Wednesday, April 7: A Day of Poetry 5-7pm

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Join us for a Day of Poetry on Wednesday, April 7 at the Cultural Center! 5-6 pm: OPEN MIC for all poets and spoken word artists. 6-7 pm: Artist in residence Tim Rogers will present a live reading of his work, with an...

Sit-n-Stitch Is Back!

Weekly Fiber Artists’ Gathering Thursdays @ 6:00 – 7:15 pm Beginning on Thursday, September 10, 2020, Sit n Stitch is BACK!  This weekly fiber arts gathering offers time and space for some fiber fun weekly on Thursdays from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Group...

Register for UMN Creating Welcoming Communities Digital Workshop

Join the UMN Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) for a series of workshops that dive deep into action you can take to create a welcoming community in Greater Minnesota. Hear from community leaders, businesses, and arts and cultural...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021: Kardemimmit Livestream Concert @ 7pm

Explore Finnish folk music with Kardemimmit in a special lives concert on Tuesday, March 16 at 7:00pm CT. The concert will be livestreamed via Facebook and YouTube and will be streamed for limited in-person viewing at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. RSVP...

March 2021 Gallery Exhibit: “Wood Interpretations”

New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is now showing in its gallery “Wood Interpretations.”  This gallery exhibit features the art of 3 regional woodworkers: Dick Dubord of Dent, MN, Dick Skauge of Lake Park, MN, and Barry Kutzer of Fargo, ND.  These...

There Is Only Us Film Showing Thursday, 2/18/21

Join us Thursday, February 18th, 7-8pm, for a film showing of There Is Only Us by photographer and storyteller John Noltner, previously an artist-in-residence at the Center. We will also show a video interview with John to learn a little more about his work. The film...

Hungry for Creativity? Grab Art for Lunch!

Second Thursdays from 12-1pm $5 fee for supplies Add creativity to your day! Art for Lunch continues in Spring 2021!  Join us for this monthly creative break to learn about a new art form and make your own creation. Adaptations are in place for COVID-19 safety:...

One Word: February 2021 Gallery Show

Stop by our gallery, open Wednesday-Saturday (view hours), to see our newest gallery exhibit, One Word.   Welcome to “ One Word” This show is an expression of words that have been used to describe 2020.  It is a visual interpretation of feelings and reactions to...

Youth Ballet Classes Starting February 10

We are excited to once again offer Youth Ballet with Leona Cichy at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center on Wednesday afternoons this winter/spring for K-4th graders. Ballet classes will be limited to 8 children per class to maintain physical distancing. Masks...

Writing Advice from Writer-in-Residence Tatiana Duvanova

Writer Tatiana Duvanova stayed at our artist house during her residency with the Cultural Center January 2-24. During her time in New York Mills she worked on one of her novels tentatively titled, “A Lantern in the Sky.” About the Author Tatiana is a...

2021 Great American Think-Off Question

28th Annual Think-Off Question Announced January 1, 2021 The Great American Think-Off, now in its 28th year, is an annual philosophy contest held in New York Mills, MN (population 1,224), and hosted by the Cultural Center in New York Mills. This year’s question once...

Current Gallery Exhibit: Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business celebrates New York Mills businesses and people.  The gallery show is set up in three sections, past, present and future. There are many vintage photos of businesses, people and places; new photos and stories of current businesses and a place for...

After Christmas Gift Shop Sales

Looking to score some more deals on unique items from our gift shop? We have the following after-Christmas sales planned! Help us clean out our inventory for the New Year! Christmas Eve Sale Thursday, December 24: open 10am-2pm 10% off all winter gift boxes After...

Now Offering Shipping! Last-Minute Gift Sets

We are now offering shipping options on a few select items–perfect for your last-minute holiday gifting! Shipping Cost: USPS 1st class $5 (typically 2-3 days) USPS Priority $9 (typically 1-3 days) Ready to purchase? Give us a call at 218-385-3339 to purchase and...

Browse the Gift Store

We have so many fun and unique handmade items in our gift shop! Been meaning to stop by and find some treasures for your Christmas gifts? Now we’ve made it easy for you to browse some of our inventory online! SHOP THE STORE >

The Longest Night Virtual Concert

Check out our virtual concert for the Longest Night festival! Watch now > The Longest Night Festival is an annual event we look forward to every year. While it may be cold and dark outside, inside the Cultural Center there’s an energy and music that warms our...

The Longest Night 2020

Join us for an adapted, outdoor, and family-friendly event held on the Winter Solstice at the NYM Sculpture Park on Monday, December 21, 2020 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Closed for the Month of January

Just a reminder that we will be closed for the month of January, and reopening on Wednesday, February 3. This is a time for us to take a breather, be present, and reset for a productive and successful New Year. See you soon! -Cultural Center Staff

Sit-n-Stitch Postponed Until February

Due to COVID-19, we will be postponing our weekly sit-n-stick group until February. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year!     Call 218-385-3339 with any questions.

Black Friday + Small Business Saturday Deals

Shop Small in 2020! Deals on iittala Finnish glass, candy, coffee, syrup & more! Open Black Friday 10-5 & Small Business Saturday 10-3 This year is projected to be the biggest online shopping year yet for holiday gift giving. Remember your favorite local shops...

Limited Supply! Winter Gift Sets Now Available

Back by Popular Demand! Locally Sourced Gift Sets Prices range from $5 – $30 Ready to Grab & Gift! Back by popular demand are our convenient Winter Gift sets! These are fun and super cute gift collections ranging from succulents, gift certificates, small...