Celebrating Cultures 2024

Community Art & Cultural Exchange Co-Presented with Niijii Radio Wednesday, May 22, 2024 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. @ NYM Sculpture Park / Barn All are invited to Celebrating Cultures, a family-friendly community art and cultural exchange event!  Join us at the New...

Art in Your Park Summer 2024

Art for kids in the great outdoors Join us in your parks this summer! Dates & locations vary, see below The Cultural Center’s ‘Art in Your Park’ program returns to YOUR parks in New York Mills, Henning, Perham, and Wadena this summer! Join us in...

In the Gallery: All About Wood – May 2024

All About Wood In the Gallery May 1 – 25, 2024 Reception Saturday, May 25 @ 1-3PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to announce its new gallery exhibit: “All About Wood” in the gallery from May 1 – 25, 2024.  “All About...

2024 Annual Regional Art Show “Unfettered”

Annual Adult Regional Art Show 2024 Theme: Unfettered May 29 – June 29, 2024 Beginning on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, and going through Saturday, June 29, the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to showcase local artwork in the gallery as part of the...

2024 Great American Think-Off Weekend

31st Annual Think-Off Debate Saturday, June 8, 2024 @ 7pm Held @ NYM School Auditorium Think-Off Kick-Off Friday, June 7 The 2024 Great American Think-Off debate will be held at the New York Mills School Auditorium on Saturday, June 8th, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.  Doors open...

Art for Lunch 2024

Hungry for Creativity? Grab Art for Lunch! Second Thursdays @ noon Join us for a monthly creative break designed to introduce participants to new art materials and processes. Held on the second Thursday of the month from noon – 1:00 p.m., the cost is $10. Bring...

2024 Fish House Festival in New York Mills, MN

10th Annual Festival Friday, July 12, 2024 Held in conjunction with Lund Mania festivities in New York Mills Come join the fun of artists painting in the street, outdoor games, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, youth decoy painting, vendors, food, and music, plus decoy and...

2024 Kalevala Puppet Pageant

15th Annual Community Theater for All Ages Workshops begin Mon, Aug 5, 2024! TWO Public Performances: Friday 8/16/24 @ NYM Corn Feed Saturday 8/17/24 @ Finn Creek Fest The Puppet Pageant is an original large-scale street theater play based on stories from the Finnish...

2024 Great American Think-Off Finalists Announced

31st Annual Great American Think-Off Philosophy Essay/Debate Contest Live Debate June 8, 2024 New York Mills, MN—May 1, 2024—The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to announce the four finalists from the essay contest portion of the 31st annual Great...

Winter/Spring 2024 Workshops @ the Cultural Center

Arts Learning Workshops Create, Explore, Learn & Grow Join us in 2024! Join us for these arts learning experiences at the Cultural Center this Winter/Spring 2024!  We are happy to once again partner with Elevate OTC to offer monthly Elevate Exploratories this...

Open Mic is BACK this Spring 2024!

2 Dates This Spring: Second Thursdays in April & May April 11 & May 9, 6-8PM Free to Attend, Open to All All are invited to join us for Spring 2024 Open Mic Night! Two second Thursdays this Spring: April 11th and May 9th, from 6-8PM at the Cultural Center!...

In the Gallery: Borgreen’s Butenhoff Boys – March 2024

Artists & Brothers: Borgreen’s Butenhoff Boys In the Gallery March 6 – April 6, 2024 Reception Saturday, April 6 @ 2-4PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to announce its new gallery exhibit: “Borgreen’s Butenhoff Boys” in...

Corey Medina & Brothers Return to NYM 4/12/24

Live Music @ the Cultural Center RESCHEDULED TO Friday, April 12, 2024! Doors @ 7PM; Music @ 7:30 Get Tickets Today! PLEASE NOTE: This is the rescheduled date after having to postpone the original March 1st concert due to COVID. If you purchased tickets for the 3/1/24...

Aaron Simmons Concert 4/20/24

Live Country Music @ NYMRCC Saturday, April 20, 2024 Music Starts @ 7:30 PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s 2024 Spring Concert Series continues with Aaron Simmons live in concert on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Join us in the Cultural Center’s...

“The Night Before Gettysburg” Performance 3/6/24

Live Theater Performance Wednesday, March 6 @ 6-7PM Chuck Johnson as Abraham Lincoln The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s 2024 Performing Arts Series continues on Wednesday, March 6 at 6:00 p.m. with “The Night Before Gettysburg” performance by...

POSTPONED: Puzzle Party FUNdraiser

Teams of 3 CASH PRIZES! Space is Limited – Sign Up Today! Join us for an afternoon of fun, music, laughs, philanthropy, and lively competition! This FUNdraiser supports Cultural Center programs while indulging in a love of puzzles and time spent with friends....

Ruckus in the Bearbrush Concert 3/23/24

Appalachian Music Saturday, March 23, 2024 Music Starts @ 7:30 PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s 2024 Spring Concert Series continues with Ruckus in the Bearbrush on Saturday, March 23, 2024. Join us in the Cultural Center’s intimate...

Good Morning Bedlam Concert 3/2/24 – POSTPONED

CONCERT POSTPONED GMB Returns to NYM! Saturday, March 2, 2024 Music Starts @ 7:30 PM UPDATE 2/14/24: Due to an unforeseen family emergency, Good Morning Bedlam will not be able to perform on March 2nd and will need to cancel their show. The band will be taking a...

Comedians Jason Schommer & Jodie Maruska 2/10/24

Stand-Up Comedy in NYM Saturday, February 10, 2024 Laughs Begin @ 7:30 PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s 2024 Performing Arts Series continues on Saturday, February 10th with a night of comedy featuring Jason Schommer & Jodie Maruska at 7:30...

In the Gallery: Local Legends – Feb 2024

Local Legends Exhibit February 1 – March 2, 2024 Reception Friday, February 23 All are invited to the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center Gallery to see the exhibit “Local Legends” featuring 11 local/regional artists with ties to the Cultural Center. This...

Spring 2024 Youth Ballet at the Cultural Center

Youth Ballet Classes Return! 10-Week Winter/Spring Session Weekly on Wednesdays Dates & Details Below We are excited to once again offer Youth Ballet through a partnership with instructor Leona Cichy at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center on Wednesday...

2024 Winter/Spring Performing Arts Series

Live Music in Rural MN Unique Listening Room Space Open to ALL! The Cultural Center is pleased to present its 2024 Winter/Spring Performing Arts Series! We look forward to providing opportunities to connect with artists in our unique, intimate listening-room-style...

Dennis Warner in New York Mills January 2024

Live Music @ NYM Public Library Friday, January 19, 2024 Free to attend & open to all Plus, Beads on One String @ NYM Public School The New York Mills Public Library and New York Mills Regional Cultural Center are pleased to announce Dennis Warner, along with Dan...

2024 Great American Think-Off Question Announced

31st Annual Think-Off Debate Question Announced January 1 Essays Due April 1 Finalists Announced May 1 Live Debate June 8, 2024 The Great American Think-Off, now in its 31st year, is an annual philosophy contest held in New York Mills, MN (population 1,294) and...

New York Mills Welcoming Communities 2024

ALL ARE INVITED! Be a More Welcoming Community Join the Learning Cohort, Assessment & Action Plans Everyone who lives and works in New York Mills is invited to be part of the Welcoming Communities program! Take the Assessment Now! > Monthly sessions will be...

Sit ‘n’ Stitch 2024

Weekly Fiber Artists’ Gathering Every Thursday 5:00 – 7:00 pm NOW MEETING @ NYM LIBRARY All are welcome at this weekly fiber arts gathering offering time and space for some fiber fun on Thursdays from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  UPDATE: Beginning on Thursday,...

The Eclectics Bluegrass Concert 12/8/23

Time for Bluegrass! Co-Sponsored by NYM Friends of the Library Friday, December 8 @ 7:30PM Our Fall Concert Series continues with The Ecelectic bluegrass trio on Friday, December 8th, 2023 in the Cultural Center’s listening-room-style gallery space. Doors open...

Exploring Belonging One Story At A Time

November 1 – December 30, 2023 Gallery Exhibit – 2 Part Series Photography + Storytelling Community Public Art Project Join us for an exploration of community and belonging with award-winning photographer John Noltner. This program is designed to provide...

Longest Night Music Festival 2023

Annual Winter Solstice Celebration of Local Musicians + Community Thursday, December 21, 2023 Begins @ 7pm FREE to attend & open to ALL! All are welcome to join us for our winter solstice celebration of local musicians and community connections held annually on...

CA$H Raffle Tickets For Sale Now!

CA$H FOR CHRISTMAS: Raffle Tickets For Sale NOW! Brought to you by the Cultural Center Board of Directors, now is your chance to win CA$H for CHRISTMAS!  All funds raised go towards supporting our local creative community.  Tickets are $50 each and only 180 tickets...

2023 Artist Bazaar & Stock-Up Sale

14th Annual Artist Bazaar Fri Nov 24 – Sat Dec 2, 2023 Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Specials Nov 24 & 25! Stock-Up Sale Fri Dec 1 & Sat Dec 2 All are invited to our 14th annual Artist Bazaar held in our beautiful historic gallery space!  We...

2023 Winter Fundraiser

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Held @ NYM City Hall Ballroom During Community Tree Festival Ballet Recital @ 6:00 p.m. All are invited to our annual Winter Fundraiser at the City Hall Ballroom during the Community Christmas Tree Festival on...

Fall 2023 Workshops @ the Cultural Center

Arts Learning Workshops Twice Monthly on Wednesdays & Thursdays Create, Explore, Learn & Grow Join us this Fall 2023! Join us for these arts learning experiences at the Cultural Center this Fall!  We have partnered with Elevate OTC to offer monthly Elevate...

Fall 2023 Concert Series

Live Music in Rural MN In Unique Gallery Space Variety of Music Genres Open to ALL! The Cultural Center is pleased to present our 2023 Fall Concert Series! We look forward to bringing live music back to our unique, intimate listening-room-style space in our visual...

Skarlett Woods Concert

Live Music in NYM Thursday, November 9, 2023 Concert @ 7:30 PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s 2023 Fall Concert Series continues on Thursday, November 9th with a concert by Skarlett Woods at 7:30 p.m. in the Cultural Center’s intimate visual arts...

Give to the Max Day 2023

Thursday, November 16, 2023 Minnesota’s Giving Holiday! Donate Online Nov 1 – 16, 2023 #GTMD23 is a full day dedicated to supporting MN non-profits and schools #GiveWhereYouLiveMN #IgniteGenerosity Give to the Max is a statewide outpouring of support for...

Pop-Up Open Mic – Thursday 10/26/23

Thursday, October 26 | 5:30-7pm Free & Open to the Public! Poet Elizabeth Gade All are Welcome! All are invited to join us for an OPEN MIC POP UP event on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, from 5:30-7:00 pm. at the Cultural Center! Visiting Artist Elizabeth Gade will be...

Elementary Art Show 2023

Annual Elementary Art Show October 11 – 28, 2023 Open to ALL area elementary students! All area artists between the ages of 4-12 years old are invited to submit their artwork to the Cultural Center for our annual Elementary Art Show exhibit on display October 11...

Gangspil Danish Folk Music Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Co-Presented by NYM Friends of the Library and NYM Cultural Center Wednesday, October 4, 2023 Concert @ 6:30 PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s 2023 Fall Concert Series continues on Wednesday, October 4th with a concert by Danish Folk Duo Gangspil...

2023 Community Kids’ Halloween Party

Saturday, October 28, 2023 @ 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Held @ NYM Cultural Center For children age 10 & under Join us at the Cultural Center for a FREE Kid’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th, 2023 from noon-3pm. Costumes are encouraged!  Make and take...