The Space Between

All are Welcome to Join for the
Opening Reception
April 9 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

In The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, a young Toltec man seeking to become a shaman realizes that though he himself is made of stars, he is not a star, but rather in the space between them. He is light. In this discovery, he understands that this harmonious force is intent. The light between the stars is the intent with which we move through space; it gives shape to our interpersonal relations and can scrawl the boundaries of a shared imaginary.

Spanish-language Exhibition Tour
May 15 | 11 a.m.

A free Spanish-language tour of The Space Between, curated by Armando Minjarez, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15. Claudia Yaujar-Amarao of AB&C Bilingual Services will lead the tour. The tour is the first of four Spanish-language tours that Mark Arts will offer during 2021 to help make its exhibitions more inclusive and accessible to the greater Wichita community. A grant from Mid-America Arts Alliance is making the tours possible. Advance registration is suggested.

“She Moved The Prairie”
Screening and Artist Talk
May 18 |6 p.m.

She Moved the Prairie is a sociocultural dance film project focusing on patterns of work done by women on Kansas farms in the early 1900’s. Join us for a screening of the 25-minute film in our Great Hall, followed by an artist talk in conversation with the film’s director, Cheyla Clawson Chandler. Featured in The Space Between, curated by Armando Minjarez, Chandler is an artist who creatively weaves together art, culture, and history and contributes knowledge and scholarship across several fields of study including dance, film, history, and agriculture.

Artist Talk: Brandon De Sha
May 20|6 p.m.

Join American photographer Brandon De Sha (b.1991) in conversation from his studio in Ferguson Missouri. Utilizing his 8×10 camera, De Sha has explored Missouri and other heartland states throughout the pandemic to navigate a personal mission: creating images of marginalized voices from the perspective of someone who is marginalized. Interested in rural and underdeveloped areas, he navigates these spaces as places to get away from the weight of the world.

This exhibition is presented by:


The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Susan & Chris Addington

Beth A. Carlson

City of Wichita

Cox Communications

Doug Brantner

Foulston Siefkin LLP

Dara & Ray Geoffroy

Sonia Greteman & Chris Brunner

Shea & Kyle Griffin

Terry & Lou Heldman

The Trust Company of Kansas

Janice & Jeff Van Sickle

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