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Empty Bowls: Chili Cook-off

September 2, 2022
Empty Bowls: Chili Cook-off

View hundreds of handmade bowls and sample chili from local restaurants and donors! Our judges include President Rick Muma of Wichita State University and up-and-coming chefs from several of the newest, trendiest kitchens in Wichita’s restaurant scene. For a $25 donation ($10 for students), guests can choose a bowl to keep as a reminder of […]

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September 2, 2022
Empty Bowls: Community Build-a-Bowl

Come play with clay! Try your hand at building a uniquely crafted bowl using traditional techniques with coils and slabs with the WSU Ceramics Guild and Wichita East High School Ceramics Club. Your bowl will be donated to the Empty Bowls Chili cook-off fundraiser for the Kansas Food bank on Saturday, October 22. There will […]

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August 25, 2022
Fall Exhibition Opening Celebration!

Join us for an exploration of our newest exhibitions on display this fall. Ulrich receptions are a conversation, a gathering, an engagement of artists and art enthusiasts intertwined with music, fine fare, and possibility. Ulrich receptions are free and open to the public. 

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May 12, 2022
Public Opening: Dr. Sam and Jacque Kouri Collection Study Center

Join us as we publicly unveil our lovely new Dr. Sam and Jacque Kouri Collection Study Center. Get an overview of the Ulrich permanent collection and watch demonstrations of how the Center makes our art more accessible to students and the general public. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to all.

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December 7, 2021
Sculpture Glow/Shockers Under the Stars ("Space Jam")

Sculpture Glow, 6-8 P.M.; screening of Space Jam, 9 P.M. An after-hours exploration of the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection as the glow of the evening light settles and the fireflies of summer twinkle. A community and family event celebrating the summer solstice with interactive stations connecting our sculptures and our history. After touring […]

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December 7, 2021
Summer Exhibition Opening Celebration

Join us for an exploration of our newest exhibition on display this summer. Ulrich receptions are a conversation, a gathering, an engagement of artists and art enthusiasts intertwined with music, fine fare, and possibility. Ulrich receptions are free and open to the public.

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December 7, 2021
Family Fun Day

Bring the family for an afternoon of hands-on art making, stories, and fun discoveries inspired by the world class 82-piece Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection.

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December 7, 2021
(Rescheduled) Empty Bowls Wichita: Bowl Fest

Empty Bowls has a new look this spring! At this year's Bowl Fest, we will still have an impressive collection of bowls made by local and regional artists. Bowls will range in price from $5 - $50. Monetary donations will also be accepted, with 100% of proceeds going directly to the Kansas Food Bank. But […]

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December 7, 2021
Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Come help us close the gender gap on Wikipedia! In partnership with Art + Feminism, communities across the nation are coming together to research, edit, and add information to the Wikipedia entries for women and other underrepresented artists. Together, we can give more artists in the Ulrich Collection the representation they deserve. Lunch will be […]

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December 7, 2021
Poetry Out Loud Regionals: NEW DATE AND LOCATION

UPDATE: THIS PROGRAM WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON FEBRUARY 19 | 10:00 A.M. Reception | 10:30 A.M. Competition AT THE STUDIO SCHOOL, 751 Geo. Washington Blvd. Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition for high school […]

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June 28, 2021
Family Fun Day | Around the Neighborhood: Feathers, Blocks, and Tweets 

Bring the family for an afternoon of hands-on art making, stories, and fun discoveries about the treasures in our neighborhoods, the birds that live amongst us, and shapes found in our environment. Free and open to all.

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June 28, 2021
Connecting Stories Through Art: Become a Part of the Ulrich Volunteer Team 

Volunteering at the Ulrich offers you a wide variety of benefits: a greater understanding of art, pride in helping an institution, engaging with a community of art lovers and life-long learners, and sharing your skills and talents. Join us for an informative look at the diverse roles a volunteer can fill, and discover how you […]

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May 26, 2021
Twister Grande (tall) Sculpture Dedication

The Ulrich Museum of Art will officially dedicate the 81st piece in its world-class Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Alice Aycock's "Twister Grande (tall)," in honor of past Wichita State University President Dr. John Bardo. Free and open to all on Wichita State University's Innovation Campus. 10:00 A.M. Reception, 10:30 A.M. Reveal and Remarks. […]

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May 19, 2021
Older Americans Art Walk

Central Plains Area Agency on Aging and the Ulrich Museum invite you to celebrate Older Americans Month with us. Adults 60+ and those in their circle may enjoy a self-guided or docent-led tour of the outdoor sculptures on the Wichita State University campus. Stop into the Ulrich Museum to get a map, or download the […]

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November 30, 2020
Sculpture Glow

An after-hours exploration of the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection as the glow of the evening light settles and the fireflies of summer twinkle. A community and family event celebrating a summer solstice with interactive stations connecting our sculptures and our history.

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November 30, 2020
Family Fun Day

Bring the family for an afternoon of outdoor hands-on art making, stories, and fun discoveries in the Outdoor Sculpture Collection. All activities will observe social distancing, mask wearing, and hand-washing requirements.

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Closed Sundays, University & Major Holidays
ulrich@wichita.edu | Free Admission | 316.978.3664
1845 Fairmount; Wichita, KS 67260-0046
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