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2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

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Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

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Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

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Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

Gallery Open House: Valerie Simonelli


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

2018 Prairie Art Winner Announced


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

Open House for Prairie Art Exhibit Saturday


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

Hot Club of Cowtown returns!


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

Celebrate Earth Day – Flint Hills Style


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

Read more

Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

Read more

Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

Read more

SFH to feature Aoife O’Donovan


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

Read more

Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

Read more

Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

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Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

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Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

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SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

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2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

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Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

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Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

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Smithsonian Exhibition coming to SFH


Symphony in the Flint Hills cancelled due to damage sustained in storms

On June 15, 2019 the Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event site sustained severe damage. Tents were destroyed and due to predictions of incoming severe weather tonight, the board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Signature Event tomorrow. Our mission is to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the tallgrass prairie – and […]

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Tickets on sale March 2

Don’t miss the hottest event of the summer! Get your tickets to the 2019 Signature Event at Irma’s Pasture in Chase County on June 15. Ticket sales for this year’s event will begin on March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. On March 2 ONLY, you may purchase tickets in person at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange […]

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Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for TRAVELER Magazine, has traveled the world covering cultural and environmental issues, including perils to the night sky. Richardson’s photo documentation of […]

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Location Announced for 2019 Signature Event

The 2019 Symphony in the Flint Hills Signature Event will take place at Irma’s Pasture in Bazaar, Kansas on June 15, 2019. The private ranchland in Chase County is owned by Mike Stout, board chair for Symphony in the Flint Hills, and his brother, Joe Stout. (Watch the video of the live announcement.) “The ranch […]

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Heidi Schaaf’s Phone Book Art on Exhibit

Made of non-precious and atypical art materials, Heidi Schaaf chose a challenging material to work with as an important aspect to her work because she strives to have a partnership with it, where ideas can be generated based on the physical qualities. “The Manhattan phone book is an ideal material to experiment with, because it […]

Read more

Jim Richardson Art Reception

You’re invited to join us for Jim Richardson’s exhibit and to celebrate our stellar volunteers on February 23, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery (331 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, KS). The event is open to the public. ** Stars Above, Prairie Below ** Jim Richardson, a photographer for […]

Read more

SFH Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Symphony in the Flint Hills was honored to host Jeff MacGregor and Ackerman + Gruber with the Smithsonian Magazine in June as part of our mission to heighten appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Read Jeff’s article, “What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See” and pass it on. […]

Read more

2019 Prairie Art and Auction Call for Entry

Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. announces its Call for Entry annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction. Kate Van Steenhuyse and Kristin Beal, co-founders of Harvester Arts in Wichita, Kansas, will be the 2019 Prairie Art jurors. All entries must be postmarked, emailed or delivered by February 18, 2019. Click here for more information and to download the […]

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Sept. 7-8: Jump!Star Constellate 4 Events

Let’s invent recipes for the future together! Join us for Jump!Star Constellate 4: Traditional Foods and Future Farms WALK: THE PRAIRIE TO LEARN ABOUT INDIGENOUS EDIBLE PLANTS TALK: WITH SCIENTISTS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FOODS OF THE FUTURE + SHARE YOUR FAMILY TRADITIONS COOK: FUTURE-TRADITIONAL RECIPES WITH REGIONAL CHEFS EAT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK LUNCH + CELESTIAL SNACKS (All events are free. Prairie […]

Read more

Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills August 3-5

Symphony in the Flint Hills and International Opera Workshop presents Opera Workshop in the Flint Hills, a master class of advanced students and young professional singers who will perform in Marion, Kansas August 3 through 5. “We have 11 young singers participating this summer from Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oklahoma and China. It is […]

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