National Geographic Photographer To Speak At Manhattan Museum

By: Press Release Posted By Lindsey Rogers
By: Press Release Posted By Lindsey Rogers

MANHATTAN, Kan. –The Friends of Sunset Zoo and Beach Museum of Art will welcome world-renowned photographer Joel Sartore to Manhattan this Saturday, March 31 at 2pm. The event is free and open to the public; attendees will learn what it’s like to be on assignment for National Geographic. Seating will be limited, so community members are encouraged to arrive early.

Saturday’s presentation will also feature Sartore’s BIODIVERISTY PROJECT, an effort to promote global wildlife conservation. Through his photography Sartore aims to show what’s at stake and motivate others to protect our animal diversity before it’s lost forever. The project features photographs of Sunset Zoo’s own animal collection. For more information on the project, visit

Sartore’s lecture will conclude Friends of Sunset Zoo’s annual spring lecture series, Sunset Zoo Presents. The presentation is in partnership with the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. Additionally, the Holiday Inn on Campus and Houlihan’s Restaurant are providing accommodations for Sartore and his family.

The Beach Museum of Art is located at 14th and Anderson on the Kansas State University campus. For more information about the lecture, visit Sunset Zoo’s online calendar at or call 785.587.APES.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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