Community Art Event
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
@ NYM Sculpture Park / Barn

Spring into Summer with the Cultural Center and many artist, business, and community partners at this fun and family-friendly community art event! Join us at the New York Mills Sculpture Park / The Barn just off Highway 10 in New York Mills between 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2nd. [NOTE: In the event of inclement weather, this event will be moved to Thursday, June 3rd.]

The event will include the following activities:

  • FREE children’s activities
    • Children’s music & fun with Becky Imsande 5-6pm
    • Artist Brad Wegscheid’s Scribbletastic Fun-O-Matic Command Post
    • Make & take arts & crafts by the Cultural Center
    • Sensory fun with NYM ECFE
    • Make & take sheep craft by NYM Public Library
  • PAY-AS-YOU-GO adult art & gardening activities: $8 each or do all 4 for $25!
    • Floral arrangement with Kellie Smith Floral
    • Succulent workshop & planting with Denise Peltier
    • Owl art workshop with Cheryl Bannes of Cultural Center
    • Natural flower pressed dye project with Perala & Co.
      • Create a one-of-a-kind bookmark and notecard, OR bring your own goods to dye!
  • “Paint with Nate!” community mural painting for all ages with artist Nate Luetgers (free)
  • Food Trucks
    • Ruby’s Pinoy Foods
    • Lowriders Taco & Pizza
    • Backwoods Woodfire (tentative)
  • Cash Bar (beer, pop, water)
  • Live Music
    • Becky Imsande 5-6pm ** kid songs & fun! **
    • Elisa Korenne 6-7pm
    • Dave Virnala 7:15-8pm
  • Live Auction @ 7PM by Perala Bros Auctioneers
    • Items include: Kids’ Perfect Choice Adirondack Chair and Kitras Glass garden globe donated by Wild Goose in Perham, handmade bench & cradle by Dick Wentz, handmade quilt by Mellie Peach, Big Pine Lake Sunset Pontoon Extravaganza hosted by Jennifer Parta & Sarah Carlson, 3-month floral subscription by Kellie Smith Floral, kayak & paddle donated by Teresa Muckala, Carlos Creek Wine Tasting donated by Rebecca Imsande & Judith Brockway, NYM Eagles bean bag boards donated by Julie & Lee Roberts, artist made mosaic mirror donated by Jana & Al Berube, and more!


There will be something for everyone! Thanks to all the artists, businesses, and organizational partners for coming together for this fun community art event!

Questions? Call us at 218-385-3339. Please note, in the case of extreme/inclement weather, rain date is June 3rd. We will update here and on our social media pages.

We will continue to add artist and organizational partner information as we go. We look forward to seeing you at the Sculpture Park!


This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Lake Region Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.