Hostile Neighbor Project

Barbara Claussen’s art project to help heal hostile neighbor relations Do you have a hostile neighbor?  There is art for that! Barbara, recipient of a 2013 Artist Initiatve grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, explores unusual and sometimes humorous...

McKnight touring ceramics exhibit

Northern Clay Center Four McKnight Artists This traveling exhibit includes work by Edith Garcia of Los Angeles, California; Brian Boldon of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ursula Hargens of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Janet William of Cardiff, South Wales, United Kingdom.   The...

5th Annual Artist Gift Bazaar

5 days to shop: Dec 10 – 14, 2013 The 5th Annual Artist Gift Bazaar will be held Tuesday, December 10th – Saturday December 14th, 2013. On Tuesday-Friday we will be open 10am-5pm and on Saturday from 10am-3pm. The Artist Bazaar features local and regional...

3rd Annual Stock-Up Sale & Open House

Save the date and join us on Friday, December 13th, 2013 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. for our BEST DISCOUNTS OF THE YEAR at our 3rd annual Stock-Up Sale! Buy 1-2 items, get 10% OFF! Buy 3-4 items, get 15% OFF! Buy 5+ items, get 20% OFF! PLUS, Cultural Center members get their...

Revisiting Twain’s Mississippi

Historic and contemporary photographs of the Upper Mississippi river opens Friday, September 6th in the main floor gallery of the Cultural Center.  Historic and contemporary views of the Upper Mississippi River will be featured in the exhibit “Revisiting Twain’s...

Star Bears and the Sun and the Moon

Star Bears, a heroic mouse, the sun and the moon, and the witch Louhi were featured in this year’s Pageant The Pageant is open to everyone at no charge and is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council, thanks to a...

Come to the Pageant and enjoy dessert after

This Friday, August 16, is the 5th annual Puppet Pageant Tamales in Central Park before the Pageant from 4-7pm.  Then, a brief (one block) walk to the Pageant stage behind the Cultural Center to see 8-foot-tall Star Bears and a heroic mouse, and after come to the...

Puppet Pageant this Friday

The annual Puppet Pageant is Friday at 7 pm behind the Cultural Center Don’t miss the Corn Feed at Central Park from 4-7pm before the Pageant!  The Center and Creamery Restaurant will sell tamales during the Corn Feed and have desserts and beverages after the...

East Otter Tail County Fair event schedule

Presenting Visual, Performance, Fiber and Culinary Arts Events Under the Sheltered Structure in front of the 4H Dairy Bar unless  noted. Thursday, July 25 12:00-4:00 p.m. Perham Farmers Market.  Meet local food producers, learn their techniques, find out when they...

Arts at the Wadena County Fair June 27-29

York Mills Regional Cultural Center Presents Visual, Performance, Fiber and Culinary Arts Events at the Wadena County Fair  (Under the Sheltered Structure by the Fair Office unless otherwise noted) Thursday, June 27  12:00-4:00 p.m. Wadena Area Growers Association. ...

A Peace of My Mind

Photographic portraits of  Minnesota citizens John Noltner’s exhibition of black and white photographic portraits of Minnesotans include statements about Peace by each of the subjects.  Open at no charge now through Sunday June 30th with a reception and...

2013 Regional Art Show

17th annual Regional Art Show Wednesday April 24th – Saturday May 25th, 2013 Open to all artists working in any medium Reception for artists Friday, April 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Sunday Musicians by Virginia Marr (image at right) won the 2012...

Slovakian Egg Decorating Monday March 18th

Announcing a change of schedule for an upcoming Folk School course: Slovakian Easter Egg Decorating taught by Pam (Churilla)  Robinson has been moved to this Monday evening, March 18th, at 6:00 p.m.  Cost for the class is $20 with all materials provided.  Class will...

Artists’ Bazaar and Stock Up Sale

Artists’ Bazaar now through Saturday, December 15th Gifts for your holiday giving now through Saturday, December 15th in the Gallery.  Hours of the Bazaar are Tuesday-Friday from 10am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 3pm.  Over 40 local artists are represented in the...

Our Town – put yourself into the picture

This community participation gallery show at the Cultural Center will be featured from November 14 until December 29. Everyone in town or outside of the city is invited to help create images of their vision of individual, family, and community identity on the walls of...

Introduction to mosaic art

Make a mosaic mirror or wall hanging Note:  Class has been rescheduled from October to November.  See below. Pam Collins, mosaic artist from Staples, Minnesota, will teach a class for the Folk School on two Saturdays in November:  the 10th (10am-3pm) and 17th...

Halloween Party October 27th

Fall fun for kids Fun and games for kids from preschool through high school on Saturday the 27th. Preschool-2nd grade at the Cultural Center from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. In this preschool to 2nd grade session parents are asked to accompany their children. 3rd grade –...

Weaving class begins October 2nd

Weave a scarf and a table runner Lil McRae from At Loose Ends weaving and yarn shop in Perham will teach the basics of weaving on the rigid heddle loom on Tuesday nights from 6-8pm – October 2, 9, 16, & 23. Students will complete a scarf and a table runner during...

Decoy Show

Fish and Duck Decoys July 6-September 22 This exhibition of decoys made by six regional artists has been lots of fun.  Here are a pair of images, one showing boys swimming some of the fish decoys and the other catching three of the artists awaiting judging of their...

“Work of Art” Series

Starting September 11th, Springboard for the Arts will present its entire ten-part Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists series in partnership with the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center and Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Business and...