Fisch Bowl, the not-for-profit arm of Fisch Haus, presents a summer of events at PLATFORM, the stage in the new paved area behind the Commerce St. Art District. Stay tuned for a list of events, and follow the Commerce St.
Welcome to OpenStudios, a program that pairs empty storefronts with practicing local artists. The artists get a free studio for several months, and the building owner gets an animated, more attractive space that's easier to rent!
What makes your neighborhood unique? Maybe you live near the river, or next to a school, or by a park, or along the railroad tracks? What do you hear when you walk your dog, or head out for a bike ride? What happens if you stand in your yard or on your porch and just listen? These are the sounds of Wichita, and we want to hear them too.
CANCELLED, SORRY: FILMMAKER HAD SCHEDULING ISSUES
Thursday, May 17
Film begins at 7PM, doors at 6:30. Admission is by a suggested donation of $5. The event is open to all ages, but please view the trailer before bringing children.
Site-Specific: A History of the Mattress Factory (97 minutes)
Screening begins at 7PM, admission is by a suggested donation of $5.
The director will be available for questions after the film.
We're very pleased to announce the tenth anniversary of Living Statues! This is an annual family-friendly event that offers a unique and inspirational environment within which the public is invited to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
Welcome to the 14th annual Fisch Haus Tuesday Night Jazz Series!
Do you have a friend or neighbor who has been quietly working away on a creative pursuit for years but not had the chance, resources, or opportunity to really shine?
In collaboration with Harvester Arts, Chamber Music at the Barn, Symphony in the Flint Hills, and the National Endowment for the Arts, Fisch Haus is pleased to present Jump!Star Sounds, an evening of out-of-the-ordinary chamber music.
A month-long live performance series featuring weekly premiere productions of contemporary plays, experimental and improv performances, and stage readings. Series begins on the first four Thursday evenings in March at 7p (Thursday, Friday, & Saturday*) with admission by a suggested donation of $10.
Design Dialogue on Chester I. Lewis Park
A project by three graduate students in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning from K-State’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design (Students: Skylar Brown, Andrea Lemken, Wei Sun, with faculty advisor Katie Kingery-Page)
On February 3rd, 2018, Fisch Haus will present a selection of short films produced by Wichita filmmakers. Six films will be screened, and all filmmakers will be in attendance. The program will be roughly an hour long. All ages are welcome, but please be advised that some content may not be suitable for younger audiences.
7 - 8 PM
Join us Final Friday January 26, from 7-10PM, for a night of fun and games, literally. Last year's games night was so fun that we're doing it again, this time with a live band courtesy of Vibrant ICT featuring Torin Andersen, Von Hansen, Tat Hidano, Susan Mayo, and UJ Pesonen.
OCTOBER 27 - DECEMBER 29, 2017
Opening Reception: Final Friday, October 27; 7-10PM
Closing Reception: Final Friday, December 29; 7-10PM
Danielle Head will be in attendance at the closing reception on December 29.
The XX series, now in its eighth edition, is a biennial invitational exhibition series that features five different female artists each year; every new group of participants being chosen by the previous five. This “tag” structure should, through its natural progression, offer the Wichita community an expansive range of work, both geographically and conceptually.
In its ninth year, the family-friendly Living Statues event offers a unique and inspired environment to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
MAN AND MACHINE is a series of works for percussion and electronics that demonstrate various ways of creating integration between a performer and the computer.
The performance begins at 7PM, and is open to all ages. Admission is by donation.
All pieces performed by Von Hansen.
Amplify your world with the Kinesthetic Neuro-Oscillation Bell!
May 2018 UPDATE!
A Collaborative Song-Telling project by Krista Muir
Regional artist and book-maker Rachel Epp Buller presents a series of new books Final Friday, November 27, from 7-10 pm. The exhibition runs through January 29, 2016, with a closing reception on that date, also from 7-10 pm.
In collaboration with Opera Kansas, Fisch Haus brings you a Halloween celebration of anime and opera on Final Friday, October 30th, from 7-10 pm.
Paul Smith, artistic director for Opera Kansas, has put a modern spin on the late-1880s opera “My New Maid," offering it as a parody of the popular Japanese manga comic “The Black Butler.”
STUDENT POETRY RECITATION