Spring Into Summer 2022: Celebrating Cultures

Community Art & Cultural Exchange Wednesday, June 1, 2022 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. @ NYM Sculpture Park / Barn All are invited to Spring into Summer with us at this fun and family-friendly community art and cultural exchange event!  Join us at the New York Mills...

2022 Great American Think-Off Debate June 11 & Kick-Off June 10

29th Annual Think-Off Saturday, June 11, 2022 @ 7pm Held @ NYM School Auditorium Reception to follow @ Cultural Center The 2022 Think-Off debate will be held at the New York Mills School Auditorium on Saturday, June 11th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Doors open to the public at...

Artist-in-Residence Dr. Ramona Lee Pérez

Current Visiting Artist May 2022 From NM to MN The Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Artist-in-Residence Dr. Ramona Lee Pérez to New York Mills.  Dr. Pérez comes to us from New Mexico and will be in New York Mills for the month of May 2022. Dr. Ramona Lee Pérez is...

2022 Great American Think-Off Finalists Announced

29th Annual Great American Think-Off Philosophy Essay/Debate Contest Live Debate June 11, 2022 New York Mills, MN—May 1, 2022—The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to announce the four finalists for the 2022 Great American Think-Off debate, which will...

2022 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 @ 5:30pm Join the Cultural Center Board of Directors and Staff at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center (NYMRCC). All are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting! The agenda will include: 2021 Annual...

Root River Jam Concert 4/2/22

Americana Roots Live Music Saturday April 2, 2022 Music @ 7:30PM The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s Spring 2022 Concert Series continues with Root River Jam, an acoustic “Americana Roots” group based in Rochester, MN performing original...

Think-Off Essays Due April 1

29th Annual Great American Think-Off Philosophy essay & debate competition Essays due April 1st The Great American Think-Off, now in its 29th year, is an annual philosophy contest held in New York Mills, MN (population 1,224), and hosted by the New York Mills...

In the Gallery: In Tandem – new works by Valentine & Callahan

In the Gallery New works of art by Nancy XiáoRong Valentine and Amanda Callahan March 2 – April 2, 2022 The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to present In Tandem – new works by artists Nancy XiáoRong Valentine and Amanda Callahan in our...

Ben Ranson Concert 4/23/22

Local Live Music Saturday, April 23, 2022 @ 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center for the final show in our Spring 2022 Concert Series on Saturday, April 23, 2022 featuring talented local musician Ben Ranson.  Concert begins at 7:30...

Harp and Flute Duo Concert 3/3/22

Thursday, March 3, 2022 @ 7:30PM Linda Chatterton, Flute Rachel Brandwein, Harp Flutist Linda Chatterton and harpist Rachel Brandwein will be giving a concert on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. in the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center’s visual arts...

Aby Wolf + Champagne Confetti in New York Mills 3/11/22

MSAB Arts on Tour Residency January 12-15, 2022 Public Concert RESCHEDULED to March 11, 2022 The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Aby Wolf and Champagne Confetti to our region for a Minnesota State Arts Board Arts on Tour Residency January...

Good Morning Bedlam Concert 2/19/22

Back by Popular Demand! Saturday, February 19, 2022 Music Starts @ 7:30 PM Join us at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. for a fun and festive evening of furious folk to warm up from the February freeze! Good...

“In Memory Of” Gallery Exhibit + New Memorial Tree Mural

Artwork by Illinois Folk Artist Leonora In the Gallery February 2 – 26, 2022 Kicks Off New Memorial Tree Mural The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is featuring in its gallery the paintings of Illinois folk artist, Leonora. This show and sale, titled “In...

Dylan Doyle Band Returns to NYM 2/12/22

Kicking off the Cultural Center’s 2022 Winter/Spring Concert Series is the Dylan Doyle Band on Saturday, February 12th at 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center. Back by popular demand, the Dylan Doyle trio made its debut at the Cultural Center in September of last...

2022 Youth Ballet at the Cultural Center

Youth Ballet Classes Return! Winter/Spring 2022 16-week Session Feb 2 – May 18, 2022 We are excited to once again offer Youth Ballet through a partnership with Roots & Wings Wellness at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center on Wednesday afternoons this...

2021 Year in Review

Looking back on 2021 with gratitude for all of our supporters! Thank you for being with us on our journey! We are so grateful for your ongoing support. It enables us to be a rural hub for creativity, community vitality, and lifelong learning in the arts [our mission]...

2021 Holiday Hours & Year-End SALE!

Final days to SHOP LOCAL & view current Gallery Show: “Notes from New York Mills” by Brett Lysne Dec 28-29-30, 2021 Open 10am-2pm **PLEASE NOTE: HOURS MAY CHANGE DUE TO WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY** We will update here and on social media if needed. Thanks...

2021 Online Auction

First Ever Online Auction Featuring art, crafts, holiday items & so much more! December 1 – 10, 2021 Ends Friday, December 10 @ noon (CST)! Our annual Winter Fundraiser on December 1st was fun and successful — THANKS to all who attended!  Did you miss...

Longest Night Music Festival 2021

Annual Winter Solstice Celebration of Local Musicians + Community Connections Tuesday, December 21, 2021 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...

Help us pick the 2022 Think-Off Question!

Let your voice be heard! Vote by December 27, 2021 The question with the most votes WINS! The Great American Think-Off committee has met and selected three choices as possibilities for the 29th annual Great American Think-Off question.  Just to shake things up a bit...

In the Gallery: Notes from New York Mills

Artist Brett Lysne Former Artist-in-Residence December 1 – 31, 2021 Gallery Open to All All are invited to the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center Gallery during the month of December 2021 to see artwork by Brett Lysne. The Gallery is always free to see and open...

Give to the Max Day 2021

Gather, Connect, Give to the MAX! #GTMD21 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 thousands of nonprofits and schools across Minnesota. This...

2021 Artist Bazaar & Stock-Up Sale

12th Annual Artist Bazaar EXTENDED to Sat, Nov 27! Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Specials! All are invited to our 12th annual Artist Bazaar held in our beautiful historic gallery space!  We are thrilled to once again host this annual artist event to bring...

Welcome Visiting Artist Charvis Harrell

Artist-in-Residence Nov/Dec 2021 Meet & Greet 11/26/21 @ noon Visiting artist Charvis Harrell is a painter from Macon, Georgia. He is the Cultural Center’s artist-in-residence November – December 4, 2021. We are so pleased to welcome Charvis to New...

2021 Winter Fundraiser 12/1/21

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Held @ NYM City Hall Ballroom During NYM Tree Festival Our annual Winter Fundraiser is BACK!  After taking 2020 off, we are excited to return to the City Hall Ballroom during the Community Christmas Tree Festival...

Ring of Kerry Holiday Concert 12/2/21

Celebrate the holidays with us! Featuring Irish music & dancers Thursday, December 2, 2021 Concert begins 7:30 p.m. Join us at the Cultural Center for this festive holiday concert experience with Ring of Kerry on Thursday, December 2, 2021! “Ring of Kerry gave us...

Wine & Cheese Pairing 101

Explore the Culinary Arts Tuesday, November 16, 2021 @ 6:30 PM PLUS, Artist Bazaar Preview! Join us for wine, cheese, and holiday shopping! Join Cassie Hahn (The Otter Supper Club) and Laura Botten (Small Lot MN) for an evening of Wine & Cheese Pairing 101 at the...

2021 Community Kids’ Halloween Party

Saturday, October 30, 2021 @ 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Held @ NYM Cultural Center For children under age 10 Join us at the Cultural Center for a FREE Kid’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 30th from 1-3pm! Make and take crafts, Halloween themed games, costume...

Alcohol Inks Workshops Fall 2021

Learn About Alcohol Inks Local Artist Sue Kelseim Fall 2021 Workshops The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is pleased to host artist Sue Kalseim as she presents two Alcohol Ink Workshops, on Saturday October 23 and Wednesday, November 17, 2021, from 5pm to 7pm,...

Amanda Standalone Concert 10/29/21

Live Music @ NYMRCC Amanda Standalone + Special Guests Dave Virnala & Michael Strike Friday, October 29 @ 7:30PM $10 adults | $5 students All are invited to this concert by Amanda Standalone along with special guests Dave Virnala & Michael Strike at the...

Zeitgeist Crocus Hill Ghost Story 10/22/21

Friday, October 22, 2021 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Music & Storytelling @ NYM Cultural Center The Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Zeitgeist back to New York Mills for this unique and thrilling music and storytelling experience: Crocus Hill Ghost Story. A...

Chris Koza Concert November 5, 2021

Chris Koza returns to NYM Friday, November 5, 2021 Music begins @ 7:30 p.m. Chris Koza is a performing artist who utilizes his comforting and raw vocals to sway you into his compositions. A composer and performer, originally from the Pacific Northwest, Chris is...

2021 Quilt Raffle

Win a Handmade MN Quilt Tickets just $5 each Thanks to Mellie Peach for creating & donating this beautiful work of art! On display now in the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center Gallery is our 2021 Minnesota Quilt, hand made by the one and only Mellie Peach! ...

Visiting Artist Tiffanie Trujillo Events October 2021

NYC Soprano in NYM October 2021 Concert 10/13/21 Workshops 10/21 & 10/23 Private Voice Lessons too! Come meet our current Artist in Residence, Tiffanie Trujillo, a soprano from New York, during several opportunities during her residency this month (October 2021)....

Art for Lunch Returns for Fall 2021

Second Thursdays from 12-1pm $5 fee for supplies Add creativity to your day! Art for Lunch returns for Fall 2021!  Join us for this monthly creative break designed to introduce participants to new materials and processes. Held on the second Thursday of each month from...

Nelja Generations Gallery Exhibit

In the Gallery Four Generations of Artists August 4 – September 4, 2021 Reception August 7, 2021 We are proud to announce our newest gallery exhibit featuring the work of four generations of one family of artists in the gallery August 4 through Sept 4, 2021. An...

National Night Out August 3, 2021

National Night Out Tuesday, August 3, 2021 4PM – 6PM Free & Open to ALL! Join us at the Cultural Center in New York Mills from 4-6PM on National Night Out for a variety of fun community activities! Event activities will be held both indoors and outdoors on...