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Rita Blitt Gallery and Sculpture Garden Opening

Rita Blitt November 3 gallery and sculpture garden

Washburn University celebrates the legacy of award-winning artist Rita Blitt as the Mulvane Art Museum unveils the Rita Blitt Gallery and Sculpture Garden. The Gallery and Sculpture Garden will connect Rita's art to White Concert Hall, creating a meaningful link between the performing and visual arts on campus.

Rita Blitt Gallery
1700 SW Jewell Ave.
Topeka, Kansas 66621

Schedule of Events

5:30 p.m.

  • Opening remarks
    • Jerry Farley, president, Washburn University
    • JuliAnn Mazachek, vice president for academic affairs, Washburn University
    • Marshall Meek, president, Washburn University Alumni Association and Foundation
    • Connie Gibbons, director, Mulvane Art Museum
    • Rita Blitt
  • Ribbon cutting in the White Concert Hall lobby

5:45-7:30 p.m.

  • Gallery opens to the public

Things to remember

  • This event is free and open to the public.
  • Heavy hors d oeuvres and cash bar will be available in the White Concert Hall lobby.
  • Register below or contact Amanda Hughes by phone at 785.670.1827 or email.
  • Can't make it? Check out the Rita Blitt Sculpture Tour in Kansas City when you have time. 



Please choose your registration(s)

Quantity and Pricing
Rita Blitt Gallery and Sculpture Garden Opening
Ribbon cutting and gallery opening
Friday, November 03, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Attendees: 1 No Charge

Rita and Irwin Blitt


1729 MacVicar Avenue
Topeka, KS 66604
Phone: 785.670.4483