News From The Cultural Center
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...
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!
Monday, April 10th @ 5:30pm
Open to the Public
All Members Encouraged to Attend
New York Mills Artist Retreat Deadline is April 15!
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.
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
Women Are the World – Gallery Show
Wed, March 8th – Sat, April 8th
Reception / Presentation
Friday, March 10th @ 5-7pm
This exhibition highlights the work of Elle Hettinger, a regional artist who lives in Orono, Minnesota.
This “Art Rehabilitated” class will help participants utilize the relaxation which comes from creative exercises to de-stress, rejuvenate, and enjoy their weekend.
Consider becoming a 2017 Picture Person Like art? Like kids? Becoming an Art Adventure Picture Person is the perfect way for you to share your passion for art with youth, expanding their knowledge and critical thinking skills. Art Adventure is a program developed by...
Deuces Wild tickets are selling fast with just 48 tickets and 4 VIP tables remaining as of January 5th! Because the Center is closed in January, we have a couple of different options for you to purchase tickets: NYM Public Library -- purchase tickets with cash or...
Our Sit N Stitch group will take a break in January 2017 due to the Center being closed for the month. Meetings will resume on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 and will continue weekly on Tuesdays from 5:30-8pm. During this time, community members gather to practice and...
"Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?" The Great American Think-Off committee announced this, the 25th annual Think-Off question, today, January 1, 2017. The Think-Off is a philosophy competition held each year in tiny New York Mills, MN. The contest...
“Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?”
Essay deadline April 1
Finalists announced May 1
Debate Saturday, June 10
Midwinter Benefit Concert Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 8pm Held at NYM City Hall Ballroom Doors open at 7pm It's a clap along, sing along musical comedy show where the audience is always a part of the action. And no one does it better than Dave & Ted, Deuces...
Finale to Fall Concert Series The Longest Night Music Festival Wednesday, December 21 @ 7pm Winter Solstice Jubilee celebrating the return of daylight, local and regional music, and another trip around the sun! Join us for FREE. Musical Artists...
Local artist/volunteer hosts holiday fundraiser for Center December 14-17 To help take some of the pressure off this holiday season, AND add an artists' touch to your packages, let Cultural Center volunteer and local artist Lynn Kasma wrap your holiday gifts for you!...
In the Gallery The Tiny URL Show December 16th through 31st Highlighting the small paintings of Christy Johnson, redshoes26. www.redshoes26.com Christy Johnson uses her training in graphic design, illustration, photography, and writing to create pieces in a variety...
Shop Local at the Cultural Center Gift Store December 6-10, 2016! Artist Bazaar December 6 - 10, 2016 The 2016 Artist Bazaar is back by popular demand, and kicks off on Tuesday evening, December 6th, from 5-8 p.m. Join us at the Center to get first dibs on these...
Fall Concert Series newberry & verch Sunday, December 11th 7:30pm, doors @ 7 Joe Newberry is a Missouri native and North Carolina transplant who has played music most of his life. A frequent guest on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” Joe performs in a...
In The Gallery now through December 10, 2016 The Cultural Center announces its new gallery show, Book as Art. This exhibition strives to find the art in everyday life. Since the printing press allowed for faster production of books, they have entered the lives of...
Thursday, December 8th Writing Workshop with Visiting Artist, Emily Eckart Fiction Writing 101: Community writing workshop with Emily Eckart Have you ever wondered how writers create timeless stories? Are you interested in writing a story yourself? Join author Emily...
Fall Yoga: Three Offerings! Three yoga options outlined below, to build and strengthen your practice this fall, now through December. The Cultural Center will be closed the month of January, with yoga returning in February 2017 (specific schedule TBA). A....
After 25 years of debating controversial philosophies, the Cultural Center is turning to the general public for question ideas for the Great American Think-Off's 25th Anniversary in 2017. Question ideas and suggestions can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or...
UPDATE: WORKSHOP MOVED TO WENDY'S HOME, 300 County Highway 1, Ottertail, MN Mantras & Mandalas Workshop Saturday, November 19th 10am-2:30pm Mantras guide us, enliven us, lead us into the mysterious beauty of our energetic power merging with universal vibes. Often...
Holiday Fundraising Auction New Day! Wednesday November 30th 6-9pm Holiday Auction During New York Mills Christmas Tree Festival In the City Hall Ballroom Silent Auction! Live Auction! Wine Tasting Courtesy of Mills Liquors! Chances to Win Wine, Craft Beer, &...
Folk & Fine Art School Mary Jo Wentz alcohol ink painter / 3d fiber artist Mary Jo is a painter using the medium of alcohol inks and a fiber artist working in 3-dimensional artwork. In the past year and a half she has been awarded the LRAC/McKnight Career...
Fall Concert Series Brian Laidlaw poet / songwriter Brian Laidlaw is a poet, songwriter and educator from San Francisco, currently living in Minneapolis. He studied Creative Writing as an undergraduate at Stanford University, where he first began setting his poems to...
A day of giving Happy Give to the Max Day! If you would like to make a contribution to the Cultural Center (legal name: New York Mills Arts Retreat), click here, or click the logo to the left to be directed to our organization's page. Update 11/17/16: Because of the...
In the Gallery The New Nordic Art Show through November 12th The New Nordic Art Show aims to integrate the artwork of numerous regional artists into the realm of “new classics,” work conceived in the belly of the mother country but birthed in the art world of today....