News From The Cultural Center
Kalevala Puppet Pageant
Workshops Aug 7-18
Performances Aug 18 & 19
See Nik Nerburn’s film!
2016 Puppet Pageant & Corn Feed
New York Mills, MN
In the Gallery Aug 2 – Sept 16
Reception Fri, Aug 4, 5-7pm
Featuring the work of Artists
Alice Blessing & Renee Danz
Help Wanted: Program Coordinator
Fun & Creative Job Opportunity
Monthly 2nd Thursdays
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Free to attend
Open to all
Taste of the Region CLOSE-OUT!
$25 giftcards just $20!
Buy now, before they’re gone
Friday, July 7, 2017
Fun family activities all day
Raffle Drawing & Live Auction 6:30 p.m.
FREE art projects for kids!
Fri, July 14th- Sunnybrook Park, Wadena
Mon, July 17th- Smith Park, NYM
Mon, July 24th- Southside Park, NYM
Read Honorable Mention Essays here.
“Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?”
Five say YES, Five say NO.
Read the Winning Essays here.
Pamela Lewis (Greatest Thinker)
Nancy Krier (2nd Place)
Kris Pauna (Finalist)
David Shapiro (Finalist)
Think-Off Question Answered:
YES–2016 election changed our perception of truth
New Yorker name Greatest Thinker in New York Mills
25th annual Great American Think-Off
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Weekend Festivities Friday, Saturday
Get tickets online now!
Finnish Traveling Sauna
Think-Off Kick-Off Event
Friday, June 9, 2017
Online Reservations Required
Free Rides to Think-Off and Back Home
Saturday. June 10
Call to register: 218-631-5730
Elisa Korenne “Hundred Miles to Nowhere”
Book Release Party
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Little Big Year Event At Cultural Center Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 7pm The Little Big Year, a project of the Cultural Center, welcomes Angie Morales, the raptor expert from the Headwaters Science Center in Bemidji, to the Cultural Center on Friday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m....READ MORE
Taught by William Berger,
Creative Content Producer
for the Metropolitan Opera, NYC
Thursday, June 15 @6pmREAD MORE
Annual Regional Art Show
Reception June 2, 7-9pm
Live music by The Jazz Committee
Free to attend & open to all
Elissa Korenne Concert and Workshop!
Crazy About You
Writing Workshop: 4pm
Children’s Mini Concert: 6:30pm
Crazy About You Concert: 7pm
FREE and open to all
Submit your work and be a part of our Annual Regional Art Show at the Center. Everyone is welcome, all media are accepted, and this is a non-juried show. Each regional artist is invited to submit up to two works. 21st Annual Regional Adult Art Exhibit Wednesday May...READ MORE
Polymer Clay Figures
Opens Saturday, May 27 (10am-3pm)
Come Meet Visiting Artist Keith Andrews
Artist in Residence at the Cultural Center holds a polymer clay workshop on Wednesday, May 17 @ 6:00pm. The class covers making small polymer caricatures and reviews these steps: building armature, bulking the figure, preparing and applying clay, sculpting and...READ MORE
May 10-27, 2017
Open House Reception
May 13, 10am-3pm
Free & Open to All
Required registrants not met.
Rescheduled for the fall.
Discount included for a same-day adult class.
3 Spring Saturdays:
April 22, May 6, May 20
Classes begin at 10 a.m.
Taught by Kathy Connell of Red Fern Gardens
The Great American Think-Off essay contest finalists will come to New York Mills to debate each other before a live audience on Saturday June 10, 2017. These four deftly and expertly, from their computer desks or chaise lounges, answered the 25th annual...READ MORE
Friday, May 5 @ 6-8pm
Cinco de Mayo!
Celebrating the Local Silent Auction
Live Auction at 6:45
Wine and Plant Grab
Cerveza, Salsa, and Sausages
Friends and Fun!
Saturday May 6 @ 7:30pm
Art-rock jazz/classical fusion.
Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus
Sunday, April 30 @ 3pm
James W Mann Center for Performing Arts
at New York Mills School
Performance by CLIMB Theatre
Friday, April 28th @ 7:30pm
Gallery Show of
Talented Regional High School Students
FREE TO SEE
Only Until Wednesday, April 26th
EP Release Party and Concert
Friday, April 21 @7:30
EP included with Ticket!
Vote & Enter to Win a T-Shirt or a Pair of Tickets to the Great Debate!READ MORE
Monday, April 10th @ 5:30pm
Open to the Public
All Members Encouraged to Attend
New York Mills Artist Retreat Deadline is April 15!READ MORE
Chinese Storyteller & Pipa Maestro
Thursday, March 23
Talk @ 6:30pm, Concert @ 7:30pm
Submit a 750 word essay by April 1, 2017. There is no fee to submit essay. Four finalists will be selected to receive $500 plus a trip to New York Mills, MN for the live debate on June 10, 2017.READ MORE
Ceramic Tile-Making in 2 Easy Sessions With Ceramicist, Brad Wegscheid
March 16 & 23, 5:30pm
Call 218-385-3339 to register
Art Adventures Art History Class
with Pam Robinson
March 2nd & March 30th 6:30pm
Saturday, March 11 @ 8pm