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The visuals arts, music and theatre are all at home in Emporia. With galleries, live music, public art and seasonal street installations, Emporia’s bohemian culture will win over any art enthusiast.

First Fridays Emporia’s monthly Art Walk is held on the first Friday of every month. Visit with local artists and musicians in downtown businesses and see the bohemian side of Emporia.

CAMPUS ARTS Emporia State University is the perfect place to start your art tour of Emporia.

Public Art Walk among the massive chiseled limestone pylons at the Prairie Passage Stone Sculpture Garden. Depicting Emporia’s history, the sculptures range in height from 10 to 15 feet and weigh 5 to 9 tons each. INDUSTRIAL RD. & HWY 50

Granada Theatre The glitz of the historic Granada Theatre makes every event glamorous. This 1929 Spanish Colonial Revival theatre has been completely restored and has an atmosphere like no other place. Catch a concert such as LeAnn Rimes or the Reverend Horton Heat, or rent the facility for corporate meetings or events. 807 COMMERCIAL ST. // EMPORIAGRANADA.COM

Mural Tour Stroll through downtown and see the many murals that bring color to the city. VISITEMPORIA.COM/PLACE/ DOWNTOWN-MURAL-TOUR

Emporia State University Theatre Going strong for over a hundred years, Emporia State University Theatre has one of the oldest and strongest theatre programs in the country. Shows are year-round. 1301 MARKET ST.

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Live music The streets are alive with music in Emporia. Hear local artists at Live in the Lot, an outdoor music series every Friday evening in June. Listen to the Emporia Municipal Band in a Norman Rockwell setting as they play free summer concerts in Fremont Park.

Art for everyone The Emporia Arts Center is central to the Emporia art scene. View exhibits from local and regional artists in the Trusler Gallery or shop in the Don & Mary Glaser Art and Gift Shop. The Performing Arts Series has hosted distinguished artists, such as the Metropolitan Opera, the Shanghai Acrobats, and the Dinosaur Zoo Live. 815 COMMERCIAL ST. // EMPORIAKSARTS.ORG

PHOTO CREDITS: GLASS BLOWING/courtesy Emporia State University. GRANADA THEATRE/courtesy Duane Henrikson. LIVE IN THE LOT/courtesy @dbhubba. EMPORIA ARTS CENTER/courtesy Dinosaur Zoo Live. GILSON GALLERY/courtesy Emporia State University. ESU THEATRE/courtesy Emporia State University.

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View works from students, faculty and nationally known regional artists at the Eppink & Gilson art galleries on the Emporia State campus. These free galleries are open when classes are in session.

Music Beach Music Hall was originally constructed in 1926. Performances include symphony orchestra, jazz ensemble, community chorus and more.

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Emporia Visitors Guide 2018  

Your official guide for exploring the home of the Dirty Kanza, and the best main street in America. Discover your adventure in Emporia, KS.

Emporia Visitors Guide 2018  

Your official guide for exploring the home of the Dirty Kanza, and the best main street in America. Discover your adventure in Emporia, KS.

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