Photo by Pete Clouston. Opening Reception of Rural | Urban Invitational, November 2018
MUSIC | ART | SCIENCE | FILM | ARCHITECTURE | HISTORY | POETRY | PERFORMANCE | STARS | JOURNALISM | PROSE | CONCERTS | LITERATURE | VINTAGE MOTORCYCLES | BICYCLES | CELLAR TOURS | BARN TOURS | HOLIDAY MUSIC | COMMUNITY
Please note: this is a rough draft of our thoughts so far. New ideas pop up every day, and we remain nimble to accommodate them. Check back frequently.
RuralUrban Invitational II re-opens and continues through March 1.
Volland Store Volunteer Day and Appreciation Lunch | 9 – 1 pm
Looking at this schedule, we realize the need for a lot of volunteers! You are invited to join our team!
Community Potluck | Meat, beverages, and table service provided | 12:30 pm
“Map of My Kingdom” a play about “Who gets the family farm?” | 2 pm
Talkback discussion and Panel | 3 pm
Free Will admission for program
Rural | Urban Invitational Art II Closing Reception. Artist Panel, moderated by Saralyn Reece Hardy, the Marilyn Stokstad Director of the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
MARCH 15- MAY 24
ART EXHIBIT (to be announced)
Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills by Rex C. Buchanan, Burke W. Griggs, and Joshua L. Svaty, published in 2019. The authors will be present to talk about their book | 2 pm
Prairie Heritage award ceremony to Phong Nguyen for his recently published book, The Adventures of Joe Harper. Lunch by reservation at 12:30. Award ceremony and remarks by the author | 2 pm
APRIL – MAY
Barn and Cellar Tours. Schedule to be announced.
Easter Sunday. Gallery is closed.
Closing Reception of March-May art exhibit
MAY 30 – SEPTEMBER 6
DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED
Jerry Diaz and Family Horse Show
Closing of Summer Exhibit
SEPTEMBER 12 – OCTOBER 11
Fifth Annual Vintage Motorcycle Exhibit
Fall Classic Ride-In Show
Kandango Gravel Ride
Airhead Beemers Club of Kansas Annual Outing
OCTOBER 24 – February 28, 2021
RuralUrban Art Invitational III
SPRING | SUMMER | FALL | WINTER EVENTS – STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS
Speakers, authors, scientists, and poets connect to the concurrent art exhibitions. Or not. Food. Fish Wizard Tour? Feeding the World. Women Farmers. Global Farmers. Kansas Farmers. Flint Hills Ranchers. Planning for the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition at Volland in 2021 – Crossroads: Change in Rural America. Soil. Fifth Anniversary of The Volland Store! Coordinating events with Symphony in the Flint Hills in Wabaunsee County. Jerry Diaz and Family Horse Show. Mariachis. Food. Outdoor music event. Volland residencies of artists, poets, writers, scientists. Poetry Walk in the Flint Hills. Stargazing. Hiking. Summer art. Fall art. Fall tours. New tours. Fifth Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show. First Annual Flint Hills Classic Ride-in Show. Kandango Gravel Ride. Airhead Beemers Club of Kansas. Music concert. RuralUrban Art Invitational III. Holiday Music Concert.
More music. More fun. More friends. Mark your calendars!