum
(402) 342-3300. 2200 Dodge St.
"Works on Paper," through May 27.
"An American Anthem: 300 Years of Painting, May 10-June 17.
"The Power of Appearances: Renaissance and Reformation Portrait Prints," May 10-20.
Art and Design Gallery
Art and Design Building, KU campus. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays and holidays.
Artframes Gallery and Artforms Sculpture Garden
842-1991. 912 Ill. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays or by appointment.
Back to the Garden
749-3109. 619 N. Second St., one block north of Kansas River bridge. Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.
Back to the Garden
1017 Mass. (second location). Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.
Blackbird Trading Post
841-1498. 1011 1/2 Mass. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. six days a week, except closed on Tuesdays. Art, antiques, unusual treasures.
Works by Gotfred Beardshear.
749-0200. 820 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. on Thursdays; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Contemporary fine crafts by national and local artists, including ceramics, metal, wood, jewelry and furniture.
865-0502. 1012 Mass. www.carmesi.com. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
Original ceramics, glass works, jewelry and artwork by Thomas Hart Benton, D. Brown, G. Carmody, D. Dunkley, K. Campbell, Free State Glass, L. Hinrichsen, M. Jones, J.G. Kellas, C. Ledeker, E. Lerner, B. Maurland, J. Nedresky, C. Schaffer, P. Shopen, S. Teicher, Lisa and John Ross, R. Taylor, Chuck and Murf Dixon, Terry Miller, Albo Glass, Bob Gent and Hartzell Grey.
"The Liberating Nature of Sensuality," May 11-June 9. Opening reception, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. May 11, with Celtic music by Frank Shopen at 7 p.m, and belly dancing by Roya. Cliff Axtell at 1 p.m. May 12, with poetry slam by Matt Fowler and friends at 3 p.m. and jazz music by guitarist Brian Mitchell and vocalist Andrea Benedik from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Belly dancing by Zada Al-Gaziyeh at 1 p.m. May 13, with jazz and bluegrass music by Charlie Rose, Alan Rose, Brad Maetas and Adam Galblum at 2 p.m.
Celia Smith Studio
843-8417. 907 W. 27th Terrace. Hours: By appointment only.
Symbolic and narrative paintings; holistic portraits, prints and cards.
Creative Hand Studio
832-9413. 2504 Westdale Road. Call for an appointment.
Original art by Barbara Jarvis, including paintings, collages, wall designs, borders, art arrangement and hanging.
Kristin Dempsey Portraiture and Fine Art Studio
749-3368 or (800) 640-1230, code 01. 1804 Ill. Call for appointment. Web sites: www.dempseyportraits.com; www.kristindempsey.com.
Pencil, charcoal and oil portraiture, including pets; oil paintings; limited prints, note cards, commercial illustration.
841-2254. 416 E. Ninth St.
Private collection of Marty Olson.
749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.
500 Locust Gallery
832-9867. 500 Locust. Gallery open by appointment or by calling 841-6138 or 842-5328.
The Fields Gallery
842-7187. 712 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays.
Paintings by Jodi Brown, Laurette Hendricks-Backus, Adam Kleine, Kim Kern, Paula Hauser Leffel and Tom Russell; mixed-media on paper by Colette Bangert; stoneware sculptured by Ryan Paget; photography by Jeff Barnett; and paintings and drawings by Sheila Wilkins.
Free State Glass Gallery
840-0900. 1021 Mass. Hand-blown glass and sculpture. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
842-2770. 723 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Works by national and international artists, including jewelry designs by Peter Zacharias and enamels by Faulker Fusaiy.
Haskell Indian Nations University
749-8417. 155 Indian Ave.
Exhibit of photos from the Rinehart Collection, library.
Iveth Jalinsky Studio
749-4801 or 550-9530. By appointment only. email@example.com.
Paintings by Iveth Jalinsky.
15 E. Seventh St.
Fine art portraits.
111 E. 11th.
Original watercolors by Kathleen Anderson, in Judge Malone's chambers, through May.
Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio
331-3090. 112 W. 15th St. By appointment only. Web site: www.sunflower.com/~dojo.
Pastel drawings, portraits, note cards and oil and acrylic paintings.
Julie Hammer Home Studio
841-1191 or 841-1800, by appointment only.
Watercolor paintings, prints and note cards.
Karla Nathan Home Studio
832-2835. 1754 E. 1200 Road. Open by appointment.
Hand-painted antique furniture, floral and landscape watercolors, murals and faux finishes.
Kansas Union Gallery
Level 4. Hours: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.
Ceramics, Metal and Textiles Senior Show, May10.
Laura's Fine Art Studio
843-3969. 824 Mass. Original artwork by owner/artist Laura Torres Porter. Specializing in portraiture, customized artwork for murals, furniture, ceramics, logo design and more.
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce
865-4411. 734 Vt.
"Chez Moi," photographs by Leslie Carson, May.
May 10-12: National Tourism Week photo contest winners.
Lawrence Public Library
Seventh Street and Vermont.
"Resonating Concepts," mixed-media works by Laurie Culling, May.
"Scribbly Moth Spit," cut and dried paper works by Stacy Wilson, May.
"Self-Help for the Hard of Hearing," May.
1506 Engel Road, Kansas University campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Sundays.
Odyssey Design Studio
842-8759. 2730 Belle Haven Drive. By appointment only.
Featuring murals, trompe l'oeil, faux fashions, furniture, floor cloths and restorations by Nancy Ness.
Out of Nature into Paper
865-1404. By appointment.
Handmade paper, book arts, printmaking and collage by Lori Hinrichsen.
Paul Penny Home Studio
843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.
843-0080. 919 Mass. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Works by regional artisans in clay, fiber, glass, wood and more.
Mixed-media Zen paintings by Mike Moses.
Prairie Fire Restaurant
Paintings by Louis Copt.
Pam Carvalho Prairie Found Studio
843-4350. 859 E. 1500 Road. By appointment only. Classes and lectures.
Works from dried materials, custom works from prairie plants, original dolls.
Redfield's Stained Glass Studio
843-4039. 2050 E. 1550 Road. Hours: By appointment.
Custom stained and beveled glass.
Roy's Gallery and Framing
842-1554. 15th Street and Kasold. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring glassworks, ceramics and original artwork by artists including J. Brothers, J. Gaumnitz, L. Copt, R. Sudlow, B. Opelka, J.G. Brown, J. Orr, J. Whitenight, C. Krallman, Free State Glass, V. Brejcha and R. Zerwekh.
Silver Works and More
842-1460. 715 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. Featuring stoneware by Jeffrey Kleckner, jewelry by Jim Connelly, hand-blown glass by Don Gonzalez, ceramics by Diana Thomas and furniture by Avner Zabari.
Southwest and More
843-0141. 727 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Specializing in American Indian jewelry and fine arts, Mexican imports and western style.
Downtown Upstairs Art Group
785-218-7507. 824 1/2 Mass.
Patrick T. Aistrup, abstract paintings; Michael E. Wallace, nonabstract paintings; Robert Hickerson, photography.
Van Go Mobile Arts Inc. Gallery
May 11: Mural unveiling, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Vibrations Studio and Vision's Performance Art Company
840-0450. 920 Del. Gallery, rehearsal and performance space, metaphysical reading room. Available for rental. Call for private showing of artwork, information on classes or information about Vision, a performing arts company. Call 840-0450 if you'd like to sponsor intensive training for performance art class.
Meditation and breath work, body caretaking, Reiki, art of movement, Kundilini yoga and art of bonsai classes.
Viewing of "Aura," by appointment only.
Sundays: Art Auction, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
Vormehr and Youngquist Gallery
749-0744. 914 Mass. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Artwork by Gail Youngquist and Vicki Vormehr.
Watercolor paintings, prints, personalized Valentine items, note cards, jewelry, metalworks, wood and leather chairs, wood and glass tables and KU and other university designs.
P. O. Box 4188. www.whitebirdstudio.com.
Online gallery featuring watercolor prints by Sherry Slaymaker.
841-5140 or 842-3154, by appointment. Realistic, figurative murals and paintings; specializing in portraits and commissions.
Corridor Art Space
4041 Mill St., Kansas City, Mo. Located in the office of Gould Evans Goodman Associates, Westport Center.
Recent sculptures in glass and steel by Dick Rector, through May 11.
(816) 561-5333. 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays, or by appointment.
Jim Rabby, oil painting, though June 11. Opening reception 6 p.m.-8 p.m., May 11.
(816) 561-2958. 4646 Belleview, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Works by Neiman, Pradzynski, Harrison and Roberts.
Kansas City Artists Coalition
(816) 421-5222. 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.
Sculpture by Lin Stanionis, "Evidence of a Lost Culture" by Margie Kuhn and "Collected Crescendos" by Shawn Sanem, May 10-26.
Kansas City Art Institute
(816) 561-4852. 4415 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
"Kansas City Art Institute: 2001 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition," May 10-19. Reception, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. May 18.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library
(913) 551-3280. 625 Minn., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
USD 500 Art Teacher Exhibition, May 10-14.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, Argentine Branch
2800 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Photographs by John Wilson, May 10-22.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, West Wyandotte Branch
(913) 596-5800. 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Photographs by Crystal Nederman and "Pottery from Three Pines Farm" by Kathy Truders, May 10-30.
Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art
(816) 474-1919. 2004 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.
John Balistreri, sculpture, May 10-June 2.
Jeff Aeling, painting, May 10-June 2.
Leedy-Voulkos Art Center
(816) 474-1919. 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo.
New paintings and sculptures by Rita Blitt and paintings by Armin Musham, May 10-26.
(816) 333-3111. 327 E. 55th St., Kansas City, Mo.
John English, "One-Man Show," exhibition of new works, through June 14.
Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily.
Contemporary African sculpture exhibition, May 10-Oct. 7.
(816) 842-8755. 412 Del., suite A, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.
Janet Staz: Urban Patterns, Jane Pronko: Recent Work, through June 23.
Society for Contemporary Photography
(816) 471-2115. 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.
"Blind Spot Issue #17," May 4-June 16. Mitch Epstein, Matthias Hoch, David Hillard, Peter Hutchinson, Alan Lightman, Karin Apollonia Muller, Gabriel Orozco, Sam Samore and Beverly Semmes.
May 22: Critique Night with Luke Jordan.
The Cloister Gallery
Grace Cathedral, 701 SW 8th, Topeka. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday.
Watercolors by Menalkas Selander, through May.
Phoenix Gallery Topeka
(785) 272-3999, 2900-F Oakley, Brookwood Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. Paintings, sculpture, ceramics and fine craft by more than 150 artists.
"Debra Clemente Impressionism Alfresco," May 10-15.
Art & Home
Online gallery featuring fine art fiber panels by Susan Knuth-Krebs.
Mutual Savings Assn.
"On location: A Wildflower Exhibition," paintings by Celia Smith.
The Aardvark Gallery
(785) 594-3980. 111 Sixth St. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. An eclectic collection by local and regional artists, including painting, photographs and fiber art.
May 18: Farewell Show for Melinda Hipple, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Carnegie Cultural Center
501 S. Main. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
John Boyd Martin exhibit, through May 31.
National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame
(913) 721-1202. Gallery of Rural Art, 630 Hall of Fame Dr.
Artwork by Jean Singer, acrylic and oil paintings, through May and June.
Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery
401 North 1st St.
May 10-27: "Flowers for Betty."
May 10-June: "Old Friends, New Stories," clay vessels by Marko Fields and paintings by Barbara Waterman-Peters.
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