2015 KAEA Fall Conference

Pittsburg Area Attractions

Miners Hall Museum
701 S. Broadway
Franklin, KS 66735
(620) 347-4220

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Sat 10am-4pm
Please call to schedule tours.



The Crawford County Historical Museum
651 South Highway 69
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
The Crawford County Historical Museum features vintage clothing, photos, coal mining and farming artifacts, printing exhibits, and horse-drawn vehicles. Outdoor exhibits include a one-room school house, an authentic neighborhood grocery store, and a coal mining steam shovel.


Big Brutus, Inc., West Mineral, Kansas
Located:
6 Miles West of K7 & K102 Jct. & 1/4 Mile South
Near West Mineral, Kansas
http://www.bigbrutus.org/

MURALS
Amazon Army Mural, Pittsburg Public Library, 308 North Walnut
Arma Centennial Mural, West wall, 604 East Washington
Birger Sandzen Landscapes, Foyer of McCray Hall (PSU) 1701 N Broadyway
Café del Rio Mural Series, Inside Café del Rio, 201 East Centennial
Centennial Mural, North end of Nation Hall (PSU) 1701 N Broadyway
Colonial Fox Mural, North wall of the Colonial Fox Theatre 407 N Broadway
Immigrant Park Mural, Second and Walnut
Wheat State Pizza Mural, North wall of Wheat State Pizza, 1618 South Broadway
1957 and 1961 NAIA National Championship Murals, Weede Athletic Center, 1801 South Homer

EVENTS
Art on Broadway Art Walk (Downtown Pittsburg)
The community of Pittsburg comes together to celebrate fine art and live music showcasing local artists and musicians. Pittsburg’s Art Walk joins together the impressive talents of both Pittsburg State University students, local artists and musicians in a relaxed, festive night of artistic delight. The Art Walk is held twice a year, once in the spring and again in the fall. Special programs are scheduled within the event.

Pittsburg State University Jazz Festival
For over thirty years, Pittsburg State University has hosted the annual Jazz Festival each Spring. Students, area residents and visitors who appreciate jazz are welcome to the annual Jazz Festival. A concert with nationally renowned artists is held in the evening after competition. The event takes place at Memorial Auditorium, McCray Hall and the Overman Student Center the first Friday in March.

Kansas Large Ensemble Competition
Kansas high schools bring their large ensembles to the campus of Pittsburg State University at McCray Hall and Pittsburg High School for state championship competition.

Mid-America Music Festival
Musical competition featuring the vocal talents of grade school, middle school and high school perfomers held annually at Pittsburg State University’s McCray, Grubbs, Kelce and Whitesitt Halls.

Four-State Band Festival
The Four-State Band Festival is a one-day clinic for regional high school students giving them an opportunity to work with a nationally renowned composer with performances during the evening. Held the first Thursday each May at  Memorial Auditorium.

Pittsburg Community Concert Band and Community Jazz Band
Pittsburg’s finest musicians fill the summer evenings with a schedule of casual outdoor concerts. Bring your chairs and plan to relax and toetap while listening to every type of music. Jazz, classical and big band sounds fill The Oval lawn at Pittsburg State University.

Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra
Started in 1915 to facilitate and enhance the performance and enjoyment of symphonic music as an integral part of the cultural environment of Southeast Kansas, the Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra performs frequently throughout the year at both Memorial Auditorium and Pittsburg State University’s McCray Hall.

Pittsburg State University Solo and Chamber Music Series
Touted as one of the finest collections of worldwide artists, Pittsburg State University hosts the popular series annually on campus. A wide array of performers from across the country bring the sounds of the musical to McCray Hall.


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